CITY ATTORNEY

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CITY ATTORNEY

Atty Photo - Pierik Brian 2013The City Attorney's office provides legal services to elected officials, appointed officials, and city staff in conducting city business. Among other things, the City Attorney’s Office renders legal advice and opinions, drafts and reviews contracts, ordinances, and other documents necessary to implement city goals and policies. 

The City Attorney attends all City council meetings in an advisory role and assists the City in drafting documents including ordinances, resolutions and contracts. The office also represents the City before state and federal courts including criminal proceedings for enforcing the City municipal code. The City Attorney is appointed by the City Council and under contract for legal services with the law firm of Burke Williams & Sorenson. Brian A Pierik is the City Attorney. Don Davis is the Assistant City Attorney.