The City Secretary’s office performs administrative and legislative functions and processes in accordance with the City Charter, State laws, and City ordinances and policies. The City Secretary’s office:

  • Gives notice of and records City Commission, Industrial Development Corporation, Economic Development Corporation and Utility Board meetings
  • Responsible for all official records and documents of the City including meeting minutes, ordinances, resolutions, deeds, easements, contracts,  and proclamations
  • keeps abreast of legislative changes in elections, and coordinates the administration of all City Elections
  • Responsible for the City of La Feria Records Management program
  • Receives and responds to requests for information

Public Information Request form

Agendas & Minutes 

Human Resources 

May 7, 2022 General Election

The May 7, 2022, General Election will be held at La Feria City Hall, located at 115 E. Commercial Ave. Filing for a place on the ballot is set by state statute and will run from January 19 to February 18, 2022. Find additional election-related dates and information at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/voter/important-election-dates.shtml (posted in accordance with TX. Legis. H.B. 305, effective September 1, 2019).

Filing requirements are per state statute, available at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/2020/index.shtml, and those of the City of La Feria Charter. (Charter Qualifications – the mayor and Commissioners shall have been a qualified voter of the City for twelve months immediately preceding election day, and continuously during the term of office.

Per the Sec. of State’s CSO-3449 Advisory of August 3, 2020, candidate applications may be filed:
– in person, with the City Secretary’s office at City Hall;
– by mail; an application submitted by mail is considered to be filed at the time of its receipt by the appropriate filing authority. (Secs. 143.007(b); 144.005(b)); or
– by fax or email – “A signed, sworn, scanned candidate application (and petition, if applicable) may be submitted by fax or email if there is no filing fee [the City of La Porte Charter does not require a filing fee]. Please be advised that an application must be notarized prior to filing via fax or email.”