Town Attorney


The town attorney is appointed by the Town Council and is responsible for:

  • Advising the Town Council and all town officials in all matters of law pertaining to their offices
  • Furnishing legal service at all meetings of the Town Council, except when excused or disabled, and giving advice or opinions on the legality of all matters under consideration of the Town Council or by any of the boards and commissions or officers of the town
  • Preparing and/or approving all ordinances, resolutions, agreements, contracts, and other legal instruments as shall be required for the proper conduct of the business of the town
  • Approving the form of all contracts and agreements and bonds given to the town
  • Prosecuting on behalf of the people cases for violation of town ordinances
  • Performing such other legal duties as may be required by the Town Council or as may be necessary to complete the performance of the foregoing functions