The Office of the City Secretary is a customer driven department that delivers support with the utmost integrity and professionalism through prompt and courteous citizen interactions. Our commitment to excellence — by a creative and innovative team — supports, facilitates and strengthens the City of Princeton governmental process by assisting the Mayor and the City Council in fulfilling its duties and responsibilities.
Officer of the City
The City Secretary is an officer of the City. The position of the City Secretary is a statutory position required by State law. In addition to statutory duties, the City Secretary serves as the Director of the Office of the City Secretary, which oversees Election Administration, Records Management, Public Information, and the appointment process of Boards and Commissions.
City Secretary Duties & Responsibilities include:
Improving public access to municipal records and other information
Enhancing public participation in municipal government processes
Safeguarding, educating and enriching the municipal election and records management processes
Providing continuity for the Princeton city government by recording its legislative actions, both contemporary and archival, and serving as historian for the City
Providing daily assistance to all administrative departments of the City of Princeton government.