Legals for 12/08/2023 – 12/14/2023

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated March 31, 2008, executed by Clara C. McGowan, an unmarried woman, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., solely as nominee for First Federal Bank, which mortgage was recorded on April 2, 2008, in Instrument Number 3291519, 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 CitiMortgage, Inc., 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 January 17, 2024, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Number Twenty (20) and the North 25 feet of Lot Nineteen (19), Block Two (2) in Edgewood Addition, as shown by the map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book “D”, page 247, 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.

CitiMortgage, Inc.

Transferee

Robert J. Wermuth/jmm

Padgett Law Group

4245 Balmoral Drive SW, Suite 101

Huntsville, AL 35801

Attorney for Mortgagee

December 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Valerie Wilbourn was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/08/2023 to the Estate of Jerry Lee Lipscomb, 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

November 24, December 1, and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Heidi La-Rae Duncan was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/02/2023 to the Estate of Sheila Denise Patterson, 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

November 24, December 1, and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Bertha Street Collins was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/05/2023 over the Estate of Jonathan Keith Collins, 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

November 24, December 1, and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Charles Oliver Allen Sweat was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/13/2023 to the Estate of Rebecca Joy Smith Sweat, 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 1, 8, and 15, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Billy Scott Hunt was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/15/2023 to the Estate of Billy Fred Hunt, 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 1, 8, and 15, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Jeanna R. Jackson, Foster F. Garrett and Pellie R. Thomas was/were appointed Personal Co-Representative(s) on 10/19/2023 to the Estate of Mary Ruth Garrett, 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 1, 8, and 15, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Skylar Hixon was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/26/2023 to the Estate of Mark Dudley Hixon, 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 1, 8, and 15, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Richard Austin Carroll was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/09/2023 to the Estate of Marilyn Richard Carroll, 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 1, 8, and 15, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Kenneth Wayne Brogdon was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/09/2023 to the Estate of Kenneth Warren Brogdon, 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 1, 8, and 15, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Michael S. Ramey was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/27/2023 to the Estate of Jean Chapman Ramey, 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 1, 8, and 15, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Mark Lytle was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/03/2023 to the Estate of Anita Griffith Hill, 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 1, 8, and 15, 2023

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NOTICE OF ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MYRON FAYE HOLLAND. DECEASED

CASE NO: 2023-00463

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of MYRON FAYE HOLLAND, Deceased, having been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioner, Patty G. Leonard, on the 20th day of September 2023; Notice is hereby given that all persons contesting said Petition shall file a response thereto with the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, within 30 days of the date of this publication.

Done this the 20th day of October2023.

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

December 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: DORA ELAINE BEASLEY JONES, DECEASED. 

CASE NO.: 2023-00414

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of DORA ELAINE BEASLEY JONES, Deceased, having been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioner, WILLIAM ROLAND BEASLEY, on the 1st day of September 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 4th day of

December 2023

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

December 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: AMOS MOORE, INCAPACITATED,

Case #: 2023-101

TO: Any interested party

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY belonging to the above referenced incapacitated individual was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 10th day of January,  2024 at 2:15 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 27TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 2023.

Scott W.  Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

December 1, 8, and 15, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: DRIGELIO SARMIENTO, DECEASED,

Case # S-12204

TO: Any Interested Party

Please take notice that Aaron Sarmiento, Personal Representative of the Estate of Drigelio Sarmiento, having filed a Petition of Approval for the Sale of Real Property, petition is hereby set for the 29th day of January 2024 at 10:00 a.m.

DONE THIS THE 5th DAY OF December 2023

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

December 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: BARBARA A. JURICK, ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: 2023-457

TO: Phillip Jurick and Any unknown family

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP of the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 16th day of JANUARY 2024 at 1:30 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 5TH DAY OF DECEMBER 2023

Scott W. Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

December 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY

STATE OF ALABAMA

CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2023-900467

BETTY JO OSBORN V. ALEX WOOD, OPAL B. VANN, AND A PARCEL OF REAL ESTATE SITUATED IN ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

