Legals for 3/17/2023 – 3/23/2023

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by JOYCE WILLODEAN PULLEN, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, to FAMILY SECURITY CREDIT UNION on APRIL 26, 2013, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of ETOWAH County, Alabama, at INSTRUMENT NUMBER 3385194, the undersigned FAMILY SECURITY CREDIT UNION, as mortgagee (or transferee), under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, at the entrance of the Courthouse of ETOWAH County, Alabama, on MARCH 31, 2023, between the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate situated in ETOWAH County, Alabama, to wit:

FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING FOR THE PROPERTY HEREIN CONVEYED, COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH OF RANGE 4 EAST; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 DEGREES 40 MINUTES WEST AND ALONG THE SECTION LINE 51.7 FEET TO A POINT WHICH IS THE POINT OF BEGINNING TO DESCRIBE THE PROPERTY HEREIN; THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 15 MINUTES EAST 420.0 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 40 MINUTES WEST 105.0 FEET TO AN OLD FENCE; THENCE ALONG SAID FENCE NORTH 0 DEGREES 15 MINUTES WEST 420 FEET TO THE NORTH LINE OF SAID  SECTION 14; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 40 MINUTES EAST 105 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING ONE ACRE, MORE OR LESS, AND BEING A PORTION OF THE  NORTH QUARTER (NE 1/4) OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (NE 1/4), SECTION FOURTEEN (14), TOWNSHIP TEN (10) SOUTH, OF RANGE 4 (4) EAST ETOWAH COUNTY,  ALABAMA, SAVE AND EXCEPT THAT PORTION THEREOF WHICH IS CONTAINED WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF A COUNTY ROAD. (TH/29023)

Subject to all zoning, easements, restrictions, restrictive covenants and reservations appearing of record. Said sale will also be made subject to any Federal Tax Liens, Ad Valorem Real Estate Taxes and\or Special Assessments of any nature, if any, which might adversely affect the title to the property. The property is being sold “as is, where is”. Said property is sold without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to title, use, enjoyment or condition. The mortgagee or transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate.

All bidders will be required to execute a bidding agreement prior to sale. Copies of the bidding agreement may be obtained prior to the sale. The successful bidder will be required to pay the bid amount at the time of sale in cash or certified funds.

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.

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the attorneys fees and expenses of foreclosure. This sale is subject to cancellation or postponement.

FAMILY SECURITY CREDIT UNION,

Mortgagee-Transferee

Leonard N. Math

Chambless Math ❖ Carr, P.C.

P.O. Box 230759

Montgomery, Alabama 36123-0759

334-272-2230

March 3, 10, and 17, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Charles Eaterwood was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/08/2023 to the Estate of Betty Jean Hamilton, 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

March 3, 10, and 17, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In the matter of the estate of Malcolm W. Edge

Case No: S-12395

TO:  The unknown heirs and next of kind of Malcolm W. Edge

You are hereby notified that a Petition for the Probate of the Last Will and Testament of MALCOLM W. EDGE has been filed by Daniel Charles St. Clair and that the same is hereby set for hearing on the 16th day of May, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.  You have the right to be present and contest the same if you deem proper. 

DONE this 10th day of March, 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 17, 24, and 31, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING ON PARTIAL SETTLEMENT

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA   

THE ESTATE OF JOSEPH CARSTARPHEN, CV-2017-65 DECEASED 

I, John T. Robertson, IV, appointed Temporary Personal Representative in the above styled Estate, have filed a Petition for a Partial Settlement of my administration of the above styled estate and filed with my Petition an accounting. The 6th day of April, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. has been set as the day and time for the hearing of said Petition by the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, and it has ordered that I, as said Personal Representative, give legal notice thereof as required by law. 

John T. Robertson, IV, Esq.

STRAWN & ROBERTSON, LLC

2401 Rainbow Drive

Gadsden, AL 35901

Telephone: (256) 459-4548

Fax:(256) 459-4435

March 10, 17, and 24, 2023       

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

JEFF WESLEY WILLIAMS, Plaintiff

VS. CV-2022-900459.00      

JESSE L. FREEMAN, OR HIS HEIRS AND DEVISEES IF DECEASED;  AND THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY, SITUATED IN ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, TO-WIT: FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING TO DESCRIBE THE LOT HEREIN, START AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4, AND FROM THENCE RUN IN A WESTERLY DIRECTION AND ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID FORTY A DISTANCE OF 190 FEET TO A POINT,WHICH SAID LAST MENTIONED POINT IS THE POINT OF BEGINNING TO DESCRIBE THE LOT HEREIN, AND FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN IN A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST LINE OF SAID FORTY A DISTANCE OF 206 FEET; THENCE IN A WESTERLY DIRECTION AND PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH LINE OF SAID FORTY A DISTANCE 215 FEET; THENCE NORTHERLY AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST LINE OF SAID FORTY A DISTANCE OF 206 FEET TO A POINT IN THE NORTH LINE THEREOF; THENCE EASTERLY AND ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID FORTY A DISTANCE OF 215 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING , AND BEING APART OF THE SOUTHEAST (SE 1/4) QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST (NE 1/4) QUARTER IN SECTION THIRTY-SIX (36), TOWNSHIP ELEVEN (11) SOUTH OF RANGE SIX (6) EAST OF THE HUNTSVILLE MERIDIAN, IN ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA AND BEING  SUBJECT TO THE RIGHTS OF THE ALABAMA POWER COMPANY AS DESCRIBED IN DEED BOOK “5-S” PAGE 223 AND RECORD BOOK 415 PAGE 133, RESPECTIVELY, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

DEFENDANTS.

NOTICE ISSUED TO THE FOLLOWING: Jesse L. Freeman or his Heirs and Devisees if deceased, and all other persons claiming any present, future, contingent, reversion, or other interest in the above described real property.

