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The City Attorney shall prosecute and defend for the City all actions at law or in equity, and all special proceedings for or against the City. The City Attorney shall commence any legal proceedings when directed to do so by the City Administrator or City Council, and shall give legal advice, in writing, to the Mayor, the Council, the City Administrator, Department heads, and Boards and Commissions when requested to do so by them, upon questions of law arising in their separate Departments involving the rights and liabilities of the City. The City Attorney shall not settle or dismiss any litigation for or against the City or take an appeal to any appellate court unless instructed to do so by the City Administrator or City Council. (Ord. 2266 § 7, amended, 1983; Ord. 1399 § 22, amended, 1965)

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