Departments of the Town Of Eclectic
The Mayor makes day-to-day decisions as to how the town will be run based on direction of the Town Council, ordinances and other governing County, State and Federal laws. He can be reached at (334) 541-2180.
The Council is responsible for governing of the Town and directing the spending of public funds. Council meetings are the Third Monday night of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Dr. M.L. Fielder Municipal Building, 145 Main Street. Council work sessions are held at 6:00 p.m. prior to each regular council meeting at the same location.
Town Clerk's Office – Shannon Duck, Town Clerk - Meggin Edwards, Assistant Town Clerk
The Town Clerk's Office offers a myriad of service to the public including issuance of business licenses, permits and various town requirements. She prepares Council, Planning Commission and Public Hearing agendas, secretaries these meetings, records minutes and certifies all actions taken by the Council including all minutes, Ordinances and Resolutions. The Town Clerk is responsible for conducting all town elections and maintaining the local voters list. She assists the mayor in preparing the annual budget and is responsible for the financial reports to the town council. All town finances are overseen by and the responsibility of the Clerk's office. The Town Clerk is responsible for many functions within the town and maintains liaison with various County and State governmental agencies. The Clerk's office is located at the Dr. M.L. Fielder Municipal Complex at 145 Main Street, Eclectic, Alabama 36024 and can be reached during normal business hours at: (334) 541-4429, or (334) 541-3581
Public Works Department – Ricky Marshall, Supervisor
Eclectic Public Works Department is responsible for maintenance and clean up all Town property including the Town Parks, Panther Palace, Aaron Park, and the town baseball complex. The department assists the Police Department, water and sewer department, animal control, and town events.
Municipal Court – R. Guy Holton, Presiding Judge
Eclectic's Municipal Court hears all misdemeanor cases in and for the Town of Eclectic. It meets the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Thursday each month at 6:30pm in the Municipal Court Room located at the M.L. Fielder Municipal Complex, 145 Main Street, Eclectic. The court clerk can be reached during normal business hours (8-12 & 1-4; M-F) at (334) 580-7025. (Make sure to dial the area code).
Brenda Thomas - Court Clerk
Kelly Bailey – Administrative Assistant
Ronald Wilhoit – Bailiff
Police Department – Robert Head, Chief of Police
Located at 145 Main Street in Eclectic, the Police Department is responsible for all law enforcement activities in the Town of Eclectic and its police jurisdiction. They can be reached at (334) 541-2148 for non-emergencies or at 911 for emergencies.
Emergency Management Service (911) – For all emergency calls, please dial 911.
Eclectic Public Library – Betty Coker, Librarian
Eclectic Public Library was established in 2009 and has grown rapidly. They offer books, DVDs, free internet service, copying, and much more. The library is located at 50 Main Street (the previous Eclectic Town Hall) and is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. And Saturday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. You can reach them by phone at: (334)-639-4727
Eclectic Volunteer Fire Department – Josh Dorminey, Chief
Seven Major pieces of fire equipment and thirty-five (35) volunteer fire fighters are on the job to provide up-to-the-date fire protection for the Eclectic Fire District. It has two locations: station #1 at First Avenue and station #2 at Middle Road. The headquarters is located at 140 First Avenue, Eclectic, Alabama 36024. The fire department can be contacted directly at
(334) 541-4425 for non-emergencies. For more information about the fire department visit their website at www.eclecticfd.org/index.html.com or Facebook.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) – David Ingram, Director
The EMS Director & full-time medics, and part-time medics provide around the clock service to the Eclectic Fire District. Eclectic's EMS includes a fully equipped ambulance. EMS is co-located at the Eclectic Volunteer Fire Department, Station #1, 140 First Avenue, Eclectic, Alabama 36024. Personnel may be reached at (334) 541-4425 for non-emergencies.
Planning Commission – Gary Davenport, Chairman
The Planning Commission is responsible for all aspects of zoning in the Town. Specific questions about zoning can often be answered by the Town Clerk. However, any requests for re-zoning, zoning modification or changes in the zoning laws or technical issues regarding the zoning laws should be brought before the Planning Commission. The Eclectic Planning Commission meets the 1st Monday of the month in the Courtroom of the M.L. Fielder Municipal Complex; if there is business to be discussed.
Industrial Development Board – Vacant, Chairman
The Industrial Development Board is responsible for planning for and attracting new industry to the town.
Industrial Board Members are: Gary Fuller, Terry Sanders, Justin Pack, Angelia Stephens, Clint Belden, Carolyn Jones and Roger Ingram. The Eclectic Industrial Development Board meets whenever needed.
Eclectic Water Works and Sewer Board – Betty Stroud or Dawn Hamilton, Office Managers
The Water Works is located at 507 Main Street, Eclectic, AL. They handle all of the water and sewer service billing. If you experience a water service outage or need to report problems, please call: (334)-541-2840.
Eclectic Senior Center – Minnie Johnson, Director
The Senior Center operates from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday, except for holidays. They provide activities such as bingo, dominos, entertainment, seminars, etc. The Senior Center also provides daily meals through the Central Alabama Aging Consortium. Suggested lunch donations are $1.60 per day. They also offer a handi-capped van pick up to and from the Senior Center daily for those who live within an approximate 5 mile radius. The Senior Center provides homebound meals for seniors 60 and over who are not able to come to the Senior Center. To join the fun at the Senior Center or for more information, please give them a call. (334)-541-3917
19 Fleahop Road, Eclectic, AL