Office of the City
Pursuant to the Code of Alabama, the City Council elects a City Clerk who shall hold office for a term of four years and/or corresponds with the general municipal election.
The mission of the Office of the City Clerk is to accurately maintain the City’s record of official actions that govern and regulate the operations of municipal government. To perform in an efficient, equitable and professional manner, to provide complete, accurate and timely information and service to the citizens of the community.
The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for managing the physical and electronic maintenance of all City records, including council minutes, resolutions and ordinances adopted by the City Council; contracts and cemetery deeds; recording official actions of the City Council; providing official notice to property owners of public improvements and assessments; performing all legal advertising for the City; receiving and recording all official claims and legal actions against the City; facilitating the requisitions for all bidding; supervising municipal elections; providing information to the general public and public officials; and acts as custodian of the City Seal.
The Office of the City Clerk is also the Purchasing Department, facilitating the purchasing and procurement for the City of Selma, and provides general administrative and clerical assistance as needed. The Office of the City Clerk is committed to providing the highest level of service to the citizens of this community as well as those who visit our historic city.
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