City Attorney

The City Attorney provides all legal services for the City, including ongoing advice to city officials, preparation and review of legal documents, prosecution of persons accused of violating city ordinances, and representation of the City and city officials in lawsuits. When warranted, the City Attorney may contract with outside legal counsel when there are potential conflicts of interest and for specialized expertise and services.

The City Attorney is James Payne.

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