City Secretary

The city secretary is an officer of the city, appointed by the Mayor and City Council.  The position of City Secretary is a statutory position required by state law and the City Charter. Responsibilities include:
  • Serving as clerk for the City Council
  • Holding and maintaining the City Seal, affixing it to all instruments requiring such seal
  • Being responsible for the documentation, publication, and preservation of all official city records, including minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, deeds, easements, and city boards and commissions documents
  • Prepares City Council agendas and minutes
  • Distributing codified updates to the City Code of Ordinances
  • Assisting the mayor and councilmembers in scheduling appointments for special civic events
  • Providing information in accordance with the Public Information Act
  • Serving as the records management officer
  • Administering a city-wide records management program that provides record retention scheduling, record storage and destruction
  • Supervising all city elections

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​Helpful Documents

Texas Landowners Bill of Rights - English
Texas Landowners Bill of Rights - Spanish