City council adopts resolution for ALDOT Rebuild Alabama Grant Award during Monday meeting

Published 8:51 am Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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The Atmore City Council on Monday adopted a resolution for an Alabama Department of Transportation Rebuild Alabama Grant Award.

The resolution – 2024-02 – which was adopted is a proposed project that’ll include full asphalt resurfacing of the following streets in the city of Atmore:

  • Industrial Drive – Highway 31 to Carpet Drive (0.32 miles)
  • Maple Drive – Jack Springs Road to End (0.23 miles)
  • Trammell Street – Highway 31 to Ridgeley Street (0.08 miles)
  • Filmore Drive – Rock-a-Way Creek Road to Dead End (0.10 miles)
  • Beck Street – East Poplar Street to East Craig Street (0.21 miles)

Total estimated cost of the project is $318,200. ALDOT matched $250,000, and the city covered the remaining cost and engineering.

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The city hired Civil Southeast Engineering Group to handle the engineering of the project.

In other business, the city:

  • recognized and proclaimed May 2024 as Mental Health Awareness Month, and approved the Mental Health Awareness Walk.
    The walk will be held on Sat., May 18, at 10 a.m., begins at Heritage Park and ends at Boxcar Willie, where a resource fair will be held.

Marlo Young, who requested the city proclaim May as Mental Health Awareness Month and the walk, encouraged members of the community to take action protecting their mental health.

Young said all mental health practitioners in the area are encouraged to attend the resource fair.

Additionally, PRIMA Girls were present for the city council meeting to show their support for Mental Health Awareness.

Those present from the PRIMA Girls included Alyshia Howard, Aliegha Simmons, Aulbrey Williams, Kevionna Wiggins, Jenesis Dirden, Teaya McMillan, Paisley Macks, Kearden Frye, Zoriyah Bayne, S’Mari Brown and Raniyah Johnson.