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Office of the City Secretary

Melissa L. Perry

Voice (512) 746-4593 ext. 26
Facsimile (512) 746-2052

Mission Statement:

The Office of the City Secretary is dedicated to providing support to the City Council and the City Manager’s Office, managing and preserving all the official City records, and providing information to the public as required by Law in a manner that values integrity, honesty, and trust.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The City Secretary is the official “Custodian of Records” and is responsible for managing the legislative history of the City and maintaining, disposing, and preserving official City documents and records in accordance with legal requirements.  The City Secretary serves as the City’s Election Official and, in compliance with the Texas Elections Code, administers all municipal elections and performs oaths of office for elected and appointed officials.

The City Secretary is also responsible for: 

  • Overseeing the corporate seal
  • Publishing and posting agendas for all City Council meetings
  • Compiling written minutes of official meetings of the City Council
  • Publishing and posting all legal notices
  • Attesting the Mayor’s signature on all official documents
  • Receives and maintains all official City documents such as ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements, and deeds.

    Forms & Applications:

     Public Information Act Request Form

     Application for Boards, Commissions and Committees

     Application for Employment


General Election is November 8, 2016
Elecciones generales es 08 de noviembre de 2016
(General Election-Cancelled)(Elecciones generales-cancelado)
Only the General Election is Cancelled.
Se cancela sólo las elecciones generales

Special Election is November 8, 2016
Elección especial es 08 de noviembre de 2016
The City of Jarrell will still hold a Special Election, please see
"Notice of Special Election"
below for information regarding the Special Election.
La voluntad de la ciudad de Jarrell todavía Sostenga una elección especial,
por favor vea "Aviso de la elección especial" más abajo para información tocante la elección especial.

List of documents below pertaining to the General & Special Election:
Lista de documentos a continuación correspondientes a la elección General y especial:

Notice of deadline to file application for place on the ballot
Aviso de fecha límite para la aplicación de archivos de lugar en la boleta electoral

Notice of General Election
Aviso de elecciones generales

Notice of Special Election
Aviso de elección especial

Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot
Aviso del sorteo Para Un Lugar En La Boleta

Ordinance No. 2016-9-27E with Order of Cancellation for the General Election
Ordenanza Nº 2016-9-27E con orden de cancelación de las elecciones generales