City Government

Administration - Public Information

Downloads: Open Records Request | Open Meetings Act | Public Information Act

The Office of the City Secretary is the administrative agency responsible for the care and maintenance of all City of Brenham records. We house all legal transactions, City Council minutes, agendas, deeds, ordinances, resolutions, contracts and a vast array of other historical and regulatory information. The City Secretary is designated as the City's Records Management Officer by both State law and City ordinance.

All open records requests for the City of Brenham are processed by the City Secretary's Office. All requests for public information are treated uniformly. Once the request is submitted, the City Secretary, with assistance from the City Attorney, determines whether or not the requested information can be released. If the information is public, then the information will be processed and sent out within ten (10) business days. If the requested information cannot be released the City Secretary will notify the requestor, in writing, within ten (10) business days.

To place an open records request, you may hand deliver or mail a completed request to:

Office of the City Secretary
P.O. Box 1059
Brenham, TX 77834-1059

If you wish to submit a request via fax or email, please direct the communication to the City Secretary's Office as follows:

Fax: 979-337-7568

The City of Brenham is subject to the Open Meetings Act and the Public Information Act.