City Secretary's Office

​Records ​Management

​​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.

​See also:
Records Manage​ment Program
Records Management Policy Committee
Records Management Program Ordinance
Open Records Request​


The City Secretary's Office has citywide oversight of the city's records management practices.

Departments generally respond to public information requests directly, without going through this office. Request for public information can be sent to the Public Information Office.
The Records Management Office for the City of Dallas can be reached at (214) 670-3743.