City Secretary

The Office of City Secretary and Administration Department offer support, assistance, and information to the City Council, preserves essential City documents, and provides election services to voters and candidates. The City Secretary is one of the officers outlined in the City Charter appointed by the Mayor with confirmation by the City Council.

  • Administrative functions and additional responsibilities as requested by the Mayor and City Council or as directed by the City Charter and state law.
  • Chief elections officer, overseeing candidates and conduction of City elections.
  • Records Management Officer, maintaining the City's records schedule for the creation, storage, imaging, preservation, or purging of records and maintenance of the City’s historical documents.
  • Oversee the Public Information Act (PIA) request process in accordance with state law.
  • Stafford Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) Board Liaison. 
  • Committee management and liaison.
  • Custody and proper application of the City Seal.
  • Processing of alcoholic beverage license applications, in compliance with the Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission
  • Issuance of various permits and licenses applicable to the Administration Department.