Skip to main content

The City Secretary is the local official who maintains the integrity of the election process, ensures transparency and access to city records, facilitates the legislative process, and is the recorder of local history. The City Secretary acts as the compliance officer for federal, state, and local statutes, including the Open Meetings Act and the Public Information Act, and serves as the filing authority for campaign finance reports and financial disclosure statements.

Contact Information

Address: 1201 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 9277, Corpus Christi, TX 78469

Email: citysecretary@cctexas.com

Phone: (361) 826-3105

Fax: (361) 826-3113

 

Staff:

Rebecca L. Huerta, City Secretary
 
Paul Pierce, Assistant City Secretary
 
Monique Lerma, Executive Assistant to the City Secretary
 
Tamera Riley, Management Assistant
 
Aly Berlanga, Executive Assistant
 
Mary Ann Pena, Records Coordinator

City Secretary Services

Boards, Commissions & Committees

ServeCC: Apply for a City Board, Commission or Committee Today!

Elections and Voting

View the candidate packet, candidates’ questions, and answers, Vote Texas voter notices, early and election day voting locations, sample ballots and other campaign and election information.

Ethics Complaints

The City Secretary's Office processes ethics complaints. Learn about the procedure to file a complaint and how these complaints are processed. 

File Notice of Claim

A notice of claim can be filed with the City of Corpus Christi for up to 180 days of the date of injury or property damage.

Lobbyist Registration

A person who engages in lobbying of a city official, for compensation, must register with the City Secretary.

Public Information Requests

The Texas Public Information Act (Texas Government Code, Chapter 552), gives you the right to access government records. 

The City of Corpus Christi was incorporated in 1852.

Corpus Christi History

"Boards, Commissions and Committees are an essential part of our City with many opportunities for residents to serve in a variety of roles."

—Rebecca Huerta, City Secretary

Rebecca L. Huerta professional photo

Rebecca L. Huerta, City Secretary

Rebecca L. Huerta was appointed City Secretary on January 6, 2014. She is the first Hispanic woman to be appointed City Secretary. She served as Assistant City Secretary from July 2013 to December 2013. Prior to that, Ms. Huerta served as Assistant to the City Manager for six years, working with four city managers during that period. She has 20 years of service with the City of Corpus Christi. She previously worked in the City Secretary’s Office and the Parks and Recreation department.

Ms. Huerta received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991 and her Master of Arts in Public Administration from the University of Houston in 1995. She completed the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program in April 2016, earning the designation of TRMC (Texas Registered Municipal Clerk). She is currently enrolled in the Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) program sponsored by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. She is an active member of the League of Women Voters-Corpus Christi chapter, Coastal Bend Chapter of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association, and the Association of Hispanic Municipal Officers (AHMO), a Texas Municipal League affiliate group.