Legals for 1/12/2024 – 1/18/2024

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF ETOWAH

Default having been made of the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mortgage executed by Patrice K Golden And Michael D Golden Wife And Husband  to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for HOMECOMINGS FINAN-CIAL, LLC (F/K/A HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC., its successors and assigns dated April 13, 2007; said mortgage being recorded on April 23, 2007, as Instrument No. 3269500 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to FirstKey Master Funding 2021-A Collateral Trust, U.S. Bank Trust National Association as Collateral Trust Trustee in Instrument 3567227 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, ALABAMA.

The undersigned, FirstKey Master Funding 2021-A Collateral Trust, U.S. Bank Trust National Association as Collateral Trust Trusteeunder and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 14th day of February, 2024 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

All that part of the NE 1/4 of Section 13, Township 10 South, Range 5 East of the Huntsville Meridian, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at 5/8” solid stock iron found at the Northwest corner of the SE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of said section; thence N 00 degrees 15 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 16.53 feet to a point on the centerline of Otway Road; said point being the point of beginning. From said point of beginning and along said centerline, N 89 degrees 10 minutes 31 seconds E a distance of 144.18 feet to a point; thence leaving said cen-terline, S 00 degrees 10 minutes 52 seconds E a distance of 606.31 feet (passing through a reference 3/4 inch crimped top pipe found at 24.72 feet) to an iron pin set; thence N 84 degrees 03 minutes 06 seconds W a distance of 233.33 feet to an iron pin set; thence N 04 degrees 21 minutes 55 seconds E a distance of 324.65 feet to an iron pin set; thence S 87 degrees 30 minutes 28 seconds E a distance of 28.91 feet to an iron pin set; thence N 03 degrees 55 minutes 19 seconds E a distance of 253.58 feet to an iron pin set on the Southerly right-of-way (60’) of said Otway Road; thence leaving said right-of-way, continue N 03 degrees 55 minutes 19 seconds E a distance of 29.23 feet to a point on the centerline of said Otway Road; thence along said centerline, N 89 degrees 10 minutes 31 seconds E a distance of 12.98 feet to the point of beginning.

Less and except any easements or right-of-way, and being a portion of the NE 1/4 of Section 13, Township 10 South, Range 5 East of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 418 Otway Road, Boaz, AL 35956.

Should a conflict arise between the property address and the legal description the legal de-scription will control.

Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, all out-standing liens for public utilities which constitute liens upon the property, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, easements, rights-of-way, zoning ordinances, restrictions, special as-sessments, covenants, the statutory right of redemption pursuant to Alabama law, and any matters of record including, but not limited to, those superior to said Mortgage first set out above. Said property will be sold on an “as-is” basis without any representation, warranty or recourse against the above-named or the undersigned.  The successful bidder must present certified funds in the amount of the winning bid at the time and place of sale.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Mortgage.

FIRSTKEY MASTER FUNDING 2021-A COLLATERAL TRUST, U.S. BANK TRUST NATIONAL ASSO-CIATION AS COLLATERAL TRUST TRUSTEE

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 23-05285AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

January 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain real estate mortgage executed by AUGUST SCOLARO, a single man, to DAVID AYERS, LLC, dated Au-gust 18, 2023, and recorded in Instrument # 3562322, in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama, and the Mortgagee, by reason of such default having declared all the indebtedness secured by said mortgage due and payable and said mortgage subject to foreclosure, and said default continuing, notice is hereby given that, acing under the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the Mortgagee will sell at public outcry, for cash, to the highest and best bidder in front of the Courthouse door of the Etowah County Courthouse, during the legal hours of sale on the 2nd day of February, 2023, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama:

A lot described as beginning at the Northeast Corner of Lot Number Seven (7), and from thence run in a southerly direction and along the east line of said lot a distance of 56¼ feet, thence westerly and parallel with the north line of said lot to a point in the west line of said lot; thence northlery and along said West line a distance of 56¼ feet to the northwest corner of said lot; thence in an easterly direction and along the north line of said lot to the point of be-ginning; and embracing what is known as the north 56¼ feet of Lot Number Seven (7) in Block “A”, page 39, Probate Office, and lying in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure. The property will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances and exceptions reflected in the records of the Probate Court.  The property will be sold without warrant, or recourse, express or implied as to title, use and/or enjoyment, and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto.  The Mortgagee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the property and to credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the property.  Alabama law gives some persons

who have an interest in the property the right to redeem the property under certain circum-stances.  Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process.  An Attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as part of the foreclosure process.

S/David C. Livingston

David C. Livingston

Attorney for Mortgagee

P.O. Box 1621

Gadsden, AL  35902

January 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mort-gage dated January 4, 2022, executed by John Hartley and Randi Hartley, a married couple, joint tenants with full rights of survivorship, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., solely as nominee for Rocket Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLC, which mortgage was recorded on January 10, 2022, in Instrument Number 3533599, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama and which mortgage was duly transferred and assigned to Rocket Mortgage, LLC, f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLC, notice is hereby given that pursuant to law and the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned will sell at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the Main entrance to the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama during the legal hours of sale on October 11, 2023, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lots Number Three (3), Four (4), and Five (5) in Unit One (1) of the Leota Subdivision, accord-ing to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “G”, Page 301 and as amended in Plat Book “H”, Page 26, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage as well as expenses of foreclosure. This property will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances, and exceptions reflected in the mortgage and those contained in the records of the office of the Judge of Probate of the County where the above-described property is situated. This property will be sold without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to condition, title, use and/or enjoyment and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

The successful bidder must tender full funds at the conclusion of the sale in the form of a certified check made payable or endorsed to Padgett Law Group. No personal checks will be accepted. To this end you must bring sufficient funds to outbid the lender and any other bidders. Insufficient funds will not be accepted. Amounts received in excess of the winning bid will be refunded. Padgett Law Group reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidders should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due.

Rocket Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLCTransferee

The sale provided for hereinabove was postponed on the 11th day of October, 2023; was further postponed on the 6th day of December, 2023, by public announcement being made at the Main entrance to the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale.  Said foreclosure sale shall be held on the 14th day of February, 2024, at the Main en-trance to the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale.

