Atmore City Council

Council accepts Rivercane utilities bid – Also taking steps to dissolve inactive Medical Clinic Board
For Atmore City Council members, their Monday, June 26, meeting represented a case of “out with the old, in with the new.” The council formally accepted a local company’s low bid for utilities improvements related to the city’s newest industrial resident, while at the same time taking measures to dissolve one of the city’s oldest and most inactive boards. Martin Construction of Atmore’s bid was the lowest among those opened…
Council approves ‘Love Walk II’
The biggest business item handled by the Atmore City Council during the Monday, May 8, meeting wasn’t even on the agenda. After council members voted unanimously to approve a business license for Mobile-based Newman Medical Services, which serves as stand-by medical transport for Atmore Ambulance Service at Atmore Dragway events, and Mayor Jim Staff announced that the month’s second scheduled council meeting would be canceled due to its coinciding with…
Mayor accentuates the positive at meeting
Mayor Jim Staff might or might not be a fan of Johnny Mercer’s 1944-era music, but he borrowed the theme of one of Mercer’s biggest hit records during his appearance at the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s April 27 edition of its Breakfast With An Elected Official series. Staff chose to “accentuate the positive” during a 30-minutes-plus oration delivered to about two dozen men and women of the local business…
Council recognizes YMCA, Karrick
Monday’s, April 24, Atmore City Council meeting was a time of recognition for a local agency and an individual. Atmore Area YMCA CEO Paul Chason addressed the council to talk about Healthy Kids Day this Saturday. About 200 kids will be playing soccer that day. Chason said the event drew about 135 kids last year, and he expects more this year. Mayor Jim Staff read a proclamation designating Saturday, April…
City council honors local volunteers
The Atmore City Council gave official recognition Monday (April 10) to a group of people who don’t actively seek recognition. The council, sitting one member short due to the death of District 2 representative Jerome Webster’s mother-in-law, formally and belatedly approved a proclamation designating April 4 as National Service Recognition Day in honor of those who volunteer their services to better the quality of life for their neighbors. (The proclamation…