The City Council shall appoint a duly licensed attorney practicing law and a qualified voter in Brazoria County, Texas, who shall be the City Attorney. He shall receive for his services such compensation as may be fixed by the City Council, and shall hold his office at the pleasure of the City Council. The City Attorney, or such other attorneys selected by him with the approval of the City Council, shall represent the City in all litigation. He shall be the legal advisor of, and attorney and counsel for, the City and all officers and departments thereof.
(Amendment adopted by electorate 5-8-10)