Robert J. Wermuth/jmm

Padgett Law Group

4245 Balmoral Drive SW, Suite 101

Huntsville, AL 35801

Attorney for Mortgagee

January 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Robert Dan Evans was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/01/2023 over the Estate of Bobbie Jean Evans, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

James K. Saye was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/02/2023 over the Estate of Betty Jean Saye, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Darrell Shane Horton was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/06/2023 over the Estate of James Marvin Horton, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Jessica Moman was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/01/2023 to the Estate of Vanessa Leann Marshall, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Sharon Lea Edwards was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/08/2023 over the Estate of Mary Joyce Edwards, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Glenda Gail Watts was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/09/2023 over the Estate of Ralph Douglas Watts, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Rhonda Colleen Mashburn and Dennis Ray Mashburn was/were appointed Co-Personal Representative(s) on 11/08/2023 to the Estate of Maxine Mashburn, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Stephanie Thompson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/30/2023 to the Estate of Archie Dale Smallwood, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Beannetta Smith was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/18/2023 to the Estate of Clifford L. Heard, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Sheri Leanne Jenkins was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/18/2023 to the Estate of Doris J. Wettlin, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Ralph Boatwright was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/07/2023 over the Estate of Louise Boatwright, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Jeffrey Lawrence Smith Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/18/2023 to the Estate of Marcie McCorkle Lombard, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Sybil M. Kelley was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/04/2023 to the Estate of Ronny M. Liddell, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

David Lamar Parker was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/08/2023 to the Estate of Sybil Ruth Coffey, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Harold Jerome Mikell was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/11/2023 to the Estate of Velma Lillian Mikell, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Hugh William Willingham was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/11/2023 to the Estate of Milton Carl Henson, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Carl Allen Cole, III was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/23/2023 to the Estate of Doris B. Wynn, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Justin Blake Sewell was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/27/2023 to the Estate of Helen Hyde Ennis, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Marcus McCluney was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/15/2023 to the Estate of Judy Gail McCluney, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Jennifer Dianne Williamson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/15/2023 to the Estate of Donald Ray Landrum, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Allison Patrice Fowler Tolbert was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/06/2023 to the Estate of Brenda Patricia Fowler, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Bonnie Patrick was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/20/2023 to the Estate of Patricia Patrick, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Jennifer Dianne Williamson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/15/2023 to the Estate of Judith Ann Landrum, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

John Edward Cunningham was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/13/2023 over the Estate of Barry John Knight, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: BETTY ANDREWS, DECEASED

CASE NO.: 2023-00621

You will take notice that a Petition for Disposition of Remains filed by JACOB MILLICAN for the disposition of the remains of BETTY ANDREWS, who passed from this life and stepped into eternity on the 9th day of DECEMBER, 2023, is set to be heard on the 16th day of JANUARY, 2024 at 10:30 a.m., alleging that there are no known next of kin to take custody of the remains of the Decedent.

Please be advised that should you intend to contest this matter or desire to take custody of the remains of the Decedent of the proper disposition, you must file a written response within two (2) days of the last publication herein with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, Courthouse, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901

DONE THIS THE 8th DAY OF January 2024

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

January 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: LYNNE J. USAS,

ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: 2023-581

TO: Any unknown family

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP of the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 13th day of FEBRUARY 2024 at 1:00 p.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 4TH DAY OF JANUARY 2024.

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

January 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR LETTERS OF

CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Marcella Swearingen, whose whereabouts are unknown but whose last known address was 409 Avalon Lane, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

Charles Knox, whose whereabouts are unknown but last known address was 53 Woodland Hills Drive, Florence, Alabama 35634

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Judy B. Moore and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Judy B. Moore was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 4th day of December, 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 13th day of FEBRUARY, 2024, at 2:00 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR

LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Jason Clay, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Lillie Espinosa and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Lillie Espinosa was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 2nd day of JANUARY 2024.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 12TH day of FEBRUARY, 2024, at 2:00 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR

LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Tomas J. Espinosa, Jr., whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Tomas J. Espinosa and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Tomas J. Espinosa was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 2nd day of JANUARY 2024.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of

Conservatorship is set on the 12th day of FEBRUARY 2024, at 2:00 o’clock p.m., in

the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: BRENDA KAY BORDERS, DECEASED.

CASE NO.: 2023-00374

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of BRENDA KAY BORDERS, Deceased, having been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioner, LEA ANN SHEHEANE on the 17th day of August, 2023. Notice is hereby given that all persons contesting said Petition shall file a response thereto with the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, within thirty (30) days of this date of publication.

Done this 11th day of January, 2024.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: ALBERTA GENTLE, ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: 2023-145

TO: Any unknown family

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP of the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 13 day of FEBRUARY, 2024 at 2:30 P.M. was appointed a day and time for hear-ing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 2ND DAY OF JANUARY 2024

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CHARLES R. KELLY, JR., CHARA KELLEY,

PLAINTIFFS,

VS.

DANIELLE BOGLE, f/k/a, DANIELEE SMITH,

DEFENDANT.

CASE NO.: CV-2023-900417

Danielle Bogle, f/k/a Danielee Smith, whose whereabouts are unknown, and who may claim an interest in the property located at 94 Meadow Lark Lane, Gadsden, AL 35901, must file an an-swer with the Clerk of this Court within 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice of thereafter a judgment by Default may be rendered against her.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Court Clerk

/s/ David C. Livingston

DAVID C. LIVINGSTON

Attorney for Plaintiff

P. O. Box 1621

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256) 546-9300

December 22, 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

EASTRIDGE HEATHER, Plaintiff,

V.

Case No.: DR-2023-900241.00

EASTRIDGE JUSTIN LEE, Defendant

Notice is hereby given to Justin Lee Eastridge, whereabouts are unknown, that he must answer the complaint of Heather Eastridge in the Circuit Court matter DR-2023-900241, within 30 days from the date of the last publication or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against him in Civil Action DR-2023-900241, Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

DONE this 15th day of December 2023

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Court Clerk, Etowah County, Alabama

Scott F Stewart

750 Forrest Ave. Ste. 213

Gadsden, AL, 35901

December 22, 29, 2023, January 5 and 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

HORTON DARRELL, Plaintiff,

V.

Case No.: DR-2023-900344.00

HORTON SARINA DAWN, Defendant.

Notice is hereby given to Sarina Horton, whereabouts are unknown, that she must answer the complaint of Darrell Horton in the Circuit Court matter DR-2023-900344, within 30 days from the date of the last publication or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against her in Civil Action DR-2023-900344, Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

DONE this 15th day of December 2023

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Court Clerk, Etowah County, Alabama

Scott F Stewart

750 Forrest Ave. Ste. 213

Gadsden, AL, 35901

December 22, 29, 2023, January 5 and 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE THE MATTER OF:

C. M.

Case Number: JU-2022-293.03

J.M.

Case Number: JU-2020-294.03

H.M.

