City Council – About Us

The Huntsville City Council is the legislative branch of the Huntsville city government as defined by the Mayor-Council Act of the State of Alabama. It is made up of 5 members, representing 5 distinct geographic districts of Huntsville, Alabama. All official actions must be approved by a majority vote of the Council during its regular meeting on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.

The Huntsville City Council is assigned to 10 Committees and Boards, with one or two Council Members on each committee. Council members represent the Council on six of the boards and committees and are assigned by the President of the Council. Each committee is responsible for hearing items that fall under its jurisdiction and then making recommendations to the Council as a whole.



The City Council Members serve staggered terms.

Elections for Districts 1, 5 and the Mayor will be held in August 2020. Elections for Districts 2, 3, and 4 will be held in August 2022. More information is available on the City Elections page.

District 1 – Devyn Keith, Council President (term expires 2020)

District 2 – Frances Akridge (term expires 2022)

District 3 – Jennie Robinson (term expires 2022)

District 4 – Bill Kling, Jr., Third Presiding Officer (term expires 2022)

District 5 – Will Culver, President Pro Tem (term expires 2020)


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