Government

Mayor, Elected Officials, Boards and Committee’s, Meeting Minutes, Ordinances

Your Town is progressive and has done well in the fiscal management of its funds.

Your Mayor and Council are proud of the accomplishments of the city and want you to be equally proud of Harpersville.

 

Harpersville Town Council

Mayor

Don Greene

District 1

Place 1

Beverly O. Johnson

District 1

Place 2

Martin Dates

District 2

Place 1

Sheila K. Rich

District 2

Place 2

William Rayfield

District 2

Place 3

Janet Gill

  • MAYOR AND COUNCIL

    Within the local government, your City Council has the sole responsibility of setting policy, passing ordinances, setting rates, and passing resolutions. The day-to-day operations of the city are handled by the Mayor, City Clerk and department heads. Unusual, Emergency or Important occurrences are reported to the Council.

     

    The Harpersville Town Council meets the first and third Mondays of each month at 5:30 P.M. at Town Hall. These meetings are always open and you are encouraged to attend. Town elections are held the fourth Tuesdays in August every four years. The next election is scheduled for August 2016.

     

    Government is often a favorite topic of conversation, and, because of this, the facts of a situation may be altered somewhat as a story passes from person to person. Your Mayor and Council urge you to contact them whenever you have a question about your government. A well-informed public is vital to the democratic

  • About the Board and Committee’s...

    The principal job of most council committees and boards lies in the investigation and evaluation of that segment of the municipal operation assigned to it. They present facts and evaluations thus relieving the council, in regular session of long, tedious, unproductive meetings. The members of various boards do not receive salaries or fees of any kind for services they perform. The Water Board is the only exception and its members receive $50 per month. The members of the Boards and Commissions are to be commended for their service to their town.  If you are interested in serving on any of the following committee’s please contact Stacy Walkup, Town Clerk at 205-672-9961 ext. 201

     

  • THE WATER BOARD

    The Water Board meets the second Monday of each month at 5:30 P.M. at Town Hall. The Water Board has oversight of The Harpersville Water System including hiring, construction, expansion, rates and its maintenance. Its Members are:

     

    Cline Rhodes – Chairman  2011-2017

    Kenneth Mathis, Frank Atkins  2014-2020

    Terry Threatt    2015-2021

    Frank Adkins    2013-2019

    William Rayfield     2012-2018

    Don Greene – Superintendent

     

    DOWNLOAD Rules and Regulations

  • PLANNING COMMISSION

    The Planning Commission meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 at Town Hall. The Commission has the responsibility of developing and updating the comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance and oversight of its application. Its members are:

     

    Al Chatham Jr. – Chairman  Jan 2015-2021

    William Rayfield – Mayor Pro-Tem Term as Mayor Pro-Tem

    Martin Dates, City Council Representative Term on Council

    Angela Tait     Jan 2016-2022

    Angela W. Hicks    Jan 2017-2023

    Della Pender    Jan 2014-2020

    Paul Brooks     Jan 2013-2019

    Stacy Walkup,Clerk

     

    Planning and Zoning Board of Adjustments

    David Sanders

    Catherine Fair

    Wesley Middleton

    Linda Thompson

    Mike Waldrop

     

  • PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD

    The Harpersville Parks and Recreation board is responsible for promoting public interest and participation in sports and recreational activities. It is also responsible for supervision and operation of sports and recreation facilities as well as the development of programs. Its members are:

     

    Councilor William Rayfield, Chairman

    Councilor Beverly Johnson

    James McKinney

    Jerry Sims

    J.J. Smith

    Jonathan Gill

    Shawn Martin

     

    Download the Harpersville Municipal Park Rules and Regulations 2017

     

  • STREETS COMMITTEE

    The streets committee assists the council in reviewing streets (roads) of the town and makes recommendations to the council on issues relating to requests or construction problems and priorities of the street department. Its members are

     

    Beverly Johnson, Chairman

    Tony Valenti

    Martin Dates - Council Representative

    Steve Rich

    Eddie Swain

     

