Notice is hereby given that the members of the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet with the members of the Historic Preservation Commission at 2 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday, March 6, 2017, in the Third Floor Conference Room of the Municipal Building, located at 601 12th Street, Phenix City, Alabama.

The purpose of this meeting will be to review Historic Preservation maps.

View the official Public Notice.

The City Council of the City of Phenix CIty will conduct the regularly scheduled council meeting set for 6 p.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at the Martin-Idle Hour Park Community Center located at 3746 Moon Lake Drive, Phenix City, Alabama.

The location has been changed to allow more of the community an opportunity to participate in City Council meetings. The meeting is open to the public.

No other council meetings are currently scheduled for this location.

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Notice is hereby given that the location for the regularly scheduled Phenix City Council Work Session set for 3 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday, February 6, 2017, has changed from the Third Floor Conference Room in the Municipal Building to the Auditorium at the Central Activity Center located at 1500 14th Street, Phenix City, Alabama.

Representatives from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) will be present at the Work Session to discuss with Council the following proposed plans and ordinance:

  1. Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program
  2. Updates to the Storm Water Management Program Plan
  3. Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Phenix City, adding Chapter 10 1/2 – Stormwater Management

This meeting is open to the public and all persons interested are encouraged to attend.

Those wishing to address Council on the above issues may do so during the regularly scheduled Council meeting set for 9 a.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, February 7, 2017, in the Council Chambers located in the Public Safety Building at 1111 Broad Street, Phenix City, Alabama.

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Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, in response to a request made by the Planning Commission of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet on the 22nd day of February, 2017, at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, in the City Council Chambers, Public Safety Building, Phenix City, Alabama, to consider the following amendment to the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Phenix City, Alabama.

View the full Public Notice and proposed change.

Notice is hereby given that the regularly scheduled meeting of the Downtown Redevelopment Authority set for 3 p.m., Eastern Time, Thursday, January 9, 2017, is hereby cancelled due to lack of agenda items.

See the official Public Notice.

Due to storm-related damage to Big Pine Grove Cemetery, the City of Phenix City has closed a portion of 22nd Street from 14th Court to 13th Avenue. The closure will remain in place until repairs are completed. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Phenix City Engineering Department at 334-448-2760. See Map for details:

pine-grove-cemetery-closure

Mayor Lowe and the City Council of the City of Phenix City will hold the annual State of the City Address on Thursday, January 19, 2017, at 6 p.m., Eastern Time, in the auditorium of the Central Activity Center, located at 1500 14th Street in Phenix City.

Mayor Lowe and Council will be reviewing the city’s financial statements, the status of current City projects, as well as future city projects, and other issues relevant to the citizens of Phenix City.

The public is encouraged to attend.

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A rail gang with NSRR will be headed to Phenix City beginning Thursday, January 12, 2017. They have four crossings that will require repairs / maintenance work. Please be advised that the railroad will need these roads closed to all traffic while the work on the crossings is being done. Each road should only be closed for a hew hours, but please keep in mind that a longer closure may be needed depending on the necessary repairs. The roads will be closed at the crossings ONLY, and detour signage will be put in place.

Crossings

  • 16th Avenue – Phenix City (Russell County)
  • Private residential crossing just west of the 16th Avenue crossing – Phenix City (Russell County)
  • Lee Road 250 (Lee County)
  • Lee Road 179 (Lee County)

Map

See the attached images of the closure locations:

Railroad Crossing Closure - Phenix City

 

Railroad Crossing Closure - Salem

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet on the 7th day of February, 2017, at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, in the Council Chambers located at 1111 Broad Street, Phenix City, Alabama, to consider an ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, adding a chapter relating to Stormwater Management, to regulate discharges and connections to storm sewer systems within the corporate limits of the City of Phenix City.

At said public hearing, all persons desiring to be heard concerning the proposed amendments may appear before the City Council at the aforementioned time and place.