Case Number: JU-2020-292.03

A Child

TO: Tony Morgan

You are hereby given notice that a petition. has been filed by the Etowah County Department of Human Resources requesting that your parental rights be terminated to C.M., J.M., and H.M. You are hereby given notice that you are required to file an Answer with the Clerk of the Juvenile Court of Etowah County, Alabama and with the Petitioner’s attorney, Sheri W. Carver Stallings, Assistant Attorney General, STATE OF ALABAMA DEPT. OF HUMAN RESOURCES 220 West Main St., within fourteen (14) days of the date of the last publication of this notice or a default judgment can be entered against you. A parent has the right to representation of an attorney in a dependency or a termination of parental rights trial, and, if indigent, the Court may appoint an attorney if requested. Should the parent desire a court-appointed attorney, application should be made immediately upon receipt of notice of the action, by contacting the Clerk of the Juvenile Court of Etowah County, Alabama. A final hearing has been set for February 1, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. before Hon. Joe Nabors at the Etowah County Judicial Building in Gadsden,

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

Attorney for Petitioner:

Sheri W. Carver Stallings Assistant Attorney General

Etowah County Department of Human Resources

220 West Main St.

Centre, Alabama 35960

December 29, 2023, January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that Allen Building Company has completed the contract for the construction of the Saferoom #2 Project for The City of Attalla, AL. at 304 Chief Jenkins Lane in Attalla AL.  The City of Attalla, AL, Owner has made a request for final settlement of said Contract.  All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify the City of Attalla, Attention Jason Nicholson, City Engineer, 612 4th Street, NW, Attalla, AL  35954.

Allen Building Company

427 Mountain Lake Circle

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

December 22, 29, 2023, January 5 and 12, 2024

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LEGAL NOTICE

WHITAKER CONTRACTING CORP. HEREBY GIVES NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF CONTRACT WITH 2023 SPRING RESURFACING PROJECT FOR RAINBOW CITY, ALABAMA.  THIS NOTICE WILL APPEAR FOR THREE (3) CONSECUTIVE WEEKS BEGINNING ON January 12TH, 2024 AND ENDING ON January 26TH, 2024.  ALL CLAIMS SHOULD BE FILED AT PO BOX 306, GUNTERSVILLE, AL  35976 DURING THIS PERIOD.

WHITAKER CONTRACTING CORP

January 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR NOTICE OF COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that GKL Companies, Inc. has completed the contract for the renovation of Project B: Roof Restoration of Beck Field House Gym at the Wallace Drive Campus Project Number 2022-156 GSCC at College Drive, Gadsden Alabama 35903.  For the State of Alabama and the City of Gadsden, Owners have made a request for final settlement of said Contract.  All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify Stephen Ward & Associates, Inc PO Box 6815 Huntsville, AL. 35813.

GKL Companies, Inc.

112 Rainbow Industrial Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

January 12, 19, 26, and February 2, 2024

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING ON PROPOSED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT

The City Council of the City of Gadsden will hold a public meeting on January 23, 2024, at 11 a.m., during the regular weekly council meeting, to consider the adoption of a resolution authorizing an economic development agreement with Gadsden Premiere Cinema, LLC, authorized to do business in Alabama, which proposes to renovate/remodel its existing Gadsden Premiere Cinema location located at 1001 Rainbow Drive in Gadsden.  Gadsden Premiere Cinema, LLC proposes to spend approximately $3,400,000.00 in total development costs, and to employ the equivalent of approximately 30 employees (4 full-time and 26 part time) and to maintain that level of employment for the term of the agreement. Gadsden Premiere Cinema, LLC expects the Lux Cine’ at Gadsden Mall to generate annual sales of more than $3,545,000.00. Gadsden Premiere Cinema, LLC has requested financial assistance from the City of Gadsden to make this project feasible.  The City of Gadsden proposes to pay to Gadsden Premiere Cinema, LLC a sum equal to 2% of the City’s 5% sales tax revenue generated from sales for years one through five and a sum equal to 1% of the City’s 5% sales tax revenue generated from sales for years six through ten at Gadsden Premiere Cinema for a period of ten (10) years total, beginning when the business is open to the public and conducting business, or until the total abatement amount paid by the City equals $600,000.00, whichever occurs first.  The City of Gadsden seeks to provide citizens a wider and more diverse selection of entertainment available, to increase employment, and to increase the tax and revenue base of the City.  All interested persons may examine and review the Agreement and Resolution in the office of the City Clerk during normal business hours, before and after the meeting referenced herein.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

January 12, 2024

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

PROJECT: Right of Way Mowing of Highway 431, 11 and Cleveland Avenue

OWNER: The City of Attalla, Alabama

The City is requesting separate sealed bids for the Right of Way Mowing of Highway 431, 11, and Cleveland Avenue.

The bids will be received at the City Hall of Attalla at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, AL, 35954 un-til 2:00 P.M. CDST on Wednesday January 24, 2024 in the Council Chambers and then at said place publicly opened and read aloud.

The Contract Documents may be examined or a copy may be obtained at the Attalla City Hall.  Please contact Jason Nicholson at 256-441-9200 or jnicholson@attallacity.org for obtaining the Contract Documents.   

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids, and to award the contract to the lowest and responsible bidder. 

No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

Dated: January 2, 2024 THE CITY OF ATTALLA

BY: Larry Means, Mayor     

January 5 and 12, 2024

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

PROJECT: Mowing of Oak Hill Cemetery and Attalla Cemetery

OWNER: The City of Attalla, Alabama

The City is requesting separate sealed bids for the Mowing of Oak Hill Cemetery and Attalla Cemetery.

The bids will be received at the City Hall of Attalla at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, AL, 35954 un-til 2:00 P.M. CDST on Wednesday January 24, 2024 in the Council Chambers and then at said place publicly opened and read aloud.

The Contract Documents may be examined or a copy may be obtained at the Attalla City Hall.  Please contact Jason Nicholson at 256-441-9200 or jnicholson@attallacity.org for obtaining the Contract Documents. 

 

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids, and to award the contract to the lowest and responsible bidder. 

No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

DATED: January2, 2024 THE CITY OF ATTALLA BY: Larry Means, Mayor

January 5 and 12, 2024

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION BIDS

A NEW FIRE STATION NO. 5

Located at:  NOCCALULA FALLS for the City of Gadsden, Alabama

Gadsden Bid Request No. 3520

Sealed proposals will be received by the City Clerk, City of Gadsden, Alabama, at the City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Room 411, Gadsden, Alabama until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 6th, 2024, for a New Fire Station No. 5 located at Noccalula Falls, Bid Request No. 3520, located in the City of Gadsden, Alabama.

