The City Secretary's Office administers all city elections; is the custodian of city records including Council Minutes, resolutions, ordinances, contracts, and other documents vital to the history of the city; coordinates board and commission appointments; provides information in accordance with the Public Information Act.
The City Secretary's Office provides information to the public in accordance with the City Charter and Texas State Law (Public Information Act). The public’s right-to-know is vital to an accountable, citizen-centered government.
The City Secretary prepares the agenda for all council meetings and keeps minutes of those meetings. Agendas and minutes of meetings are available to the public.
City elections are administered by the City Secretary's Office. Voters must register at least 30 days prior to an election to be able to vote in any election. You may check to see if you are a registered voter, and to obtain your voting location at the following Web sites: Tarrant County Voters; Dallas County voters. Results of the elections are available the evening of the election on the city's Web site.
Board and commission appointments are made on an annual basis in July of each year (terms expire July 31st) and during the year as vacancies occur. The City Secretary's Office coordinates the annual board and commission appointments.