Paula R. Smith
Office of the City Clerk
City Hall-3rd Floor
710 North 20th Street
Birmingham, Alabama 35203

Main Office: 205-254-2290
Administration: 205-254-2290
Records Maintenance: 205-254-2296
Records Management: 205-254-2291

City Hall

Public Meetings
City Council Meeting 9:30 a.m. each Tuesday City Council Chambers If such meetings fall on a legal holiday, the meeting shall be adjourned until and held on the following day at 9:30 a.m. [The president of the council shall call special meetings of the council whenever, in his opinion, the public business may require it, or on the written request of the may or any three (3) council members.

Notice of the call of such special meeting shall be given in writing by the city clerk to the mayor, the city attorney and to each council member not less than twenty-four (24) hours before such special meting shall commence or not less than forty-eight (48) hours if the notice has been properly addressed and placed in the United states mail before such meeting shall commence. A special or called meeting may be held at any time without prior notice thereof, provided seven (7) council members assent thereto and a quorum is present at the holding of such meeting, and the city clerk shall have attempted to notify any absent council member at the office telephone number for such council member on file in the office of the city clerk.

Requirements for inclusion on agenda: All reports, communications, ordinances, resolutions, contract documents or other matters to be submitted to the council shall be delivered to the city clerk by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday. Any such matter which is not delivered to the city clerk by such time shall not be voted on by the council (1) except by unanimous consent of the council, or (2) unless approval has been obtained from the council president for preparation of an addendum containing such matter at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the convening of the regularly scheduled council meeting. The city clerk shall immediately prepare a list of such matters according to the order of business and furnish each member of the council, the mayor and the city attorney with a copy of such lists, together with copies of matters to be presented to the extent that such copies are available, prior to the regular, special or called council meeting and as far in advance of the meeting as time for preparation will permit.