Legal Department

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The Legal Department provides services to the City Council, City Manager, Department Heads and Boards and Commissions.  

The Legal Department cannot provide advice to the public.

Types of Legal Services

  • Advising about City employee matters
  • Advising about new cases and statutes and their application to City activities
  • Certifying bonds, capital outlay notes, and other financial and debt instruments
  • City Code and other legal documents
  • Collecting delinquent taxes
  • Construction contracts
  • Contracts for goods and services
  • Deeds
  • Drafting ordinances or resolutions for the City Council
  • Inter-governmental agreements
  • Leases
  • Lien preparation for City Code violations
  • Obtaining land easements or rights of way for City purposes
  • Preparing or reviewing bids
  • Representing the City and its employees in litigation as a plaintiff or a defendant
  • Title searches for City departments