The City Attorney shall be an independent contractor paid pursuant to the terms and conditions of a negotiated contract with the city. Services of the City Attorney include, but shall not be limited to the following: appearances in legal actions and administrative proceedings and hearings involving the city, municipal bond issues, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, and other matters beyond the scope of usual legal counsel to the city or requiring an unusual amount of time. For such extraordinary services, the City Attorney shall be paid reasonable fees commensurate with the amount and value of time devoted thereto, based upon charges made by other attorneys for comparable legal services.
(Ord. 813, passed 6-13-85; Am. Ord. 2012-1595, passed 11-20-12)