Since May of 2009, Andrea L. Chism has been the City Attorney for the City of Enid.
The City Attorney is appointed by the Mayor and Board of Commissioners and is the primary legal counsel to the Mayor and Board of Commissioners, Enid Economic Development Authority, Enid Municipal Authority, City Manager, Fire Department, Police Department, and all other City departments, boards, commissions, and authorities of the City.
The City Attorney represents the City and its Authorities in civil litigation, administrative hearings and appeals filed against or by the City or its Authorities; issues legal opinions on request; is responsible for drafting ordinances, resolutions, contracts, deeds, affidavits, bonds, leases, and other legal documents; represents the City in contract negotiations; and prosecutes violations of the Enid Municipal Code.
Notice: The City Attorney's clients are the City of Enid, Enid Economic Development Authority and Enid Municipal Authority. Office attorneys are prohibited from providing legal advice to the public or to parties other than the City of Enid and its Authorities.
The City Attorney’s Office also employs an Assistant City Attorney, an Office Manager, a Legal Assistant and an Administrative Assistant. Additionally, the City Attorney supervises the Court Clerk, Assistant Court Clerk, Marshal of the Court, and two (2) Deputy Court Clerks.
You may reach the City Attorney’s Office at 580-616-7204.