Bids submitted prior to the bid opening by mail shall be directed to “City Clerk, P.O. Box 267, Gadsden, Alabama 35902-0267 or in person delivered to the office of the City Clerk, Room 401, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama.  Bids will be publicly opened and read at the above time and place. 

The bidder shall file with his bid either a cashier’s check drawn on an Alabama bank, payable to the City of Gadsden, Alabama, or a bid bond executed by a surety company duly authorized and qualified to make such bonds in Alabama, in an amount equal to the lesser of five percent (5%) of the bid or ten thousand ($10,000).

Bid Documents are open to the public for inspection at the City Hall, Room 301, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama, Alabama AGC / ISQFT Plan Room; Dodge Project Data; and Construct Connect. Electronic copies of Bid Documents may be obtained from the Architect through email request only. The same process is applicable to sub-contractors and vendors. No printed hard copies of bid documents will be issued. Requests for Bid Documents should be submitted to tom@tmm-architect.com. In order to submit a bid, all General Contractor bidders must use the procedures above to procure Bid Documents and having done so, will be placed on the Architect’s Official Bidders List. Bids received from bidders who obtained Bid Docu-ments through any other method and are not on the Architect’s Official Bid List will be reject-ed.

General Contractors who obtain bid documents and wish to withdraw from the Official Bidders List must do so in writing to the Architect prior to the bid date.  Bids received from General Contractors who are not on the Official Bidders List will not be accepted or opened.  Thomas M. McElrath, Architect, makes no guarantee of bid documents obtained by Contractors and Vendors from sources other than the issued documents provided by the Architect.  Contractors and Vendors who base their pricing from bid documents obtained otherwise, either in part or whole, do so at their own risk.

A Mandatory Attendance Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 30th, 2024 at the office of the Director of Engineering.  All General Contractor Bidders expecting to submit a bid shall have a knowledgeable representative present at this meeting.  This meeting will convene at the office of the Director of Engineering and adjourn and reconvene at the pro-ject site if necessary.

Scope of Work includes, but is not limited to, construction of a new load-bearing exterior ma-sonry wall structure consisting of, quarter-log siding, manufactured stone veneer, light-gauge metal roof trusses, composition shingle roofing, pre-finished metal gutters, fascia and down-spouts, sectional overhead doors, aluminum storefront entrances and windows, site improve-ments and utilities.  The new facility will house Fire Department facilities consisting of: two Apparatus Bays, FEMA Storm Shelter, Restroom and Shower Areas, Kitchen, Dayroom/Dining Room, Bunk Rooms, Laundry/Decontamination Room, Office and Mechanical/Electrical Room and Police Department Precinct facilities consisting of: Staff/Public area, Staff Toilet, Storage and Mech./Elect. Room.  Interior construction will primarily be metal stud framing, gyp. board, exposed painted CMU, lay-in ceilings, LVT and porcelain tile flooring and casework cabinetry.  Electrical work will consist of IT cabling, power and suspended and lay-in LED fixtures.  HVAC systems will include gas-fired infrared heaters, fresh air ventilation and package unit HVAC with gas-fired heat and electric cooling.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any and all bids.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for the satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond or Bond in the amount required by Section 39-1-1(a), Code of Alabama 1975, and evidence of insurance as required by the bid documents within ten (10) days after being notified that he has been awarded the contract.

Bids must be submitted on proposal forms furnished by the Architect or copies thereof No bidder may withdraw his bid within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.  The bidder must comply with all requirements of the public works bid law Section 39-2-1 et seq., Code of Alabama 1975.

Any bidder, whether a resident or non-resident of the State of Alabama, must comply with all applicable provisions of Section 34-8-1, et .seq., Code of Alabama, 1975, including requirements for licensing as a general contractor and the necessity to show evidence of license, be-fore the bid will be considered by the awarding authority.  A current license number must be included on the bid.

Bidders must comply with the President’s Nos. 11246 and 11375 which prohibit discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex, or national origin. Bidders must also comply with Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of1968, and Section III of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, 12 U.S.C. 170lu.

By signing this contract, the contracting parties affirm, for the duration of the agreement, that they will not violate federal immigration law or knowingly employ, hire for employment, or continue to employ an unauthorized alien within the state of Alabama. Furthermore, a contracting party found to be in violation of this provision shall be deemed in breach of the agree-ment and shall be responsible for all damages resulting therefrom.

Bidders must certify that they do not and will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on a basis of race creed, color, sex, or national origin.  Bidders must also certify they will make facilities handicap accessible to the extent required by law.

THE CITY GADSDEN, ALABAMA

Craig Ford, Mayor

THOMAS M. McELRATH, ARCHITECT

Thomas M. McElrath, Principal

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

January 12, 2024

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PUBLIC NOTICE 

Be it known that on 1-2-2024 the Etowah County Commission voted to vacate a portion of Shel-ton Circle, Etowah County, Alabama. Said portion of road being in Section 6, T-11-S, R-7-E of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County,  Alabama. The resolution to vacate said roadway does hereby destroy the force and effect of any dedication of said roadway because of its appear-ance on the map  of Etowah County, Alabama.

January 12, 2024

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on the 25 day of January, 2024 at 8:30 a.m.., the Board of Adjustments of the City of Gadsden will hold a regularly scheduled public hearing in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard, in opposition to or in favor of, the following request:

“A request for a special exception to operate a Child Daycare at New Destiny Christian Church INC., the Property is Zoned R-1, Single Family Residence on the following described property:

Parcel One: Lots Number Nine (9), Eighteen (18), Nineteen (19), Twenty (20), Twenty-one (21), and Twenty-two (22) in block number one (1) in Presley Addition to the City of Gadsden, a re-survey and subdivision of Lots Sixty-eight (68), Sixty-nine (69), Seventy (70) and Seventy-one (71) of the India Sutherlin Estate, lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Parcel Two:  Lot Number 17 in Block Number 1, of the Presley Addition to the City of Gadsden, as the same appears of record in Plat Book “D”, Page 215, in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama. Said Presley Addition being a resurvey and subdivision of Lots 68,69,71 and 71 of the India Sutherlin Estate.

