Boaz, Alabama
Boaz, Alabama


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City Clerk / Treasurer

 

Jill Bright, CMC

Phone: 256-593-9537

FAX: 256-593-9527

E-mail: jill.bright@cityofboaz.org

 

City Clerk Duties

 

This position consists of highly responsible financial management activities including supervisory responsibilities for accounting and clerical procedures.  Work involves directing and coordinating all financial activities of the City with the exception of purchasing.  Responsibilities include administration of general and special funds, payroll, budgeting, supervise management of accounts payable, maintain and control miscellaneous receipts, internal auditing and accounting.  The City Clerk must attend and maintain official records of City Council Meetings to include writing of resolutions, ordinances, minutes, and sundry financial records and reports; answering financial questions posed by the Council and conducting research when necessary.

 

  • Public Service/Information
    • The City Council of the City of Boaz holds two regular meetings each month, on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Boaz Senior Center.

 

    • Requests for information may be filed with the City Clerk.  An appointment may be scheduled to view the records.  Copies of public records are available at a charge of 25 cents per page.  Original documents are not permitted to leave City Hall.

 

  • Business Licenses (Click Here)
    • Business licenses are issued in the City Clerk's Office.  A building must be inspected by the Building Inspector and Fire Marshall before a business license will be issued.  Business licenses are issued for a calendar year period and are renewable each year on January 1.  Please see the business license section of this web site for detailed instructions.


  • Sales Tax
    • The City of Boaz contracted with Revenue Discovery Systems (RDS) to collect sales tax. Effective September 1, 2011, all RDS Alabama sales, use, rental and lodging tax remittances that are submitted via online filing should be filed at www.salestaxonline.com. Connie Taylor is the RDS Account Representative for the City of Boaz.  You may reach Ms. Taylor at 1-205-423-4144 or toll free at 1-800-556-7274.

     

    • As of May 1, 2011, the sales tax in the City of Boaz is 8%.  The break down is 4% State and 4% City.  As of June 1, 2004, those doing business in the City of Boaz are no longer required to send 1% to Marshall County.