City Attorney

The City Attorney provides legal services to the City Council, its various standing and ad-hoc committees, to the boards and commissions of the City and to the City Manager and his department heads. The City Attorney represents the City in all matters in which it has an interest coming before any court, tribunal, quasi-judicial or legislative body, commences and prosecutes all actions and suits to be commenced by the City or any of its officers in his/her official capacity. He appears, defends and advocates the rights or interests of the City in any suit or prosecution wherein any estate, right, privilege, ordinance or act of the City or any breach of any statute or ordinance may be brought into question. In addition, the City Attorney reviews and comments upon all deeds, leases, contracts and other legal interests tendered to him prior to their execution or acceptance and renders all legal opinions as may be requested of him.

The City Attorney is a charter officer of the City of Keene and reports to the City Council.

Contact Information

Legal Department
3 Washington Street
Keene, NH 03431
(603)357-9806

Staff

Thomas P. Mullins, City Attorney
Barbara DiNapoli, Paralegal

Current Programs

Events Coming Up

Grab your snowshoes and come on out to Wheelock Park on Saturday, February 7st  2105
for our first ever Snowshoe 3k! This race will take you through the park. Register online or stop in the office. Participants must have their own snowshoes to take part in this activity.  Pre- registration is $25 per person and registrations after January 2nd will be $30 per person. All proceeds will benefit our Program Scholarship Fund! Click here for link to register for the Snowshoe 3K!

Monday, December 8, 2014 (All day) - Saturday, February 7, 2015 (All day)

The Parks and Rec department is now offering a coed youth volleyball program for grades 5-8. This program is designed to teach all children the fundamentals of volleyball. We encourage them to enjoy themselves throughout the season. This program does not stress competition but rather, recreation and good sportsmanship. Click here for more information.  

**Registration Deadline: The deadline to register is Tuesday, January 6th at 5PM. Please Note: There is a $15 late fee for registrations after January 6th . Children will be placed only if space is available.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 8:00am - Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 8:00am

Boston Flower Show on Wednesday, March 11th
In 2015, The Boston Flower & Garden Show returns to the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston and will offer hundreds of ideas for adding the 'wow' factor and a welcoming vibe to outdoor spaces.  The theme is Season of Enchantment -- our gardens are the stage on which Mother Nature reveals her most wow-worthy wonders; where a talented designer can cast a spell over a dull patch transforming it into a colorful and lively oasis.

Head down to the annual flower show on Wednesday, March 11th tickets are $40.00 per person and includes the coach bus transportation and entrance to the show.  Lunch is on your own.  The bus will leave the Rec Center at 8 AM, returning around 5 PM.

Tickets and transportation are on sale now so stop in the office or purchase them online!
 

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 8:00am

The Special Olympics Unified Sports Basketball Assessment games are coming to Keene on Saturday, March 14. Over 40 teams are invading the Monadnock area to demonstrate their skills, courage and joy.  With 10 courts of action all day, I am looking for officials to donate their time and help provide a quality sports environment for the athletes.  Are you willing to assist and officiate? The game formats will be as such:

2 – 16 minute halves – stop time last 4 minutes
4 – 30 second time outs (2 per half)
 
The games will begin at 9:00 on 6 courts and run until 12:00. Lunch will be provided and games resume at 1:00 and finished between 3:30 and 4:00.  Call 357-9829 or send an email to mspaulding@ci.keene.nh.us  please commit to the day before Wednesday,
March 4.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 9:00am