The City Attorney is the head of the department of law, and he is appointed by the Mayor. To be eligible to be appointed as the City Attorney, a person must:
1. Be admitted to the practice of law in Indiana, and
2. Be a resident of Shelby County or county contiguous to Shelby County.
The head of the department of law shall:
(1) manage the legal affairs of the city;
(2) prosecute violators of city ordinances;
(3) give legal advice to the officers, departments, boards, commissions, and other agencies of the city;
agencies when requested by the proper officer;
(5) maintain custody of the records of his office and turn them over to his successor in office;
widening, or changing a street, alley, or public place;
of the city or the public;
(8) use all diligence to collect costs, fees, and recoveries within the scope of his duties;
(9) report, in writing, to the city executive all matters that he considers important; and
(10) report, in writing, to the city fiscal officer all judgments for which the city is liable.
authorization of the head of the department of law.