Chapter 2.18
CITY ATTORNEY

Sections:

2.18.010    City Attorney.

2.18.020    Duties of the City Attorney.

2.18.010 City Attorney.

The City Attorney shall be appointed by the City Council and shall hold office at the discretion of the City Council. [Ord. 535-08 § 19, 2008].

2.18.020 Duties of the City Attorney.

The City Attorney shall have the following duties:

A. Be charged with the performance of all legal services for the City, including those of legal advisor to the City Council, to the City Manager, and to all departments and offices of the City;

B. Upon the request of the City Council or the City Manager, take the necessary steps to arrange for the prosecution of violations of the City ordinances;

C. Represent the City in all matters, civil and criminal, in which the City is interested, before any court or tribunal;

D. Draft any ordinance when required by the City Council or by the City Manager;

E. Perform such other duties as may be required by the City Council or the City Manager;

F. Report to the City Council promptly all suits brought against the City;

G. Call to the attention of the City Council and the City Manager all matters of law affecting the City;

H. Maintain a record of all Attorney opinions rendered and turn that record over to any successor;

I. Render all opinions in writing, insofar as practicable; and

J. Appear before the State legislature or any committee thereof, when required by the City Council or the City Manager, and there represent the interests and welfare of the City whenever the same may be directly or incidentally affected. [Ord. 535-08 § 19, 2008].