Public Works

Mission Statement

The mission of the City of Selma Public Works Department is to provide the highest quality public works services to the public and other City departments, balanced through efforts to maintain a cost effective operation and to provide these services in a responsible and efficient manner. This mission is accomplished through the prudent use of resources, teamwork and coordination.

Various Responsibilities:

  • Repairing and replacing storm drain covers and the cleaning of storm gutters.
  • Asphalt patching and repairing of City streets.
  • Replacing and repairing sidewalks.
  • Installing and removing Holiday lights.
  • Painting for crosswalks/parking, handicapped ramps.
  • Tree trimming in City right-of-ways.
  • Mowing and trimming right-of-ways
  • Clean up after storm, and/or special events.
  • Provide signage/barricades/banners for special events.
  • Tree maintenance, including removal of fallen trees in the roadway.
  • Oversees contract compliance and Street sweeping and maintenance.


Henry Hicks

Henry Hicks, Sr.

Director of Public Works



Public Works
4555 Water Avenue
Selma, Alabama 36703


Monday – Friday
7:00 am-3:00 pm (Winter)
6:00 am-2:00 pm (Summer)


(334) 876-1112

In case of an emergency call the Police Department non-emergency number (334-874-6611) after hours or weekends.