Norton Moore & Adams

Governmental Relations

Public entities operate under several aspects of municipal law. Governmental bodies are constantly challenged with properly adhering to complex municipal law requirements and implementing a multitude of governmental mandates. As a seasoned municipal lawyer, Ann provides comprehensive advisory and legal services to various governmental bodies. As a former city attorney, she provided legal representation to the city council, boards, and commissions, as well as all administrative, community, and developmental services departments. She gained extensive experience and expertise in many municipal law matters such as:

  • Brown Act - the Open Meeting Law
  • Conflict of Interest Laws - Political Reform Act, FPPC Matters, Government Code Section 1090 Issues
  • Public Records Act - the California Open Government Law
  • LAFCO - Annexation/De-Annexation, Tax Sharing Agreements
  • Assessment District Formation- 1913/1915 Assessment District Acts, Community Facilities District Act
  • Proposition 218 Issues
  • Election Laws - Initiatives & Referenda
  • Inter-Governmental Relations - Joint Powers Agreements
  • Redevelopment and Economic Development
  • Zoning, Planning, & Land Use
  • Business Improvement Districts
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