Open Records Request

The Office of the City Secretary is the administrative agency responsible for the care and maintenance of all of the City’s records.  This office houses all legal transactions, City Commission minutes, agendas, deeds, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, franchises, and a vast array of other historical and regulatory information.  The City Secretary is designated as the City’s Records Management Officer by both State and City ordinance.

The Public Information Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 552 gives you the right to access government records. Certain exceptions may apply to the disclosure of the information.  The city will strive to furnish all information that is approved within 10 working days.  Medical patient care information will only be released in accordance with the standards relating to the Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information, 45 CFR parts 160 and 164 under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

The City Secretary is responsible for developing and administering a records retention and destruction policy as required by state statute.

All open records requests for public information MUST be submitted in writing. 
PDF Public Information Request Form

The PDF Request Form may be printed, completed then submitted via fax to (254)559-7322 or mail to Attn: City Secretary, City of Breckenridge, 105 N. Rose Ave, Breckenridge TX 76424 or email to
The City Secretary has ten (10) working days to respond to requests.  Generally, records in response to requests are sent by email.  Please make sure to check your spam folder if you have not received a response.

Click here to open a printable form: Open Records Request Form

Open Records (Police Records) Required Release Authorization
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