City Secretary

Cheryl Everett has been City Secretary since February 2006. Cheryl provides clerical, record keeping and administrative functions to the City Council and City Administrator.  In addition, this individual performs many tasks that assist in guiding and managing the operation of local government policy and law.  Listed below you will find many of the duties performed.
  • Record and edit the minutes of meetings and distribute to appropriate officials or staff members.
  • Respond to requests for information from the public, other municipalities, state officials, or state and federal legislative offices.
  • Perform general office duties, typing or proofreading correspondence, distributing or filing official forms, or scheduling appointments.
  • Issue public notification of all official activities or meetings.
  • Collaborate with other staff to assist in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, or priorities.
  • Plan and direct the maintenance, filing, safekeeping, and computerization of all municipal documents.
  • Prepare meeting agendas or packets of related information.
  • Perform budgeting duties, such as assisting in budget preparation, expenditure review, or budget administration.
  • Prepare ordinances, resolutions, or proclamations so that they can be executed, recorded, archived, or distributed.
  • Maintain fiscal records and accounts.
  • Serve as a notary of the public.
  • Maintain and update documents, such as municipal codes or city charters.
  • Prepare reports on civic needs.
  • Assist with events, such as police department auctions of abandoned automobiles.
  • Responsible for maintaining payroll systems and processing paychecks according to schedule and in the correct amount.
  • Consolidate timesheet information and enter data into payroll databases, calculating paycheck amounts and distributing funds to employee accounts.
  • Maintain employee records, health insurance, and retirement information.
  • Maintains quarterly reports for payroll taxes, sales taxes, and criminal costs and fees, making sure that all is paid promptly.

Contact Info

Cheryl Everett
3458 Ted Trout Dr. Hudson, TX 75904
936-875-2358 X102