January 11, 2013
ORDINANCE NO. 665, SECOND SERIES
CHAPTER 3 OF THE CITY CHARTER
OF THE CITY OF MARSHALL MINNESOTA
The Common Council of the City of Marshall does ordain as follows:
Section 1: The following sections of the city Charter of the City of Marshall Minnesota, are hereby amended to read in their entirety as follows:
Section 3.03. - City attorney.
The Mayor shall nominate to the City Council the person to be appointed as City Attorney for the City of Marshall. The City Council and the Mayor shall vote and confirm said appointment by majority vote. The City Attorney shall serve for a term of two (2) years, his/her term of office to begin on the first regular meeting in January after the municipal election and he/she shall continue in office until his/her successor is appointed. No commission, board, department or officer of the City shall use or employ any other attorney to represent them in their official capacities, provided that in any case of special or unusual circumstances of which the City Attorney does not have the necessary skills to complete the required work or there is a conflict of interest, the Council, at the request of the City Attorney, may by motion appoint special counsel and fix their compensation. The Marshall Municipal Utilities Commission are hereby authorized to employ the City Attorney in official matters and to pay for his/her services from their respective funds. The City Attorney may employ such staff and assistants as necessary with the approval of the Council.
This ordinance shall be effective January 1, 2013 and after publication.
Passed and adopted by the Common Council this 4th day of December, 2012.
THE COMMON COUNCIL ATTEST:
Robert J. Byrnes Thomas M. Meulebroeck
Mayor of the City of Marshall, MN Finance Director/City Clerk
Introduced on: November 13, 2012
Ordinance Adopted on: December 4, 2012
Published in the Official Newspaper on: January 11, 2013