City Council

The City of Lincoln is governed by the Mayor/Council form of government. The Council is made up of five members and the mayor, all serving four year terms.

Lincoln City Council

Ward 1 – Sadie Britt

Ms. Britt, is a retired educator with thirty years as teacher in the Talladega County School System; listed in Who’s Who among America's Teachers [1994].  Ms. Britt has served on various civic and community organizations: Lincoln Public Library Board, Lincoln Medical Board, and Red Cross Board. CAA Board, Talladega County Education Foundation Board; member of Pine Grove Baptist Church-serves as Church Clerk; elected as Vice President of the Alabama League of Municipalities for 2014-15; served on various committees for the League. Served as Chair of the Legislative Committee. On May 18, 2015 Ms. Britt was elected by her municipal colleagues to serve as President of the Alabama League of Municipalities for 2015-2016.  Ms. Britt is the fourth woman in the League's 80-year history to be elected as League President and is the first African American female to serve as League President.

Ward 2 - Billy Pearson

Mr. Pearson is married To Cee Pearson, he is the father of three Sons; Everett, Lavarrett and Chadrett, three Grandchildren, Braylon, Aniya and Blane. Mr. Pearson is retired from Anniston Army Depot( 33 Years). He is a member of the Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church, serves as Chairman of Deacon Ministry, Church Treasurer and Church School Superintendent. Began tenure with City Of Lincoln, AL in 1986 Serving On The Board Of Adjustment, Since 1988 serves as City of Lincoln Councilmember, Ward #2 to present,  serves on the Executive Committee for The (ALM) Alabama League Of Municipalities, serves on the Policy Committee Of The Energy Environment And Natural Resources (EENR) on s State Level and the EENR Steering Committee of the National League Of City, NLC, Serves on the Board Of Lincoln Food Pantry, Serves on the Board  for (ROCK) Recreation Outreach Center For Kids, afterschool program.

Ward 3 - Jennie Jones

Jennie Massey Jones is married to Michael P. Jones; they moved their family to Lincoln in 2006.  They have 5 children ranging in age from 24 years to 2 years old and a grand- daughter who is just a few months younger than their youngest  child. Jennie was once employed at Southern Living Magazine, in the Homes and Landscape Departments, but has been a small business owner since 1993, designing New Homes, Remodeling/Renovation Projects and Landscapes all over central Alabama. She is a member of Lincoln Baptist Church where she serves on many committees and the Lincoln Garden Club. She enjoys spending time with the family, piddling with arts and crafts and studying historic architecture.

Ward 4 - Shelly L. Barnhart

On August 5, 2014, Shelly L. Barnhart was appointed to fill the unexpired term of H.H. “Kurt” Kuykendall in Ward 4. Ms. Barnhart has been a resident of Lincoln since 1995. She was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 2002 and is President-elect of the Talladega County  Bar. Her law office is located in the City of Lincoln. She is active in the community and our park and recreation activities.





Ward 5 - Joey Callahan

Joey Callahan is a long time resident of Lincoln.  He is a member of  Eastaboga Baptist Church.  Joey is married to Nicole and has  one son, Jackson.  Jackson attends Lincoln Elementary School.   Nicole is a guidance counselor at Lincoln High School. Joey retired from Lincoln fire Department in September 2015 after 25 years of service. Currently he operates a small construction business doing commercial and residential work.





Regular City Council meetings are scheduled at 6:00 PM every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Citizens and other interested parties are encouraged to attend. Citizens are permitted to address the council by requesting to be put on the agenda by contacting the City Clerk's Office by noon the Friday before the scheduled meeting. Business activites concerning the city are best handled with the city departments.

To be placed on the Council Meeting Agenda call the City Clerk’s Office at (205) 763-4001 or send a request via Email to lsc@lincolnal.org. If you choose to request by Email please keep in mind that you are not on the agenda until you receive a confirmation. Please submit a telephone number with your request.

Archived minutes from previous council meetings are not presently available on the web but will be in the future.

If you need a copy of Council Minutes, please email lsc@lincolnal.org