Please take notice that Jeff Wesley Williams has filed an action in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama seeking to quiet title to the above described real property. The above named defendant, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer said Complaint on or before April 24, 2023, or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against said Defendants in Etowah County Circuit Court Case Number: CV-2021-900459.00.

DONE this 22nd day of November, 2022.

CASSANDRA JOHNSON,

CLERK OF COURT

Jonathan M. Welch

Attorney for Plaintiff

1925 Rainbow Drive

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

March 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2023 

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT FOR BILL TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

MATTHEW SNYDER,

Plaintiff V. CV-2023-08-WBO 

HENRY COLLINS and CYNTHIA COLLINS, and

Part of Lots 1, 10, 16, 17, and 18

Lying East of Co. Road 1289 J.F. 

Gramling (Sibert Mills) Property SEC 23

TWP 12S R 7 E. also known by Etowah

County Tax Parcel #31-14-06-23-0-000-012-000.0, Defendants. 

The Defendants, HENRY COLLINS and CYNTHIA COLLINS and/or their heirs or next of kin, and any other individuals who may claim an interest in the aforementioned property, whose whereabouts are unknown, shall answer the Bill to Quiet Title filed by Plaintiff Matthew Snyder within thirty (30) days of the completion of the publication or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against you in the aforementioned case. 

DONE this 21st day of February, 2023. Cassandra

Johnson,

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County

Joshua B. Sullivan

Knowles &  Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL  35901

March 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2023

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ADOPTION PETITION OF DONNAY R. EVANS

CASE NO: A-1783

TO:  KRISTA NATASHA FLEMING

WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN

You are hereby notified that a Petition for Adoption on a minor child born to KRISTA NATASHA FLEMING on NOVEMBER 12, 2012, was filed on November 2, 2021.  Please be advised that if you intend to contest the same you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the last date of publication with the Attorney for Petitioners whose name and address is listed below and with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama P.O. Box 187, Gadsden, AL. 35902

Attorney for Petitioner(s)

Clark Hall, Esq.

750 Forrest Avenue, Ste 100

Gadsden, AL. 35901

Done this the 9th day of February 2023

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2023

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

TEMPESTT POWELL, PLAINTIFF

VS.

SAHARI HUGLEY, DEFENDANT

SAHARI HUGLEY, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer the Complaint of TEMPESTT POWELL seeking a divorce and other relief thirty (30) days of the last publication date of this notice listed at the bottom, or therefore a judgment by default may be rendered against her in Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama. 

Done this the 1st day of March 2023

Tempestt Powell

604 Poplar St NW,

Attalla, AL 35954

256-570-8091

March 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2023   

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NUMBER:  31-DR-2023-900042.00

KENNETH DELMAR WHATLEY, PLAINTIFF

VS.

MANZETTA WHATLEY, DEFENDANT

MANZETTA WHATLEY, whereabouts unknown, must answer KENNETH DELMAR WHATLEY’S petition for divorce and other relief within thirty (30) days from the last date of said notice which is listed at the bottom of this notice or, therefore, a judgement by default may be rendered against her in Case Number DR-2023-900042.00, Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Done this 28th day of February, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk of Etowah County

/s/William B. Ogletree, Circuit Judge

John W. Jennings, Jr.

Attorney for Plaintiff

111 South 10th Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-8886

March 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2023

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NUMBER:  DR-2023-900062.00

FOWLER JAMIE LEANN, PLAINTIFF

V.S.

PARTON JOHNATHAN CHARLES, DEFENDANT

JOHNATHAN CHARLES PARTON whereabouts unknown, must answer JAMIE LEANN FOWLER’S petition for divorce and other relief thirty (30) days of the last publication date of this notice listed at the bottom, or therefore a judgment by default may be rendered against him in Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama. 

Done this 10th day of March, 2023.

/s/Cody D. Robison

Circuit Judge

John W. Jennings, Jr.

Attorney for Plaintiff

111 South 10th Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-8886

March 17, 24, 31, and April 7, 2023                 

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[THIS COPY FOR THE NEWSPAPER:  THIS NOTICE MUST BE PRINTED PRECEDING THE BILL]STATE OF

ALABAMA COUNTY OF ETOWAH

NOTICE is hereby given that a bill substantially as follows will be introduced in the 2023 Regular Session of the Legislature of Alabama and application for its passage and enactment will be made:

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT

Relating to Etowah County; to provide that the director and employees of The Etowah County Punishment and Corrections Authority have arrest powers and may make arrests 12

in certain circumstances.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA:

Section 1. (a) The Director of The Etowah County Punishment and Corrections Authority and employees of the authority shall be considered law enforcement officers of this state with power to make arrests and serve arrest and search warrants while performing their official duties to the same extent as deputy sheriffs are authorized in their counties as

long as they hold current certification from the Alabama Peace Officers’ Standards and Training Commission. The powers of arrest under this section shall be limited to investigations and arrests of criminal acts committed at the authority’s program facilities and acts committed by persons under the authority’s supervision that are a violation of supervision or are a criminal offense.

(b) The authority director or corrections employee with law enforcement authority may arrest any person under his or her supervision without a warrant if he or she has probable cause to believe the person has committed a criminal offense or violated the conditions of supervision. In case of a warrantless arrest, the director or employee shall prepare a written warrant stating that the offender, in his or her judgment, has committed a criminal offense or violated a condition of supervision, and the warrant shall suffice to immediately bring the offender before the court to determine probable cause for the act described in the warrant. The court may order detention of the offender pending further hearing, after which the court may revoke probation or participation in the authority’s community corrections program, or both, pursuant to subdivision (d)(3) of Section 15-18-175, Code of Alabama 1975. 

(c) The director and employees of the authority given powers of arrest by this section shall be required to comply with the minimum standards for state law enforcement officers as certified by the Alabama Peace Officers’ Standards and Training Commission.   

