City of Bogata

Red River County, Texas

City Attorney

Responsibilities

The city attorney, a direct appointment by the City Council, heads a full-time legal staff that assists the City Council, city staff, and the city’s boards and commissions. This work includes: 

  • Drafting and interpreting ordinance
  • Providing verbal and written legal opinions
  • Reviewing city contracts
  • Prosecuting code and traffic violations in Municipal Court
  • Attending govern body meetings and elected board and commission meetings, when necessary
  • Representing the city in litigation involving the city in the Texas and federal courts