Posted on: April 25, 2017

Athens Wastewater Treatment Facility Wins Award

2017 Award Web

Awards are flowing into the City of Athens Wastewater Treatment Facility.

The facility most recently received the 2017 Alabama Water Environment Association Award of Excellence for plants in the 1 to 10 million gallons per day category.

The facility previou...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Downtown Parking Changes

downtown parking photo

Merchants and shoppers have approached the Mayor’s Office, Athens City Council and Athens Police seeking a solution to increased parking in Downtown Athens, particularly around The Square and the immediate side streets. Some merchants have reported a decr...

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Map with city parking lots marked
Posted on: January 11, 2017

Athens Bicentennial

Athens Bicentennial Logo

Athens will turn 200 on Nov. 19, 2018.

Athens became a city before Alabama became a state, and the city is gearing up to celebrate its Bicentennial in conjunction with the State of Alabama kicking off this spring with a three-year statewide Bicentennial ce...

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City of Athens Bicentennial Page
Posted on: December 28, 2016

2017 Budget Year Paving Program

Street paving

Here is a list of streets the city will contract out to Reed Contracting for paving during the 2017 budget year. The total anticipated cost is $871,000 and will be funded from the capital infrastructure fund.

  • Cowford - $180,000
  • Cambridge Estates (Dee Drive,...
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