City Secretary

Overview
The City Secretary is an officer of the city, appointed by the City Council. The City Secretary is a highly responsible and complex position prescribed by Local Government Code. The City Secretary is accountable for managing services and activities of the Office of City Secretary as well as management of administrative staff. This position involves considerable contact with the public, city officials, and city staff; therefore, requiring professionalism, efficient service, and effective communication skills.

The City Secretary oversees City Elections, Utility Billing, Municipal Court Operations, Communications, Public Information, Records Management, and Municipal Building lobby operations.

Responsibilities
In addition to the statutory duties of the position, the City Secretary provides the retention of city records including City Council and Boards & Commission minutes, open records requests, ordinances, resolutions, contract documents, and easements. The department is responsible for preparing and posting City Council agendas as well as all City Council appointed Boards and Commissions.