The Public Notice and Proposed Ordinance was published in its entirety in the Citizen News on January 12, 2017. A copy of the Ordinance itself can be viewed in the City Clerk’s Office, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Eastern Time, and on the website on the Proposed Plans page.

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Due to storm-related damage, the City of Phenix City has closed 16th Avenue near its intersection with 12th Place, and 18th Avenue near its intersection with 10th Place. The closures will remain in place until repairs are completed. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Phenix City Engineering Department at 334-448-2760.

Map

Road Closures

Notice is hereby given that the City of Phenix City wishes to update its Storm Water Management Program Plan (SWMPP) as required by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).

The proposed plan has been updated to address public education, illicit discharges, pre/post-construction water runoff, pollution prevention, and good housekeeping for the city.

A Public Hearing on the matter will be conducted during the regularly scheduled council meeting set for 9 a.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, February 7, 2017, in the Council Chambers, located within the Public Safety Building, at 1111 Broad Street, Phenix City, Alabama 36867. Said hearing shall be open to the public. All interested parties are encouraged to attend.

A copy of the proposed Storm Water Management Program Plan (SWMPP) is available for public inspection in the Office of the City Clerk, located at 601 12th Street, Phenix City, Alabama 36867, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. Said proposed plan is also available for review on the City of Phenix City website’s Proposed Plans page.

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Notice is hereby given that the City of Phenix City wishes to implement an Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program (IDDE) as required by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) in order to maintain the City of Phenix City’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit.

The proposed plan has been developed to ensure that pollutants originating from industrial, commercial, residential, or urban developments do not enter into the City of Phenix City’s Storm Sewer System (MS4) or the Waters of the State.

A Public Hearing on the matter will be conducted during the regularly scheduled council meeting set for 9 a.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, February 7, 2017, in the Council Chambers, located within the Public Safety Building, at 1111 Broad Street, Phenix City, Alabama 36867. Said hearing shall be open to the public. All interested parties are encouraged to attend.

A copy of the proposed Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program (IDDE) is available for public inspection in the Office of the City Clerk, located at 601 12th Street, Phenix City, Alabama 36867, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. Said proposed plan is also available for review on the City of Phenix City website’s Proposed Plans page.

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Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet on January 4, 2017, at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, in the Council Chambers, 1111 Broad Street, to consider the fixing of costs incurred by the City of Phenix City for the demolition and/or removal of a substandard building or structure located at 918 North Railroad Street, Phenix City, Alabama.

View the official Public Notice and Resolution No. 2016-382.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet on January 4, 2017, at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, in the Council Chambers, 1111 Broad Street, to consider the fixing of costs incurred by the City of Phenix City for the demolition and/or removal of a substandard building or structure located at 2400 31st Street, Phenix City, Alabama.

View the official Public Notice and Resolution No. 2016-381.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet on January 4, 2017, at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, in the Council Chambers, 1111 Broad Street, to consider the fixing of costs incurred by the City of Phenix City for the demolition and/or removal of a substandard building or structure located at 706 Dillingham Street, Phenix City, Alabama.

View the official Public Notice and Resolution No. 2016-380.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet on January 4, 2017, at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, in the Council Chambers, 1111 Broad Street, to consider the fixing of costs incurred by the City of Phenix City for the demolition and/or removal of a substandard building or structure located at 910 8th Avenue, Phenix City, Alabama.

View the official Public Notice and Resolution No. 2016-379.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet on January 4, 2017, at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, in the Council Chambers, 1111 Broad Street, to consider the fixing of costs incurred by the City of Phenix City for the demolition and/or removal of a substandard building or structure located at 2000 4th Avenue, Phenix City, Alabama.

View the official Public Notice and Resolution No. 2016-378.

