City Council Duties
A five member Council governs the City of Irondale. The City Council is comprised of the Mayor and Council members who have been elected to serve a four-year term. The Mayor and Council members are the leaders and policy makers in the community elected to represent various segments of the community and to concentrate on policy issues that are responsive to residents’ needs and wishes. The City Council’s duties include establishing goals and policies, enacting legislation, adopting the city’s operating budget, and appropriating the funds necessary to provide service to the city’s residents, businesses, and visitors.
City Council Meetings
Irondale City Council meetings are held every first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Prior to each City Council meeting there is a Pre-council meeting at 6:00 pm. City Council meetings take place at City Hall located at 101 20th Street South. City Council meetings are open to the public and adhere to the Alabama Open Meetings Act. In addition to regular city council meetings, city council work sessions and committee meetings are held at various times throughout the month. Work sessions are designed to allow the Council to talk on a more in depth level about issues. The Council takes no formal actions at a work session.
The public will be provided 24 hour notice of any city council meeting via notifications posted at Irondale City Hall. Special meetings and public hearings are posted at the Irondale Public Library and the Irondale Post Office in addition to Irondale City Hall.