Atmore City Council

‘Poppy Month’ proclamation issued – Council OKs resolutions for airport grant, new IDA members
Atmore City Council members approved two resolutions during their October 23 meeting — one in acceptance of the latest in an ongoing series of airport grants, the other to appoint three representatives to a joint industrial authority. Mayor Jim Staff then issued a proclamation in recognition of local veterans. Staff spoke briefly near the end of the meeting about the decision to temporarily close the city’s recycling center (see separate…
Mayoral proclamation issued in honor of families
Note: The following proclamation, in recognition of Family Day and Family Week in Alabama, was issued but not read during the September 11 Atmore City Council meeting. PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, children are our future and society’s greatest asset, and committed families shape and guide children by preparing them for obstacles and encouraging them to overcome life’s demanding challenges; and WHEREAS, the cornerstone of an orderly society is the family, but Alabama’s…
Council approves $11.45M budget
Atmore City Council members received a token of appreciation from a local veterans auxiliary, approved a static operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year, purchased five new police vehicles and gave approval to three other items on a busier-than-usual agenda during their Monday, September 25, meeting. After the invocation, Pledge of Allegiance and a silent reading and vocal approval of the minutes from the council’s last session, Gayle Johnson and…
Council approves holiday events
The Atmore City Council’s August 14 meeting wasn’t exactly Christmas in July, but it only missed it by a couple of weeks. The council, sitting one member short due to the absence of District 2’s Jerome Webster, approved the use of two city parks for two Christmas events. Don Taylor was unable to attend the meeting, but had asked that Concerned Citizens of Atmore be granted use of Houston Avery…
Council accepts sewer rehab bid for ‘fish streets’
Atmore City Council members gave unanimous approval during their Monday (July 24) meeting to a bid for renovation and replacement where necessary of the sewer system that runs beneath three city streets. The 5-0 vote, on the meeting’s only agenda item, came after Paul Darnell of Southern Engineering Solutions said the firm recommended awarding the bid to Mississippi-based Suncoast Infrastructure Inc., which submitted the lowest among four bids opened by…