City Attorney


The City Attorney is responsible for legal advice and representation of the City Council and all city departments. The City Attorney coordinates all legal representation of the City, including outside counsel, if needed. At the direction of the City Council, the City Attorney prepares all ordinances and other legal documents for Council consideration. The City Attorney is also responsible for the Brown Act, Conflict of Interest, Chief Legal Advisor, and responses to Public Records Act requests.


Department Staff

Larry McLaughlin

City Attorney

TEL: (707) 823-1153
FAX: (707) 823-1135