Selma resident and City Councilman Clay Carmichael was announced as the Local Hero of the Month for May by Long-Lewis Automotive Group.
Carmichael said he would put the $500 win toward bike racks downtown.
Long-Lewis is now taking nominations for June.
Nominees for Local Hero of the Month are chosen based on contributions made to the community. The chosen nominee will be given $500 for "Outstanding Community Service" and a Certificate of Appreciation.
To nominate someone, comment on their Facebook post and the one with the most likes will be chosen. The winner will be announced on the first day of the following month.
A winner can only be nominated every six months in order to encourage more people to take part in the effort.
Previous winners are: