A message from our Mayor:
On behalf of the Oxford City Council and the citizens of Oxford, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website.
As Mayor of Oxford, one of my priorities will be to bring our great city into the 21st Century. We have countless resources at our disposal – shopping, industry, hotels, restaurants, and recreation to name a few – and I am sure that you will enjoy everything we have to offer. Our goal is to make everything accessible to our residents and visitors, and we hope that our website and our departmental websites will be a good starting point for you.
It is a great privilege to serve as your mayor, and we will continue working to make Oxford even better.
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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