The City Attorney is appointed by the City Council to provide guidance to the City in legal matters pertaining to City business, in accordance with applicable State and Federal and local laws. As the City Prosecutor, the City Attorney prosecutes violations of the City’s Municipal Code. The City Attorney is also General Counsel to the Port Hueneme Water Agency, Housing Authority, and Surplus Property Authority, and is responsible for overseeing the activity of all sub-specialty attorneys working on the City’s behalf.
Mark D. Hensley of Hensley Law Group has been the Port Hueneme City Attorney since September 2001. Mr. Hensley has more than 25 years of experience in municipal law, and currently serves as City Attorney in three other Southern California communities.