Open Records Division

Requests for public information (open records) are treated uniformly.  The law requires that public information requests be made IN WRITING.  Once the request is submitted, it will be reviewed to determine if the information is deemed public.  If the information is public, the request will be processed.

The City Secretary has been designated by the City Council as the Records Management Officer for the City of Rockdale, Texas.  All open records requests should be delivered to the City Secretary by one of the following methods:

     In person - Rockdale City Hall, 505 West Cameron Avenue, Rockdale, Texas

     By mail - City of Rockdale, Attn: City Secretary, Post Office Box 632, Rockdale, Texas 76567

     Fax to 512-446-6258

     Email to

All open records requests can now use the new online tool for GOVQA. Click the link below to get started.

An Open Records Request form may be accessed from this page and printed for submission.  Also, the link to the ORR Exclusions List referenced on the Open Records Request form is available here for your convenience. Requests are not required to be submitted on the provided form, but all pertinent information must be included with your written request.
** Online submissions through this website are not allowed.

A copy of the Public Information Act poster regarding Rights and Responsibilities is available by clicking one of the following links:  PIA version in English     PIA version in Spanish .

For more information on how the City Secretary's Office handles requests for public information / open records, please visit the Attorney General of Texas website or contact the OAG Open Government Hotline at 877-673-6839.

NOTE:  ACCIDENT REPORTS are not considered to be open records requests and may be obtained directly from the Rockdale Police Department.  For more information on Accident Reports, contact Rockdale PD at 512-446-3436.