City Clerk

Lee Frazier
Office of the City Clerk
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

The City Clerk’s Office serves as the technical administrative liaison for all official actions between the City Council and Mayor, as provided by State law and City code. The City Clerk directs the preparation of the weekly Council agenda, attends all Council meetings, officially certifies actions taken by the Council for approval or veto by the Mayor, attests to the correctness of documents executed by the Mayor and Council and certifies such matters to various City departments and appropriate agencies.The City Clerk also maintains all City records and documents, including official minutes, resolutions and ordinances of the weekly Council meetings. Permanent files are kept of all City contracts, agreements, franchises, property deeds, City board and agency appointments and expiration notices and insurance policies and bonds required by City regulations. The City Clerk serves as secretary of the City election commission, with the clerk’s staff being responsible for conducting and canvassing all City elections.


Services provided:

  • Preparation of the weekly council agenda;
  • Maintaining a permanent journal of City Council meetings and oversight of a system of permanent records of all resolutions, ordinances, and other official actions by the council;
  • Certification of all actions of the Council for approval or veto by the Mayor;
  • Maintenance of a permanent file of all City contracts, agreements, deeds, board appointments, insurance policies, bonds and other vital documents;
  • Prepares official transcripts of City documents required by the courts of law or City officials;
  • Prepares and publishes all required legal advertisements and public notices of City business;
  • Provides official notice to property owners of public improvements and public assessments;
  • Receives and records all official claims and legal actions against the City;
  • Provides the general public and public agencies with access to official city records originating out of the meetings of City Council.

Public Records Request

Public Records Request Form – Birmingham (174 KiB)

2017 Election Information

Next Election:  Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Find My Polling Place

2017 Voting Precincts 

2017-Voting-Precincts (updated 4-25) (270 KiB)

2017 Qualification Information 

2017 M-C-SB Qualification Information-only (461 KiB)

SEI Removal From the Ballot for Failure to File 

SEI- Removal From The Ballot For Failure To File (25 KiB)

2017 Election- Candidate Filing Guide 

2017 Election- Candidate filing forms

2017 Elections Calendar revised 

Candidate Information 

Runoff sample ballots

Public Testing of the Voting Machines

Public Testing (84 KiB)

District Maps

2017 District Maps 1-9 (12.25 MiB)


Absentee Voting Information 

Municipal Absentee Application

Municipal Absentee Application (217 KiB)

2017 Absentee Voting Instructions

2017 Absentee Voting Instructions (263 KiB)

Absentee Voting Facts



Past Election Results

2017 August 22- Mayor, Council & School Board Regular Election

2017 October 3- Mayor, Council & School Board Runoff Election

2013 Mayor Council & School Board Regular Election (1.39 MiB)

2013 Mayor Council & School Board Runoff Election (117 KiB)

2011 Mayoral Regular Election (3.89 MiB)

2009 Special Mayoral Regular Election Results (192 KiB)

2009 City Council And School Board Regular Election (3.91 MiB)

2009 City Council And School Board Runoff Election (745 KiB)

2009 Special Mayoral Runoff Election (237 KiB)

2007 Mayoral Election & Special School Board Election (192 KiB)

2005 City Council & School Board Regular Election (737 KiB)

2005 City Council & School Board Runoff Election (254 KiB)

2003 Regular Mayoral Election (173 KiB)

2003 Mayoral Runoff Election (114 KiB)