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Edinburg City Council Appoints City Secretary

Pictured above: Clarice Balderas to start May 16th, 2022.
Calendar emojiMay 6, 2022  
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On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, during a regularly scheduled City Council Meeting, the Edinburg Mayor and Council appointed Clarice Yvette Balderas as City Secretary following Executive Session. This announcement follows the recent appointment of Myra L. Ayala, who formerly held the position of City Secretary, as City Manager last month.

Balderas is a graduate of the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley and most recently served as an Administrative Assistant in the City of Edinburg from October 2002 to March 2018, and worked alongside the community within the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District as a substitute teacher and student teacher. 

“During her 15 years of experience with the Edinburg City Secretary Department, Ms. Balderas was cross-trained and worked within the different areas of the department. She is knowledgeable of the duties and responsibilities that this crucial position entails,” said Edinburg City Manager Myra L. Ayala.

Throughout her career, Balderas has attended numerous courses and trainings, including the Public Information Officer Course, the Texas Department of State Election Law Seminars for Cities and Schools, the Texas Municipal Clerks Association Election Law Seminar, Vital Statistics and Passport Trainings, and was also a member of the Lower Rio Grande Valley City Secretaries Association