Katharine (Katie) Jackson has been named City Attorney for the City of Manhattan. City Manager Ron R. Fehr announced the appointment today.
Jackson will be responsible for providing legal expertise in a broad variety of municipal matters, including contracts and franchises, land use, real estate, employment law, ordinances and code provisions, intergovernmental agreements, as well as directing prosecution, litigation and external counsel. The City Attorney represents the municipality, providing legal advice and counsel to City staff and the City Commission.
(Read more: Manhattan – News Flash)