City Secretary's Office
The goal of the legislative department is to serve the citizens of Seabrook and the general public in accordance with federal, state and local law and through sound management practices, fulfill the responsibilities of this office in a fair, impartial and efficient manner.
The City Secretary's Office is primarily responsible for compiling and publishing the City Council agendas, attending each meeting of the City Council and maintaining a record of accurate minutes of the proceedings. Agendas and minutes may be reviewed in the Agenda Center.
In addition, the City Secretary is the custodian of all official city records, which includes but is not limited to ordinances, resolutions, contracts, easements, deeds of city-owned properties, and the Records Management Officer for the City of Seabrook.
This office oversees publications and postings of legal notices and agendas of all boards and commissions of the city as well as monitoring and managing the terms and attendance of all board and commission members and coordinating municipal elections.
The City Secretary's Office also oversees the publication and codification of the City of Seabrook Municipal Code of Ordinances and also provides information maintained by and for the city in accordance with requirements established by law in the Texas Public Information Act.
Seabrook has a Home Rule Charter and has adopted the City Council/City Manager form of government. The mayor and six Councilmembers are elected at large. Elections are held two out of every three years on the second Saturday in May. The term for Council members is for a period of three years. Effective May 2017, the term of office for the Mayor and Councilmembers will be four years, term-limited for no more than two consecutive terms. The City Secretary is responsible for conducting the City's elections.
MCCi provides the City of Seabrook with an online searchable database for archived agendas, minutes and other documents. You may search the online library by selecting the state of Texas and Seabrook.