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Public Notice
By Resolution of the Sumter County Commission county facilities are closed through March 31, 2020. The following offices are considered essential services and are exempt from the closure: Sumter County Commission Office, Public Safety, Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and the Sumter County Road Department.
The Sumter Board of Registrars is subject to State regulations and there is a
possibility it will not close during this period.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF SUMTER COUNTY, ALABAMA CASE NO.: 2016-36
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF LASONIA
TERRELL, Deceased.
Take Notice that a Petition for Final Settlement of the Estate of Lasonia Terrell, deceased, has been filed by the Administratrix, DeeAnn Truelove, and 9:00 O’clock a.m. on the 28th April 2020, be set as the date for hearing said petition.
DONE this the 12th day of March, 2020.
Willie Pearl Rice Probate Judge
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF SUMTER COUNTY, ALABAMA CASE NO.: 2016-36
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF LASONIA
TERRELL, Deceased.
NOTICE TO:
Joe Terrell
P. 0. Box 211
Toomsuba, MS 39364
Take Notice that a Motion for Hearing Date on Lien Against Estate Proceeds has been filed by the Administratrix, DeeAnn Truelove, and 9:00 O’clock a.m. on the 28th April 2020, be set as the date for hearing said motion.
Take Notice that a Petition for Final Settlement of the Estate of Lasonia Terrell, deceased, has been filed by the Administratrix, DeeAnn Truelove, and 9:00 O’clock a.m. on the 28th April 2020, be set as the date for hearing said petition.
DONE this the 12th day of March, 2020.
Willie Pearl Rice Probate Judge
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STATE OF ALABAMA
COUNTY OF SUMTER
CASE NUMBER:2020-04
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MARY ALICE FOY, DECEASED
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
LETTERS TESTAMENTARY of the said deceased, having been granted to the undersigned on the 12th day of March, 2020, by the Honorable Willie Pearl Rice, Judge of the Probate Court of Sumter County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same with the time allowed by law or the same will be barred.
Verresa Foy, Personal Representative
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LEGAL NOTICE
S T Bunn Construction Co., Inc. hereby gives Notice of Completion of contract with the ACNU61881-ATRP(0l 7), ACBR61888-ATRP(0l 7), & ACBR61889-ATRP(0l 7) Sumter County.
This notice will appear for four ( 4) consecutive weeks beginning on March 19, 2020 and ending on April 8, 2020. All claims shall be filed at 611 Helen Keller Blvd. Tuscaloosa, AL 3 5404 during this period.
S T Bunn Construction Co., Inc.
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Notice to Contractors Federal Aid Project No.
HSIP-NR19(928)
TUSCALOOSA, BIBB, SUMTER, CHILTON, HALE, AND PERRY COUNTIES, ALABAMA
Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Transportation at the office of the Alabama Department of Transportation, Montgomery, Alabama until 10:00 AM on April 03, 2020 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Safety Improvements (Curve Warning Sign Installation) on various routes in the West Central Region (Tuscaloosa Area) as indicated in the plans.
The total amount of uncompleted work under contract to a contractor must not exceed the amount of his or her qualification certificate.
The Entire Project Shall Be Completed In Fifty-five (55) Working Days.
A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $7.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Coliseum Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110. Checks should be made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Plans and Proposals will be mailed only upon receipt of remittance. No refunds will be made.
Minimum wage rates for this project have been pre-determined by the Secretary of Labor and are set forth in the advertised specifications. This project is subject to the contract work hours and Safety Standards Act and its implementing regulations.
Cashier’s check or bid bond for 5% of bid (maximum – $50,000.00) made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation must accompany each bid as evidence of good faith.
The bracket range is shown only to provide general financial information to contractors and bonding companies concerning the project’s complexity and size. This Bracket should not be used in preparing a bid, nor will this bracket have any bearing on the decision to award this contract.
The Bracket Estimate On This Project Is From $305,307 To $373,153 .
The proposed work shall be performed in conformity with the rules and regulations for carrying out the Federal Highway Act.
Plans and Specifications are on file in Room E-108 of the Alabama Department of Transportation at Montgomery, Alabama 36110.
