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Advisory Division

Public Works Section

The Public Works Section provides legal advice to the departments of Public Utilities (Water and Wastewater Divisions), Transportation and Stormwater (Transportation, Streets, and Underground Utility Divisions), and Public Works (Engineering, Field, Project Implementation, Contracting, Right-of-Way, Fleet, Facilities, General Services and Publishing Divisions) regarding the construction, operation and maintenance of City infrastructure. The Team's civil advisory attorneys draft contracts, resolutions and ordinances, provide advice on compliance with federal, state, and local laws, represent the City in administrative hearings, assist in resolving bidding and contractual disputes, and provide legal advice on a variety of issue that arise from the day-to-day operation of City facilities.