Public Buildings

Carl C. Morgan Convention Center

Currently Under Construction

Located at 211 Washington Street, the Carl C. Morgan Convention Center is part of the municipal complex constructed in 1976. It was named for Carl C. Morgan, who served as President of the Selma City Council from 1964-2000. He also served approximately 14 months as Mayor of Selma when Mayor Joe T. Smitherman stepped down in August 1979. The building itself covers 10,000 square feet and is built in the Greek Revival style of architecture that dominated the 1840-1850 period. The cupola on top of the Convention Center is a faithful reproduction of the cupola that sat atop the first Alabama capitol building in Old Cahaba.

The Convention Center can seat 400 people for a dinner meeting, and 475 for a regular meeting. It has catering kitchen facilities and several conference rooms lining the main meeting room which makes it capable of handling a wide variety of events including banquets, receptions, exhibitions, dances and civic meetings.

Rental Fees
  • Facility: $500.00
  • Projector: $50.00
  • Security deposit: $250.00 (refundable)

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Stephanie E. Menifee

Director of Public Buildings



Public Buildings Department
1000 Selma Avenue
Selma, AL 36701


Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


(334) 874-2145



Severe Weather Alert!


Due to the threat of severe weather, all non-essential city services will be closed on Friday, March 18, 2022.  The City will continue to monitor the situation and depending on the severity of the event may make further changes to hours of operation. 

The Selma Police & Fire Departments will be on regular duty and Public Works will be on call working diligently to address issues as they occur, along with reporting issues to the Alabama Department of Transportation and local utility companies.

Residents are encouraged to stay informed and take proper precautions.  Please stay off roadways as conditions, power lines, and/or trees may be impacted.

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