Summary of Services
The City Attorney is appointed by the City Commission and is the head of the City’s legal department. The City Attorney's Office provides the following services:
• Legal assistance, advice, and research on a variety of city issues, such as land use, environment, transportation, contract/bid awards, real estate, eminent domain, code enforcement, employment, public safety, construction, utilities, personal injury defense liability, and general municipal issues.
• Legal advice to the City Commission during public City Commission meetings.
• Reviews all proposed ordinances before introduction and introduces ordinances at City Commission meetings.
• In FY22, the City Attorney will continue to provide outstanding services to the community at their current staffing level. There are no significant changes expected in the FY22 budget.