2010 Tennessee Code
Title 6 - Cities And Towns
Chapter 33 - Powers and Offices Under Modified Manager-Council Charter
6-33-113 - City attorney.
6-33-113. City attorney.
(a) The council shall appoint a city attorney, together with such assistant city attorneys as the council shall determine are required.
(b) The city attorney shall:
(1) Be responsible for representing and defending the city in all litigation in which the city is a party;
(2) Be the prosecuting officer in the city court;
(3) Attend all meetings of the council;
(4) Advise the council, city manager and other officers and employees of the city concerning legal aspects of the city's affairs;
(5) Approve as to form and legality all contracts, deeds, bonds, ordinances, resolutions, motions, and other official documents; and
(6) Perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the council or city manager.
[Acts 1961, ch. 255, § 2; T.C.A., § 6-3313.]
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