Section 2. This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

February 24, March 3, 10 and 17, 2023     

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ETOWAH COUNTY COMMISSION NORTHEAST ALABAMA REGIONAL

MEGASITE 500,000 GALLON ELEVATED WATER TANK I

Sealed bids for the Northeast Alabama Regional Megasite 500,000 Gallon Elevated Water Tank I Project will be received at the Etowah County Commission Chambers (Room 108), located on the First Floor of the Courthouse, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901 until Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. local time at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The Project includes the following Work:  Construction of a new 500,000 gallon multi-column elevated potable water storage tank with site improvements with an additive alternate of a 1,000,000 gallon multi-column elevated potable water storage tank and related appurtenances.

Information for the Project can be found at the following designated website:  www.gmcnetwork.com

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is Goodwyn Mills Cawood, LLC, 2400 5th Avenue South, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35233, Attn: Lauren Gallo (lauren.gallo@gmcnetwork.com). Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.

Copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office, during the hours indicated above, upon payment of a deposit of $20.00 for a one-time administrative fee for digital access/file sharing and/or $100.00 for each set.  Said cost represents the cost of printing, reproduction, handling, and distribution, therefore no refund will be granted.  Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to “GMC.”  Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office.  Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities, or to reject any or all bids, and to award the contract to the best and most responsible bidder.  All bidders shall submit, upon request, a list of projects “successfully completed” in the last 2 years, having a similar scope of work and approximate construction cost as specified in this project.  All bidders must comply with requirements of the Contractor’s Licensing Law of the State of Alabama and be certified for the type of work on which the proposal is submitted.  Each bidder must deposit, with his bid, security in the amount, form, and subject to the conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders.

All Bidders bidding in amounts exceeding that established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, and must show evidence of license before bidding or bid will not be received or considered by the Engineer; the Bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying the license number on the outside of the envelope in which the Proposal is delivered.

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

Owner: Etowah County Commission

By: Craig Inzer Title:

Commission President

March 3, 10, and 17. 2023   

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed proposals, in duplicate, from Qualified General Contractors will be received by The Etowah County Board of Education at the board office 401 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL 35901 until 2:00pm CST, Monday, April 3, 2023 for Re-roofing of Glencoe Middle School: at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. A cashier’s check or bid bond payable to Etowah County Board of Education in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, but in no event more than $10,000, must accompany the bidder’s proposal. Performance and Payment Bonds and evidence of insurance required in the bid documents will be required at the signing of the Contract. Drawings and specifications may be examined at the office of B. Craig Lipscomb, Architect, 442 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL 35901 and digitally upon request.

Bid Documents may be obtained from the Architect upon deposit of $200.00 per set, which will be refunded in full on the first two sets issued to each general contract bidder submitting a bonafide bid, upon return of documents in good condition within ten days of bid date. Other sets for general contractors, and sets for subcontractors and dealers, may be obtained with the same deposit, which will be refunded as above, less cost of printing, reproduction, handling, and distribution. Digital documents are available from the Architect at no cost.

Only general contractors who have been approved to bid pursuant to prequalification procedures, attended the mandatory pre-bid conference and have demonstrated the ability to provide 24/7/365 service with a main office within 60 miles driving distance of the project site as described in the pre-qualification package and/or Div 1 specifications and criteria established by the Owner will be eligible to bid for the Project. Written prequalification procedures and criteria are available for review at the office of B. Craig Lipscomb, Architect, 442 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL 35901 and digitally upon request.  Bids must be submitted on proposal forms furnished by the Architect or copies thereof.

Prequalification packages are due at the office of the Architect by 12pm CST on Friday, March 24, 2023.

A mandatory pre-bid conference shall be held on Monday, March 27, 2023 at 2pm CST at the campus of Glencoe Middle School in the front parking lot.  809 Lonesome Bend Rd., Glencoe, AL 35905. 

All bidders bidding in amounts exceeding that established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, and must show evidence of license before bidding or bid will not be received or considered by the Architect ; the bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying his or her current license number on the outside of the sealed envelope in which the proposal is delivered. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive technical errors if, in the Owner’s judgement, the best interests of the Owner will thereby be promoted.

Etowah County Board of Education (Awarding Authority)

B. Craig Lipscomb, Architect, 256-390-5657, craig@bclarch.com (Architect)

NOTE: For projects exceeding $50,000, this notice must be run once a week for three successive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the county or counties in which the project, or any part of the project, is to be performed. If the project involves an estimated amount exceeding $500,000, this notice must also run at least once in three newspapers of general circulation throughout the state. Proof of publication is required.

March 10, 17, and 24, 2023

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed proposals, in duplicate, from Qualified General Contractors will be received by The Etowah County Board of Education at the board office 401 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL 35901 until 2:30pm CST, Monday, April 3, 2023 for Re-roofing of Hokes Bluff High School: at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. A cashier’s check or bid bond payable to Etowah County Board of Education in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, but in no event more than $10,000, must accompany the bidder’s proposal. Performance and Payment Bonds and evidence of insurance required in the bid documents will be required at the signing of the Contract. Drawings and specifications may be examined at the office of B. Craig Lipscomb, Architect, 442 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL 35901 and digitally upon request.

Bid Documents may be obtained from the Architect upon deposit of $200.00 per set, which will be refunded in full on the first two sets issued to each general contract bidder submitting a bonafide bid, upon return of documents in good condition within ten days of bid date. Other sets for general contractors, and sets for subcontractors and dealers, may be obtained with the same deposit, which will be refunded as above, less cost of printing, reproduction, handling, and distribution. Digital documents are available from the Architect at no cost.

Only general contractors who have been approved to bid pursuant to prequalification procedures, attended the mandatory pre-bid conference and have demonstrated the ability to provide 24/7/365 service with a main office within 60 miles driving distance of the project site as described in the pre-qualification package and/or Div 1 specifications and criteria established by the Owner will be eligible to bid for the Project. Written prequalification procedures and criteria are available for review at the office of B. Craig Lipscomb, Architect, 442 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL 35901 and digitally upon request.  Bids must be submitted on proposal forms furnished by the Architect or copies thereof.

Prequalification packages are due at the office of the Architect by 12pm CST on Friday, March 24, 2023.

