City Secretary's Office
“Functioning much like the Secretary of State, the City Secretary is the local official who maintains the integrity of the election process, ensures transparency and access to city records, facilitates the city’s legislative process, and is the recorder of local government history."
The City Secretary is an Officer of the City, appointed by the City Manager. The position of City Secretary is a statutory position required by state law and the city charter. In addition to statutory duties, The City Secretary acts as the compliance officer for federal, state, and local statutes, including the Open Meetings Act and the Public Information Act, and serves as the filing authority for campaign finance reports and financial disclosure statements.
The City Secretary’s Office is committed to administering the legislative process, promotes transparency to serve the public, elected officials, and city departments.
- Serve as Elections Administrator for all City of Angleton general and special elections
- Ensure the City’s compliance with the Open Meetings Act and Public Information Act
- Serves as Records Management Officer, coordinating retention and destruction of records as necessary.
- City Council administration
- Coordinate the codification of city ordinances into the Code of Ordinances.
- Give all legal notices in compliance with state laws and publishes all legal ads for the City
- Govern the City corporate seal and attest City official's signature on documents
- Process and validate Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission applications
- Serve as the Public Information Officer
- Coordinate all boards and committees of the Council, including agendas, minutes and applications