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Heberto L. "Beto" Ramirez- Acting City Secretary

City Hall
1110 Houston Street / 3rd Floor
Laredo, Texas 78040
Phone: (956) 791-7308
Fax: (956) 791-7491
Email: hramirez@ci.laredo.tx.us
 
Mission Statement

To engross and enroll all laws, ordinances and resolutions approved by the City Council; provide administrative services support to the City Council; Administer all city elections; and provide records retention and destruction advisory services to all city departments.
 
Duties as described in the City Charter

It shall be the duty of the City Secretary to attend every meeting of the City Council and keep accurate minutes of the proceedings thereof in a book to be provided for the purpose and to engross and enroll all laws, resolutions and ordinances of the City Council; to keep the corporate seal; to take charge of and preserve and keep in order all the books, records, papers, documents, and files of said Council; to countersign all commissions issued to the City officers and licenses issued; and any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the City Council or state statute.
 
Other Responsibilities and Duties

- Sister Cities Liaison
- Administer City of Laredo web page
- Accept all claims and lawsuits against the City of Laredo
- Approve and sign alcoholic beverage premits within the city    limits
- Receive and open bids for purchasing, RFPs, and construction    contracts
- Accept and process recalls, initiative, referendums
- Maintain Code of Ordinances and its update
- Posting of all council, advisory, and committee meetings
- Receive and file all citizened petitions
- Publication of official notices
- Maintain Campaign Finance Reports
- Maintain Campaign Finance Forms (State of Texas)
- Maintain List of Lobbyists
 

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CITY CHARTER
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
  COUNCIL AGENDAS
  COUNCIL MEETING VIDEOS
  VIDEO STREAM ARCHIVES
CODE OF ORDINANCES
COMMITTEES
  COMMITTEE MEMBER LIST
COMMITTEE INFORMATION
LAREDO COMMISSION FOR WOMEN
LIAISON GUIDE BOOK
CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURE
ELECTIONS INFORMATION
LOBBYIST INFORMATION
NOTICE OF CLAIM FORM
PROCEDURES MANUAL
PROTOCOL HANDBOOK
PUBLICATIONS
RECORDS RETENTION
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