The City Council is the legally constituted lawmaking and policy-making body for the City of Elba.


Duties of the City Council include: adopting an annual budget; enacting policies concerning the operation of the city; enacting local ordinances; and appointing the Police Chief, Municipal Judge, City Attorney, City Clerk, and members of the various boards.

Johnathan Lockett, Councilperson, District 1

Johnathan Lockett is Elba City Councilperson for District 1 and serves on the Elba Abatement Board. Johnathan is a 2005 graduate of Elba High School. He later attended Lurleen B Wallace in Andalusia & transferred to Troy University. Johnathan serves as an elder at the Harris Temple Church of God in Christ in the Mulberry Heights Community and is actively involved through-out the ranks of the Church of God in Christ in which the Headquarters is in Memphis, Tennessee. 

Gappa Wise, Councilperson, District 2

Gappa Wise is the Elba City Councilperson for District 2. He is a 1988 a graduate of Elba High School and Auburn University. He is s local contractor and attends First Baptist Church. He is married to Mona Kelley Wise, they three boys that attend Elba. 


Jane B. Brunson, Councilperson, District 3

Jane Brunson is the Elba City Councilperson for District 3.  She is married to Jack Brunson.

Thomas N. "Tom" Maddox, Councilperson, District 4

Tom Maddox is Elba City Councilperson for District 4 and serves on the Elba Water and Electric Board.  Tom has a degree in music education from the University of Southern Mississippi.  His music education career as band director in Florala, Elba, Enterprise, and as Elba Elementary music instructor spanned over thirty years. Since 1980 he has been owner/operator of The Jewel Box, an Elba business which opened in 1947.  Tom serves as an elder with the Elba Church of Christ and is involved in several other community activities.  Tom is married to the former Alice Brunson, a native of Elba, and they have four children.

AR Williams, Councilperson, District 5

AR Williams is Elba City Councilperson for District 5.  He is a US military veteran, and attended ESCC.  He previously served on the Elba City School board for over two decades.  He has served as pastor of Rocky Head MBC of Elba, AL for 38 years and Shiloh MBC  in Brundidge, AL for 33 years.  He is also the owner of BN Changed construction company, serving many throughout the local area. He is married to Bessie Tyson, who is also a native of Elba, AL, and they have four children.

City Council News

The Elba City Council passed Resolution 08242020 - City of Elba Transportation Plan  -  at its August 24th meeting.  To review this ordinance, please CLICK HERE!


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