NOTICE OF IN REM ACTION PURSUANT TO ALABAMA CODE § 6-6-564 AND OTHER CONTROLLING LAW

To: Alex Wood, Opal B. Vann (individually, and in her capacity as personal representative of the Estate of Garner H. Vann, deceased), and all individuals and entities that may claim an ownership interest in the real estate described below:

Take notice that an in rem action has been filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, in civil action no.: CV-2023-900467, styled as Betty Jo Osborn, individually, and in her capacity as personal representative of the Estate of Joel V. Osborn, deceased, and in her capacities as trustee and beneficiary of the Joel V. Osborn Revocable Trust v. Alex Wood; Opal B. Vann, individually and in her capacity as personal representative of the Estate of Garner H. Vann; a parcel of real estate in Etowah County, Alabama, described as: “LOT NO. 8 IN BLOCK NO.  3 OF THE  ORIGINAL  SURVEY  OF THE  CITY  OF  ATTALLA, ALABAMA, AND A PART OF LOT NO. 7 IN BLOCK NO. 3 DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE S.E. CORNER OF LOT NO. 7 AND FROM THENCE GO IN A WESTERLY DIRECTION AND ALONG THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF FIFTH AVENUE, A DISTANCE OF 3.5 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE IN A NORTHERLY DIRECTION WITH A DEFLECTION ANGLE OF 87 DEGREES 56’ TO THE RIGHT A DISTANCE OF 109 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE IN AN EASTERLY DIRECTION AND PARALLEL TO THE NORTH LINE OF FIFTH AVENUE A DISTANCE OF 7.65 FEET TO A POINT IN THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT NO. 7; THENCE IN A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION AND ALONG THE EAST LINE OF LOT NO. 7 A DISTANCE OF 108.8 FEET TO THE S.E. CORNER THEREOF AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING, SAID PROPERTY LYING AND  BEING IN ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; “ and fictitious defendants A-C, being those individuals and/or entities that claim any ownership or interest in the subject real estate, whose identities are currently unknown. Alex Wood, Opal B. Vann, and any entity or individual that claims any ownership or interest in said parcel of real estate must file an answer to said action on or before thirty (30) days from the date of the last publication of this notice, or judgment may be entered affecting your ownership and/or interest in said parcel of real estate. Your answer must be filed with the undersigned Circuit Court Clerk and copied to Bradley W. Cornett, attorney for plaintiff, 140 South 9th Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. 

Done this the 9th day of November 2023.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Court Clerk of Etowah County, Alabama

801 Forrest Avenue, Suite 202

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

November 17, 24, December 1 and 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

BRITTANY GARCIA, whose whereabouts is unknown, must answer the complaint of Joaquia Garcia-Bautista, by answering a divorce and other relief, 30 days from the date of the last publication or thereafter a judgement of default may be rendered against her in Civil Action No.: DR-23-900298, Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Dated November 13, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

John D. Floyd, Attorney for Plaintiff

808 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-6328

November 17, 24,

December 1 and 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF SUMMONS

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NO. CV-2023-900325

GREG BAGGETT, PLAINTIFF,                                                                                       

vs.                                                                                                                                       

NICHOLAS I. LOPEZ and

LEIDY G. HERRENA,                                           

DEFENDANTs.                       

TO:  NICHOLAS I. LOPEZ and LEIDY G. HERRENA

You are hereby notified that a Complaint against you has been filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama in Civil Action Number: CV-2023-900325.

You are hereby commanded and required to file with the Clerk of Court, and to serve upon the Plaintiff, an answer to the Complaint within 30 days after the last publication of this notice, or default judgment will be entered against you.

Date this the 6th day of December 2023.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk    

Law Office of Philip E. Miles, LLC

309 Broad Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

Office: 256.543.9777

Fax: 256.543.9770

December 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2023

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNTION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-23-53-GCD

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

PLAINTIFF

$4,065.68 U.S.

Currency,

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Willard Pierre Lowery, III

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

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.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 12th day of January 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 16th day of November 2023.

