The City Attorney is the legal advisor to the City Council. The City Attorney is a general municipal attorney and represents the City in a wide variety of judicial and administrative proceedings.
The City Attorney's Office represents the City in litigation matters and prosecutes violators of City laws. The City Attorney’s Office provides legal advice to the City Council, Planning Commission, other City Commissions and all City Departments, as well as the preparation of and/or approval of all ordinances, contracts, resolutions, and agreements.
The City Attorney's Office mission is to be the best possible provider of effective legal services by listening to the City's needs, providing sound and objective legal advice, and maintaining the City's trust through the development and maintenance of superior legal skills and a professional image.
John Cavanaugh, City Attorney