Notice is hereby given that the City of Phenix City Board of Zoning Adjustment and Appeals will hold regular meetings on the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM, EST in Council Chambers of the Phenix City Public Safety Building, 1111 Broad Street, Phenix City, Alabama. The dates for the 2017 calendar are as follows:

  • January 19, 2017
  • February 16, 2017
  • March 16, 2017
  • April 20, 2017
  • May 18, 2017
  • June 15, 2017
  • July 20, 2017
  • August 17, 2017
  • September 21, 2017
  • October 19, 2017
  • November 16, 2017
  • December 21, 2017

Cases must be filed twenty-one (21) days prior to meeting. Should there be no cases filed for any month, the meeting shall be deemed cancelled. For verification of meeting or agenda, please call (334) 448-2740.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will hold regular City Council work session meetings in the Third Floor Conference Room of the Municipal Building, 601 12th Street Street, Phenix City, Alabama 36867, at 3 p.m., Eastern Time, unless otherwise noted. The dates for these meetings can be found in the official Public Notice.

Notice is hereby given that the members of the Phenix City-Russell County Library Board will conduct regularly scheduled meetings during 2017 in the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November. Said meetings will be conducted at 5:30 p.m., Eastern Time, on the second Thursday of those months, and will be held in the Phenix City-Russell County Library located at 1501 17th Avenue, Phenix City, Alabama.

 

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The members of the Downtown Redevelopment Authority (DRA) of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, conduct regularly scheduled quarterly meetings on the third Thursday of each month. Those meeting dates for the 2017 calendar year are as follows:

  • January 19
  • April 20
  • July 20
  • October 19

Each meeting is set for 3 p.m., Eastern Time, and shall be conducted in the Third Floor Conference Room of the Municipal Building located at 601 12th Street, Phenix City, Alabama.

Called meetings of the DRA may be set on an as-needed basis. Notice of any called meeting will be posted as required by Act 2005-40, the Alabama Open Meetings Act.

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Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will hold regular City Council meetings in the Public Safety Building, 1111 Broad Street, Phenix City, Alabama 36867, at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, unless otherwise noted. The dates for these meetings can be found in the official Public Notice.

Notice is hereby given that the City of Phenix City, Alabama Council meeting scheduled for 6 p.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, December 20, 2016, in the Public Safety Building located at 1111 Broad Street, is now set to begin at 9 a.m., Eastern Time.

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Notice is hereby given that the members of the Phenix City Historic Preservation Commission will meet on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at 5 p.m., Eastern Time, in the library of the Sherwood Elementary School, located at 906 Idle Hour Drive, Phenix City, Alabama, for the purpose of conducting a regular meeting.

Said meeting is open to the public.

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Notice is hereby given that the City of Phenix City, Alabama Council meeting scheduled for 6 p.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, November 15, 2016, in the Public Safety Building located at 1111 Broad Street, is now set to begin at 9 a.m., Eastern Time.

 

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The City of Phenix City is developing an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan for Public Rights of Way. A public comment period will be held from November 10, 2016, to November 25, 2016. Those interested persons, including individuals with disabilities or organizations representing individuals with disabilities are requested to participate in the development of this transition plan.

Public Meeting

A public meeting for the transition plan will be held on November 10, 2016, at the Central Activity Center Dining Hall, located at 1500 14th Street, Phenix City, Alabama 36867, from 5 to 7 p.m., Eastern Time, to solicit comments from the public.

Comments & Plan Recommendations

Please submit comments or specific recommendations for modifications to city facilities, programs, services, and activities to:
City Hall
ATTN: ADA Coordinator Gil Griffith
601 12th Street
Phenix City, AL 36867

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A meeting will be held for the Board of Zoning Adjustment and Appeals on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at 5:30 p.m., Eastern Time, in the Council Chambers of City Hall, located at 1111 Broad Street, Phenix City, Alabama. All interested parties are urged to attend. Review the following cases that will be heard at said meeting:

CASE #16-9

APPLICANT:  True Divine Missionary Baptist Church, Contract Purchaser

There will be a previously tabled hearing on the above petition which states the applicant requests an exception to locate a place of worship.

This property is located at 702 Dillingham Street.  This is in an R-3 Zone.

