PUBLIC NOTICES

COMMUNITY CENTER CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING

November 20, 2020

The Spanish Fort Community Center and Spanish Fort Public Library will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

WASTE-PRO PICKUP SCHEDULE FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

November 20, 2020

Waste-Pro's service schedule for the the Thanksgiving Holiday will be as follows:

  • Thursday garbage service will be picked up on Friday, November 27

  • Friday garbage service will be picked up on Saturday, November 28

UPDATE FOR SPANISH FORT CHRISTMAS EVENTS

November 20, 2020

Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases and concern for public safety, the City’s annual Christmas Parade will not be held this year.

The annual parade is expected to resume in 2021.

The City will still be having a Christmas Event!  Save the Date for December 6, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. where the City will showcase its decorations and present books to each family with children in a drive through event at the Spanish Fort Community Center at 7361 Spanish Fort Boulevard. More information will be announced as details are finalized.

UPDATE FROM ALDOT REGARDING US-31 ROAD CLOSURES 

November 13, 2020

 

"HO Weaver will close Water Tower Road on Monday, 11/16/2020, at approx. 9-am. And should re-open Water Tower Road, Friday 11-20-2020, by COB. Should it be needed HOW will continue to complete pipe crossing on Saturday, 11-21-2020. HO Weaver will be placing Drainage Structures and Pipe in, around and crossing Water Tower Road. The second driveway to the Lodge will have to be used to access and exit Water Tower Road. All precautions, road closure signs and flaggers will be used as needed."

MEETING NOTICES FOR THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT COOPERATIVE DISTRICT

AND SPANISH FORT REDEVELOPEMENT AUTHORITY

November 10, 2020

Please see the notices below for the upcoming meeting dates of the Board of Directors for the Capital Improvement Cooperative District and the Board of Directors for the Spanish Fort Redevelopment Authority. Click on the date to see the official public notice:

  • November 12, 2020 at 4:00 pm - Board of Directors for the Capital Improvement Cooperative District 

  • November 12, 2020 at 5:00 pm - Board of Directors for the Spanish Fort Redevelopment Authority

  • November 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm - Board of Directors for the Capital Improvement Cooperative District 

  • November 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm - Board of Directors for the Spanish Fort Redevelopment Authority

COMMUNITY CENTER CLOSED FOR VETERAN'S DAY

November 10, 2020

The Spanish Fort Community Center and Spanish Fort Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in observance of Veteran's Day. Thank you to all current and former members of the military for your service. 

AGENDA FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL COMMISSION MEETING

November 5, 2020

CLICK HERE to see the agenda for the upcoming Public School Commission Meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

SPANISH FORT PUBLIC SCHOOL COMMISSION MEETING

November 3, 2020

There will be a meeting of the Spanish Fort Public School Commission on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm at the Spanish Fort Community Center.

CLICK HERE to see the official public notice. 

SPANISH FORT COMMUNITY CENTER CLOSURES

October 27, 2020

General Elections are on Tuesday, November 3rd. Spanish Fort Community Center will be open for VOTING ONLY and the Spanish Fort Public Library will be closed to the public on that day. All city services will be suspended until Thursday, November 5th.

Wednesday, November 4th, Spanish Fort Community Center and SFPL will be closed for cleaning and sanitizing procedures following the general election.

City staff will be available via phone at 251-626-4884 from 8 am - 4:30 pm both days. Spanish Fort Public Library will still be available for Grab-n-Go curbside pickups (call 251-410-7323).

UPDATE FROM ALDOT REGARDING US-31 CONSTRUCTION

October 22, 2020 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OCTOBER 22, 2020

ALDOT TO CONDUCT TRAFFIC SHIFT ON US-31 IN SPANISH FORT

 

SPANISH FORT, Ala.- The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is conducting a traffic shift on US-31 between Marcella Ave. and State Route 181 beginning Wednesday, October 28 as a part of the ongoing widening project in the area. 

 

Northbound and southbound traffic, each reduced to one lane, will be shifted onto portions of the northbound and southbound sides of US-31 throughout the work zone. Signage will be implemented to guide motorists through the new traffic pattern. 

 

The traffic shift will occur in phases and is anticipated to be complete by the end of the week. 

 

Upon the project’s completion, US-31 will be a four-lane divided highway between US-98 and SR-181 with portions of median and designated left turn lanes. The project is anticipated to be completed in early 2021.

 

For traffic condition updates, download the ALGO app and follow ALDOT Southwest Region on Twitter at @ALDOT_SW_Region.

CLICK HERE to see a map of the upcoming traffic shift.

Request for Proposals for DEBRIS MONITORING, DISASTER MANAGEMENT, AND RECOVERY SERVICES

October 8, 2020

CLICK HERE for the official Request for Proposals

Sealed proposals will be received by the City of Spanish Fort, Alabama, for DEBRIS MONITORING, DISASTER MANAGEMENT, AND RECOVERY SERVICES until Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud at the Spanish Fort Community Center, 7361 Spanish Fort Boulevard, Spanish Fort, Alabama, at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2020.
Proposal specifications may be obtained from the Spanish Fort Community Center, 7361 Spanish Fort Blvd., Spanish Fort, Alabama, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Sealed proposals shall be mailed or hand delivered directly to the City of Spanish Fort prior to the public opening. All sealed proposals must be clearly and legibly marked “SEALED PROPOSAL,” with the proposal title. Contact Mary Lynn Williams, City Clerk, at (251) 626-4884 or cityclerk@cityofspanishfort.com with any questions.

