The city is looking at a fast-moving summer which will lead us into a back to school period. Watch for the upcoming tax-free shopping day just ahead and take advantage of it. Also listen closely for any new announcements which might reveal new schedules for the upcoming school year and all new schedules for sports, bands, and other.
The city's businesses continue to operate with caution because of the COVID-19 threat. They seem to be handling it well. Our hospital and doctors’ offices have made lots of changes and are currently seeing most all patients at the old doctors’ office on Military Street South. Please continue to support our local doctors and hospital. They are surely trying hard during these strange times.
The new Love’s/Arby’s complex is now under construction with completion time scheduled for mid-December 2020. Those Arby’s sandwiches will be really good. We are possibly getting a Domino’s Pizza by late summer. Stay on the lookout for that. Still in the planning stages for now.
Municipal elections are upcoming and if you are interested in running for Mayor or council you may start qualifying July 7th at the city clerk’s office at City Hall. In the changing times that we see today your city government is more and more important. Please support your officials at all levels.
Do not forget to participate in the 2020 census. It is VERY important.Sincerely,
The City of Hamilton is actively monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak, and continuing to assess plans that city officials and the public should take. While this is a time for concern, we greatly caution against any state of panic. The Mayor's office is in communication with the CDC, FEMA, and the Alabama Department of Public Health through our Emergency Management Agency, as well as our local hospital. The Authorities in each of these organizations recommend that we all take precautions as we would for a flu outbreak. Things such as frequent hand washing for 20 seconds, refraining from touching your face or nose, when coughing or sneezing do so in the cuff, elbow, or use a tissue to cover your mouth and nose, also the continuous disinfecting of tables, chairs and doorknobs. The public inquiry line for Alabama Department of Public Health is: (334) 206-5347.
Please be assured that our greatest interest is to help advocate for healthy community, and we ask that all of the wonderful people who live, work, and visit our city assist us by taking the mentioned precautions.
City of Hamilton Water customers can now pay their utility bills online 24/7 with a credit card, debit card, or ACH (eCheck). This service is provided through Pay N Seconds, a third party payment processor, specializing in secure bill payment options. To make a payment through this service, simply click on the Click to Pay button below and you will be instantly directed to Pay N Seconds. If you are using this service for the first time, you will be prompted to register a new Pay N Seconds account prior to making your payment. When registering your account, you will need your CUSTOMER # and PIN from your utility billing statement. If you have more than one utility account with City of Hamilton Water, Pay N Seconds allows you to add multiple utility accounts under the same login. Please register first with your main utility account.
Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, an election for the purpose of electing a Mayor and five (5) City Council Members for each of the five (5) city council places (numbered place one, place two, place three, place four and place five) for the City of Hamilton, Alabama, will be held at the E.T. Sims, Jr. Neighborhood Facilities Building (Recreation Center), located at:
371 7th Avenue SW. Hamilton, Alabama.
The polls will open and the election will be held, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., Central Time Zone, on August 25, 2020.
If necessary, a run-off election, will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at this same location and at the same times.
All registered and qualified voters of the state, who have resided within the corporate/city limits of Hamilton, Alabama and have resided there for ninety (90) days prior to the date of the election, and who are qualified to vote in the county precinct which covers the corporate/city limits of the City of Hamilton, in which the elector resides, are eligible to participate as candidates in this election.
The Municipal Election Manager/City Clerk, will begin accepting Statements of Candidacy at 8:00 a.m., on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 through Tuesday, July 21, 2020 until 5:00 p.m. at Hamilton City Hall. No Statements of Candidacy for this election will be accepted after 5:00 p.m. on July 21, 2020. The Qualification fee for Mayor and City Council candidates will be $50.00 payable at the time of qualification. (This fee is Non Refundable).
Failure by each candidate to neglect all filing requirements imposed by the Secretary of State and the Alabama Ethics Commission, within the allotted amount of time, will result in the candidate’s name not appearing on the ballot and no refund of qualification fees.Angela Owen