City Secretary

The City Secretary is an officer of the City, appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The position of City Secretary is a statutory position required by State Law and the City Charter.

The services provided by the City Secretary's Office include:

  • Administering Oaths
  • Conducting municipal Elections
  • Coordinating the codification of City ordinances
  • Maintaining appointments of Boards and Commissions
  • Managing the City corporate seal and attesting to authorized City officials’ signatures on all official documents
  • Preparing and disseminating council meeting agendas and packets
  • Preparing and disseminating council meeting minutes
  • Providing citizens with public information and fulfilling requests for public information
  • Providing staff support to the Mayor and City Council
  • Performing other duties as may be required by the City Council or State Law


City of Keene ordinances are now available online.

View Ordinances


View information about Keene elections and voting.

Election Info

Open Records Request

Submit request for public information.

Open Records Requests   

Public Information Act Booklet 

Open Meetings Act Booklet  

Council Packets & Approved Mintues 

April 25, 2019              Approved Mintues 

April 18, 2019              Approved Mintues 

April 11, 2019              Approved Mintues 

March 28, 2019            Approved Mintues 

March 14, 2019            Approved Mintues 

February 28, 2019        Approved Mintues 

February 21, 2019        Approved Mintues 

February 14, 2019        Approved Mintues 

January 31, 2019         Approved Mintues 

January 27, 2019         Approved Mintues 

January 17, 2019         Approved Mintues 

January 3, 2019           Approved Mintues 




Holly Owens

City Secretary
1000 N. Old Betsy Rd.
Keene, TX 76031


Ph: (817) 641-3336 ext. 110
Fax: (817) 556-2060

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday