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Texas Municipal Clerks
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University of North Texas
1155 Union Cir #305067
Denton, Texas 76203
phone 940-565-3488

About TMCA, Inc.

Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc., is a professional organization dedicated to serving the demands of excellence in Texas' local government and public problem-solving.

The Association's principal missions are:

  • to motivate Texas city clerks and city secretaries to become leaders in their fields of governance (established by Article 1000 [Section 22.073 Local Government Code], Civil Statutes, State of Texas) and
  • to provide an educational program for the beginning and career city clerk and city secretary to meet the highest standards of functional competence and ethical sensitivity.

Providing for continuing education and leadership is the fundamental objective of the Association. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for pursuing professional development through training and professional interaction.

Pictured:  Texas cities that have at least one current TMCA member as of March 2015.


TMCA Code of Ethics

Recognizing their responsibilities to the people, desiring to inspire public confidence and respect for government, and believing that honesty, integrity, loyalty and courtesy form the basis of ethical conduct, members of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc., do hereby subscribe to the following principles and ethics which will govern the personal and professional conduct as a municipal clerk:

To uphold constitutional government and the laws of my community;

To conduct my public and private life as to be an example to fellow citizens and co-workers;

To never disclose confidential information gained by reason of my position nor use such information for personal gain;

To be ever mindful of my neutrality and impartiality, rendering equal service to all and to extend the same treatment I wish to receive myself;

To impart to my profession those standards of quality and integrity that the conduct of the affairs of my office shall be above reproach and to merit public confidence in our community;

To record that which is true and preserve that which is entrusted to me as if it were my own; and

To strive constantly to improve the administration of the affairs of my office through independent study, courses, meetings and seminars, and through sound management practices to produce continued progress and so fulfill my responsibilities to my community.

Download the TMCA Code of Ethics


Mission Statement

The Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc., and the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program are dedicated to providing an educational and professional development program for novice and experienced municipal clerks.

Strategic Plan

TMCA Strategic Plan


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