[Ord. No. VII §1, 5-20-1890]
The Mayor, by and with the consent of the Board of Aldermen, may appoint a City Attorney and City Prosecutor.
[Ord. No. VII §2, 5-20-1890]
The City Attorney shall prosecute or defend on the part of the City, actions to which the City may be a party, defend actions against any officer, servant or agent of the City on account of official acts, advise the Board, Mayor or other City officers in such legal questions as may arise in relation to the business of the City, take an appeal or writ of error on behalf of the City when he may deem it proper, and execute the necessary bonds and papers in the name of the City. The City Prosecutor shall prosecute cases before the Municipal Court and any appeals therefrom.
[Ord. No. VII §3, 5-20-1890]
If the City Attorney be interested or shall have been employed as counsel in any case which it shall be his duty to prosecute or defend, the Board of Aldermen may appoint some other person to prosecute or defend the cause.