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City Secretary's Office
Andrea Cunningham, TRMC
The City Secretary is an officer of the City appointed by the City Council. The City Secretary's Office is charged with a number of diverse responsibilities, including:
All documents created in the transaction of public business are declared records of the City and shall be created, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with the provisions and procedures as provided by Chapter 2, Division 3. Records Management Program, of the Code of Ordinances. It is the responsibility of the City Secretary to implement and manage all aspects of the City's records storage and destruction program. The City follows the guidelines for records maintenance as prescribed by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Public Information Act Requests
The Texas Public Information Act was enacted in 1973, and later repealed and replaced by the Public Information Act in 1993 as codified in the Texas Government Code Chapter 552. The Act allows citizens access to documents created by and for the City of Dripping Springs. By City Ordinance, request for information must be submitted to the City in writing:
Please allow five to ten business days for processing. The City Secretary will respond to requests in the manner indicted on the submitted form.
Boards, Commissions and Committees
One of the best ways to participate in your local government is to volunteer to serve on one of our Commissions/Committees/Boards. Information regarding responsibilities, membership and meeting times can be found on each board, commission or committee page. The City Secretary accepts applications year round and will hold applications for up to two years. Please see below for more information regarding serving on City Boards, Commissions and Committees.
The City of Drippings Springs is a Type A General Law City with a Mayor and five (5) City Council Members, each with staggered terms. The City holds annual elections on the first Saturday of each May. For more information in elections, please visit the City's Election Page.
Dripping Springs, Tx.
511 Mercer Street
Dripping Springs, Texas 78620
Phone: (512) 858-4725
P.O. Box 384
Dripping Springs, Texas 78620
Fees & Charges
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE A1.000 (GENERAL PROVISIONS),
SECTION A1.001 OF THE DRIPPING SPRINGS CODE OF ORDINANCES;
MODIFYING THE STANDARD FEE SCHEDULE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE
PERMIT FEES, USE FEES, AND OTHER FEES RELATED TO MUNiCIPAL
AUTHORIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES; PROVIDING FOR THE
FOLLOWING: RULES; STANDARDS; PROCEDURES; CRIMINAL
PENALTIES; AND, SEVERABILITY DOWNLOAD FEE SCHEDULE
Budget & Tax Rate
THE CITY OF DRIPPING SPRINGS, TEXAS, 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 15.57 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000.00 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $20.00
Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Approved Budget
Ordinance No. 1100.74: Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018
Ordinance No. 1110.18: 2017 Tax Levy
Resolution No. 2017-61: Ratification of Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget
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