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

December 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNTION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-23-900275-CDR

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

PLAINTIFF

$3,229.00 U.S. Currency,

9 Gambling Devices

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Jeffery Eugene Phifer

117 St. Thomas Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

Property Seized From:

339 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

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

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 devices.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 2nd day of February 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 28th day of November 2023

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

December 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2023 

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Be it known that Newman Voss and Jacob & Tabatha Cohen, being the owners of  property abutting a portion of Shelton Circle lying in in the Northeast 1/4 of the  Southwest 1/4 of Section 6, T-11-S, R-7-E and shown on The Rosa E. and Geo Shelton  Plat of NE1/4 of SW1/4, Sec 6, T11, R-7-E as recorded in Plat Book F, Page 341 as being  40’ in width, hereby request the Etowah County Commission to vacate said portion of  Shelton Circle being further described as follows: 

Begin at the point of intersection of the northern right-of-way line of Shelton Circle and the Southwest corner of Lot 2 of the above referenced subdivision. From said Point of  Beginning, run along the southern line of Lot 2 and also the northern right-of-way line  Shelton Circle to a point, said point being the Southeast corner of Lot 2 and also the  Southwest corner of Lot 3 of said subdivision; From said point, run along the southern  line of Lot 3 and also the northern right-of-way line Shelton Circle to a point, said point  being the Southeast corner of Lot 3 on the western line of Lot 4 of said subdivision and  the end of said 40’ right-of-way. 

This matter will be considered at the 1-2-2024 Etowah County Commission meeting at 9:00 am at the Etowah County Commission Office, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

December 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON APPLICATIONFOR AMBULANCE OPERATOR’S PERMIT

Jamie Grant, doing business as American Medical Emergency Dispatch, LLC, has filed an application with the City Clerk for a permit to operate an ambulance service in Gadsden, Alabama.  The application has been referred to the Police Chief, who has investigated the matter and made a written report to the City Council on his findings.

A public hearing will be held at the regular meeting of the City Council at 11:00 a.m. on December 19, 2023, to receive relevant comments and evidence from the applicant, the general public, and other persons regarding the questions whether or not the applicant meets the standards and the application should be granted.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

December 8, 2023

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RESOLUTION NO. R-529-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                      

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that a structure located at

1008 FAIRVIEW ALLEY in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Twelve (12) in Block Number three (3) in the Moore and Hopson Addition to South Highlands Addition, according to map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, page 120, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah county, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to the Estate of Orange Thomas, 1425 Patterson Street, Guntersville, 1008 Fairview Alley, Personal Representative of the Estate of Orange Thomas, Rodney Ward, 827 Chestnut Street, the Estate of Orange Thomas c/o Donna Looney, 1425 Patterson Street, Guntersville;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City Code.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.      

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

December 8, 2023

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RESOLUTION NO. R-530-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 716 CLAIRE STREET in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

LT 16 BLK 2 CHADWICK SUB PLAT C-323 35-11-6 

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the Code of Ordinances, notice of a public hearing has been given to Jason Wells, 716 Claire Street;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:

1. The Council finds that the property constitutes a nuisance in violation of the Code Ordinances and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing said nuisance and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the Code Ordinances.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.                                                                                                        

Iva Nelson, City Clerk       

December 8, 2023

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RESOLUTION NO. R-531-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that a structure located at

205 6TH STREET S in District 4 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

The Southerly or Southeasterly 70’ of Lot 10 in Block 2 in the W. T. Cox South Addition to East Gadsden rearrangement according to the map of said rearrangement recorded in Plat Book “B”, Pages 360 & 361, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to Evette Huguley, 205 S. 6th Street, subject to a mortgage in favor of First Family Financial Services, 4362 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA;.

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City Code.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.      

Iva Nelson, City

December 8, 2023

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RESOLUTION NO. R-532-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that a structure located at

109 10TH STREET S. in District 4 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number 7 and the NE ½ of Lot Number 8 of Nannie N. Copeland Addition, as recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 329, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to William Hardy, 109 10th Street S, 109 South 10th Street;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City Code.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.      

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

December 8, 2023

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RESOLUTION NO. R-533-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that a structure located at

406 BRYAN STREET in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Fifteen (15) and Sixteen (16), in Block Number Eleven (11), in Walnut Park or West Point Second Addition, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 117, Probate Office, Etowah County, and lying and being in Gadsden (Formerly Alabama City), Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to Shirley Bohannon Colvin, 404 Bryan Street, Shirley Colvin, 406 Bryan Street;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City Code.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.      

