New Hope is considered a Class 8 Municipality of the State of Alabama and therefore governed by a Mayor-Council form of government. Policy making and legislature authority is vested in the Mayor and five-member City Council who are, among other tasks, responsible for passing local ordinances and resolutions, adopting budgets and having strict oversight of the City’s financials. Each Council member serves as a liaison for a specific department within the City and is responsible for being the link between that specific department and the Council. The Mayor oversees all day-to-day operations of the municipality and represents the citizens at large.
Election Day is August 25, 2020…. Municipal elections are held every four (4) years. It is time for New Hope’s Municipal election. Qualifying begins July 7, 2020 and will run through July 21, 2020 at 5:00 pm. If you have questions or need additional information regarding our up coming elections, please contact Kim Cleveland, City Clerk at 256-723-2616.