  • HISTORICAL COMMISSION

    The Harpersville Historical Commission’s responsibility is preserving and promoting the history and heritage of Harpersville and its Citizens. The members of the Harpersville Historical Commission are

     

    Theoangelo Perkins

    Glenn Nivens

    Louise Nummy

    Hazel Kelley

    Barbara Stone

    Bill Wyatt

    Shawn Baker

    Frank Akins

    Mayor Don Greene

     

  • CEMETERY COMMITTEE

    The Harpersville Cemetery Committee has general oversight and coordinates the administration of Harpersville Municipal Cemetery. It recommends rules and regulations to maintain cemeteries including perpetual care, improvements and expansions. The members of the Harperville Cemetery Committee are:

     

    Martin Dates – Council Member

    Jerusha Hamm

    Jerry Sims

    Barry Foster

    Nola Oden

    Thomas Kelley

    Joyce (Chairman) & Emory Robertson

     

    Download the Harpersville Cemetery Rules and Regulations Final 2017

  • BEAUTIFICATION BOARD

    The Beautification Board is responsible for the beautification of the Town of Harpersville through the education of its citizens, utilizing contests, information, award programs etc. The Board advises and makes recommendations to the city council and planning board on conditions affecting the aesthetic beauty and overall appearance of the town. It also develops long-range goals, plans, and programs for city improvement and beautification. The members of the Harpersville Beautification Board are:

     

    Janet Gill, City Council Term on Council

    Donna Smith   2018

    Mischelle Groggan   2019

    Tami Crowe    2019

     

  • HEALTH & PUBLIC SAFETY

    The purpose of the Health & Public Safety Committee is to facilitate communications and promote the interests of improving the overall delivery of public safety services in the community. Some of the duties include review and recommendation of programs; evaluating rules and regulations relating to public safety. The members of the Health & Public Safety Committee are:

     

    Martin Dates, City Council

    Johnny Holcombe (Building Inspector)

    James McKinney

    Dumas Adair

    Rex Chilton

    Jimmy Macon (Police Chief)

    Wade White (Fire Chief)

    Mayor Don Greene

     

  • BUDGET & FINANCE COMMITTEE

    The Budget & Finance Committee provides input on budgetary, assessment and taxation issues. It participates on a overview basis in the development of long-term capital spending plans, long term operational spending plans, town investments and the annual budget. The members of the Budget and Finance Committee are:

     

    Mayor Don Greene

    Sheila Rich, City Council

    Paul Brooks

    Joyce Robertson

    Dale Glasscock

    William Carter

    Stacy Walkup - Town Clerk

     

    Meeting Minutes

    Attached is the pdf for previous month’s minutes

     

    Ordinances

    Attached is the pdf for the most current Ordinance

     

  • HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE

    The Hospitality Committee will be made up of 8 to 10 people that helps welcome new residents to the Town and provides information about the community.

     

    Ginger Carpenter, Chairman

    Sherry McGinnis

    Frances Perkins

     

  • LIBRARY COMMITTEE

    Act in an advisory capacity to the Town’s librarian.  Promote the services of the library in the community.  Perform periodical reviews of published material in the library.  Engages in short and long-range planning for the library.  As minimum, the committee should meet quarterly and shall meet more frequently as needed.

     

    Committee Members

    Marsha Moore (Librarian)

    Amy G. Martin 2013-2017

    Jewel Waldrop 2013-2017

    Elizabeth Darby 2014-2018

    Stacey Pardue  2015-2019

    Arnita Hicks  2016-2020

     

  • HEALTH AND PUBLIC SAFETY

    The purpose of the Health & Public Safety Committee is to facilitate communications and promote the interests of improving the overall delivery of public safety services in the community. Some of the duties include review and recommendation of programs; evaluating rules and regulations relating to public safety. The members of the Health & Public Safety Committee are:

     

    Martin Dates, City Council

    Johnny Holcombe (Building Inspector)

    James McKinney

    Dumas Adair

    Rex Chilton

    Jimmy Macon (Police Chief)

    Wade White (Fire Chief)

    Mayor Don Greene

P.O. Box 370, Harpersville, AL 35078 • 205-672-9961