It is the City of Selma’s responsibility to ensure that all city sponsored programs promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, citizens and neighborhoods. The Mayor most important duty is to manage the operations of the city by enforcing all city ordinances and state statues. The Mayor is responsible for identifying the needs of the city and establish programs that preserve the health and welfare of Selma residents.
The Mayor is the executive branch of the City and serves as the full-time chief administrative officer. The Mayor also works closely with the City Council to establish goals, budgets, policies and changes in City Ordinances. The Mayor represents the City Council in contract negotiations and the development of various projects. The Mayor is also the City’s representative with various organizations and state agencies.