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.

Rolanda Jones, Councilperson, District 1

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

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