Government

Government

City Council Meetings

The Council meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Work Sessions are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. Meetings are held at 5:00 pm in the Council Chamber on the second floor of City Hall, 222 Broad Street. Changes in dates will be posted seven days prior to meeting. Meetings are broadcast live on WHBB 1490 AM radio and streamed live on the internet.

To be placed on the agenda, contact the Council Administrative Assistant by 12:00 noon on the Thursday prior to a meeting.

The Selma City Council consists of nine members. Eight members are elected by wards. The president is elected by a citywide vote.

Duties and Responsibilities
Appoint or approve citizens to governing boards;
Create laws and ordinances;
Conduct city business in a public arena;
Develop policies and oversee the use of public funds;
Manage public properties;
Provide public forums for the voice of the citizenry; and,
Provide for the safety, security, and well being of the constituency of Selma.