The Office of the Solicitor is headed by the Solicitor and is responsible to the County Executive. The Office of the Solicitor provides legal services to elected officials and all agencies of the County and, upon request, to County Council and the Controller; represents the County in all legal proceedings to which the County is a party; prepares and reviews ordinances and resolutions when so requested by the County Executive; approves for legality all contracts, agreements, or other legal documents executed by authorized County officials; ensures preparation of all contract and agreement formats as required by authorized County officials; reviews and approves surety bonds of County officials in accordance with the Code; directs and coordinates the utilization of legal counsel where Federal and State laws or regulations require separate legal counsel for the County; and performs such other duties and functions as are assigned by the County Executive.
Right To Know Act
Please be advised that the County of Northampton does not possess records of the Office of the District Attorney, The Office of the Northampton County Council, the Office of the Northampton County Controller, the Northampton County General Purpose Authority or other separate and independent agencies.
Please also be advised that the County of Northampton is not a depository of environmental records and most such requests should be directed to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and/or the relevant local agencies.