The City Secretary's Office serves the citizens of today and tomorrow while preserving the records of the past. Responsibilities of the City Secretary include coordination of the appointment process for boards and commissions as well as coordinating meeting information and packets for Council, boards and commissions, records management, providing notice of city meetings and maintaining minutes, and serves as Treasurer for the City.
The City Secretary serves as the elections administrator to ensure all legal requirements are met, including the coordination of all aspects of the City’s General and Special Elections, assisting in the determination of viable candidates, preparing and maintaining candidate files and posting legal notices.
City Records (Requests for Information)
The City Secretary acts as custodian of public records, including the preservation of such documents including contracts, ordinances, and resolutions. The City Secretary also serves as the City Records Management Officer (RMO). As the RMO, the City Secretary responds to Requests for Information from residents, citizens, and governmental agencies.
Shannon Montgomery, TRMC
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Monday through Friday; 8am to 4pm
Shannon serves as the City Secretary joining the City of Rhome team in 2017. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience having served in local government for 20 years. Shannon is a certified TRMC, gaining her first and second certifications in 2013 and 2018 respectively and currently on-track to receive her third TRMC certification in 2023. In addition to her City Secretary duties, Shannon serves as the City of Rhome’s Public Information Officer. Wearing several hats, she assists in our Finance Department as well. In 2016 she obtained her paralegal Certificate of Achievement from Purdue University. Shannon is married to Jeremy and Mommy to three wonderful four-legged babies; Crosbie, Toby and Bailey.