City Secretary

Office of the City Secretary

The City Secretary is a Charter Officer of the municipality appointed by the City Manager. Under the City Charter and state law, the City Secretary's Office is charged with a number of diverse responsibilities, including:

  • Serving as the chief elections officer of the City
  • Serving as the official custodian of all City records
  • Managing the City's Open Meetings Act and Public Information Act compliance
  • Coordinating the City Council agenda process
  • Verifying all petitions submitted to the City
Additional information about the City Secretary's Office can be found in Sec. 5.02(d) of the City charter, Sec. Sec. 2.02.031 of the Code of Ordinances, and Sec. 22.073 of the Texas Local Government Code.


The City Secretary's Office provides a number of services to the general public. These services are listed on the left sidebar.