The City Secretary is an officer of the city, appointed by the Mayor and Council. The position of City Secretary is a statutory position required by state law and the City Charter.
In addition to the statutory duties of the position, the City Secretary serves to enhance public participation in municipal government and safeguard the democratic government process through transparent open government and open records. Additional responsibilities of the city secretary include:
The City of Red Oak adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 5.38 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $-40.57.