City Secretary's Office


The city secretary attends City Council meetings, documents City Council actions, certifies the authenticity of records, reviews City Council agenda items for completeness, prepares minutes, and maintains the City's legislative history.
Questions regarding Council Support please email us at . 

See also:
Registered Speakers List/Online Speaker Registration   ​​
Council Agendas, Minutes & Audio Minutes
Council C​ommittees Agendas, Minutes & Audio Minutes
Council Calendar with Amendments
Current Agendas with Item Details
Current Briefings
Council Voting Record
Council Attendance Tracking
​Mayor & City Council 2024-2025
Email Contacts for the Mayor and City Council (link leaves City Secretary's website)


The city secretary is the election official for the city and oversees the administration of city elections to ensure compliance with all city, state, and federal election laws and policies and to ensure that city elections are conducted in a fair and impartial manner.
Questions regarding Elections please email us at .


The City Secretary oversees the process of receiving nominations for all Boards and Commissions, conducting background checks, coordinating with other departments which work directly with each board, and documenting compliance with state law and City Code, such as financial disclosure and ethics rules. For further information, contact the City Secretay's Office at (214)-670-3738 and ask to speak with the Boards and Commission Manager,  or email us at SECB& .
The Mayor and City Council are​ very interested in you serving as a member of a City of Dallas Board or Commission. As an interested citizen and community leader, you can provide invaluable service to the City of Dallas through your membership​​ and participation. Board and Commission members volunteer many hours annually sharing their time and expertise and enjoy learning more about the City through their membership. Boards and commissions members must meet the required qualifications.​

Boards and Commission Reports See also:
Description of Boards Posted Public Meetings Calendar
Boards & Commissions Appointments Archived Meeting Agendas (link leaves City Secretary's website)

Dallas City Code Chapter 8 - Boards and Commissions
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*Boardmembers by Board
*​Boardmembers by Councilmember
*​Vacancies by Board
*Vacancies by Nominating Authority
​*Board Chairs
​Nomination Status Report
New Board and Commission Online Application


The city secretary chairs the city's records management policy committee and appoints the city's records management officer. The records management program provides for the identification, maintenance, retention, security, electronic storage, microfilming, disposition, and preservation of city records. The program is established by state law, city charter and city code. Learn more...
Questions regarding Records Management please email us at . 

See also:
Records Management Officer
Records Management Policy Committee
Records Management Program Ordinance
Requesting Records
Service Request (City Staff Only)


The mission of the Dallas Municipal Archives is to document and preserve the permanently valuable and historical records of the government of the City of Dallas, and to effectively provide access to information to citizens and city employees. Learn more...
Question regarding Municipal Archives please email .