Ballot Measure 3-429 Charter Change Related to City Attorney Services

Ballot Measure 3-429 to be submitted to the City's voters on September 17, 2013. Resolution 2013-10: Calls election to amend charter concerning city attorney as charter officer CAPTION Charter amendment establishing process for appointing and removing city attorney QUESTION Shall the City amend the City Charter to include the process for appointing and removing the city attorney? SUMMARY The City Council currently hires a city attorney to represent the City in legal matters.  The city attorney is appointed and removed by the Council; therefore, the city attorney reports directly to the City Council.  This addition to the Charter recognizes the City’s current practice.