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City Secretary

The City Secretary Department's mission is to facilitate, support and enhance the efforts of the City Council to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of their office and the ability of the general public to acquire and access public records and information. 

Minutes are available in PDF format online. CDs or DVDs are available for purchase or can be viewed online

City Code of Ordinances is available online or at the Library. 

Forms Available

Fall Election Dates

The fall election season begins in September with the start of Dallas County Voter Registration day on Tuesday, Sept. 22.

  • Sept. 22, Dallas County Voter Registration Day
  • Oct. 5, Last day to register to vote
  • Oct. 19, First day of Early Voting for the Nov. 3 Constitutional Amendment Election
  • Oct. 23, Last day to apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not postmarked)
  • Oct. 30, Last day of Early Voting for the Nov. 3 Constitutional Amendment Election
  • Nov. 3, Election day for the Constitutional Amendment Election (Last day to receive Ballot by Mail)

New Laws for Voters:

REVISED November 2015 PRESS RELEASE ENG 10 2 15 FINAL.pdf

REVISED November 2015 PRESS RELEASE SPA 10 2 15 FINAL.pdf

Helpful links:





Solicitor permits for door to door home solicitation and individual/group home flyer distribution are issued by the Garland Police Department at 1891 Forest Lane 972-205-1658

200 North Fifth Street 
4th Floor  
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
972-205-2504 Fax

Rene Dowl
City Secretary