260 Rachal Dr.
Bridge City, Texas 77611
Phone: 409.735.6801
Fax: 409.735.3349

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Welcome to the
Office of the City Secretary
City of Bridge City, Texas


260 Rachal / P. O. Box 846
Bridge City, Texas  77611-0846
Telephone: (409) 735-6801
Fax:  (409) 735-3349

The City Secretary for the City of Bridge City, Texas, is an officer of the City who is appointed by the City Council.  This office is responsible for the following:

  • Developing City Council agenda packets and posting of agendas
  • Recording and preparing the minutes of the proceedings of such meetings
  • Insuring ordinances are published when necessary and codified in a timely manner
  • Maintaining all official documents of the City and when necessary filing official documents at the County Courthouse
  • Issuing initial alcoholic beverage permits
  • Coordinating all City elections and overseeing early voting
  • Acting as Records Management Officer for the City, processing Public Information Requests and overseeing compliance with all provisions and State statutes governing records management
  • Responsible for keeping abreast of current laws relating to the Open Meetings Act, Public Information Act, Election Code and any other laws applicable to Municipal  Law
  • Serving as "Ex-Officio" Clerk of the Municipal Court by supervising Municipal Court administration
  • Performing other duties as the City Council shall assign