City Secretary

About the City Secretary

The office of the City Secretary documents, maintains, and preserves the history of Abilene's City Government. In the area of Records Management, as outlined by state law and by City Charter, our primary duties are recording Council actions and preserving, maintaining, and providing access to public information.

Our Services

  • Providing information maintained in our office as authorized by the City Charter and State Law (Public Information Act)
  • Assisting with meeting agenda notices in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act
  • Assuring proper filing of elected and appointed official Statements of Officer and Oaths as required by Secretary of State's Statutory Documents Section
  • Educate our younger citizens (and potential Council members) by providing City Hall tours and briefings for various classes and organizations
  • Administrating and coordinating all City elections as contracted with the Taylor County Elections Administrator

Our Network

  • Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Abilene ISD
  • AEP
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Central Appraisal District
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • News Media (KTXS, KTAB, KRBC, and Abilene Reporter-News)
  • Secretary of State (Notary Public Section, Statutory Documents, and Elections Division)
  • Texas Municipal League
  • TXU
  • West Central Texas Council of Governments
  • West Central Texas Municipal Water District
  • Wylie ISD