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Public Notice of Proposed Increase in Primary Property Tax Levy & Increase in Fees
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City Attorney's Office

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    Mission Statement

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Description of Responsibilities

The City Attorney serves as legal counsel to the City Council, City Manager, all City Departments and all Boards and Commissions.   The Office of the City Attorney is responsible for drafting and reviewing City contracts, ordinances and other legal instruments for approval as to form and correctness.  The Office provides legal representation on behalf of the City in matters before judicial and administrative agencies.  The Office of the City Attorney provides objective legal advice and does not make policy decisions.  The City Attorney and staff cannot provide legal advice to citizens.  The City Attorney's Office consists of two departments: Civil and Criminal.  


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For everyone’s health and safety, the City Attorney’s Office supports social distancing during this Covid-19 Pandemic.  Our office remains open but contact may be limited to phone calls and teleconferences. For information regarding City Court appearances and procedures, please click here: City Court


This website has been prepared for informational purposes only and is not legal advice.  The Avondale City Attorney’s Office only represents the City of Avondale, its agencies, officials, and employees on matters of public business and cannot provide legal advice to residents nor can it refer residents to private attorneys.