The City Secretary’s office is responsible for:
- City Commission agendas and minutes
- Ordinance codification
- Coordinating City elections
- Receipt of official campaign contributions and expenditure reports from candidates and office holders as required by the Texas Ethics Commission
- Official notices
- Processing public information requests
- Certifying and attesting to all official City documents
- Acting as a liaison between the City and citizens
Elections & Candidate Criteria
Slaton Mayor and City Commissioners candidates must meet the following criteria
- A citizen of the United States
- 18 years of age or older
- Have not been declared mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court
- Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities
- Have resided in the state for 12 months and in the city or in the ward, as applicable, for six months immediately preceding the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot
- A qualified voter
An election is held each year on the first Saturday of May.
- The Mayor, City Commissioner Ward I and City Commissioner Ward III are held on odd numbered years.
- The City Commissioner Ward II and City Commissioner Ward IV are held on even numbered years.
- 6:30 pm
- Second Monday of the month
- City Hall – 130 S. 9th St., Slaton, TX 79364
- To place an item on the agenda, the item must be presented in written form to the Mayor or City Administrator by 5:00 pm, the Wednesday prior to the monthly meeting.
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