Mission: The Legal Department's mission is to provide legal services to City Council, staff members, commissions, agencies, and citizens, when appropriate, promptly and efficiently.
The Legal Department provides services to all departments and personnel of the City, various agencies and commissions of the City, City Council members, and the general public. These service include performing legal research and providing opinions, drafting resolutions and ordinances, prosecuting defendants in Municipal and Circuit Court, and representing the City in a variety of civil litigation, including administrative hearing and land use proceeding. These services also include attending meetings of the City Council and Planning Commission, and other City Commissions when necessary, drafting a variety of legal documents, reviewing current legislation and court decisions, and investigating citizens concerns and complaints.
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The City of The Dalles, Oregon, is situated in the north-central part of the state on the Columbia River, the nation's second largest river. It is the county seat and the largest community in Wasco County. The Dalles is one of Oregon's most historical cities and was known earlier in its history as the town at the end of the Oregon Trail. The city was first incorporated by the Oregon Territorial Government in 1857 as “Dalles City” and was made the county seat shortly thereafter.
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The Dalles City Hall
313 Court Street
The Dalles, Oregon 97058
P: (541) 296-5481