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City Secretary / Financial Director


City Secretary

In accordance with the City Charter, the City Secretary is responsible:

  • To attend all meetings of the City Council:
  • Keep accurate records of all official meetings:
  • Custodian of all municipal records;
  • Serve as election official for all City elections; and
  • Maintain City Seal and affix to all instruments requiring the seal.

The City Secretary is also required to post all City Council meeting agendas as required by the Texas Open Meetings Act and process all requests for public information as required by the Texas Public Information Act.

Finance Director

The Finance Department is responsible for the cash flows and fiscal operations of the City including the general ledger, purchasing, municipal court, utility billing, investments, debt management, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and capital assets.

The Finance Department has overall responsibility for the efficient and prudent financial administration of the City in accordance with guidelines established by policies, procedures, ordinances, and budgets adopted by the City Council, state laws, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and Government Financial Officers internal controls are maintained to assure the financial responsibility and fiscal management of the City of Whitehouse’s assets and resources. This department strives to build a solid foundation for financial stability. Other city departments are provided financial support needed to achieve their missions.

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