Parcel Three: All of Lots Twenty-two (22) and Nine (9) in Block (1) of the Presley Addition lying West of a line ten (10) feet West of and parallel to the lot line produced between Lots Twenty -one (21) and Twenty-two (22) of Block Twenty-One (21); and Lots No. 1,2,3, and 4 in Presley Addition Number Two and all that portion of the strip of land formerly used as right of way for the Rome-Gadsden branch of the Southern Railway situated in the NE ¼ of the NW 1/4 , Section 35, Township 11 South, Range 6 East, being all the property conveyed to the seller by J. D. Isbell, Jr and V. C. Payne on September 18, 1953 and lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama. (Street Address being 201 Goldenrod Avenue)

January 5 and 12, 2024

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, the 25 of January, 2024 at 8:30 a.m., the Board of Adjustment of the City of Gadsden will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber, First Floor, at City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama to give all persons who desire an oppor-tunity to be heard in opposition to or in favor of the following request:

“A request for a variance to reduce the required setbacks for building a home on a small lot in a   R-1, One Family Residence District on the following described property:

Lot numbers One (1), two (2) and Three (3) in Block Number Five (5) in Kershaw Addition to East Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “D”, page 43, in the Etowah County, Alabama be, and is hereby Vested in Edge Family Properties, LLC. As such, the Clerk of this Court shall execute a Clerk’s deed vesting all right, title, and interest in and to said property in edge Family Properties, LLC. (Street Address Being 1405 Norman Street)

January 5 and 12, 2024

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, the 25 of January, 2024 at 8:30 a.m., the Board of Adjustment of the City of Gadsden will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber, First Floor, at City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard in opposition to or in favor of the following request:

“A request for a variance to reduce the required setbacks for building a home on a small lot in a   R-1, One Family Residence District on the following described property:

Lot Number Four (4) in Block Number Five (5) in Kershaw Addition according to a map

thereof recorded in Plat Book “D”, Page 43, Probate Office and lying and being in Gadsden,

Etowah County, Alabama, and being subject to the rights, if any, of the Alabama Power Co. as described in Deed Record “6-F,” page 397, said Probate Office, Gadsden, Etowah County,

Alabama. Together with any improvements located thereon. (Street Address Being 1407 Norman Street)

January 5 and 12, 2024

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on the 24th day of January, 2024 at 4:00 p.m., the Planning Com-mission of the City of Gadsden will hold a regularly scheduled public hearing in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard, in opposition to or in favor of, the following request:

“A request for Planning Commission approval to operate a Child Daycare at New Destiny Christian Church INC., the Property is Zoned R-1, Single Family Residence on the following described property:

Parcel One: Lots Number Nine (9), Eighteen (18), Nineteen (19), Twenty (20), Twenty-one (21), and Twenty-two (22) in block number one (1) in Presley Addition to the City of Gadsden, a re-survey and subdivision of Lots Sixty-eight (68), Sixty-nine (69), Seventy (70) and Seventy-one (71) of the India Sutherlin Estate, lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Parcel Two:  Lot Number 17 in Block Number 1, of the Presley Addition to the City of Gadsden, as the same appears of record in Plat Book “D”, Page 215, in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama. Said Presley Addition being a resurvey and subdivision of Lots 68,69,71 and 71 of the India Sutherlin Estate.

Parcel Three: All of Lots Twenty-two (22) and Nine (9) in Block (1) of the Presley Addition lying West of a line ten (10) feet West of and parallel to the lot line produced between Lots Twenty -one (21) and Twenty-two (22) of Block Twenty-One (21); and Lots No. 1,2,3, and 4 in Presley Addition Number Two and all that portion of the strip of land formerly used as right of way for the Rome-Gadsden branch of the Southern Railway situated in the NE ¼ of the NW 1/4 , Sec-tion 35, Township 11 South, Range 6 East, being all the property conveyed to the seller by J. D. Isbell, Jr and V. C. Payne on September 18, 1953 and lying and being in Etowah County, Ala-bama. (Street Address being 201 Goldenrod Avenue)

January 12, 2024

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on the 24 day of January, 2024 at 4:00 p.m., the Planning Commission of the City of Gadsden will hold a regularly scheduled public hearing in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard, in opposition to or in favor of, the following request:

“A request to Rezone property from R-1, Multi Family District to B-1, Neighborhood Business District.  R-1, One-Family Residence District, on the following described property:

Lots Number Twenty-Four (24), Twenty-Five (25), and Twenty-Six (26) in Block “C”, Stroud’s First Subdivision to East Gadsden, according to map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, pages 84 and 85, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 1428 East Broad Street).”

January 12, 2024

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on the 24 day of January, 2024 at 4:00 p.m., the Planning Commission of the City of Gadsden will hold a regularly scheduled public hearing in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard, in opposition to or in favor of, the following request:

“A request to rezone the following described properties from R-2, Multi Family Residence and B-2, General Business District to I-1, Light Industry District:

(R-2) Lots Number One (1) and Two (2) Block Nineteen (19), Smith’s Addition #1, according to the Plat recorded in Plat Book B, Page 158, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

(B-2) Commencing at ½” rebar marking the Northwest corner of Lot 1 in Block 1 of Kyle’s Cheap Home Addition, as recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 189, in the Office of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama, said rebar being on the easterly side of the that certain Norfolk Southern Railroad spur as described in Minutes “F”, page 7, run along the west line of said Lot 1 and the east line of said spur South 16°59’23” West a distance of 144.73 feet to a ½ “ rebar marking the South-west corner Lot 1, said rebar being in the North Line of SW ¼ of the NE ¼ of section 1, town-ship 12 South, Range 5 East ; thence leaving said Lot 1, continue along the east line of said spur 13°17’30”West a distance of 102.4 feet to a ½” rebar; thence continue along said east line of said spur South 08°38’41” West distance of 9.83 feet to a ½” rebar; thence continue along said east line of said spur along a curve, with a chord bearing of South 03°09’22” West a chord distance of 76.77 feet to an iron rod set, said iron being a ½” rebar with plastic cap stamped “B Means LS 27727”, said iron marking the point of beginning of the following described parcel: thence continue along said east line of said spur with a curve turning to the left with an arc length of 236.18 feet, with a radius  of 558.39 feet, with a chord bearing of South 12°54’12” East and a chord length of 234.43 feet to a capped ½” rebar (JBW&T, INC.); thence leaving said east line of said spur South 88 line of said spur South 88°40’09” East a distance of 185.04 feet to a capped ½” rebar (JBW&T, INC.); thence North 03°24’49” East a distance of 218.56 feet to a capped ½” rebar (JBW&T,INC.); thence North 86°39’18” West a distance of 250.78 feet to the point of beginning. Said parcel containing 1.16 acres, more or less, and being a portion of the SW ¼ of the NE of Section 1, Township 12 South, Range 5 east, Etowah County. (Street address being 3200 West Meighan Blvd).

