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COVID-19 Updates and Information.

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Master Plan Virtual Town Hall - Extended!

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Bennett Williams chosen to help Mayor light the Holiday Tree in Snider Plaza.

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November 2020 UPdate.

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Virtual Snider Plaza Tree Lighting - November 22

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Young resident to help Mayor light the Holiday Tree in Snider Plaza.

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Wednesday, December 2 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.

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Thursday, December 3 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Toddler Story - UP Public Library

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Friday, December 4 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Baby Story Time.

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Wednesday, December 9 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.

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Thursday, December 10 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Toddler Story - UP Public Library

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Friday, December 11 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Baby Story Time.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - City Council Meeting

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The City Secretary is a statutory position required by state law and the City Charter.  The City Secretary provides administrative support to the Mayor and Council members as well as to the City Manager’s Office.  The City Secretary is responsible for the following:

Municipal Elections:  The City Secretary is the Elections Administrator, responsible for conducting municipal elections as prescribed by the Election Code of the State of Texas and the City Charter.

Click here for Election information.
Council Agendas and Minutes:  The City Secretary coordinates, schedules, and attends all City Council meetings and workshops and prepares the agendas for and minutes of the meetings.

View City Council Meeting Agendas, Minutes and meeting video.

Archived City Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes.
City Charter and Code of Ordinances:  The City Secretary maintains and is responsible for codification of the City’s Charter and Code of Ordinances.

View the City's Home Rule Charter.

Click here to link to the City’s Code of Ordinances The Code is updated twice annually to reflect newly adopted ordinances.

Requests for Information made under the Texas Public Information Act:  All requests for information must be submitted in writing, either online, by e-mail, fax or in person.  The City has up to 10 business days to respond to the request.  Please visit this page for more information.

Click here to submit an online Open Records Request.


Food Establishment and Alcohol Sales Permits:  The City contracts with Dallas County Health and Human Services for food establishment and environmental inspections.  All facilities are inspected twice annually with any additional inspections as required.

Inspection reports and scores are posted on the City’s website at:   Food Establishment Inspection Reports

View information for permitting of food establishments in University Park.

View information for sales of Beer, Wine and/or Mixed Beverages in University Park.


Board and Committee applications:  The City Council appoints members to the City’s resident Boards and Committees in June of even years, in conjunction with the General Election.  For more information about the Boards and Committees, click here.


Preservation and maintenance of City records (ordinances, contracts, resolutions, etc.):  The City Secretary can provide Certified Copies of all ordinances and resolutions upon request.

For more information, contact City Secretary Christine Green at 214-987-5302 or by e-mail at city-secretary@uptexas.org.


Guidelines on City-issued proclamations:
 
The City of University Park welcomes the opportunity to recognize residents, businesses, organizations and City-sponsored special events for their worthy accomplishments, milestones, or importance to the community.  All proclamation requests must have a direct connection to the City, or have special significance to the City, region or state as determined by the Mayor.
 
All proclamation requests should be made through the City Secretary’s Office by email at citysecretary@uptexas.org, or by calling Christine Green at 214-987-5302.  When submitting the request, please provide complete and detailed information about the person, business, organization or event that you want to recognize.  To accommodate preparation and scheduling, all requests should be made at least 14 days in advance of the occasion being recognized.
 
The City reserves the right to decline any proclamation request without providing further details.  All requests will receive a response.  Do not assume your request is approved until you are contacted by a City staff member.