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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;
  • Provide for the safety, security, and well-being of the constituency of Selma.

City Council Meetings

The Council meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. Work Sessions are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the Council Chamber on the second floor of City Hall, 222 Broad Street. Changes in dates will be posted seven days prior to the meeting. Meetings are broadcast live on WHBB 1490 AM radio, viewed locally on Charter Spectrum channel 181, or right here in your browser.

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

Boards And Commissions

The following is the listing of the seven City of Selma boards and commissions:
Board of Adjustment for Code Appeals
Downtown Redevelopment Authority
Historic Development Commission
Personnel Board
Planning Commission
Tourism Advisory Board
Tree Commission

The Mayor and/or the City Council also make appointments to the following non-municipal boards:
Cahaba Board for Mental Health and Mental Retardation Compensation: None
Craig Field Airport and Industrial Authority Compensation: Paid
Industrial Development Board Compensation: None
Selma and Dallas County Board of Equalization Compensation:
Selma-Dallas County Library Board Compensation: None
Selma Housing Authority Compensation: None
Selma Water Works and Sewer Board Compensation: Paid