January 12, 2024

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on the 24th day of January, 2024 at 4:00 p.m., the Planning Com-mission of the City of Gadsden will hold a regularly scheduled public hearing in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard, in opposition to or in favor of, the following request:

“A request for Planning Commission approval to subdivide and create two lots from one exist-ing parcel of land on the following described property:

Commence at a ½” pipe at the intersection of the east line of lot (5), W. A. Gaines Addition, as recorded in the plat book “B” Page 168, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama , and the north line the SE ¼-SE ¼ IN section 10, T-12-S, R-5-E, Thence S01°03’44” W777.63’to A ½ “ Rebar Capped (CA-497-LS), said point being the point of beginning, thence N77°24’29”E 1414.94’ to A concrete Monument, Thence S15°08’03” W 367.40’to a ½”rebar capped (peco), thence S15°10’58”W 317.54 to  a power pole, thence S48°40’21”W 29.17’ to a ½ “ rebar capped (ca-497-ls) on the Northerly r/w of Alabama Highway #77 (80’ R/W), Thence along said R/W the following bearings and distances: Thence S83°34’51”W380.00’ to a ½” rebar capped (CA-497-LS), thence along a curve with a radius of 2934.84’ and a chord bearing and distance of S88°57’58”W 615.27’ to a ½ “ rebar  capped (JBWT), thence leaving said R/W N01°03’44” E 599.93’ to the point of beginning, containing 20.64 acres more or less. (Street address being 720 Gilbert Ferry Road)

January 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-23-900488-GCD

STATE OF ALABAMA, ex rel: Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit,

PLAINTIFF

$6,580.00 U.S. Currency,

Smith & Wesson SD 9 VE 9mm Pistol

Serial # FYH1377

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Juandra Lanard Pierce

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE IN-TEREST IN THE HEREINABOVE DESCRIBED CURRENCY AND FIREARM:

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above-described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture, and ultimate disposition of the above-described currency and fire-arm.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 1st day of March 2024.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other in-terest in said property.

DONE this the 2nd day of January 2024

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

January 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-23-108-GCD

STATE OF ALABAMA, ex rel: Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit,

PLAINTIFF

$1,380.00 U.S. Currency,

2001 Ford Crown Victoria

VIN # 2FAFP73W81X121043

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Corey Dejuan Gilley

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE IN-TEREST IN THE HEREINABOVE DESCRIBED CURRENCY AND VEHICLE:

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above-described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture, and ultimate disposition of the above-described currency and vehicle.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 1st day of March 2024.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said property.

DONE this the 2nd day of January 2024

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

January 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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NOTICE OF SALE

The following storage units will be auctioned on February 12, 2024 beginning at 10:00 AM on the business premises of Dixie Mini Storage. Dixie Mini Storage is located at 429 4th Street S.W. Attalla, AL. 35954.

Brain West #570

Dylan Sasser #59

Terri Baldwin #392

David Garmon #393

Marcel Leonard #107

Tiffany Baker #459

Felicia Ring #430

Nathaniel Benefield #63

Eric Chaviers #196

Molly Stevens #386

April Whidby #41

Brad Howard #516

Dixie Mini Storage

429 4th Street S.W.

Attalla Al  35954

256- 538-2203

January 12, 19 and February 9, 2024

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NOTICE OF SALE

The following storage units will be auctioned on January 19, 2024 beginning at 10:00 AM on the business premises of Off Campus Storage, located at 474 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL. 35903.

J.T. Harrell #56

Theresa Hogg #82

Off Campus Storage,

474 George Wallace Drive

Gadsden, AL. 35903.

January 12 and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 2/08/2024.

2012 Audi A4 VIN: WAUFAFL3CN017856

Jon Denney

2871 Section Line Rd

Albertville, AL. 35950

January 5 and 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 2/13/2024 at 9am.

2008 Nissan Maxima VIN:1N4BA41E18C814083

Matt’s Towing

2000 Hickory Street

Gadsden, AL. 35904

January 12 and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF VEHICLEPOSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 2/12/2024.

2008 Chevrolet AVALANCHE VIN:3GNEC12018G253245

Arturo Rascon

416 van Courtland Street

Gadsden, AL. 35904

January 12 and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 2/12/2024.

2014 NISSAN SENTRA  VIN: 3N1AB7AP6EL642836

ROBERT ANTONIO RIVERA

4805 NIXON CHAPEL RD

HORTON AL 35980

January 12 and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 2/13/2024.

1994 TOYOTA CAMRY VIN: 4T1SK12E6RU455471

ROBERT ANTONIO RIVERA

4805 NIXON CHAPEL RD

HORTON AL 35980

January 12 and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 2/13/2024.

2002 SUBARU LEGACY  VIN:4S3BH806427655602

RUSSELL MUELLER

3426 RAINBOW PKWY

RAINBOW CITY, AL 35906

January 12 and 19, 2024.

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ORDINANCE NO.O-01-24

Amending City Code 18 – BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS

ARTICLE II. – BUILDING CODE   

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 18 Article II Section 18-32 of the Gadsden City Code is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 18-32. – Amendments.

The following sections are hereby revised:

Section 101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Building Code of the City of Gads-den, hereinafter referred to as “this code.”

Section 113.1 through 113.4 and Appendix B. Board of Appeals. These sections and Appendix B (Board of Appeals) are not adopted. All appeals shall be to the building code board of appeals as established by Section 18-34(a) of the City Code.

Section 1612.3 Establishment of flood hazard areas. To establish flood hazard areas, the city council shall adopt a flood hazard map and supporting data. The flood hazard map shall include, at a minimum, areas of special flood hazard as identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in an engineering report entitled The Flood Insurance Study for the City of Gadsden, Alabama, dated April 4, 1983, as amended or revised, with the accompanying Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Boundary and Floodway Map (FBFM) and related sup-porting data, along with any revisions thereto. The adopted flood hazard map and supporting data are hereby adopted by reference and declared to be part of this section.

Section 2.Chapter 18 Article II Section 18-33 of the Gadsden City Code is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 18-33 – Fee schedule.

Residential

Fee Amount

$1,000.00 or less $30.00

$1,001.00 to $50,000.00

$30.00 for the first $1,000.00 plus an additional $10.00 per every $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

$50,001.00

to $100,000.00

$520.00 for the first $50,000.00 plus an additional $8.00 per every $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

$100,001.00 to $500,000.00

$920.00 for the first $100,000.00 plus an additional $6.00 per every $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

$500,001.00 and up

$3,320.00 for the first $500,000.00 plus an additional $4.00 per every $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

Commercial

Fee Amount

$1,000.00 or less

$32.00

$1,001.00 to $50,000.00

$32.00 for the first $1,000.00 plus an additional $12.00 per every $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

$50,001.00 to $100,000.00

$620.00 for the first $50,000.00 plus an additional $10.00 per every $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

$100,001.00 to $500,000.00

$1,120.00 for the first $100,000.00 plus an additional $8.00 per every $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

$500,001.00 and up

$4,320.00 for the first $500,000.00 plus an additional $6.00 per every $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

Moving/Demolition

Fee Amount

Moving fee $200.00

Demolition fees:

0 – 100,000 cu ft

$100.00

100,000 cu ft and over

$1.00 per 1,000 cu ft

Section 2. The provisions of this ordinance shall be effective upon publication.

