City Attorney

The City Attorney advises the City and its representatives on all legal matters involving the City, including open meetings, public records, land use and development, public works, personnel, municipal elections, contracts, real property transactions, municipal finance, and code enforcement.  The specific responsibilities of the City Attorney’s Office include providing legal advice to the City Council members, and City Staff, drafting and reviewing ordinances, resolutions, contracts, bonds, deeds and other legal documents, representing the City’s interests in all litigation and administrative proceedings involving the City, coordinating and supervising special counsel to the City of Oakley, investigating all claims and damages filed against the City in conjunction with the contract third party Risk Manager.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can the City Attorney help me with my legal problems?

The client of the City Attorney’s Office is the City of Oakley as a municipal corporation. The City Attorney’s Office provides a full range of legal services to the City Council, City Boards and Commissions, and City Staff. The City Attorney’s Office does not give individual legal advice to private citizens or groups.

How do I get a copy of the Municipal Code?

You can view the Municipal Code online by clicking here.

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