Alexander City to close city buildings amid rise in COVID cases

Alexander City to close city buildings amid rise in COVID cases
Alexander City has decided to close all city buildings to the public as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise across the state. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Alexander City has decided to close all city buildings to the public as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise across the state.

The city’s website says every public building, including the city courthouse, will close, but all city functions and operations will continue on.

Questions about utility bills can be answered by calling (256) 329-6710. Residents are asked to use the drop boxes at the following locations for utility payments: outside City Hall, inside the front entrance of City Hall, or at Cooper Rec. If you drop a payment in the drop box at Cooper Rec. it must be done by 2 p.m. to be processed the same day.

Citizens who would like to renew or purchase a business license can call (256) 329-6720. Those who would like to purchase a building permit can call (256) 329-6712.

Those with questions about a pending court case should call 256-329-6750.

The city says the decision to close the buildings was made to protect citizens and employees during the pandemic.

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