NORTH LIBERTY– The City of North Liberty now has an attorney on staff.
He’s a familiar face; Scott C. Peterson has served as North Liberty’s City Attorney since August 2006. Until now, Peterson has been a contractual employee. It is a common practice, particularly in smaller cities, to obtain certain services through contractual agreements, including those of an attorney, an engineer, and even law enforcement officers.
In North Liberty’s case, said City Administrator Ryan Heiar, it was a good idea, as well as a cost savings, to bring Peterson on as a regular staff person