Mission, Duties & Powers


The mission of the City Attorney's Office is to deliver outstanding legal services to the City by:

  • Providing sound legal advice and superior legal representation to City officials to help them achieve their goals
  • Representing the City in litigation matters
  • Protecting public health, safety, and welfare by effectively prosecuting misdemeanor-level crimes

Duties & Powers

The City Attorney is appointed by the City Council as defined in Section 4.06 in the City Charter.