The City Secretary is appointed by the City Commission and also serves as the Finance Director for the City.
The City Secretary attends and prepares official minutes of the City Commission meetings and serves as the custodian of the following city records:
- City Commission Minutes
The City Secretary is the Public Information Coordinator for the City of Marshall. This office is responsible for coordinating with city departments to ensure that all Open Records Requests are processed in a timely fashion in accordance with the Texas Public Information Act and city procedures.
City elections are ordered by the City Commission and managed by the City Secretary. City elections are conducted in accordance with the Texas Election Code. The City of Marshall contracts with Harrison County to administer elections and tabulate ballots.
- The General Election for City Commissioner Districts 6 and 7 will be Saturday, November 3, 2020. Early voting will be Tuesday, October 13, 2020, - Friday, October 30, 2020, by Executive Order of Governor Greg Abbott.
- The General Election for City Commissioner Districts 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be Saturday, May 1, 2021. Candidates may submit an application for Place on General Election Ballot between January 13, 2021, and February 12, 2021, at the City Secretary’s Office.
The Special Election to fill a vacancy for City Commissioner District 2 will be Saturday, November 3, 2020. Early voting will be Tuesday, October 13, 2020, - Friday, October 30, 2020, by Executive Order of Governor Greg Abbott.