Iva Nelson, City

December 8, 2023

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RESOLUTION NO. R-534-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that a structure located at

1202 GRAY STREET in District 7 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

North one-half of Lot 1, Block 3, Gibbs & Cambron Resurvey of Lots 14 and 15 of Clayton Addition as recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 320, in the Judge of Probate, lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to Gadsden Land Bank Authority, P.O. Box 267, 1202 Gray Street, with possible rights of redemption, if any, to Sonya A. Gowens, 2322 Fairview Road, 14 Mitchell Street, and Cecil Davis, 108 S 5th Street, State of Alabama, P.O. Box 327210, Montgomery;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City Code.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.      

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

December 8, 2023

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RESOLUTION NO. R-535-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that a structure located at

2006 MCCLAIN CIRCLE in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lots Number Fifty-seven (57) and Number Fifty-eight (58) in McClain Heights, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 393, Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama and lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to Jimmy Conwell Sr. & Julia A. Conwell, 2006 McClain Circle;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City Code.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.      

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

December 8, 2023

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RESOLUTION NO. R-536-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that a structure located at

411 MILLER STREET in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

All that certain lot or parcel in the County of Etowah, State of Alabama, and being more particularly described as follows: Lot Number Eighteen (18) in Block Number Seven (7) in West Point Addition according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, Pages 140 and 141, Probate Office, and lying and being in Gadsden (Formerly Alabama City), Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to SK6 QRP, LLC, 411 Miller Street, 2100 1st Avenue North, Suite 600, Birmingham, with possible rights of redemption to William Nelson, P.O. Box 1095, Stevenson, RECA Limited Partnership c/o William Nelson, P.O. Box 1095, Stevenson;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:                                                           

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City Code.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.      

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

December 8, 2023

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RESOLUTION NO. R-537-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that a structure located at

305 MISTLETOE HOLLOW ROAD in District 4 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number 23 in Block#1 of Merit Hills Estate, Unit 11, as recorded in Plat Book “H”, Pages 52 and 53, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to Michael James Head & Michelle L. Head, 305 Mistletoe Hollow Road;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:                                                           

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City Code.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.      

Iva Nelson, City Clerk                                              

December 8, 2023                                

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RESOLUTION NO. R-538-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 501 CHESTER STREET in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

LT 7-8 BLK 27 WALNUT PARK ADD PLAT B 117 GADSDEN 1-12-5

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the Code of Ordinances, notice of a public hearing has been given to Brandon Humphrey, 501 Chester Street, Jerry Humphrey, 507 Jones Street, Attalla, Michael Humphrey, 501 Chester Street;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:                                                           

1. The Council finds that the property constitutes a nuisance in violation of the Code Ordinances and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing said nuisance and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the Code Ordinances.                           

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.                                                                                                         

Iva Nelson, City Clerk      

December 8, 2023       

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RESOLUTION NO. R-539-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 1724 ELWYN AVENUE in District 5 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

LTS 13-14-19-20 BLK D PLAT E 79 EDGEWOOD ADD #2 GADSDEN 7-12-6 

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the Code of Ordinances, notice of a public hearing has been given to the Charles Dwight Huff, 1724 Elwyn Avenue, Charles Ira Huff & wf Paula D Huff, 1724 Elwyn Avenue;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:                                                           

1. The Council finds that the property constitutes a nuisance in violation of the Code Ordinances and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing said nuisance and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the Code Ordinances.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.                                                                                                          

Iva Nelson, City Clerk    

December 8, 2023          

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RESOLUTION NO. R-540-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 2820 FORREST AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

LOT 180 SHAHAN & WALSHE’S CENTRAL ALA CITY ADD PLAT C 181 GADSDEN SEC 06 TWP 12S R 6E 

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the Code of Ordinances, notice of a public hearing has been given to Johnnie Morris, 626 Hammond Avenue, Attalla;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:                                                           

1. The Council finds that the property constitutes a nuisance in violation of the Code Ordinances and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing said nuisance and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the Code Ordinances.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.                                                                                                          

