A. The individual appointed to the position of Chief Legal Officer shall direct the legal affairs of the City and shall appoint all assistants. The assistant may be attorneys and other persons employed by the City and attorneys under contract to the City.
B. The Chief Legal Officer shall be the attorney for the City and shall direct the management of all legal matters in which the City is interested.
C. The Chief Legal Officer shall, either personally or through assistants, represent the interests of the City in all actions or proceedings by or against the City or its officers and employees.
D. Notwithstanding the above, the Board of Hospital Managers may contract for legal services and legal representation.
(Adopted by the electorate, 11-5-1974)