City Secretary

The city secretary's office performs the following services:

  • Responsible for all records documenting decisions/actions of the City Council (resolutions, ordinances, original contracts). Maintain a current City Code of Ordinances.
  • Keep minutes of City Council proceedings.
  • Manage city elections and related activities.
  • Responsible for city's records management program, including development / maintenance of records retention schedules for all departments.
  • Handle permits / licensing for alcoholic beverage sales, taxicab operations, and junk / secondhand good dealers.
  • Track membership of all City Boards/Commissions; notify Council of term expirations, vacancies and new applicants.

Election Information

The next election will be held on November 5, 2019. The polling locations will be announced when the election is called.

Candidate Eligibility

A candidate must:
  • Be a citizen of the United States;
  • Be a qualified voter;
  • Be at least 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election;
  • Have not been declared mentally incapacitated by a final judgment of a court;
  • Have not been convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability;
  • Have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the city/district for 6 months immediately preceding the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot.

Application Period


From 8:00 AM Monday, July 22, 2019, to 5:00 PM on Monday, August 19, 2019. These dates are for the November 5, 2019 election.


Elected Officials Next Election Date
Jerry Morales November 5, 2019
Spencer Robnett November 2, 2021
Micheal Trost November 2, 2021
Scott Dufford November 2, 2021
John Love November 2, 2021
Sharla Hotchkiss November 5, 2019
J. Ross Lacy November 5, 2019

November 5, 2019, Polling Locations:


https://www.co.midland.tx.us/359/Election-Day-Voting-Locations (This link has polling locations for November 5, 2019 election.