City Secretary

The City Secretary's Office provides quality services and information to the citizens, the City Council and City staff in a courteous and service-oriented manner, to enhance the public's participation in Tomball's government processes by providing a welcoming environment to citizens and visitors, to maintain the official city records for historic preservation, and to serve everyone equitably and impartially.

The City Secretary's Office supports and facilitates the City of Tomball's governmental processes by:

  • Assisting the City Council in performing its duties and responsibilities
  • Providing continuity for the City by recording its legislative actions
  • Protecting and improving the City's election process
  • Protecting and preserving the City's records
  • Assisting Council with seeking volunteers to serve on City boards
  • Providing public access to municipal records and ensuring compliance with the Texas Public Information Act
  • Coordinating codification of City ordinances and annual updates
  • Recording deeds, easements, ordinances, budgets and liens
  • Coordinating public relations events on behalf of the Mayor and Council
  • Issuing telecommunication certificates, oil drilling permits, wrecker and taxi permits, vendors permits and liquor licenses
  • Coordinating annual destruction of eligible City records
  • Providing daily assistance to all departments of the City