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City Secretary's Office

Office of the City Secretary

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The City of Humble City Secretary’s Office members are Texas Registered Municipal Clerks who administer thorough elections with the highest integrity. Similar to the Texas Secretary of State, the City Secretary’s Office performs as the secretariat to the City of Humble and takes pride in all job-related functions and responsibilities.

The City Secretary reports to the City Manager and is a statutory position required by State law and the City Charter. In addition to the statutory duties of the position, this office consists of records management, public information, alcohol permits, City Council legislation, recording of Council Meetings, administering the official City Seal, and providing guidance to staff and the City Council regarding the Texas Open Meetings Act.

The City Secretary’s Office serves as a resource for citizens and a link between citizens and the City Council.


The City Secretary’s Office is dedicated to upholding the principles of transparency, accountability, service excellence, and contributing to the effective governance and well-being of the community. The mission of the City Secretary’s Office is to support, facilitate, and strengthen the City of Humble governmental process by:

Ensuring Transparency and Accessibility

  • Serve as Public Information Officer for the City of Humble.
  • Direct and respond to open records requests in accordance with the Texas Public Information Act and provide timely and accurate information to internal and external customers.
  • Maintaining accurate and comprehensive records of all municipal proceedings and documents, ensuring they are easily accessible to the public and other stakeholders.
  • Facilitating transparent communication between the government and the community to foster trust and engagement.
  • Ensuring that public meetings are conducted in accordance with legal requirements and are accessible to all members of the community.

Supporting Local Governance

  • Assisting the city council by preparing and distributing agendas, minutes, and official documents.
  • Providing administrative support to elected officials, ensuring efficient and effective municipal operations.
  • Providing daily assistance to all administrative departments of the City of Humble government.

Administering Elections

  • Serve as the Chief Elections Official for the City of Humble.
  • Overseeing the fair, impartial, and efficient administration of local elections, ensuring that all legal requirements are met and that every eligible voter has the opportunity to participate.

Managing Official Records

  • Serve as the Official Records Management Officer for the City of Humble.
  • Preserving and protecting the integrity of official records and documents, including ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and other legal documents.
  • Implementing best practices for records management, retention, and archiving to ensure long-term accessibility and compliance with legal standards.

Providing Excellent Customer Service

  • Offering responsive, courteous, and professional service to all residents, businesses, and visitors seeking assistance from the City Secretary’s Office.
  • Continuously improving processes and services to meet the evolving needs of the community and enhance the overall effectiveness of the office.
  • Enhancing public participation in municipal government processes.
  • Processing of alcoholic beverage license applications, in compliance with the Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission.

File a Citizen Complaint

Our citizens have the right and expectation of receiving services in a fair, impartial, efficient and courteous manner. The City will routinely accept and investigate all formal complaints initiated by a citizen that pertain to employees of the City of Humble, Texas.

Formal complaints initiated by a citizen must be reduced in writing. Anyone who desires to initiate a formal complaint may do so in one of the following ways:

  • Mailed letter to: City Secretary’s Office, 114 W. Higgins St., Humble, Texas 77338


Have questions?

Contact the City Secretary’s Office at or call 281-446-3061.