A mandatory pre-bid conference shall be held on Monday, March 27, 2023 at 3pm CST at the campus of Hokes Bluff School in the front parking lot.  1865 Appalachian Hwy, Hokes Bluff, AL 35903. 

All bidders bidding in amounts exceeding that established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, and must show evidence of license before bidding or bid will not be received or considered by the Architect ; the bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying his or her current license number on the outside of the sealed envelope in which the proposal is delivered. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive technical errors if, in the Owner’s judgement, the best interests of the Owner will thereby be promoted.

Etowah County Board of Education (Awarding Authority)

B. Craig Lipscomb, Architect, 256-390-5657, craig@bclarch.com (Architect)

NOTE: For projects exceeding $50,000, this notice must be run once a week for three successive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the county or counties in which the project, or any part of the project, is to be performed. If the project involves an estimated amount exceeding $500,000, this notice must also run at least once in three newspapers of general circulation throughout the state. Proof of publication is required.

March 10, 17, and 24, 2023                                   

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INVITATION TO BID

District-1 2023 Nuisance Abatement Grass Cutting Contract

Bid Number 3505 City of Gadsden, Alabama

The City of Gadsden, Alabama is soliciting sealed bids for the above contract as described in the attached Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications. Copies of the Bid Request may be obtained by contacting the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 302, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL (Phone: (256)-549-4520).

Bids for this purpose will be received by the City of Gadsden, Alabama City Clerk’s Office until:

2:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on April 11, 2023

All bids must be directed to the following location: City Clerk’s Office

Attention: Iva Nelson, City Clerk

4th Floor, Room 401

90 Broad Street (City Hall)

P.O. Box267

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

Mark the outside of your mailing envelope indicating Bid Number 3505, name of project and opening date.

Bids will be opened on the Fourth Floor, Room 411, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama at the above stated time and date. Bids received after the deadline will not be considered. They will be noted as non-responsive and returned to the proposer unopened. The sealed bid number, bid name and bid opening date must appear on the outside of the bid envelope.

A Pre-Bid meeting will be held in room 305 on the 3rd floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 3:00PM.

All bidders are encouraged to attend.

Prospective bidders are instructed to read the General Terms and Conditions, Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications very carefully. Bids must be made in compliance with the guidelines in the sections referred to and signed in full. By responding to this Bid Request, Proposer has read and understands all documents.

Questions concerning terms of the bid, please contact the following:

Heath Williamson, P.E.

Director of Engineering Department

City of Gadsden Engineering Department

256-549-4520

hwilliamson@cityofgadsden.com

March 17, 2023

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INVITATION TO BID

District-2 2023 Nuisance Abatement Grass Cutting Contract

Bid Number 3506 City of Gadsden, Alabama

The City of Gadsden, Alabama is soliciting sealed bids for the above contract as described in the attached Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications. Copies of the Bid Request may be obtained by contacting the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 302, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL (Phone: (256)-549-4520).

Bids for this purpose will be received by the City of Gadsden, Alabama City Clerk’s Office until:

2:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on April 11, 2023

All bids must be directed to the following location: City Clerk’s Office

Attention: Iva Nelson, City Clerk

4th Floor, Room 401

90 Broad Street (City Hall)

P.O. Box267

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

Mark the outside of your mailing envelope indicating Bid Number 3506, name of project and opening date.

Bids will be opened on the Fourth Floor, Room 411, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama at the above stated time and date. Bids received after the deadline will not be considered. They will be noted as non-responsive and returned to the proposer unopened. The sealed bid number, bid name and bid opening date must appear on the outside of the bid envelope.

A Pre-Bid meeting will be held in room 305 on the 3rd floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 3:00PM.

All bidders are encouraged to attend.

Prospective bidders are instructed to read the General Terms and Conditions, Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications very carefully. Bids must be made in compliance with the guidelines in the sections referred to and signed in full. By responding to this Bid Request, Proposer has read and understands all documents.

Questions concerning terms of the bid, please contact the following:

Heath Williamson, P.E.

Director of Engineering Department

City of Gadsden Engineering Department

256-549-4520

hwilliamson@cityofgadsden.com

March 17, 2023

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INVITATION TO BID

District-3 2023 Nuisance Abatement Grass Cutting Contract

Bid Number 3507 City of Gadsden, Alabama

The City of Gadsden, Alabama is soliciting sealed bids for the above contract as described in the attached Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications. Copies of the Bid Request may be obtained by contacting the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 302, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL (Phone: (256)-549-4520).

Bids for this purpose will be received by the City of Gadsden, Alabama City Clerk’s Office until:

2:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on April 11, 2023

All bids must be directed to the following location: City Clerk’s Office

Attention: Iva Nelson, City Clerk

4th Floor, Room 401

90 Broad Street (City Hall)

P.O. Box267

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

Mark the outside of your mailing envelope indicating Bid Number 3507, name of project and opening date.

Bids will be opened on the Fourth Floor, Room 411, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama at the above stated time and date. Bids received after the deadline will not be considered. They will be noted as non-responsive and returned to the proposer unopened. The sealed bid number, bid name and bid opening date must appear on the outside of the bid envelope.

A Pre-Bid meeting will be held in room 305 on the 3rd floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 3:00PM.

All bidders are encouraged to attend.

Prospective bidders are instructed to read the General Terms and Conditions, Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications very carefully. Bids must be made in compliance with the guidelines in the sections referred to and signed in full. By responding to this Bid Request, Proposer has read and understands all documents.

Questions concerning terms of the bid, please contact the following:

Heath Williamson, P.E.

Director of Engineering Department

City of Gadsden Engineering Department

256-549-4520

hwilliamson@cityofgadsden.com

March 17, 2023

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INVITATION TO BID

District-4 2023 Nuisance Abatement Grass Cutting Contract

Bid Number 3508 City of Gadsden, Alabama

The City of Gadsden, Alabama is soliciting sealed bids for the above contract as described in the attached Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications. Copies of the Bid Request may be obtained by contacting the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 302, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL (Phone: (256)-549-4520).

