City Attorney's Office

Provide high quality, responsive and cost-effective legal representation to the City Council, Boards, Commissions and all City departments.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

Represent and advise the City Council, Boards, Commissions and all City officers and departments on legal issues.


Attend all meetings of the City Council, and give advice or opinions orally or in writing whenever requested to do so by the City Council or by any of the Commissions, Boards or City officers.


Represent and appear for the City in all actions or proceedings in which the City is concerned or is a party, and represent and appear for any City officer or employee, in all civil actions for any act arising out of their employment or by reason of their official capacity.


Prosecute on behalf of the People all criminal cases arising from violation of the provisions of the City Charter or the City Municipal Code.


Assure implementation of General Plan Housing Element policies and programs.


Approve the form of all City contracts and bonds issued by the City.


Prepare and review proposed ordinances and City Council resolutions and related amendments.


Perform all legal functions and duties required the City Charter.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

By September 30, 2022, circulate City Attorney's Office customer service survey (Administration - 1212).


By December 31, 2022: Prepare and distribute Legislative Report

STAFFING INFORMATION


Authorized Positions

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

MEASURABLE OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023