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City Secretary

Appointed by the Mayor and City Council, the City Secretary is a statutory position required by 
Texas State Law to manage city records.

The City Secretary serves to enhance public participation in municipal government and safeguard the democratic government process through transparent open government and open records.
Responsibilities of the City Secretary include: 
  • Elections- Chief Election Official for the City   
  • The City Secretary is the department head for the Utility Department, Municipal Court and Permitting Department 
  • The City Secretary is responsible for maintaining the city's accounting and financial systems
  • Records Management Officer 
  • Human Resources 
  • Public Information Officer 
  • Accounts Payable 
  • Payroll 
  • Annual Budget - Works with the Mayor and City Council to prepare the annual city budget.
  • Other Duties of the City Secretary's Office 
    In addition to the duties listed above, the City Secretary:  
  • Serves as custodian of the City Corporate Seal 
  • Attests the Mayor's signature on all official documents 
  • Publishes all legal ads and notices for the city 
  • Serves as an Agent for the purposes of serving civil process 
  • Posts all legal notices and agendas 
The City Secretary serves as a resource for citizens and a link between citizens and the city organization.
Suzanne Gonzales 
City Secretary - Human Resources Director 
(830) 914-2391