City hires Garden Ridge official as new secretary


The City of Fredericksburg has announced that Shelley Goodwin has been hired as the new city secretary, effective Thursday, Sept. 20.

Goodwin has served as city secretary for the City of Garden Ridge for the past seven years. Prior to her current position, she served 10 years as assistant city clerk for the City of San Marcos.

Goodwin is currently working to obtain her second certificate in the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program (TMCCP). She also holds her paralegal certificate. She is a member of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association (TMCA) and is also active in the community, serving as the president of the Navarro High School Athletic Booster Club.

Goodwin was selected from 55 applicants for this position. She was one of four finalists who were interviewed by a seven-member panel of city staff members.