City Attorney

Powers & Duties

The City Attorney acts as legal counsel for the City of Ogdensburg, and in those matters within the scope of responsibility of the City Manager, the City Attorney shall perform services at the discretion and supervision of the City Manager.

The City Attorney shall be the legal advisor of and attorney for the City, the City Council, the City Manager, and all City departments, bureaus, boards, and commissions thereof. In matters relating to their official duties, and when requested by either the City Council or City Manager, the City Attorney shall prosecute, or defend all actions, suits, and proceedings for and in behalf of the City.