The Town of Dauphin Island operates under a Mayor-Council form of government. The administration consists of a Mayor and five Council Members who each serve four-year terms. Members must have served four consecutive year terms of office.
Mayor & Town Council
Policymaking and legislative authority is vested in the Mayor and Town Council. They are responsible for, among other things, considering local resolutions and ordinances, adopting an annual budget and appointing members to local boards and committees.
The Town Council meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month in the Town Council Chamber at Town Hall. Citizens are welcomed and encouraged to attend the open meeting which generally begins at 6:00 PM Agenda meetings are usually held at 5:00 PM on the Mondays prior to the Council Meetings. If you have a question or an item to be considered by the Mayor and Council, contact the Town Clerk, Wanda Sandagger at (251) 861-5525 Ext 225 or email email@example.com.
Town Council Place 5 Vacancy
The Town of Dauphin Island is officially announcing a vacancy at the position of Town Council Place 5 (formerly held by Councilman Clinton Collier). Individuals interested in filling the open council seat should submit a one page bio and reason(s) they want to serve as an elected official to Town Clerk Wanda Sandagger no later than Friday, March 1, 2024 at noon (CST). Applicants will also be provided an opportunity to address the council (2-3 minutes) at the Agenda Meeting on Monday, March 4, 2024 at 5pm (CST). All applicants must be a resident of Dauphin Island for at least 90 consecutive days prior to March 1, 2024 and be a registered voter of Dauphin Island.
Council Members receive $400 monthly in compensation and the remainder of the term will expire in November 2025. For additional information please contact Town Clerk Wanda Sandagger at 251-861-5525 x225 or firstname.lastname@example.org