Section 3. The sections, subsections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this ordinance are severable.  If any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance is declared unconstitutional or invalid by a valid judgment of a court of compe-tent jurisdiction, such judgment shall not affect the validity of any other section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance.  The city council declares that it is its intent that it would have enacted this ordinance without such invalid or unconstitutional provi-sions.

Section 4. The provisions of this ordinance repeal any prior ordinance or provision of the Gadsden City Code to the extent of any conflict.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on January 3, 2024.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

January 12, 2024

____________

ORDINANCE NO. O-02-24

Amending City Code Chapter 18 – BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS

ARTICLE III. – ELECTRICAL CODE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 18 Article III Section 18-63 is amended to read as follows:

(a)The following sections are hereby revised:

Section 334.10 Uses Permitted

(1) One- and two-family dwellings and their attached or detached garages, and their storage buildings.

(2) Multi-family dwellings permitted to be of Types III, IV, and V construction.

(3) Other structures permitted to be of Types III, IV and V construction. Cables shall be concealed within walls, floors or ceilings that provide a thermal barrier of material that has at least a 15-minute finish rating as identified in listings of fire- rated assemblies.

Section 334.12 Uses Not Permitted

(A) Types NM and NMC. Types NM and NMC cables shall not be permitted as follows:

(1) In any dwelling or structure not specifically permitted in 334.10(1), (2), ( 3) and (5).

(2) Exposed within a dropped or suspended ceiling cavity in other than one- and two-family and multifamily dwellings.

(3) As service-entrance cable.

(4) In commercial garages having hazardous (classified) locations as defined in 511.3.

(5) In theaters and similar locations, except where permitted in 518.4(B).

(6) In motion picture studios.

(7) In storage battery rooms.

(8) In hoistways or on elevators or escalators.

(9) Embedded in poured cement, concrete or aggregate.

(10) In hazardous (classified) locations, except where specifically permitted by other  articles in this Code.

(B) Type NM. Type NM cables shall not be used under the following conditions or in the following locations:

(1) Where exposed to corrosive fumes or vapors.

(2) Where embedded in masonry, concrete, adobe, fill or plaster.

(3) In a shallow chase in masonry, concrete, or adobe and covered with plaster, adobe or a similar finish.

(4) In wet or damp locations.

(b) The following provisions shall apply in lieu of any contradictory provision of the National Electrical Code, 2020 edition:

(A) Metallic conduit.

(1) All wiring of 50 volts or above in commercial, industrial or institutional buildings within the City shall be in metallic conduit.

2) Nonmetallic schedule 40 or 80 electrical type conduit may be used in a slab, provided a rigid conduit 90-degree bend extends from the slab.

(B) Service disconnect. A main service disconnect switch is required to be placed outside on all residential and commercial buildings where the electrical service to the building is fed from overhead or fed underground through a direct meter socket and the meter base and the main panel cannot be placed back to back with each other.

(C) Shunt trip breaker. For an underground service application where there is no main service disconnect switch outside and the main panel is located inside the building, a shunt trip breaker will be required, with the shunt trip mechanism placed as close as possible to the meter base.

(D) Engineered drawings. A set of drawings signed and sealed by a licensed electrical engineer will be required on all buildings that are 2500 square feet or more or where the cost of the electrical work exceeds 10% of the cost of the job.

Section 2. Section 18-144 of the Gadsden City Code is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 18-144 – Fee schedule.

Services

Fee Amount

Up to 100 amp$12.00

200 amp $16.00

400 amp $22.00

600 amp $28.00

800 amp $38.00

1000 amp $42.00

1200 amp $50.00

1600 amp $64.00

2000 amp $90.00

3000 amp $130.00

4000 amp $160.00

5000 amp $180.00

Temp Service$20.00

Repair/Relocate$20.00

Outlets

Fee Amount

1 to 10 $10.00

11 to 25 $16.00

26 to 50 $24.00

51 to 100 $28.00

101 to 200 $32.00

201 to 500 $50.00

501 and over $50.00 plus $1.00 each

Miscellaneous

Fee Amount

220s, electric range, water heater, dryer & window air conditioner units $10.00

Motors, transformers, welders, capacitors $16.00

Gasoline Pumps (per pump) $12.00

Electric heat and air conditioner installation $16.00

Inspection/Re-inspection

Fee Amount

Inspections (each) $20.00

First re-inspection $30.00

Second re-inspection $100.00

Third or more re-inspection $200.00

Section 2. The provisions of this ordinance shall be effective upon publication.

Section 3.

The sections, subsections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this ordinance are severable.  If any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance is declared unconstitutional or invalid by a valid judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall not affect the validity of any other section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance.  The city council declares that it is its intent that it would have enacted this ordinance without such invalid or unconstitutional provisions.

Section 4. The provisions of this ordinance repeal any prior ordinance or provision of the Gadsden City Code to the extent of any conflict.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on January 3, 2024.

Iva Nelson,

City Clerk

January 12, 2024

____________

ORDINANCE NO. O-03-24

Amending City Code Chapter 18 – BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS

Article IV. – GAS CODE   

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 18 Article IV Section 18-232 of the Gadsden City Code is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 18-232. – Amendments.

The following sections are hereby revised:

Section 101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the fuel gas code of the City of Gadsden, hereinafter referred to as “this code.”

Section 109.2 Schedule of Permit Fees. Where work requires a permit, a fee for each permit shall be paid as required, in accordance with the schedule as established by the applicable governing authority.

Section 109.6 Refunds. The code official is authorized to establish a refund policy.

Section 115.4 Violation Penalties. Persons who shall violate a provision of this code, fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or erect, install, alter or repair work in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the code official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code, shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine of not more than $500.00 or by imprisonment not exceeding six (6) months, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense.

Sections 116.1 through 116.4 Stop Work Order

Section 116.1 Authority. Where the code official finds any work regulated by this code being performed in a manner contrary to the provisions of this code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner, the code official is authorized to issue a stop work order.

Section 116.2 Issuance. The stop worker shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property, the owner’s authorized agent or the person performing the work. Upon issuance of a stop work order, the cited work shall immediately cease. The stop work shall state the reason for the order and the conditions under which the cited work is authorized to resume.

