What does the City Attorney’s office do?
The City of La Quinta contracts with the firm of Rutan & Tucker for City Attorney services. This allows the City access to a full range of legal services that would not otherwise be available to a city the size of La Quinta.
The City Attorney, as chief legal advisor to the City, renders advice to the City Council, City Commissions, Boards and Committees, and to City officers and employees. The City Attorney attends all City Council meetings and handles all lawsuits, matters and proceedings in which the City has a legal interest.
The City Attorney also prepares opinions, ordinances, resolutions, motions, contracts, leases, permits, assignments, deeds, bonds and other legal documents.
How is the City Manager chosen?
City Manager is appointed by the City Council to enforce city laws, to direct the operations of city government, to prepare and manage the municipal budget, and to implement the policies and programs initiated by the City Council. The City Manager is responsible to the City Council.
HOW DO I CONTACT THE CITY MANAGER?
You may contact the City Manager by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (760) 777-7030.
To view the City of La Quinta's Mission statement, click here.