City Secretary


The City Secretary is appointed by the City Council as required by State law and the City Charter. The City Secretary's office serves as the information and research assistance to the public and city staff.

The City Secretary coordinates preparation of Council agenda  packets and the official minutes, prepares legal notices relating to Council agendas and other city issues for publication and posting. The office is responsible for the care and maintenance of all City of Andrews records and responds to requests for City records filed each year under the Texas Public Information Act.

This office performs the following services:

  • Serves as custodian for the official city records (i.e. agendas, minutes, ordinances, and resolutions)
  • Responsible for the city's records management program, including maintenance of records retention schedules for all departments
  • Maintains membership records of all City Boards and Commissions
  • Handles permitting for alcoholic beverage sales 
  • Elections Administrator
Information on alcoholic beverage permits

Contact Information:

Sara Copeland
City Secretary
432-523-4820
scopeland@cityofandrews.org