(A)   The statutory office of City Attorney is hereby abolished and the City Council shall not hereafter appoint nor select any person or fill the office of City Attorney.
   (B)   The City Council is authorized and empowered to retain by resolution, legal counsel, to advise, counsel, and/or represent the city, and to perform all of the functions of the office of the City Attorney, not as a city officer, but as retained counsel for the city; and the City Council is further authorized to compensate the retained counsel for his or her services rendered.
   (C)   The attorney to be retained by the City Council shall be appointed by majority vote of the Council and shall serve until released by the Council or until his or her successor is appointed.
(Ord. 10-71, passed 5-12-1971)