City Secretary

The City Secretary’s Office strives to provide quality service and information to the citizens, the City Council, and city staff; maintain official city records for historical preservation; enhance public participation in local government processes; and serve all in an impartial manner. Additionally, the City Secretary’s Office:
  • Administers City of Murphy elections
  • Administers the city’s board and commission appointment process
  • Ensures codification of City of Murphy ordinances annually
  • Ensures that city-related legislation is followed
  • Establishes, maintains, archives, and preserves official city records in accordance with the records management program
  • Is the first point of contact for alcohol permitting
  • Prepares and provides City Council information, including agendas and minutes, ordinances, resolutions, and contracts
  • Receives and processes all open records requests, claims, and petitions filed by citizens