 

Sealed proposals must be mailed or hand delivered to the following address:

 

City of Spanish Fort
Attention: City Clerk
7361 Spanish Fort Blvd.
Spanish Fort, Alabama 36527

 

Be advised that overnight delivery by express or courier to Spanish Fort is not guaranteed. Faxed proposals will not be accepted.
The most responsive, responsible proposal will be accepted with key consideration based upon best value and benefit to the public. The City of Spanish Fort reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to waive any irregularity in the proposals received, and to accept or reject any items of the proposal for the benefit of the public. No conditional proposals will be accepted. No proposal may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the scheduled closing date and time for the receipt of proposals.

RESULTS OF 2020 SPANISH FORT MUNICIPAL RUN-OFF ELECTION

October 6, 2020

CLICK HERE to view the results of the 2020 Spanish Fort Municipal Run-Off Election.

SPANISH FORT COMMUNITY CENTER CLOSURES

October 5, 2020

Municipal Elections are on Tuesday, October 6th. Spanish Fort Community Center will be open for VOTING ONLY on that day. All city services will be suspended until Thursday, October 8th, and the Spanish Fort Public Library will be closed to the public.

Wednesday, October 7th, Spanish Fort Community Center and SFPL will be closed for cleaning and sanitizing procedures.

City staff will be available via phone at 251-626-4884 from 8 am - 4:30 pm both days. Spanish Fort Public Library will still be available for Grab-n-Go curbside pickups (call 251-410-7323).

SPECIAL CALLED CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION

September 30, 2020

There will be a Special Called City Council Work Session Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 8:00 am at the Spanish Fort Community Center. CLICK HERE to read the official notice.

CURFEW LIFTED 

September 19, 2020

****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE****

Saturday, September 19, 2020

City of Spanish Fort 

251-626-4884

Effective immediately, Mayor Mike McMillan has lifted the previously imposed curfew for all areas located within the city limits of the City of Spanish Fort.

REMINDER TO ALL CONTRACTORS REGARDING HURRICANE CLEANUP 

September 18, 2020

In an effort to protect our citizens from uninsured or unsecured businesses, the City of Spanish Fort would like to remind all contractors that are assisting in Hurricane Sally clean-up that Business Licenses must be obtained from City Hall before beginning any work within the city limits. Application forms can be obtained from the City's website at https://www.cityofspanishfort.com/business-licenses-taxes.

Payment can be made by credit card (4% fee), cash or check. License fee is prorated after July 1 to $62.00. Completed applications may be emailed to permitclerk@cityofspanishfort.com or dropped off at City Hall. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30 p.m. Credit card payments can be made over the phone at 251-626-4993. 

CURFEW HOURS UPDATED 

September 17, 2020

****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE****

Thursday, September 17, 2020

City of Spanish Fort 

251-626-4884

Mayor Mike McMillan has pushed back the hours of the curfew for the City of Spanish Fort to assist neighbors to the South that are in need of services that are available in the City of Spanish Fort. The new curfew hours are from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. 

CURFEW SET RELATED TO HURRICANE SALLY

September 14, 2020

 

**** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ****

Monday, September 14, 2020

City of Spanish Fort 

251-626-4884

The City Council of the City of Spanish Fort has imposed a curfew in those areas in an along U.S. Highway 90 and 98 from the Mobile/Baldwin County line to the U.S. Highway 98 Bypass (a portion of Battleship Parkway /the Causeway) within the corporate limits of the City of Spanish Fort, Alabama. The curfew shall be from dusk to dawn beginning on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. In the event that the curfew is no longer needed, in the discretion of the Mayor, after consultation with the Chief of Police, the Mayor is hereby granted the authority to lift the curfew.

PRESS RELEASE FOR THE CITY OF SPANISH FORT, ALABAMA, RELATED TO HURRICANE SALLY

September 14. 2020

 

**** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ****

Monday, September 14, 2020

City of Spanish Fort 

251-626-4884

Based on the voluntary evacuation recommendation issued by Emergency Management Officials for Zones 1 and 2 in Baldwin County, Alabama, and the fact that a portion of Zone 3 which consists of the Causeway, Pineda Island, and Blakeley River Road in the City of Spanish Fort are subject to flooding, the City Council hereby recommends that the areas along the Causeway, Pineda Island, and Blakeley River Road consider a voluntary evacuation at this time, and further, that they be directed to follow the directions of the Governor and/or Emergency Management Officials. In the event that Zone 1 and 2 become mandatory evacuations, those areas along the Causeway, Pineda Island, and Blakeley River Road evacuate. In the event persons need to seek shelter, contact the Baldwin County Emergency Agency for shelter availability at 251-972-6807

WASTE PRO SERVICES POSTPONED

September 14, 2020

 

Waste Pro garbage and waste services will not run Tuesday, September 15th, due to Hurricane Sally. Schedule for the remainder of the week will be decided and announced once conditions are safer.

