City Secretary

Program Description


This division prepares the codification of City Ordinances; conducts Council ordered elections in accordance with the Texas Election Code; facilitates City Council meetings and work sessions by producing minutes and audio tapes of the proceedings; and, provides other support as needed during the meetings. This division also writes and produces proclamations, resolutions, and ordinances for the City Council, codifies and produces supplements to the Code of Ordinances, processes and maintains Boards and Commissions applications, attendance, agendas, and minutes.

Goals


  • Annual update of the Code of Ordinances.
  • Conduct General and Special Elections in compliance with the Texas Election Code.
  • Coordinate City Council proposed City Charter Review.
  • Coordinate Boards and Commission meetings.

Objectives


  • Review and revise City ordinances as necessary.
  • Prepare and produce City Council minutes accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Prepare proclamations, ordinances, resolutions, and agendas, as needed.
  • Develop and implement policy and procedures for City Staff to utilize when preparing City Council agenda items.