City Attorney

The City Attorney is the head of the Law Department and is appointed by the Mayor. The current City Attorney is Michael Marsh who has held this position since 1988.

The duties of the City Attorney include:

  • Advising council, the Mayor, and City department heads on legal matters
  • Preparing ordinances
  • Giving opinions and providing representation to the City
  • Attending council meetings
  • Preparation of legal instruments

The City Attorney also oversees the City Prosecutor.