In accordance with the rules and regulations of The Alabama Department of Transportation, proposals will be issued only to prequalified contractors or their authorized representatives, upon requests that are received before 10 AM., on the day previous to the day of opening of bids.
The bidder’s proposal must be submitted on the complete original proposal furnished him or her by the Alabama Department of Transportation.
The Alabama Department of Transportation, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42
U.S.C. 2000D TO 2000D-4 and Title 49 code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of The Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.
JOHN R. COOPER
Transportation Director
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A BILL
STATE OF ALABAMA
COUNTY OF SUMTER
NOTICE is hereby given that a bill substantially as follows will be introduced in the 2020 Regular Session of the Legislature of Alabama and application for its passage and enactment will be made:
TO BE ENTITLED
AN ACT
Relating to Sumter County; to provide for service of process in the county; to provide that the sheriff may contract with or enter into agreement with a private, public, or governmental entity for the purpose of service of process; to set the fee for civil or criminal documents; and to provide for the disposition of funds.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA:
Section 1. This act shall apply only to Sumter County.
Section 2. The sheriff, except for warrants for arrest, may contract with or enter into agreement with a private, public, or governmental entity for the purpose of service of process.
Section 3. (a) In addition to all existing charges, fees, judgments, and costs of court, the clerk, sheriff, or other appropriate court official in the civil and criminal division of the district and circuit courts of the county shall assess a service of process fee of fifteen dollars ($15) for service or attempted service of process on each document requiring personal service of process by the sheriff for matters pending or to be commenced in a court in the county.
(b) In addition to all existing charges, fees, judgments, and costs of court, the clerk, sheriff, or other appropriate court official in the civil and criminal division of the district and circuit courts of the county shall assess a service of process fee of fifty dollars ($50) for service or attempted service of process on each document requiring personal service of process by the sheriff for matters pending or to be commenced in a court in the state but outside of the county.
(c) In addition to all existing charges, fees, judgments, and costs of court, the clerk, sheriff, or other appropriate court official in the civil and criminal division of the district and circuit courts of the county shall assess a service of process fee of seventy-five dollars ($75) for service or attempted service of process on each document requiring personal service of process by the sheriff for matters pending or to be commenced in a court outside of the state.
Section 4. The court official designated in the county by law for the respective courts shall collect the service of process fee designated in this act and remit the fees collected to the sheriff for deposit into the Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Fund.
Section 5. The sheriff may use the monies generated by this act for law enforcement purposes and to discharge the duties of the office of the sheriff as the sheriff sees fit.
Section 6. The Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Fund and the use of the proceeds may not diminish or take the place of ny other source of income established for the sheriff or the operation of the jail.
Section 7. This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.
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STATE OF ALABAMA
COUNTY OF SUMTER
NOTICE is hereby given that a bill substantially as follows will be introduced in the 2020 Regular Session of the Legislature of Alabama and application for its passage and enactment will be made:
A BILL
TO BE ENTITLED
AN ACT
Relating to Sumter County; to amend Sections 1, 2, and 3 of Act 2464 of the 1971 Regular Session (Acts 1971, p.3929), as amended by Act 79-730, 1979 Regular Session (Acts 1979, p. 1299) and as last amended by Act 97-247 of the 1997 Regular Session (Acts 1997, p. 429), providing for the issuance fee and distribution of the fee for pistol permits issued by the sheriff; to increase the fee and provide further for the distribution of the fee.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA:
Section 1. Sections 1, 2, and 3 of Act 2464 of the 1971 Regular Session (Acts 1971, p. 3929), as amended, are further amended to read as follows:
“Section 1. In Sumter County, the fee for issuance of a permit to carry a pistol in a vehicle or concealed on or about the person as provided in Section 13A-11-75 of the Code of Alabama 1975, shall be fifteen dollars ($15) twenty dollars ($20) each year, which shall be collected by the sheriff.
“Section 2. Eleven dollars and twenty-five cents3($11.25) Sixteen dollars and twenty-five cents ($16.25) of each fee collected under Section 1 of this act shall be deposited by the Sheriff of Sumter County in any bank located in Sumter County, into a fund known as the “Sheriff’s Fund.” Sheriff’s Pistol Permit Fund. The Sheriff’s Pistol Permit Fund may be drawn upon by the sheriff or his or her appointed agent and shall be exclusively used for law enforcement purposes in the public’s interest and in the discharge of the duties of the sheriff’s office as the sheriff determines. The Sheriff’s Pistol Permit Fund and the use of the fund shall not diminish or take the place of any disbursement or other source of income established for the sheriff or for the operation of the sheriff’s office.
