[CC 2001 §115.130; Ord. No. 731 §14.11, 7-9-1981]
The Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Board of Aldermen, at the first (1st) meeting after each annual City election shall appoint a suitable person as City Attorney who shall hold office until his/her successor is appointed and qualified.
Qualifications. No person shall be appointed to the office of City Attorney unless he/she be a licensed and practicing attorney at law in this State.
The City Attorney shall give counsel to the Board of Aldermen, shall attend all Board meetings, and shall draft ordinances and appear in the Circuit Court and Court of Appeals on all civil matters involving the City.