City Attorney's Office

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City Attorney, Amy Albano
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DESCRIPTION

The City Attorney is appointed by the City Council as the City’s top legal advisor. The Office is comprised of three divisions: Departmental Services and Administration, Litigation, and Prosecution with eleven attorneys, one paralegal, one administrator, and six support staff members.

MISSION STATEMENT

To provide sound, timely and cost effective legal advice and representation to City Council, Commissions, Boards, City officers and staff. The City Attorney’s Office is committed to working with staff in carrying out City Council policies and goals. The Office zealously defends and pursues litigation filed against, or by, the City; and fairly and ethically prosecutes misdemeanors and infractions committed within the City.

OBJECTIVES

  • Operate a highly ethical, efficient, and effective office by maintaining a well-trained and experienced staff.
  • Be an integral part of the City team to avoid or resolve legal issues at the earliest time possible.
  • Support City staff in carrying out City Council’s goals, not only by giving sound legal advice, but by assisting in formulating solutions.

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