City Secretary's Office


Southlake City Secretary's Office Awarded Municipal Clerk's Office Achievement of Excellence

The Texas Municipal Clerks Association (TMCA) has awarded the City Secretary's Office with the 2021 Municipal Clerk's Office Achievement of Excellence.

TMCA's Municipal Clerk's Office Achievement of Excellence Award was designed to recognize excellence in the effective and efficient management of resources in a municipal clerk's office. Municipal clerk's offices are rated on twelve best practices criteria, including professional requirements, promotion of the office, engagement with elected officials and community, and compliance with local, states, and federal standards.

About the City Secretary's Office

The position of City Secretary is a statutory position required by State Law and the City Charter. The City Secretary is an officer of the city, appointed by the City Council.

Mission Statement
The City Secretary’s Office is committed to support the legislative process, encourage and facilitate civic involvement, promote confidence through governmental transparency, and provide enthusiastic service to the public.

Vision Statement
The City Secretary’s Office desires to be a highly-valued office by providing excellent customer service and promoting transparency and accessibility thereby inspiring public confidence and exceeding expectations.

How Can We Help You?

In an effort to better serve the community and general public, below are questions we hear most frequently, along with links to more information and appropriate contacts (if applicable):

How can I become actively involved in government business?
Serving on a board or commission offers residents a means of becoming engaged in the community through serving in an advisory capacity to the City Council. Learn more about the various Boards, Commissions & Committees.

How do I contact the Mayor and the City Council?
Review the Placeholders and Contact Your City Council.

How do I find out about upcoming elections?
The City Secretary's Office is responsible for conducting municipal elections. Learn more about Elections.

How can I request city records?
Public Information Requests for city records are to be filed with the City Secretary's Office. There are several different ways to request information.