Sec. 2-3-90.   City Attorney.
   (a)   Appointment. The Board of Trustees at its first regular meeting after each biennial election shall appoint some qualified attorney at law as the City Attorney and shall fix his or her compensation. In case a vacancy should occur in the office of City Attorney, the Board shall appoint a City Attorney for the unexpired term.
   (b)   Duties. The City Attorney shall perform the following duties:
      (1)   Act as legal advisor to, and be attorney and counsel for, the Board of Trustees; be responsible solely to the Board of Trustees, advise any officer or department head of the City in matters related to his or her official duties when so requested by the Board of Trustees; file with the City Clerk a copy of all written opinions given by him or her.
      (2)   Prosecute ordinance violations; conduct cases in Municipal Court for the City, and file with the City Clerk copies of such records and files relating thereto.
      (3)   Prepare or review all ordinances, contracts, bonds and other written instruments which are submitted to him or her by the Board of Trustees; and promptly give his or her opinion as to the legal consequences thereof.
      (4)   Call to the attention of the Board of Trustees all matters of law, and changes or developments therein affecting the City.
      (5)   Perform such other duties as may be prescribed for him or her by the Board of Trustees.
(Prior code 2-6-1, 2-6-2; Ord. 347 §1, 2008)