HURRICANE SALLY PASSES FOR CAUSEWAY RESIDENTS AND OWNERS

September 14, 2020

 

**** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ****

Monday, September 14, 2020

City of Spanish Fort

251-626-4884

The City of Spanish Fort will be issuing Right-of-Way entry passes for Hurricane Sally for residents/property owners and business owners of the Causeway and Pineda Island. Passes will be issued at Spanish Fort Community Center (7361 Spanish Fort Boulevard) through 4:30 PM on Monday, September 14, and at Spanish Fort Police Department (30500 State Highway 181, Suite 618) from 4:30 pm until 7:00 pm on Monday, September 14, and from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm on Tuesday, September 15.

 

Residents of the Causeway and Pineda Island must bring a photo ID and a current utility bill/deed to Spanish Fort Community Center for permitting. Business owners must bring a photo ID and a copy of their current City Business license. Permits are currently limited to two per business or household.

 

The Spanish Fort Community Center will be closed beginning Tuesday, September 15, and will reopen to issue additional permits once conditions are safer.

SPECIAL CALLED CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION

September 10, 2020

There will be a Special Called City Council Work Session Friday, September 11, 2020, at 7:00 am. There will be a Special Meeting held afterward, if needed. The work session and meeting will be held at the Spanish Fort Community Center. CLICK HERE to read the official notice.

RESULTS OF 2020 SPANISH FORT MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

August 25, 2020

CLICK HERE to view the results of the 2020 Spanish Fort Municipal Elections.

LIST OF QUALIFIED VOTERS NOW AVAILABLE

August 20, 2020

 

Please see the included notice to find out where you can view the list of qualified voters for the August 25th Spanish Fort Municipal Election.

SPANISH FORT COMMUNITY CENTER CLOSURES

August 13, 2020

Municipal Elections are on Tuesday, August 25th. Spanish Fort Community Center will be open for VOTING ONLY on that day. All city services will be suspended until Thursday, August 27th, and the Spanish Fort Public Library will be closed to the public.

Wednesday, August 26th, Spanish Fort Community Center and SFPL will be closed for cleaning and sanitizing procedures.

City staff will be available via phone at 251-626-4884 from 8 am - 4:30 pm both days. Spanish Fort Public Library will still be available for Grab-n-Go curbside pickups (call 251-410-7323).

APPLICATION FOR MUNICIPAL ABSENTEE BALLOT

July 29, 2020

Municipal Elections for the City of Spanish Fort will be held on August 25, 2020. Residents of the City of Spanish Fort will be able to vote from 7 am until 7 pm at the Spanish Fort Community Center (7361 Spanish Fort Blvd). The deadline to register to vote is August 10, and the deadline to submit an application for a regular municipal absentee ballot is August 20. CLICK HERE for a printable copy of the application for municipal absentee ballot. Applications can be returned in person to the Spanish Fort Community Center Monday through Friday from 8 am until 4:30 pm, or they can be mailed to the following:
 

Spanish Fort Community Center

Attn: Mary Lynn Williams

7361 Spanish Fort Blvd

Spanish Fort, AL 36527

CANDIDATES FOR MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS ANNOUNCED

July 23, 2020

Municipal Elections will take place on August 25, 2020. CLICK HERE to see the list of candidates for the 2020 Municipal Elections.

NOTICE OF ELECTION OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS

July 7, 2020

Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, an election for the purpose of electing a Mayor and a Councilmember (aldermen) for each single member district: District 1; District 2; District 3; District 4; District 5, for the City of Spanish Fort, Alabama, will be held, and at that time all registered and qualified electors of the state, who reside within the corporate limits of Spanish Fort, Alabama, and have resided therein for 30 days or more immediately preceding the date of the election, and who are qualified to vote in the county precinct which embraces and covers that part of the corporate limits of Spanish Fort in which the elector resides, will be authorized to participate in the election. Any run-off election required will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. Read full notice...

Beginning July 7, candidates may begin qualifying at Spanish Fort Community Center. Candidates must file a Statement of Economic Interests form with the Alabama Ethics Commission in order to appear on the ballot. The deadline to qualify to run for municipal office is July 21, by 5:00 pm.

For more information on Municipal Elections, visit the Alabama League of Municipalities website.

PUBLIC NOTICE - TORNADO SIRENS


The 1st Wednesday of each month, Spanish Fort will conduct a test of its tornado sirens at 12:00 pm, pending weather. 
This is only a test. If you live within the city limits and are not able to hear the sirens, please call the main police desk at 251-626-4919.

 
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7361 Spanish Fort Boulevard

Spanish Fort, Alabama 36527

Phone | 251-626-4884

Fax | 251-626-4880

Monday - Friday | 8 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday and Sunday | CLOSED

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