Iva Nelson, City Clerk    

December 8, 2023     

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RESOLUTION NO. R-541-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                      

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 1203 GOODYEAR AVENUE in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

BEG INT SW ROW GOODYEAR AVE & E ROW ALABAMA AVE TH S 140 TO NW COR LT 133 RIVERVIEW EST UNIT #1 PLAT C-402 & 403 TH E 255 S ALONG N LINE LT 133 TO SW ROW GOODYEAR AVE TH NW 283 S ALONG ROW TO POB 12-12-6

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the Code of Ordinances, notice of a public hearing has been given to Terrance Rinault, Jr., 249 Avis Drive;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:                                                           

1. The Council finds that the property constitutes a nuisance in violation of the Code Ordinances and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing said nuisance and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the Code Ordinances.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.                                                                                                          

Iva Nelson, City Clerk      

December 8, 2023        

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RESOLUTION NO. R-542-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 2100 NORRIS AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

N 100 LT 1 BLK 1 OAK PARK ADD PLAT B-201 6-12-6

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the Code of Ordinances, notice of a public hearing has been given to the State of Alabama, P.O. Box 327210, Montgomery;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:                                                           

1. The Council finds that the property constitutes a nuisance in violation of the Code Ordinances and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing said nuisance and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the Code Ordinances.                           

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.                                                                                                          

Iva Nelson, City Clerk        

December 8, 2023      

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RESOLUTION NO. R-543-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 400 WASHINGTON STREET in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

LT 8 BLK 3 EWING GARNER ADD PLAT A-53 GADSDEN 3-12-6

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the Code of Ordinances, notice of a public hearing has been given to C.D. Lancaster, 208 Arrowhead Drive, Sparta, GA;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:                                                           

1. The Council finds that the property constitutes a nuisance in violation of the Code Ordinances and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing said nuisance and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the Code Ordinances.                            

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on October 10, 2023.                                                                                                         

Iva Nelson, City Clerk          

December 8, 2023          

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the Contents of the following storage building will be Sold by Briar-meade Village Mini-Warehouses on Friday December 8, 2023 at 409 W. Main Street, Glencoe, AL. 35905.

Brandi Thrasher Unit 104

Briarmeade Village Mini-Warehouses

409 W. Main Street

Glencoe, AL. 35905

December 1 and 8, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following units will be auctioned or otherwise disposed of on December 14, 2023 beginning at 9 AM on the premises of Stock it & Lock it Mini Storage located at 3403 Rainbow Parkway, Rainbow City, 35906.

McKayla Tinney. Unit 488N

Renee Ferguson. Unit 474N

Vickie Harris Unit 257J & 451M

Dana Loconta Unit 234I

Pat McCollum Unit 436M

Tonya Samples. Unit 494N

Brenda Rodocker. Unit 472N

Stock It & Lock It Mini Storage

3403 Rainbow Parkway

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

December 1 and 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF SALE

The following storage units will be auctioned on December 13, 2023 beginning at 10:00 AM on the business premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses.  Southtowne is located at 199 Wood-and Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City

Cody Odell Unit 430

Tre-Shel Roker. Unit 475

Booker Thomas. Unit 100

Abigail Urbanak. Unit 444

Andrew Bone Units 494, D-10, & D-16

Alexander/Bothwell Unit 496

Pinkey Prewitt. Unit 569 & 618

Vonetta Byers Unit 598

Megan Garrard. Unit 614

Lauri Price Unit 28-1B

Lawanda Mabry. Unit 68-7

Southtowne Mini Warehouses

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

December 1 and 8, 2023

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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 01/06/2024 at 8 a.m. 

2000 Yamaha XVS Red. VIN:  JYAVM01E3YA026162

Tommy Tows

3403 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35904

(256) 490-3715

December 1 and 8, 2023

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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 02/02/2024 at 8 a.m. 

2014 Chevrolet Sonic  VIN: 1G1JC5SH7E4237833

2000 Chevrolet Impala  VIN: 2G1WH55K7Y9193753

2011 Chevrolet Malibu  VIN: 1G1ZC5EU0BF101085

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

December 8 and 15, 2023

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