Bids for this purpose will be received by the City of Gadsden, Alabama City Clerk’s Office until:

2:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on April 11, 2023

All bids must be directed to the following location: City Clerk’s Office

Attention: Iva Nelson, City Clerk

4th Floor, Room 401

90 Broad Street (City Hall)

P.O. Box267

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

Mark the outside of your mailing envelope indicating Bid Number 3508, name of project and opening date.

Bids will be opened on the Fourth Floor, Room 411, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama at the above stated time and date. Bids received after the deadline will not be considered. They will be noted as non-responsive and returned to the proposer unopened. The sealed bid number, bid name and bid opening date must appear on the outside of the bid envelope.

A Pre-Bid meeting will be held in room 305 on the 3rd floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 3:00PM.

All bidders are encouraged to attend.

Prospective bidders are instructed to read the General Terms and Conditions, Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications very carefully. Bids must be made in compliance with the guidelines in the sections referred to and signed in full. By responding to this Bid Request, Proposer has read and understands all documents.

Questions concerning terms of the bid, please contact the following:

Heath Williamson, P.E.

Director of Engineering Department

City of Gadsden Engineering Department

256-549-4520

hwilliamson@cityofgadsden.com

March 17, 2023

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INVITATION TO BID

District-5 2023 Nuisance Abatement Grass Cutting Contract

Bid Number 3509 City of Gadsden, Alabama

The City of Gadsden, Alabama is soliciting sealed bids for the above contract as described in the attached Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications. Copies of the Bid Request may be obtained by contacting the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 302, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL (Phone: (256)-549-4520).

Bids for this purpose will be received by the City of Gadsden, Alabama City Clerk’s Office until:

2:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on April 11, 2023

All bids must be directed to the following location: City Clerk’s Office

Attention: Iva Nelson, City Clerk

4th Floor, Room 401

90 Broad Street (City Hall)

P.O. Box267

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

Mark the outside of your mailing envelope indicating Bid Number 3509, name of project and opening date.

Bids will be opened on the Fourth Floor, Room 411, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama at the above stated time and date. Bids received after the deadline will not be considered. They will be noted as non-responsive and returned to the proposer unopened. The sealed bid number, bid name and bid opening date must appear on the outside of the bid envelope.

A Pre-Bid meeting will be held in room 305 on the 3rd floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 3:00PM.

All bidders are encouraged to attend.

Prospective bidders are instructed to read the General Terms and Conditions, Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications very carefully. Bids must be made in compliance with the guidelines in the sections referred to and signed in full. By responding to this Bid Request, Proposer has read and understands all documents.

Questions concerning terms of the bid, please contact the following:

Heath Williamson, P.E.

Director of Engineering Department

City of Gadsden Engineering Department

256-549-4520

hwilliamson@cityofgadsden.com

March 17, 2023

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INVITATION TO BID

District-6 2023 Nuisance Abatement Grass Cutting Contract

Bid Number 3510 City of Gadsden, Alabama

The City of Gadsden, Alabama is soliciting sealed bids for the above contract as described in the attached Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications. Copies of the Bid Request may be obtained by contacting the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 302, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL (Phone: (256)-549-4520).

Bids for this purpose will be received by the City of Gadsden, Alabama City Clerk’s Office until:

2:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on April 11, 2023

All bids must be directed to the following location: City Clerk’s Office

Attention: Iva Nelson, City Clerk

4th Floor, Room 401

90 Broad Street (City Hall)

P.O. Box267

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

Mark the outside of your mailing envelope indicating Bid Number 3510, name of project and opening date.

Bids will be opened on the Fourth Floor, Room 411, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama at the above stated time and date. Bids received after the deadline will not be considered. They will be noted as non-responsive and returned to the proposer unopened. The sealed bid number, bid name and bid opening date must appear on the outside of the bid envelope.

A Pre-Bid meeting will be held in room 305 on the 3rd floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 3:00PM.

All bidders are encouraged to attend.

Prospective bidders are instructed to read the General Terms and Conditions, Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications very carefully. Bids must be made in compliance with the guidelines in the sections referred to and signed in full. By responding to this Bid Request, Proposer has read and understands all documents.

Questions concerning terms of the bid, please contact the following:

Heath Williamson, P.E.

Director of Engineering Department

City of Gadsden Engineering Department

256-549-4520

hwilliamson@cityofgadsden.com

March 17, 2023

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INVITATION TO BID

District7 2023 Nuisance Abatement Grass Cutting Contract

Bid Number 3511 City of Gadsden, Alabama

The City of Gadsden, Alabama is soliciting sealed bids for the above contract as described in the attached Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications. Copies of the Bid Request may be obtained by contacting the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 302, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL (Phone: (256)-549-4520).

Bids for this purpose will be received by the City of Gadsden, Alabama City Clerk’s Office until:

2:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on April 11, 2023

All bids must be directed to the following location: City Clerk’s Office

Attention: Iva Nelson, City Clerk

4th Floor, Room 401

90 Broad Street (City Hall)

P.O. Box267

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

Mark the outside of your mailing envelope indicating Bid Number 3511, name of project and opening date.

Bids will be opened on the Fourth Floor, Room 411, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama at the above stated time and date. Bids received after the deadline will not be considered. They will be noted as non-responsive and returned to the proposer unopened. The sealed bid number, bid name and bid opening date must appear on the outside of the bid envelope.

A Pre-Bid meeting will be held in room 305 on the 3rd floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 3:00PM.

All bidders are encouraged to attend.

Prospective bidders are instructed to read the General Terms and Conditions, Special Terms and Conditions and Bid Specifications very carefully. Bids must be made in compliance with the guidelines in the sections referred to and signed in full. By responding to this Bid Request, Proposer has read and understands all documents.

Questions concerning terms of the bid, please contact the following:

Heath Williamson, P.E.

