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About the City Council

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

Meet the City Council   

City Council President Corey Bowie Corey D. Bowie
City Council President
PO Box 206
Selma, Alabama 36702
Council Office: (334) 874-1234
Home: (334) 875-1674
Cell: (334) 349-5723
Councilman  Dr. Cecil Williamson - Ward 1

Dr. Cecil Williamson
President Pro Tempore
Ward 1
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221 Cone Drive
Selma, AL 36701
Council Office: (334) 874-1234
Home: (334) 872-7327
Work: (334) 872-1218
Cell: (334) 349-0828 

Councilwoman Susan Keith - Ward 2

Susan M. Keith
Ward 2  
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7 Ashe Circle
Selma, AL 36701
Council Office: (334) 874-1234 
Home: (334) 872-5502
Cell: (334) 349-0416

Councilman Greg Bjelke - Ward 3

 
Greg J. Bjelke
Ward 3 
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700 Lapsley Street
Selma, AL 36701
Council Office: (334) 874-1234 
Home: (334) 875-1802
Cell: (334) 327-5774

Councilwoman Angela Benjamin - Ward 4

Angela Benjamin
Ward 4 
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PO Box 1377
Selma, AL 36702
Council Office: (334) 874-1234 
Home: (334) 467-1250
Cell: (334) 349-5389
Website: www.ward4selma.com

Councilman Samuel Randolph - Ward 5

Samuel L. Randolph
Ward 5  map
1111 5th Avenue
Selma, AL 36703
Council Office: (334) 874-1234 
Home: (334) 875-8952
Cell: (334) 349-2004

Councilman Benny L. Tucker - Ward 6

Benny L. Tucker
Ward 6  map
2021 Eugene Street
Selma, AL 36703
Council Office: (334) 874-1234 
Home: (334) 872-1433
Cell: (334) 349-5441

Councilwoman Bennie Ruth Crenshaw - Ward 7

Bennie Ruth Crenshaw
Ward 7  map
1803 Summerfield Road
Selma, AL 36701
Council Office: (334) 874-1234
Home: (334) 875-7099
Cell: (334) 349-2006

Councilman Michael Johnson - Ward 8

Michael Johnson
Ward 8 
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1814 Selma Avenue
Selma, Alabama 36703
Council Office: (334) 874-1234
Work: (334) 872-6332
Cell: (334) 413-0320

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. 

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.

 

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