CITY OF HALTOM CITY  5024 Broadway Ave. Haltom City, Texas 76117  817-222-7700

Closure Notice - City Hall & Public Works

COVID-19

Due to the large number of positive COVID-19 cases in Tarrant County, recent outbreaks in certain city facilities and out of concern for the safety of our citizens and employees, City administration decided to close City Hall and the Public Works facility to the public effective Monday, December 21, 2020.

Although these buildings are closed to walk-in traffic, all city services are still being delivered.

For a full list of operational changes affected by COVID-19 see:

City Secretary

Duties of the City Secretary's Office

The duties of the City Secretary range from records management to the coordination and conducting of elections.


  • Information

    Respond to citizens, City department, and Council Member requests for archival, business, legislative, and historical information, and for public records.

  • Elections

    Conducts all City elections for measures, mayor and council offices, guides candidates through the elections process and registers voters.

  • Records Management

    Manages the retention and destruction of official documents in compliance with the Citywide Records Retention Schedule.

  • Council Meetings

    Prepares City Council Agendas, posts Agendas and Public Notices of meetings and adjournments, and records of the Minutes of each Council meeting.

  • Boards & Commissions

    Coordinates appointments to the City's citizen advisory boards, posts list of vacancies, and swears members into office.

  • Codes

    Updates and distributes copies of the Code to City departments, manages inventory and sales of code books and supplements.

  • Service

    Continuously upgrades and develops new and better systems and procedures for delivery of public services.

  • Indexes

    Maintains computerized indexes to Council decisions, public records, and voting data for rapid information retrieval.

  • Vital Records

    Collaborates with other City departments to protect vital documents necessary to restarting business after a disaster.

  • Ethics Commission

    Acts as filing officer for political campaign contribution, expenditures, and conflict of interest statements.

  • Legal Notices

    Advertises public hearings and publishes adopted ordinances (Local laws) in a newspaper of general circulation.

  • Uniform Codes

    Maintains official records of Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Swimming Pool and other construction codes.

  • Public Hearings

    Ensures persons who might be impacted by a pending City decision are notified, prepares the Administrative Record for legal actions.

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5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, Texas 76117
817-222-7700