Director of Engineering Department

City of Gadsden Engineering Department

256-549-4520

hwilliamson@cityofgadsden.com

March 17, 2023

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID- PIPE BURSTING

Sealed bids will be received, opened, and publicly read by the Owner for the 2023 Periodic Bid for Sewer Rehabilitation by Pipe Bursting Project.  The Owner will receive Bids until 11:00 AM (CST) on the 13TH  day of April  2023.  The bid opening will be held at the offices of The Water Works and Sewer Board of The City of Gadsden (GWWSB) located at 515 Albert Rains Boulevard, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

A mandatory Pre-bid Meeting will be held at 11:00 AM (CST) on the 30TH day of March 2023.  The pre-bid Meeting will be held at the offices of The Water Works and Sewer Board of The City of Gadsden (GWWSB) located at 515 Albert Rains Boulevard, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

The Project is for a periodic bid that consists of pipe bursting for the rehabilitation of sanitary sewer piping within the GWWSB’s service area. Each Work Authorization will be designated by GWWSB, or its consultant, as needed utilizing unit prices for commonly performed contractor work items. Construction of these projects is intended to be performed within the shortest possible time frame with the work beginning and ending on dates selected for each work authorization. Failure to comply with the times specified within each Work Authorization may, in the sole determination of GWWSB, result in the contractor being prohibited from additional work for GWWSB, until such time as contractor is back on schedule.  Contractor must meet experience requirements and be able to mobilize onsite within seventy-two (72) hours of an emergency call from GWWSB.  Contractors must submit with their bid a completed Bidder’s Qualification form and any valid licenses and insurance.

Bidding Documents may be obtained from the office of CDG, Inc., 224 Broad Street, Suite 201, Gadsden, AL 35951, Mr. Kody Walker, P.E., (850) 305-0369 or at the office of the GWWSB, located at 515 Albert Rains Boulevard, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.  Paper copies are available upon receipt of a non-refundable fee in the amount of $50.00 for one set. PDF electronic copies are available via email at no cost to the bidder. 

Bidders will be required to provide Bid security in the form of a Bid Bond or cashier’s check in the amount of a sum no less than five (5) percent of the Bid Price but not more than $10,000.00.

All bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing on the outside the name of the bidder, bidder’s license number, address, and name of the project.

Your Bid will be required to be submitted under a condition of irrevocability for a period of 90 days after submission.

The attention of bidders is called to the provisions of State Law Governing General Contractors, as set forth in Title 34, Chapter 8, Article 1, Code of Alabama of 1975, as amended; and the provisions of said law shall govern bidders insofar as it is applicable.  The above-mentioned provisions of the Code make it illegal for the Owner to consider a bid from anyone who is not properly licensed under such code provisions.  In addition, bidders must carry the municipal and utility construction classification as listed in the latest edition of the Roster of the State Licensing Board for General Contractors, Montgomery, Alabama.  The Owner, therefore, will not consider any bid unless the bidder produces evidence that he is so licensed.  Neither will the Owner enter into a Contract with a foreign corporation which is not qualified under State Law to do business in the State of Alabama.

The attention of nonresident bidders is called to the provisions of Alabama Law, Title 39, Chapter 3, Code of Alabama 1975, as amended, relating to preference to be given to resident contractors in Alabama over nonresident contractors in the award of contracts in the same manner and to the same extent as provided by the laws of the state of domicile of the nonresident contactor, and to the requirements that the bid documents tendered by any nonresident contractor must be accompanied by “a written opinion of an attorney-at-law licensed to practice law in such nonresident contractor’s state of domicile as to the preference, in any or none, granted by the law of that state to its own business entities whose principal places of business are in that state in the letting of any or all public contracts”.

Each Bidder, and each Subcontractor, is required to complete and submit Document 00450 (Affidavit of Immigration Compliance along with their E-Verify Program Memorandum of Understanding) and Document 00300 (Bidder’s Qualifications) at the time of the Bid.  No Contract will be awarded to any Bidder who does not submit the required documents.

Contractor will be required to provide two (2) Owner’s Protective Liability Policies.  Named Insured shall be as follows:

The Water Works and Sewer Board of The City of Gadsden

CDG, Inc.

See Section 00700 – General Conditions for full details.

The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Bids.

The Water Works and Sewer Board of The City of Gadsden

per: Chad Hare, General Manager

March 17, 24, and 31, 2023

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID – CIPP

Sealed bids will be received, opened, and publicly read by the Owner for the 2023 Periodic Bid for Sewer Rehabilitation by Cured-In-Place Pipe Lining (CIPP) Project.  The Owner will receive Bids until 10:30 AM on the 13th day of April 2023.  The bid opening will be held at the offices of The Water Works and Sewer Board of The City of Gadsden (GWWSB) located at 515 Albert Rains Boulevard, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

A mandatory Pre-bid Meeting will be held at 10:30 AM on the 30th day of March 2023.  The pre-bid Meeting will be held at the offices of The Water Works and Sewer Board of The City of Gadsden (GWWSB) located at 515 Albert Rains Boulevard, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

The Project is for a periodic bid that consists of utilizing cured-in-place pipe lining (CIPP) for the rehabilitation of sanitary sewer piping within the GWWSB’s service area. Each Work Authorization will be designated by GWWSB, or its consultant, as needed utilizing unit prices for commonly performed contractor work items. Construction of these projects is intended to be per-formed within the shortest possible time frame with the work beginning and ending on dates selected for each work authorization. Failure to comply with the times specified within each Work Authorization may, in the sole determination of GWWSB, result in the contractor being prohibited from additional work for GWWSB, until such time as contractor is back on schedule.  Contractor must meet experience requirements and be able to mobilize onsite within seventy-two (72) hours of an emergency call from GWWSB.  Contractors must submit with their bid a completed Bidder’s Qualification form and any valid licenses and insurance.    

