The City of Gautier is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the City of Gautier Web Site and governs data collection and usage. By using the City of Gautier Web Site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
The City of Gautier Web Site collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. This information is solely used by the City to conduct its business and will not be sold, transferred or given to a third party, except as required under the Public Records Act or other applicable law. Providing this information is strictly voluntary. In the event of a conflict between this Privacy Statement and the Public Records Act or other law governing the City's disclosure of records, the Public Records Act or other applicable law will control.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the City of Gautier Web Site. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by the City of Gautier for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the City of Gautier Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the City of Gautier Web Site public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
The City of Gautier encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from the City of Gautier so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. The City of Gautier is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the City of Gautier Web Site and the City of Gautier family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
The City of Gautier collects and uses your personal information to operate the City of Gautier Web Site and deliver the services you have requested. The City of Gautier also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other services available from the City of Gautier. The City of Gautier may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
The City of Gautier does not sell, rent or lease its user lists to third parties.
The City of Gautier keeps track of the Web sites and pages our citizens visit within the City of Gautier Web Site, in order to determine what City of Gautier services are the most popular.
The City of Gautier Web Site will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the City of Gautier or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the City of Gautier; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the City of Gautier Web Site, or the public.
The City of Gautier Web site uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize City of Gautier pages, or register with City of Gautier Web Site or services, a cookie helps the City of Gautier Web Site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same City of Gautier Web Site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the City of Gautier Web Site features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the City of Gautier services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
The City of Gautier Web Site secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The City of Gautier Web Site secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
The City of Gautier will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect City of Gautier and customer feedback. The City of Gautier encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the City of Gautier is protecting your information.
The City of Gautier welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the City of Gautier has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the City of Gautier.
We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
The Clerk’s office provides support in multiple areas to help ensure the success of the governing authority. The Clerk and her staff, pursuant to the requirements of State law, preforms many of the operations that are essential to municipal government. These duties include the following items:
Clerk of the Mayor and Council:
Keeps the “Municipal Minutes” in which all official actions of the Council are recorded.
Keeps the Ordinance Book and certifies ordinances.
Keeps the “Municipal Docket” (Agenda), the list of items to be acted upon by the Council at their meetings.
Council Meeting Agenda
Serves as Registrar of voters.
Conducts both municipal and special elections.
Municipal Court for the Gautier Police Department is located at 3329 Hwy. 90 in Gautier, on the east side of the Police Department.
Email the Court Dept.: email@example.com
Preserves public records.
Documents and directs citizen concerns and complaints
Citizens are welcome to contact the City Clerk’s office by phone, email or in person. The office is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m Monday through Friday and is located at 3330 Highway 90, Monday through Friday. The city clerk can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.