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The 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Attorney’s Office represents the 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Board of 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Commissioners (BOCC) and its staff in all civil and administrative matters relating to the discharge of their official duties.

Duties of the  皇冠体育官方app体育官方app and Assistant 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Attorneys

  • Approve all contracts, bonds, and written instruments for legal sufficiency
  • Draft and review ordinances and resolutions
  • Prosecute and defend all lawsuits brought by and against the county
  • Render legal opinions upon request to the Board of 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Commissioners, the 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app’s five Constitutional Officers, the 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Administrator and staff, and 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Advisory Boards
  • Represent the 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app at administrative hearings
  • Represent the 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Canvassing Board during federal, state, and countywide elections

Duties of the Administrative Staff

  • Review of all BOCC approved agenda items
  • Research and provide prompt responses to public records requests
  • Serves as the 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app’s Records Management Liaison Officer for the 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app

The 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Attorney’s Office is prohibited from providing legal advice to members of the community or otherwise representing private clients.

Risk Management

The 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app’s Risk Management functions are administered by the 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Attorney’s Office who manage, assess, and defend liability and tort claims made against the 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app. Risk Management analyzes sources of potential liability and works to eliminate and/or reduce the 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app’s exposure to claims and monitors insurance carrier counsel’s defense of such claims and manages the associated costs. Risk staff reviews every contract to ensure the 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app has proper insurance coverage in its agreements and for its projects. The team also works with members of the public to assist in resolving legitimate accident claims involving 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app property, operations, or employees.

Public Records Requests

The 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Attorney’s Office is the Custodian of Public Records for the 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Board of 皇冠体育官方app体育官方app Commissioners. 

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