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.
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