The City Attorney’s Department provides interpretation and advice regarding City ordinances, state statutes and other legal issues to assist City employees in performing their job duties more effectively and efficiently. The city attorney provides legal opinions, makes recommendations upon request and works on various issues pertaining to the City’s redevelopment and other projects.
The city attorney provides the City and its associated trusts and agencies, and their officers with comprehensive legal services to ensure that activities of those entities are conducted in accordance with the law and that those entities are appropriately represented in civil litigation. The city attorney currently advises the Midwest City Council, Midwest City Municipal Authority, Midwest City Economic Development Commission, Midwest City Memorial Hospital Authority and Midwest City Utilities Authority, and all City departments, boards and commissions.
The city attorney is appointed by and is responsible to the city manager.