City of Palmview

City Secretary

The City Secretary is a chartered position appointed by the City Council and who reports administratively to the City Manager.  The responsibilities of the City Secretary are vast but primarily accountable for carrying out statutory and charter requirements.  Areas of responsibility include: Open Meetings, Open Records, City Elections, Campaign Finance, and Records Management. The City Secretary serves as Custodian of Records, Keeper of the City Seal and Public Information Coordinator.  The City Secretary serves as a resource of information.

Annette Villarreal

Annette Villarreal

City Secretary

Annette Villarreal, CMC, CPM; With 25+ years of municipal experience; 13+ years in capacity of City Secretary/Director; Joined the Palmview Team in November 2017 after retirement from the City of McAllen in October 2015 with 23+ years of public service;  Extensive knowledge of municipal operations; Extensive knowledge of Election Law, Open Meetings, Public Information, Budgeting and Customer Service operations.

Professional Affiliations:

Member of Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc. (TMCA); Member of International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC); Member of Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV) City Secretary’s Chapter; former Texas Registered Municipal Clerk (TRMC) through TMCA; Served on TMCA Board of Directors 2009, 2010; Previous service as officer of the LRGV City Secretary’s Chapter (President, Secretary/Treasurer, Historian)

City Secretary's Contact Information

Office hours:  Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Office is located at Palmview City Hall
400 W. Veterans Blvd.
Palmview, TX 78572
(956) 432-0300 x324
(956) 581-7494 (fax)
avillarreal@cityofpalmview.us

  • City of Palmview City Charter
  • City of Palmview City Ordinances
  • Texas Election Code
  • Public Information Handbook by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas
  • Open Meetings Handbook by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas
  • Texas Legislature Online
  • Texas Transportation Code
  • Texas Municipal Clerks Associations, In. (TMCA)
  • Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program (TMCCP)
  • Texas Municipal Election Law & Procedures Manual by Alan Bojorquez
  • Texas Municipal Election Law Manual by Analeslie Muncy
  • International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC)
  • Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC)
  • Texas Municipal League (TML)

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