City Hall

Administration

24542_342656934663_7985828_nJohn Francis
Mayor

Email: [email protected]
201 S. Main St
Deport, TX 75435

Ph: (903) 652-3875
Fax: (903) 652-4086
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Jacqueline Dangerfield
City Secretary

Email: [email protected]
201 S. Main St
Deport, TX 75435

Ph: (903) 652-3875
Fax: (903) 652-4086

 

 

Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The City of Deport has a Mayor-Council “Home-rule” form of government. The Mayor is elected separately from the Council. The Mayor has significant budgetary and administrative authority in this form of government.

City Mayor’s Duties

The Mayor serves as the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for:

·       Implementing the policies, goals, and objectives adopted by the Council

·       Enforcing all City ordinances, rules, and regulations

·       Keeping the Council informed

·       Drawing Council attention to City needs and recommending alternatives by which the Council can respond to those needs

·       Supervising all municipal employees, except the offices of the City Attorney and Municipal Court Judge

·       Preparing the annual budget and keeping the Council and public advised of the City’s financial condition and future needs

·       Serving as a liaison or ex-officio member to various City and community committees and organizations

·       Preparing Council meeting agendas and attending all such meetings to serve as a resource to the Council and public

 

 

City Secretary’s Duties

The City Secretary’s Office is primarily responsible for complying and publishing the City Council agenda, attending each meeting of the City Council and maintaining a record of accurate minutes of the proceedings.

Agendas & Minutes

Agenda and minutes may be reviewed here.

City Records

In addition, the city secretary is the custodian of all official city records, which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Contracts
  • Deeds of city owned properties
  • Easements
  • Ordinances
  • Resolutions

The city secretary is also the designated records manager of the city of Deport.

Municipal Code Duties

The City Secretary’s Office also oversees the publication and codification of the city of Deport Municipal Code of Ordinances, and provides information maintained by and for the city in accordance with requirements established by law in the Texas Public Information Act.

Deport is a Home Rule City, and has adopted the City Council/City Manager form of government. The mayor and six council members are elected at large. Elections are held every May and City Council terms are for a period of three years.

Mission Statement

The mission of the City Secretary’s Office is to preserve the history of the city of Deport and serve the residents of Deport in accordance with federal, state and local law; fulfilling the responsibilities of this office in a fair, impartial and efficient manner.

 

Volunteering

If you are interested in volunteering for City of Deport boards, commissions, statutory corporations, and government entities, please download and print out the application form.