View the official Publication for Case #16-9

CASE #16-10

APPLICANT:  Susan Smith Wiggins, Owner

There will be a hearing on the above petition which states the applicant request a variance to reduce the rear setback. Applicant request to reduce the rear setback requirement from 40ft to 21’ feet 9’’ inches.

This property is located at 2715 Summerfield Place.  This is in an R-1 Zone.

View the official Publication for Case #16-10

Notice is hereby given that the organizational meeting of the Phenix City City Council will be held at 2 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday, November 7, 2016, in the Third Floor Conference Room of the Municipal Building at 601 12th Street, Phenix City, Alabama 36867.

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Notice is hereby given that the newly elected members of the Phenix City City Council will be sworn into office at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, Monday, November 7, 2016. The ceremony will take place in the Municipal Court Room located in the Public Safety Building, 1111 Broad Street, Phenix City, Alabama 36867.

 

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Notice is hereby given that the City of Phenix City, Alabama Council meeting scheduled for 6 p.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, October 18, 2016, in the Public Safety Building located at 1111 Broad Street, is now set to begin at 9 a.m., Eastern Time.

 

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Review the ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 2005-26, relating to Building permit fees: Ordinance No. 2016-15

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet on October 4, 2016 at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, in the Council Chambers, 1111 Broad Street, to consider the fixing of costs incurred by the City of Phenix City for the demolition and / or removal of a substandard structure or building located at 316 15th Avenue South, Phenix City, Alabama.

View the official Resolution and Public Notice.

The City Council of the City of Phenix City will conduct the regularly scheduled City Council meeting set for 6 p.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at the 5th Street South Youth Center located at 1601 5th Street South, Phenix City, Alabama.

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Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, in response to a request made by the Planning Commission of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet on the 20th day of September, 2016, at 6 p.m. EDT, at the 5th Street South Youth Center, Phenix City, Alabama, to consider the following amendment to the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, regarding 2713 17th Street.

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Notice is hereby given that the testing of Precinct Ballot Counters for the Municipal Election to be held on August 23, 2016, is set for Friday, August 19, 2016, at 9:30 a.m., Eastern Time, at 808 8th Street, Phenix City, Alabama 36867 (the old EMA building).

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Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet in a special called meeting for the purpose of canvassing the election returns of the August 23, 2016 Municipal Election.

Said meeting will be in the Council Chambers, located in the Public Safety Building, at 1111 Broad Street, Phenix City, Alabama, at 12 Noon, EDT, on the 30th day of August, 2016.

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Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, in response to a request made by the Planning Commission of the City of Phenix City, Alabama, will meet on the 7th day of September, 2016, at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, in the City Council Chambers, Public Safety Building, Phenix City, Alabama, to consider the following amendment to the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Phenix City, Alabama:
Proposed Ordinance Amendment

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City will meet on September 7, 2016, at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, in the Council Chambers, 1111 Broad Street, to consider the fixing of costs incurred by the City of Phenix City for the demolition and/or removal of a substandard building or structure located at 502 Seale Road, Phenix City, Alabama.

View the official Public Notice and Resolution No. 2016-258.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Phenix City will meet on September 7, 2016, at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, in the Council Chambers, 1111 Broad Street, to consider the fixing of costs incurred by the City of Phenix City for the demolition and/or removal of a substandard building or structure located at 606 North Railroad Street, Phenix City, Alabama.

View the official Public Notice and Resolution No. 2016-257.

Notice is hereby given that a school of instruction for election officers and poll officials shall be held Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at 10 a.m., Eastern Time, at the Martin-Idle Hour Park Community Center located at 3743 Moon Lake Drive, Phenix City, Alabama, and on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Eastern Time, at the Russell County Courthouse, in the Russell County Commission Chambers, located at 1000 Broad Street, Phenix City, Alabama.

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Review the official resolution that states the poll officials for the 2016 election: Resolution No. 2016-250