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.
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