The City Attorney represents the City of Morgantown and advises the City Manager, City Council, Boards and Commissions, and staff as general counsel to the city. The City Attorney's office does not give legal advice to individual citizens.
Role of the City Attorney
Prepares ordinances and resolutions for City Council
Drafts and reviews contracts as requested
Represents the city in litigated matters
Advises the city in real estate transactions
Provides general counsel as needed
Note: Prosecution of Municipal Court cases is handled by a separate prosecutor.