Bidding Documents may be obtained from the office of CDG, Inc, 224 Broad Street, Suite 201, Gadsden, AL 35951, Mr. Kody Walker, P.E., (850) 305-0369 or at the office of the GWWSB, located at 515 Albert Rains Boulevard, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.  Paper copies are available up-on receipt of a non-refundable fee in the amount of $50.00 for one set. PDF electronic copies are available via email at no cost to the bidder. 

Bidders will be required to provide Bid security in the form of a Bid Bond or cashier’s check in the amount of a sum no less than five (5) percent of the Bid Price but not more than $10,000.00.

All bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing on the outside the name of the bidder, bidder’s license number, address and name of the project.

Your Bid will be required to be submitted under a condition of irrevocability for a period of 90 days after submission.

The attention of bidders is called to the provisions of State Law Governing General Contractors, as set forth in Title 34, Chapter 8, Article 1, Code of Alabama of 1975, as amended; and the provisions of said law shall govern bidders insofar as it is applicable.  The above-mentioned provisions of the Code make it illegal for the Owner to consider a bid from anyone who is not properly licensed under such code provisions.  In addition, bidders must carry the municipal and utility construction classification as listed in the latest edition of the Roster of the State Licensing Board for General Contractors, Montgomery, Alabama.  The Owner, therefore, will not con-sider any bid unless the bidder produces evidence that he is so licensed.  Neither will the Own-er enter into a Contract with a foreign corporation which is not qualified under State Law to do business in the State of Alabama.

The attention of nonresident bidders is called to the provisions of Alabama Law, Title 39, Chapter 3, Code of Alabama 1975, as amended, relating to preference to be given to resident con-tractors in Alabama over nonresident contractors in the award of contracts in the same manner and to the same extent as provided by the laws of the state of domicile of the nonresident contactor, and to the requirements that the bid documents tendered by any nonresident contractor must be accompanied by “a written opinion of an attorney-at-law licensed to practice law in such nonresident contractor’s state of domicile as to the preference, in any or none, granted by the law of that state to its own business entities who’s principal places of business are in that state in the letting of any or all public contracts”.

Each Bidder, and each Subcontractor, is required to complete and submit Document 00450 (Affidavit of Immigration Compliance along with their E-Verify Program Memorandum of Under-standing) and Document 00300 (Bidder’s Qualifications) at the time of the Bid.  No Contract will be awarded to any Bidder who does not submit the required documents.

Contractor will be required to provide two (2) Owner’s Protective Liability Policies.  Named In-sured shall be as follows:

The Water Works and Sewer Board of The City of Gadsden

CDG, Inc.

See Section 00700 – General Conditions for full details.

The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Bids.

The Water Works and Sewer Board of The City of Gadsden

per: Chad Hare, General Manager

March 17, 24, and 31, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Board of Adjustments will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 27, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in the Council chambers of Attalla City Hall located at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, AL 35954. The following items will be considered:

Variance requested and filed by Stacey Pyburn regarding zoning located at 308 2nd Avenue, SW, Attalla, AL 35954. Stacey Pyburn is requesting to build on and convert the garage into an apartment.

ATTALLA CITY HALL

ATTALLA POST OFFICE

ATTALLA LIBRARY

March 17 and 24, 2023

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ORDINANCE NO. O-15-23

Amending City Code Section 106-86(a)

Regarding Fee for Residential Garbage Collection   

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

Section 1. Section 106-86(a) of the Gadsden Code is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 106-86. Residential collection fee.

(a)   Monthly fee.  The fee for weekly residential garbage collection shall be $20.00 per month for each residence unit. 

Section 2. The section, 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 3. The provisions of this ordinance repeal any prior ordinance or provision of the Gadsden City Code to the extent of any conflict.

Section 4.  This ordinance shall become effective on April 1, 2023.

Adopted this ordinance at a public meeting held on March 7, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

March 17, 2023

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ORDINANCE NO. O-16-23

Authorizing Conveyance of Certain Property

Whereas pursuant to a Warranty Deed dated May 18, 1995, the City of Gadsden owns property located at 1516 Fourth Avenue, more particularly described as follows:

Lot 11 in Block 13 of the Hill and Cansler Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book A, Page 74, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama. 

Whereas, Charles E. Coleman has offered to pay $150.00 for the property;

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

1. This real property is not needed for any municipal or public purpose.

2. The Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute a quit claim deed to and in favor of Charles E. Coleman for the sum of One Hundred Fifty and 00/100 Dollars ($150.00).

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at a meeting held on March 7, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

March 17, 2023

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ORDINANCE NO. O-17-23

Authorizing Conveyance of Certain Property

Whereas, pursuant to a Warranty Deed dated May 10, 1999, the City of Gadsden owns the following described property located at 803 Crest Avenue:

Lot 3 of Colwell Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book D, Page 259, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

This property does not constitute the homestead or principal residence of the grantor.

Whereas, Gadsden Empowerment Initiative has offered to purchase property;

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

1. This real property is not needed for any municipal or public purpose.

2. The Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute a quit claim deed to and in favor of Gadsden Empowerment Initiative. Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at a meeting held on March 7, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

March 17, 2023

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ORDINANCE NO. O-18-23

Authorizing Conveyance of Certain Property

Whereas pursuant to a Warranty Deed dated August 8, 1956, the City of Gadsden owns property located at 809 Vandell Boulevard, more particularly described as follows:

A tract or parcel of land described as beginning at a point on the east line of the NE ¼ of the NE ¼ in Section 12, Township 12 South, Range 5 East, which is 1040 feet south of the northeast  corner thereof, thence South 88 degrees 25 minutes west, and parallel with the south line of said forty a distance of 272.98 feet to the center of what is known as the South Eleventh Street Road, thence in a southerly direction and along the center of said road to a point which is 110 feet south, measured at right angles from the line first hereinabove described, thence east and parallel with the north line of said forty a distance of 230 feet to a point in the east line of said forty, thence north and along the east line of said forty a distance of 106 feet to the point of beginning, and being a portion of the NE ¼ of the NE ¼ in Section 12, Township 12 South, Range 5 East of Huntsville Meridian, in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, said real estate being conveyed subject to streets and public ways over and across said tract as the same are now located.

