Public Buildings

George P. Evans Reception Hall

The George P. Evans Reception Hall, located at 2 Lawrence Street, is a facility that may be utilized for conferences, banquets, parties, receptions and other meetings. The facility can accommodate 220 people. The building contains a large gathering room with a stage, a PA system and a full size kitchen.

The kitchen contains the following amenities:
  • Commercial grade ice machine
  • Two-door stainless refrigerator
  • A microwave oven
  • A stove
The George P. Evans Reception Hall also has:
  • Round tables (seats 6 – 8)
  • Rectangular tables (used for serving tables or to seat 6 – 8)
  • Padded folding chairs
Rental Fees
  • Facility: $500.00

Additional Charges:

  • Dance Floor: $100.00
  • 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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