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City Secretary

City Secretary



Mission of the City Secretary's Office

The mission of the City Secretary’s office is to support all government processes involved with the City of Sealy by:
  • Attending all meetings of the City Council, Boards, Commissions, and Committees and maintaining accurate records of all actions taken;
  • Maintaining the official records and files of the City;
  • Administering oaths;
  • Attesting contracts, certificates, and other legal instruments when executed by authorized officers of the City;
  • Serving as the chief election official for all City elections;
  • Improving public access to municipal records and other information; and
  • Providing daily assistance to all administrative departments of the City of Sealy.
The City Secretary is an officer of the City, appointed by the City Manager with the concurrence of the City Council. The City Secretary is responsible for the following departments and services:
  • City Council
  • Board/Commissions/Committees
  • Building Services
  • Records Management
  • Public Information
  • Elections
  • Permits/Licenses
City Council
The City Secretary’s office is responsible for the preparation and dissemination of City Council meeting agendas and packets. She must attend every meeting of the City Council and keep accurate minutes of the proceedings, ordinances, and resolutions.


Additional 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 and attests the Mayor’s signature on all official documents; records and files deeds, easements, and plats; coordinates the codification of City ordinances into the City Code of Ordinances; publishes all legal ads and notices for the City; receives bids and attends bid openings; posts all legal notices and agendas; and develops and oversees the City Secretary, Building Services, and City Council department budgets.