Community Outreach

Tools for Open Government

Read more about open government from the Office of the Attorney General of Texas:

Open Records Requests

The City Secretary's office launched an online software program for submitting public information requests. With this program, requestors have the ability to log into the Public Records Center to track the status of requests, communicate with the City, and access the requested documents. By capturing, routing, and managing public information requests, the system will enhance organization and create a convenient form of communication between departments, resulting in faster response times.

There is no charge for the first 10 letter sized pages. After the first 10 pages, there is a fee charged for any copies made. You will be notified of any fees before the requests are fulfilled.

To submit a request, please visit the Public Records Center.

For further information on the law, see the Public Information Act

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  1. Barbara E. Sanderson

    Executive Director of Community Outreach
    Cell Phone: 409-789-7040

  2. Sally Bakko

    Director of Policy and Governmental Relations

  3. Marissa Barnett

    Public Information Officer
    Cell Phone: 409-692-6514

  4. Kurt Koopman

    Police Media Specialist

  5. Taylor Gonzalez

    Communications Specialist

  6. Megan Pierce

    Administrative Manager & Special Event Coordinator

  7. Antoinette Lynch

    Arts and Culture Coordinator

  8. Community Outreach

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