Legal Department

The Legal Department provides legal services to the City and Mayor, City departments, City Council, Board of Public Works and Safety, Advisory Plan Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, Police and Fire Merit Commissions, Redevelopment Commission, Economic Development Commission, Fire Pension Board and the City’s Municipal Utility.

The Department reviews all City contracts, drafts City ordinances and resolutions, carries out prosecution of ordinance violations, reviews and drafts internal policies and procedures, and represents the City and City Officials in litigation. The Department also manages the Deferral Program.

The Legal Department does not provide legal advice to members of the public.