The City of Angleton City Secretary's Office is one of 43 of the 595 cities to receive this Award.
The application for this award was submitted by City Secretary Frances Aguilar, TRMC, CMC on behalf of the City of Angleton in December 2020. This is the second year of this TMCA award program, and the award designation is for a two-year period.
The Award of Excellence recognizes the statutory requirements and demands for the effective management of resources for proper governance by the City Secretary's Office. The award itself recognizes Municipal Clerk offices throughout the state for compliance with federal, state and local statutes that govern standards necessary to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the office. A Municipal Clerk's office must have met and demonstrated 9 of 12 standards to be eligible to receive the award. The 12 standards considered by a committee include:
• Records Management
• Open Meetings Act
• Professional Development / Certifications
• Government Transparency
• Municipal Clerk Office Policies/Procedures
• Other Areas of Responsibility
• Innovation/Streamline Projects
• Public Information Act
• Departmental Training
More information about the Texas Municipal Clerks Association Award of Excellence is available at TMCA Municipal Clerk's Office Achievement of Excellence Award | Texas Municipal Clerks (unt.edu).