The City Secretary is the Public Information Coordinator for the City of Mathis. This office is responsible for coordinating with city departments and ensuring that all Open Records Request are processed in a timely fashion in accordance with the Texas Public Information Act and city procedures. Appointed and elected officials are required to take training on the state guidelines under the Open Meetings Act. The City Secretary’s Office assists with coordinating Open Meetings Act Training for the board volunteers as required by the Texas Open Meetings Act.
DUE TO Changes Related to COVID-19 [Coronavirus] - Consistent with Governor Greg Abbot’s Open Meeting changes dated March 16, 2020, effective immediately and until further notice, public meetings will be held in a manner intended to separate, to the maximum practical extent to reduce the chance of COVID19 transmission. However, the governmental bodies must offer alternative methods of communicating with their public officials; and public comment/input shall be limited to written format submitted to the City Secretary. Please follow the procedures listed on this link: PUBLIC COMMENT/INPUT PROCEDURES FOR MEETINGS OF THE CITY COUNCIL