The Accounting Department is responsible for processing and maintaining accurate and timely financial records of municipal revenues, expenditures, assets, and liabilities. These responsibilities include general ledger reporting, recording and processing invoices, processing and maintaining records of payments to vendors, maintaining the fixed assets property records, and much more.
The City Clerk acts as an administrative liaison between the City Council and the Mayor, as provided by state law and city code. The City Clerk’s responsibilities include preparing City Council agendas, recording minutes of City Council meetings, authenticating and recording all official acts of the City, processing and maintaining legislative records and documents, certifying legislative documents, and more.
Cullman Regional Airport is located approximately 5 miles north of Downtown Cullman. It is easily accessible just one mile to the east of Highway 31 in Vinemont, Alabama. Exit 310 on Interstate 65 is about a ten minute drive from the airport.The airport is equipped to handle a large variety of aircraft from corporate jets and turboprops to industry needing cargo brought in and shipped out. It also caters to private pilots and aviation enthusiasts of all kinds.
The City of Cullman recognizes that trees are a highly valued asset. Healthy trees provide a more healthful and beautiful environment in which to live, reduce air pollution and some forms of noise pollution, provide energy-saving shade and cooling, furnish habitat for wildlife, enhance aesthetics and property values, and are an important contributor to community image, pride, and quality of life.
The Building Inspection Department ensures the safety of the public through the enforcement of construction codes. The department issues and tracks all permits for building, plumbing, HVAC, electrical work, and signage to be performed within the City of Cullman. Inspections are performed on all construction within the City of Cullman to determine compliance with applicable codes.
The Cullman Economic Development Agency (CEDA), a division of the City of Cullman, Alabama, provides assistance to new and existing industries and developers, encouraging positive economic growth in our community. Our goal is to create jobs and investments that propel a successful economy.
Cullman Fire Rescue Firefighter/EMTs respond to over 3000 incidents annually including Structure Fires, Vehicle Fires, Hazardous Materials, Technical Rescues, Emergency Medical Emergencies and mutual aid requests. Our committed staff takes pride in our community and we feel that we are more than a fire department. Find out more about our department!
The Mayor is the most visible of the City’s elected officials and is held publicly accountable for the performance of City services and City government. The Mayor serves full-time as the executive officer, or administrative head, of the City. Responsible for the general management of the City, the Mayor exercises administrative supervision and control over all departments and performs other duties related to the management of services and departments
The Municipal Court Clerk’s Office is responsible for processing all traffic tickets, criminal misdemeanor cases, and municipal ordinance violations made by the Cullman Police Department. The Court Clerk’s Office receives payments for fines and issues warrants of arrest on misdemeanor cases.
The City of Cullman Human Resources (Personnel) Office provides personnel and payroll services and benefits administration for all municipal employees. The office maintains a comprehensive payroll system, maintains employee records and files in accordance with state and federal law, and provides support services to other departments.
The Planning Commission was created on April 8, 1963, and consists of 9 members. The terms of the ex officio members (Mayor and City Council member) correspond to their official elected office tenures. The Zoning Board of Adjustments & Appeals was created on July 11, 1955. Members serve staggered three-year terms.
The Cullman Police Department is the largest municipal law enforcement agency in Cullman County. A full-service police agency, the department has embraced a community-oriented philosophy and relies heavily upon community involvement in problem-solving strategies.
A division of the Utilities Board of the City of Cullman. For over 50 years, CPB has served the citizens of the City of Cullman. Today we serve over 8,300 families in the City of Cullman by providing electricity to their homes. Cullman Power Board is committed to providing our customers with the best customer service at the lowest possible cost.
The Sanitation/Recycling Department provides both residential and commercial sanitation services. This department also provides dumpster rental and service, roll-off containers, leaf/brush pickup, vector control, residential recycling services, street sweeping, and more.
The Street Department provides all services related to the construction, drainage, maintenance, and repair of city streets and sidewalks. This department also oversees making, installing, and maintaining street signs and signs for municipal facilities; drainage projects in the City of Cullman, concrete jobs in the City of Cullman, and more.
Entrepreneurship is an important part of the economic development ecosystem. We want to help innovators develop and succeed in Cullman, Alabama. During our first year, we plan on accepting approximately 10 participants. Graduation occurs when the company is ready to be successful on its own.
The Water Department’s responsibilities include building, maintaining, and replacing water lines and connectors, repairing damaged water lines, responding to service calls, setting up and maintaining customer accounts, reading water meters, and answering questions regarding water rates, services, and bills. The Wastewater Department builds and replaces sewer lines, connections, and manholes; inspects and repairs existing lines, responds to service calls; inspecting lines constructed by private contractors, etc.