City budget hearing will be August 6, appropriations listed

City budget hearing will be August 6, appropriations listed

At the Phenix City Council regular session held on July 7, the council set the public budget hearing for the proposed 2020-2021 Fiscal Year Budget to August 6 at 7 p.m. ET to be held at the Martin-Idle Hour Community Center, 3743 Moon Lake Drive. 

A copy of the proposed budget is available to the public in the city clerk’s office, 601 12th Street, and can be examined Monday-Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

The property of Assistant Chief Gail Green-Gilliam, who recently died from COVID-19 complications, is being declared surplus and released to her family for the nominal fee of $1 in recognition of her 33+ years of public service and dedication to the Phenix City Police Department and the citizens of the City of Phenix City. The property includes her badge and campaign police hat. 




The Housing Abatement Board has been given approval to demolish, remove and clear all building materials, trash and debris from the following nuisance properties: 1206 14th Ave., 311 South Seale Road, 323 South Seale Road, and 1015 4th Street South. 

Herrington Paint Company, the lowest of two quotes, was approved to renovate and paint the Art Center building, not to exceed $34,700. 

The City is entering into an agreement with the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. for the accreditation and certification for the Police Department for a one-time payment of $11,450. 

A final settlement of $15,000 was approved in the matter of Stacie S. Cook, Frank Cook, and W.R.C., a minor, versus the City of Phenix City Civil Action No. CV-18-900082. 




Appropriations: 

Alabama Cooperative Extension $3,000

CVCC Foundation $6,300

Chattahoochee Valley Sports Hall of Fame, Inc. $1,800

Children and Family Connection of Russell County $5,000

Doris C. Weaver Girls Club of Phenix City, Inc. $10,000

East Alabama Humane Society $1,000

East Alabama Services for the Elderly $4,000

KWLA Knowledge Works Learning Academy $500

Liberty Learning Foundation $1,000

Phenix City Schools (PCBoE) $205,000

Phenix City Tree Commission $1,000

Planting Seeds, Inc. $1,000

Project Greene Light $4,000

Russell County Child Advocacy Center $5,000

Russell County Department of Human Resources $5,000

Russell County Juvenile Drug and Family Court Program $16,500

Russell County Emergency Management Agency $15,000

Russell County Juvenile Probation Office $33,215

Russell County Soil and Water Conservation District $4,500

TEARS, Inc. $3,000

Safe Landing for Veterans $2,000

Salvation Army $2,000

Russell County Historical Commission $2,000

East Alabama Chamber of Commerce $35,000

Lee-Russell Council of Governments $307,900