Creation and Authority
The Local Government Records Commission was established in 1987, when the County Records Commission (which had existed since 1955) was expanded to include municipalities. See Code of Alabama 1975, Sections 41-13-22,   41-13-23,   41-13-24.

The Local Government Records Commission consists of 12 members; four are ex officio and the rest appointed. The ex officio members include:

Appointed members include:

(All local government members are chosen by the Governor and serve at the Governor's pleasure.)

The Local Govenment Records Commission is charged with the following responsibilities:

State and local officials -- for records management assistance call (334) 242-4452 or email us at

Family and historical researchers -- please click here.

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