Section 116.3 Emergencies. Where an emergency exists, the code official shall not be required to give a written notice prior to stopping the work.

Section 116.4 Failure to comply. Any person who shall continue any work after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be subject to fines established by the authority having jurisdiction.

Section 113. Means of Appeal. Sections 113.1 through 113.4 are not adopted. All appeals shall be to the building code board of appeals established by Section 18-34(a) of the City Code.

Section 2. Chapter 18 Article IV of the Gadsden City Code is further amended to add the following:

Sec. 18-234. – Fee schedule.

Fee Amount

Permit $10.00

1 – 4 outlets $10.00

5 or more outlets $2.00 each

Conversion burners, floor furnaces, incinerators, boilers, or central air conditioning $10.00 for the first then $2.00 each additional

Vented wall furnaces and water heaters $5.00 for the first then $2.00 each additional

Re-inspection fees:

1st re-inspection $30.00

2nd re-inspection $100.00

3rd or more re-inspection $200.00

Section 3. The provisions of this ordinance shall be effective upon publication.

Section 4. The sections, subsections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this ordinance are severable.  If any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance is declared unconstitutional or invalid by a valid judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall not affect the validity of any other section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance.  The city council declares that it is its intent that it would have enacted this ordinance without such invalid or unconstitutional provisions.

Section 5. The provisions of this ordinance repeal any prior ordinance or provision of the Gadsden City Code to the extent of any conflict.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on January 3, 2024.

Iva Nelson,

City Clerk

January 12, 2024

___________

ORDINANCE NO. O-04-24

Amending City Code Chapter 18 – BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS

Article VI. – MECHANICAL CODE   

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 18 Article VI Section 18-282 of the Gadsden City Code is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 18-282. – Amendments.

The following sections are hereby revised:

Section 101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Mechanical Code of the City of Gadsden, hereinafter referred to as “this code.”

Section 109.2 Schedule of permit fees. Where work requires a permit, a fee for each permit shall be paid as required, in accordance with the schedule as established by the applicable governing authority.

Section 109.6 Refunds. The code official is authorized to establish a refund policy.

Section 115.4 Violation penalties. Persons who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, install, alter or repair mechanical work in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the code official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code shall be guilty of violation punishable by a fine of not more than $500.00 or by imprisonment not exceeding six (6) months, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense.

Section 113 Stop Work Order

Section 113.1 Authority. Where the code official finds any work regulated by this code being performed in a manner contrary to the provisions of this code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner, the code official is authorized to issue a stop work order.

Section 113.2 Issuance. The stop work order shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property, the owner’s authorized agent or the person performing the work. Upon issuance of a stop work order, the cited work shall immediately cease. The stop work order shall state the reason for the order and the conditions under which the cited work is authorized to resume.

Section 113.3 Emergencies. Where an emergency exists, the code official shall not be required to give a written notice prior to stopping the work.

Section 113.4 Failure to comply. Any person who shall continue any work after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be subject to fines established by the authority having jurisdiction.

Section 114 Means of Appeal. Sections 114.1 through 114.4 are not adopted. All appeals shall be to the building code board of appeals established by Section 18-34(a) of the City Code.

Section 2. Chapter 18 Article VI of the Gadsden City Code is further amended to add the following:

Sec. 18-283. – Fee schedule.

Fee Amount

Permit $20.00

Heating, ventilating, ductwork, air conditioning and refrigeration $20.00 for the first $1,000.00 plus $4.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

Repairs, alterations, and additions to an existing system $10.00 plus $4.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

Boiler Inspections (based on BTU input):

33,000 BTU (1 BHp) to 165,000 (5 BHp) $10.00

165,001 BTU (5 BHp) to 330,000 (10 BHp) $20.00

330,001 BTU (10 BHp) to 1,165,000 (52 BHp) $30.00

1,165,0001 BTU (52 BHp) to 3,300,000 (98 BHp) $50.00

Over 3,300,000 BTU (98 BHp) $70.00

Re-inspections:

1st re-inspection $30.00

2nd re-inspection $100.00

3rd or more re-inspection $200.00

Section 3. The provisions of this ordinance shall be effective upon publication.

Section 4. The sections, subsections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this ordinance are severable.  If any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance is declared unconstitutional or invalid by a valid judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall not affect the validity of any other section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance.  The city council declares that it is its intent that it would have enacted this ordinance without such invalid or unconstitutional provisions.

Section 5. The provisions of this ordinance repeal any prior ordinance or provision of the Gadsden City Code to the extent of any conflict.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on January 3, 2024.

Iva Nelson,

City Clerk

January 12, 2024

____________

ORDINANCE NO. O-05-24

Amending City Code Chapter 18 – BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS

Article VII. – PLUMBING CODE   

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 18 Article VII Section 18-432 of the Gadsden City Code is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 18-232. – Amendments.

The following sections are hereby revised:

Section 109.2 Schedule of Permit Fees. Where work requires a permit, a fee for each permit shall be paid as required, in accordance with the schedule as established by the applicable governing authority.

Section 2. Chapter 18 Article VII of the Gadsden City Code is further amended to add the following:

Sec. 18-435. – Fee schedule.

Fee Amount

Permit (one inspection) 20.00

For each plumbing fixture, floor drain, or trap (including water drainage piping and back flow protection thereof) $5.00

House Sewer $10.00

House Sewer repaired or replaced $10.00

Cesspool (where permitted) $10.00

Septic tank and seepage pit or drainfield $20.00

Water heater and/or vent $5.00

Installation, alteration or repair of water piping and/or water treating equipment (each) $10.00

Repair or alteration of drainage or vent piping, (each fixture) $10.00

Vacuum breakers or backflow protective devices installed subsequent to the installation of the piping of equipment served (one to five) $5.00

Vacuum breakers or backflow protective devices installed subsequent to the installation of the piping of equipment served, (each, over five) $3.00

Re-inspection fees:

1st re-inspection $30.00

2nd re-inspection $100.00

3rd or more re-inspection $200.00

Section 3. The provisions of this ordinance shall be effective upon publication.

Section 4.

The sections, subsections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this ordinance are severable.  If any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance is declared unconstitutional or invalid by a valid judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall not affect the validity of any other section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance.  The city council declares that it is its intent that it would have enacted this ordinance without such invalid or unconstitutional provisions.

Section 5. The provisions of this ordinance repeal any prior ordinance or provision of the Gadsden City Code to the extent of any conflict.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on January 3, 2024.

Iva Nelson,

City Clerk

January 12, 2024

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