|The City Attorney is retained by the City Commission pursuant to the provisions of the City Charter.
ROLE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY:
Advises the City Commission, City advisory boards and commissions, and City staff on all legal issues that they face on daily basis in the complex area of municipal operations in Florida.
Represents the City Commission, City staff, and the City as an institution and organization either directly or through special counsel relationships before administrative bodies and before all courts in all litigation such as contract disputes, specialty municipal litigation, environmental, and elections matters.
Provides legal advice and drafts and array of legal instruments and documents affecting the legal rights and obligations of the City in a wide array of areas affecting the City.
Provides legal guidance as to the administration and enforcement of the City Code in matters such as contracts, code enforcement, and land use regulation; and otherwise administers the legal business of the City through managing legal services to assure excellent quality, responsiveness and value in performing legal work for the City.
Public Records Request Information Custodian of City of Lake Helen Public Records:
Lauren Cowles, Deputy City Clerk
Mailing Address: PO Box 39, Lake Helen, Florida 32744
Physical Address: 327 S. Lakeview Drive, Lake Helen, Florida 32744
Email Address: / Phone: (386) 228-2493 / Fax: (386) 228-9714