City Council


  • Regular Session Council meetings - First Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise posted
  • Council Chambers are located at the Hiram Community Center, 219 Main Street, Hiram
  • Work Sessions will normally be scheduled on a Tuesday, either one or two weeks prior to the date of the next Regular Session.  Work Sessions will be called as is necessary depending on the business of the Governing Authority and will be posted as soon as scheduled. Work Sessions will begin at 6:00pm and will be held in the City Hall Training Room, 217 Main Street, Hiram - Second Floor. 
  • 2018 Council Meeting Calendar-adopted December 5, 2017; please review Calendar for Meeting Dates (NOTE: Meeting dates may change as required - Changes will always be posted)

Individuals with disabilities who require certain accommodations in order to allow them to observe and/or participate in a meeting, or who have questions regarding the accessibility of a meeting or the facilities, are required to contact the City Clerk at (770) 943-3726, ext. 2025 promptly (a week’s notice is preferred) to allow the City to make reasonable accommodations for those persons.


Current Meeting:

 December 4 2018 Regular Session Agenda

(summary minutes posted within 48 hours; approved minutes posted following adoption)
 View All Minutes

All other meeting agendas & minutes:  Archive Center


Please visit the City Manager's page for Budget Information.
City Manager's Page

2017 Tax Digest and 5 Year History of Levy-includes notice of adoption of 2017 Millage Rate

Council Members

Date Elected
Term Expires
Teresa Philyaw Mayor November 2015 December 2019
Frank Moran
Mayor Pro Tem - Post 1 November 2015
December 2019
Kathy Bookout Post 2 November 2015
December 2019
Jeff Cole Post 3 November 2015 December 2021
Derrick Battle Post 4 November 2013
December 2021
Kathy Carter Post 5 November 2013
December 2021

Council Information

The City Council governs many City functions and is responsible for setting policy, approving the City budget, and enacting municipal ordinances. The City Council also appoints the Mayor Pro Tem, City Attorney and City Clerk.

Council members represent the City by responding to inquiries, suggestions, and complaints. If you would like to address the City Council, please contact the City Clerk to be placed on the agenda.