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City Secretary/Chief Administrative Officer

The City of Elkhart Secretary performs many duties vital to the daily operations of City Hall.  Listed below you will find many of the duties performed.
  • Record and edit the minutes of meetings and distribute to appropriate officials or staff members. 
  • Respond to requests for information from the public, other municipalities, state officials, or state and federal legislative offices.
  • Perform general office duties, typing or proofreading correspondence, distributing or filing official forms, or scheduling appointments.
  • Issue public notification of all official activities or meetings.
  • Collaborate with other staff to assist in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, or priorities.
  • Plan and direct the maintenance, filing, safekeeping, and computerization of all municipal documents.
  • Prepare meeting agendas and packets of related information.
  • Perform budgeting duties, such as assisting in budget preparation, expenditure review, or budget administration.
  • Prepare ordinances, resolutions, or proclamations so that they can be executed, recorded, archived, or distributed.
  • Maintain fiscal records and accounts.
  • Serve as a notary of the public.
  • Maintain and update documents, such as municipal codes or city charters.
  • Issue various permits and licenses, such as marriage, fishing, hunting, or dog licenses, and collect appropriate fees.
  • Prepare reports on civic needs.
  • Provide assistance with events, such as police department auctions of abandoned automobiles.

Contact Info

Carla Sheridan
City Secretary/Chief Administrative Officer
P.O. Box 944
903-764-5657
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