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Birth & Death Certificate Update

Effective Immediately copies of Birth and Death Certificates will no longer be available here at City Hall. To obtain copies you will need to go to the Harris County Clerks Office at the following adderess: 101 South Richey, Suite C (Corner of Highway 225 and South Richey) Pasadena, Texas 77506 (Phone: 713-274-6230)

The position of City Secretary is appointed by Mayor and approved by City Council. The City Secretary holds the dual position of secretary to both the Mayor and the City Council. The City Secretary has the power to administer oaths and is vested and charged with exercising and shall exercise all the powers, rights, and duties conferred upon the position by the General Laws of Texas. The City Secretary is the official records' keeper for the City and maintains the originals of all ordinances, resolutions, minutes, and other legal documents of the City. The City Secretary monitors the use of the City Seal, prepares and posts the agendas and attends all City Council meetings. The City Secretary administers municipal elections and processes all actions taken by the City Council requiring the Mayor's or Council's signature. The City Secretary holds a dual position of secretary to both the Mayor and the Council.

The City Secretary Division administers legislative processes including:

The City Secretary is the Official Records Manager of the City of South Houston.

The Code of Ordinances is maintained by Municipal Code.

Lance Avant

City Administration - City Secretary
Phone1: (713) 947-7700