Heather Stockton

City Manager's Office
Title: City Secretary
Phone: 903-583-7555, ext. 114


The City Secretary department responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the permanent records of all City ordinances, resolutions, contract files, and land files of property purchased and sold by the City
  • Conducting all municipal elections
  • Managing the Airport Leases for Jones Filed Airport
  • Managing the Hotel Occupancy Tax Program
  • Administration and oversight of the City's processes in providing information to requestors under the Texas Open Meetings Act
  • Assisting the Mayor and City Manager in preparing agendas for all City Council meetings and preparing minutes of the City Council meetings each month
  • Providing administrative assistance to the Mayor, City Council, and City Manager
  • Maintaining the terms of all board members appointed to serve on City boards and commissions
  • Preparing proclamations, resolutions, and other official documents
  • Serving as the Records Management Coordinator for the City and managing the Records Management Program including implementation of the electronic document imaging and record retention system, including assisting all City departments with record retention, imaging matters, and maintaining compliance with federal and state record retention laws

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