City Clerk's Office

The La Marque City Clerk's Office serves as a major source of information within the City and to all of the citizens. The manner in which information is provided is as important as the information itself.


Responsibilities


The City Clerk is responsible for attending and accurately recording the minutes of all regular and special meetings of the City Council. The City Clerk is also the custodian of all official records of the City, and is the Records Management Officer.

The City Clerk is also responsible for:
  • City Cemetery (burial plots)
  • Itinerant vendor permits
  • New application and renewal of liquor licenses

Objectives

  • To record all actions of City Council
  • Guarantee the authenticity of all official documents and provide for their safekeeping and retrieval
  • Administer City elections and the City's Records Management Program
  • Provide public information by personal contact or through media sources

Open Records Request


The City Clerk's Office receives requests for public information. Requests must be in writing specifying what records are needed. The request should be addressed to:

City Clerk
City of La Marque
1111 Bayou Road
La Marque, Texas 77568

Elections


All City elections are administered by Galveston County Election Division. The City Clerk's Office is responsible for:
  • The preparation and publication of all official notices and orders
  • Preparations for election officials and polling places
  • The receipt and filing of all candidate forms and reports