City Council Meeting Reveals Historical Economic Development Initiative

by | Mar 5, 2018 | City News, Cullman City

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City Council Meeting Reveals Historical Economic Development Initiative

The Cullman City Council met this evening for their regular semi-monthly meeting.

The Cullman City Council Meeting is held every 2nd and 4th Monday of each month (unless otherwise changed) at 7 pm.

Cullman City Council Meeting
Lucille N. Galin Auditorium
204 2nd Avenue NE
Cullman, AL 35055

~~ All City Council meetings are open to the public ~~

Cullman Fire Chief Edward Reinhardt announced the new Fire Station #3 would be ready to open within the next week.

City of Good Hope Mayor Jerry Bartlett addressed the Council seeking their support and collaboration in bringing AGCOR Steel to his city. He pointed out this is the first time the City of Cullman, the City of Good Hope, and the Cullman County Commission, have all jointly participated in an economic development project of this type.

$8 to $10 million in gross sales along with the creation of 14 new jobs are expected with this project.

The meeting agenda was short with only five action items to attend to:

SET: A public hearing on April 9th, 2018, for an Ordinance to adopt of the 2015 International Building Code including the companion codes.

SET: A public hearing on March 26th for an Ordinance adopting a 772 agreement in support of the new AGCOR Steel project mentioned above.

APPROVED: A request from Salim Virani of Five Points Store for a beer and wine off-premises alcohol license at 205 Rosemont Avenue NW.

APPROVED: A request from Waid Harbison of Cullman City Parks and Recreation for a special event to hold the annual Strawberry Festival in Depot Park on May 5th, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 pm.

APPROVED & ANNEXED: The first and second reading of Ordinance No. 2018 – 24 to annex 227 County Road 1403 (PPIN 012220) owned by David and Christine Wiggins into the city limits of Cullman as R-1 Residential.

City of Cullman Municipal Government

City Council Meeting Reveals Historical Economic Development Initiative

Timothy Collins

Originally from Asheville, NC, Timothy brings an insightful holistic perspective as well as a mountain man tenacity to his various roles at Cullman Today. You can reach him at and/or (256) 615-8260.

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