“Section 3. Three dollars and seventy-five cents ($3.75) of the fee collected under Section 1 shall be paid issued by the Sheriff of Sumter County into the general fund of Sumter County to be used for any purpose authorized by the county commission to the Sumter County Commission, to be deposited in the Sumter County Commission General Fund.”
Section 2. This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.
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REQUEST FOR
ADMINISTRATIVE
PROPOSALS
The City of Livingston, Alabama is soliciting administrative proposals from qualified firms to provide professional application preparation services and to provide grant administrative and management services, if the project is funded, for the City’s FY2020 CDBG Competitive Fund Project. The City is studying the feasibility of applying for CDBG funds for a sewer project in the central section of the community. The professional services required shall be secured in accordance with federal regulations, as adopted by ADECA, and shall include the development and submittal of the grant project and application and the overall management and administration of the grant program in accordance with all applicable regulations and procedures. The factors to be considered in the award of this contract will include familiarity and experience with the City of Livingston, previous CDBG application experience, previous CDBG management experience, qualifications and experience of the proposed project administrator, proposed work management plan, and administrative fees. A proposal package containing information, guidelines, and rating factors may be obtained by notifying the City Clerk of Livingston, James Dial, at (205) 652-2505. To be considered, all proposals must be presented in the format specified in the proposal package and submitted to:
Thomas M. Tartt, III
City of Livingston
P.O. Drawer W
Livingston, AL 35470
ATTN: FY2020 CDBG Administrative Response
All proposals should be delivered to Livingston City Hall no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 3, 2020. All mailed responses must be received by the aforementioned deadline.
Thomas M. Tartt, III, Mayor
City of Livingston
March 19, 2020
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REQUEST FOR
ENGINEERING
STATEMENTS OF
QUALIFICATIONS
The City of Livingston, Alabama is soliciting engineering statements of qualifications (RFQ’s) from qualified firms to provide preliminary engineering services and to provide engineering design/inspection services, if the project is funded, for the City’s FY2020 CDBG Competitive Fund Project. The City is studying the feasibility of applying for CDBG funds for a sewer project in the central section of the community. The professional services required shall be secured in accordance with federal regulations, as adopted by ADECA, and shall include preliminary engineering services to enable the proper documentation of the grant application and, if the project is funded, engineering design, inspection, and related services to enable the construction of the project. The factors to be considered in the award of this contract will include the qualifications and experience of key personnel, familiarity and experience with the City of Livingston, previous CDBG Program and related experience, previous CDBG sewer project and related experience, and proposed work management plan. An RFQ package containing information, guidelines, and rating factors may be obtained by notifying the City Clerk of Livingston, James Dial, at (205) 652-2505. To be considered, all statements of qualifications must be presented in the format specified in the proposal package and submitted to:
Thomas M. Tartt, III
City of Livingston
P.O. Drawer W
Livingston, AL 35470
ATTN: FY2020 CDBG Engineering RFQ
All statements of qualifications should be delivered to Livingston City Hall no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 3, 2020. All mailed responses must be received by the aforementioned deadline.
Thomas M. Tartt, III, Mayor
City of Livingston
March 19, 2020
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STATE OF ALABAMA
COUNTY OF SUMTER
CASE NUMBER:2020-04
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MARY ALICE FOY, DECEASED
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
LETTERS TESTAMENTARY of the said deceased, having been granted to the undersigned on the 12th day of March, 2020, by the Honorable Willie Pearl Rice, Judge of the Probate Court of Sumter County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same with the time allowed by law or the same will be barred.
Verresa Foy, Personal Representative
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PUBLIC HEARING
REQUEST REZONING
FROM R1 TO 1-N
501- North Washington Street
City Council Meeting
March 23, 2020
at 5 p.m.
City of Livingston
City Hall
201 Church Street Livingston, Al 35470
205-652-2505