Whereas, Joey Wells has offered to pay $85,000.00 for the property;

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF

GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

1. This real property is not needed for any municipal or public purpose.

2. The Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute a quit claim deed to and in favor of Joey Wells for the sum of Eighty-Five Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($85,000.00).

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at a meeting held on March7, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

March 17, 2023

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RESOLUTION NO. R-80-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 318 RIVERSIDE DRIVE in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

LTS 8-9 BLK 1 ROLLING GREEN FARM TRACT 1 C-265 PT GOVT LT A EAST GADSDEN 15-12-6 

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 TAMMY BODY, 318 RIVERSIDE DRIVE, GADSDEN, AL.

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, Alabama, at a meeting held on March 7, 2023.                                    

Iva Nelson, City Clerk     

March 17, 2023         

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RESOLUTION NO. R-81-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

1204 HOKE STREET in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

For a beginning point of the land herein described, start at a point in the west line of the SE1/4 of the NW1/4, which is 122 feet North of the SW corner of the said forty and from thence running in a Southeasterly direction along the line which would intersect the East line of the NE1/4 of the SW1/4 122 feet South of the NE corner thereof a distance of 130 feet to the point of beginning of the land herein described, and from said point run North and at right angles a distance of 147 ½ feet; thence in an Easterly direction and at right angles a distance of 147 ½ feet; thence in a Southerly direction and a right angles a distance of 189 ½ feet; more or less, to a point on the North side of Hoke Street; thence in a Westerly direction and along the North Side of Hoke Street a distance of 116 feet, more or less; thence in a Northerly direction and parallel with the East side of the lands herein conveyed a distance of 62 feet, more or less, to a point; thence in a Westerly direction and parallel with the North side of the lands herein conveyed, a distance of 30 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning. Said lands being portions of the SE1/4 of the NW1/4 in Section 12, Township 12, South of Range 6, East of Huntsville Meridian in Etowah County, Alabama together with all improvements 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 WILLIAMS SCOTT LORING, LISA SUSAN LORING, DEBRA W. FERGUSON, LARRY DUANE WELLS, ROGER STEPHEN WELLS, and JOHNNY RAYS WELLS, c/o DEBRA FERGUSON, 500 LOVINGGOOD COURT, WOODSTOCK, GA, 1204 HOKE STREET, GADSDEN, AL, E.C. & RENELDA LORING c/o DEBRA FERGUSON, 500 LOVINGGOOD COURT, WOODSTOCK, GA. 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, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on March 7, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

March 17, 2023

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RESOLUTION NO. R-82-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                      

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

908 PENNY STREET in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot No. Four in Crocheron’s Fifth Additions to the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, State of 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 JOHN T. GRIFFIN, MATTIE GRIFFIN ET AL, c/o PATRICIA M. WILLIAMS, 1122 MT. BROOK DRIVE, GADSDEN, AL, 908 PENNY STREET, GADSDEN, AL. 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, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on March 7, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk 

March 17, 2023

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RESOLUTION NO. R-83-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

1307 JACKSON AVENUE in District 5 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lots Eight (8) and Nine (9), in Block Three (3), in Gadsden Realty Company’s South Gadsden Addition according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, pages 314-315, Probate Office, 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 ROBERT W. BONNESS & JERRY BONNESS, c/o MISTY SIMMONS, 5205 GLADE ROAD, ANNISTON, AL, ROBERT W. BONNESS & JERRY BONNESS 1307 JACKSON AVENEUE, GADSDEN, AL. 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, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on March 7, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

March 17, 2023                  

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the Contents of the following storage buildings will be SOLD by Off Campus Storage on March 17, 2023 at 10:00 A.M. at 474 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL. 35903.

Cherie Bolin – Units 15, 78, 108, and 126

Off Campus Storage

474 George Wallace Drive

Gadsden, AL. 35903

March 10 and 17, 2023

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the Contents of the following storage buildings will be SOLD by Off Campus Storage on March 24, 2023 at 10:00 A.M. at 474 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL. 35903.

Cristy Dejarnett  – Unit 18

Tina Rodgers  – Unit 135

Off Campus Storage

474 George Wallace Drive

Gadsden, AL. 35903

March 17 and 24, 2023

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Notice of Public Auction of Abandoned Vehicles

Please take NOTICE that Devan Lowe Inc. will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the following abandoned motor vehicles:

2008 Cadillac DTS – VIN:  1G6KD57Y38U104088

2008 GMC Acadia – VIN:  1GKEV 23798J203085

2000 CADILLAC DEVILLE DTS – VIN:  1G6KF5793YU222905

The public auction will be held at Lowe Cadillac Buick GMC Lincoln located at 801 West Grand Ave. Rainbow City. AL. 35906 at 8:00 AM on 4/18/2023.  The seller shall have the right to reject any bid that is unreasonably low and may postpone the public auction until another time and place.  In addition, the seller expressly reserves the right to bid and purchase at the public auction.

Lowe Cadillac Buick GMC Lincoln

801 Grand Ave.

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

March 10 and 17, 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 04/10/2023

2000 Kia Sportage. – VIN:  KNDJA7234Y5681618

Matt’s Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 485-8755

March 10 and 17, 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 04/21/2023

2001 Chevy Impala – VIN:  2G1WF55E919236088

Matt’s Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 485-8755

March 10 and 17, 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 04/28/2023

2018 Chevrolet Malibu  – VIN: 1G1ZD5ST0JF259675    

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

March 10 and 17, 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 04/29/2023

2009Nissan Maxima – VIN:  1N4AA51 E99C830471

Matt’s Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 485-8755

March 10 and 17, 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 04/24/2023

2018 Ford Fiesta – VIN:  3FADP4BJ2BM108358

A&J Towing LLC

1395 Co. Road 69

Centre, AL. 35960

March 17 and 24, 2023

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