A message from our Mayor:
On behalf of myself and the Oxford City Council, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website.
I consider it a great privilege to lead our city as we achieve our goals that will be passed on through the generations, and we have countless resources at our disposal. Our goal is to make everything accessible to our residents and visitors, and I hope you can find valuable resources on our website. I am sure that you will find that Oxford is full of fun and family-friendly activities all over our map. You can shop, dine, exercise, play a sport, catch a play or a movie, and even learn in our library, all within our city limits, and you can do all of this safely because our police, fire, and emergency services are all ready to serve our citizens and visitors. If you want to learn more about our events or city departments, just click on a link!
I hope that you can find valuable information on our new and improved webpage. Do not forget about our 311 non-emergency helpline, which you can call or report an issue on our website.
Mayor Alton Craft
City Council Members
Meet our elected City Council Members for our city:
A list of the boards that serve to facilitate the overseeing of various components of the City of Oxford
The purpose of the Beautification Board is to help make the City of Oxford a more beautiful place to live and to make the appearance of the City more beautiful for people passing through. Make recommendations to the Mayor and Council.
Calhoun/Cleburne Mental Health Board
Represent the City of Oxford regarding issues concerning the Calhoun/Cleburne Mental Health Center. Attend monthly meetings and other meetings as required by the board.
Citizens Advisory Committee
Represent the City of Oxford for the Calhoun Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. Provide input on the MPO’s projects and proposed projects using Federal funds.
Commercial Development Authority
Represent the City of Oxford regarding issues related to the issuance of Commercial Development bonds. Attend called meetings.
Emergency Medical Services Board
Provide support, advice and assistance to the director regarding emergency medical services issues.
Environmental Advisory Board
Study, investigate, counsel, develop, advise and recommend to the Mayor and Council the state of the environment within the City and effectiveness of the City programs with respect to environmental quality management. To conduct an annual review of the Stormwater Management Plan and to address stormwater issues, public outreach, involvement, environmental ordinance review and promulgation. To assist in applying for federal and stated grant monies in support of Stormwater Management. Recommend a plan for development of a broad policy designed to guide the City’s environmental future and to protect its environmental heritage to the Mayor and Council. Advise the Mayor and Council of actions which could be undertaken by the City to improve its environment and also advise as to any circumstances which may threaten the environment. Meets twice a year.
Industrial Development Board
Represent the City of Oxford regarding issues related to the issuance of Industrial Development bonds. Attend called meetings.
Provide support, advice and assistance to the Library Director and staff regarding Library programs, events and issues. Attend monthly board meetings. Assist with Library sponsored events.
Park and Recreation Board
Provide support, advice and assistance to the Park and Recreation Director and staff regarding recreation programs, events and issues. Attend monthly board meetings. Assist with PARD sponsored events.
Public Building Authority
The purpose of providing building for use by the City of Oxford in the performance of its Governmental and Public functions. Attend called meetings.
Regional Medical Center Board
Represent the City of Oxford regarding issues concerning the Regional Medical Center. Attend monthly meetings and other meetings as required by the board.
Provide support, advice and assistance to the Superintendent regarding school system issues. Provide oversight regarding the conduct of business of the system. Attend monthly meetings.
Second Medical Clinic Board
Represent the City of Oxford regarding issues concerning the Second Medical Clinic.
Water and Sewer Board
Provide support, advice and assistance to the director regarding water and sewer issues. Provide oversight regarding the conduct of business of the department. Attend monthly meetings.
Zoning Board of Adjustments
Authorize special exemptions to the terms of the ordinances and variances.
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