3.480 City Attorney.

The City Attorney shall be appointed by the Common Council for an indefinite term. In addition to other duties, it shall be the duty of the City Attorney to keep the Municipal Code in a currently revised form.

Pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 62.115, the City Attorney is hereby authorized to defend actions brought against any officer or employee of the City of Manitowoc, or of any City board or commission, growing out of any acts done in the course of employment, or out of any alleged breach of duty as such officer or employee, excepting actions brought to determine the right of such officer or employee to hold or retain his or her office or position, and except actions brought by the City of Manitowoc against any officer or employee thereof.

The City Attorney may appoint an assistant to handle prosecution of ordinance violations and such other duties as may be assigned by the City Attorney. The salary for the Staff Attorney shall be determined by the Common Council.

[Ord. 16-430 § 19, 2016. Prior code § 3.48]