Texas Municipal Clerks Handbook, Eleventh Edition, 2018, by Texas Municipal Clerks
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This publication provides a comprehensive reference for the duties and powers of the Texas Municipal Clerk.
This handbook is an invaluable administrative guide to the major functions of the Texas municipal clerk’s job. It is written by city secretaries for city secretaries. It contains the following.
Administrative procedures, duties and responsibilities of municipal clerk
Records management information and forms
Sample agendas, minutes, ordinances, and resolutions
Oaths of office for elected and appointed officials
Sample budget preparation calendar
Sample purchasing requisition, purchase order, notice to bidders, and bid invitation
Form for public information request
Sample application form and letter of appointment for boards and commissions
List of cost of copies of open records
Agencies’ and publishers’ addresses and phone numbers, and
Bibliographic reference lists.
1: The Office and Duties of the Municipal Clerk
2: Agendas, Minutes, and Indexing Procedures
3: Municipal Finance
5: Publication Requirements and Posting
6: Municipal Purchasing and Contracting
7: Municipal Court
9: Public Information
10: Boards and Commissions/Constitutional Oath of Office
11: Council Meeting Procedures and Parliamentary Procedure
12: Records and Information Management
13: Human Resources
15: Professional Etiquette and Protocol
16: History of TMCCP and TMCA, Inc.