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Click on the link below, fill out the form, submit it to our office online. All requests must be submitted by close of business the Wednesday the week prior to your court date. Magistrates do not have the authority to continue cases. All continuances require the Judge’s approval. Submission of a request does not guarantee its acceptance.
You register in person or via phone at the Athens Municipal Court. The cost is $100 plus court cost. Please refer to the Defensive Driving School section for eligibility requirements.
If today is your court date, you need to get to court as soon as possible. Once the Judge leaves the bench, a warrant will be issued for your arrest and your driving privileges will be suspended. Online submissions are not monitored the day of court. If you submit an email the day of court it will not be reviewed until after court is adjourned.
You can email firstname.lastname@example.org and request a new traffic waiver.
Please contact the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. To get a list of their offices, click on the link provided, this will take you to Alea.com. Once you are there, put a check mark in the reinstatement box and hit enter, it will show you the the ten reinstatement offices and all their information.
Any payment arrangements, other than paying in full, will require the Judge’s approval. This can be done on your court date. Once payment amount and frequency have been established, we will gladly process your partial payment.
If you believe that someone has committed a crime against you, within the city limits of Athens, Alabama, you must file a police report with the Athens Police Department. After that report is approved, you may pick it up from their records department at the cost of $10. Once you have done so, you will bring your report across the hall to the Court Clerk’s office and a Magistrate will guide you through the next step of the process.
Applications for firefighter will be accepted when a position becomes available. Upon position availability, a Job Announcement will be posted by Human Resources. All completed applications(must include CPAT form and any certifications) shall be submitted by the closing date on the announcement to be considered. Potential candidates will then be contacted for testing when the process begins. For a current list of employment opportunities throughout the City of Athens and instructions regarding the application process, visit our Job Openings page.
Yes, with stipulations. Any commercial burning must comply with regulations set forth by Athens Fire. All commercial permits are $25 and payable at Station 1. All commercial burn permit requests must be checked by a member of the Fire Marshals office for approval. Any commercial burning for land clearing or any other reason must meet the following for approval: 1. Material must be natural wood/vegetation. NO paper, cardboard, trash, etc. 2. Must be at least 100ft from any structures or roadways. 3. Material MUST be in a pit with a blower or fan.
Online at our Human Resources department page and also posted at the Human Resources offices located at:
200 W. Hobb Street
Athens, Alabama 35611
In addition the City posts job openings with the State of Alabama Employment office at:
Alabama Career Center
State Employment Service
2535 Sparkman Dr NW
Huntsville, AL 35810
Yes. The closing date for general openings is listed on the particular job posting. The application must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date, even if mailed. Once the closing date is over, applications will no longer be accepted for that position unless the position is reopened.
The closing date for Police Officer applications is the last day of each month.
The City of Athens accepts applications for police officers in 30 day intervals regardless of vacancy status. For all other positions, the city accepts applications only for the jobs that are currently vacant and posted. To apply, you may download an application from the city’s website and email it, mail it through USPS, fax it or bring it to Human Resources or you may pick up an application at:
200 W. Hobb Street Athens, Alabama 35611
If you wish to mail the application, the mailing address is as follows:
City of Athens
P.O. Box 1089
Athens, AL 35612
You may apply for more than 1 posted position on the same application as long as you submit it by the closing date for each.
For general positions, the application is only considered for the particular posted job opening and is not kept on file for future openings.
For police officer the application will expire 1 year from submission, provided you pass all required exams. If you fail to pass an exam, you will have to reapply. For more information view our
Yes, you may fax an application to Human Resources at 256-233-8726.
We are not sanctioned, but we play modified United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) rules.
Opening day for Summer - Mid-June start / 1st August end; Opening day for Fall - Mid-September / October end.
They play Monday (Men's League), Tuesday (Co-ed League), and Thursday (Alternate between both leagues). Friday nights if needed for rain-outs.
Yes. Men's and Co-ed leagues are played on different nights.
Usually 6 pm, 7 pm, 8 pm, 9 pm
No. The Wavaho field is available for practice on a first come first serve basis but must be reserved at the Athens Recreation Center at: 270 U.S. 31 N Athens, AL 35611
May 1 - 31 and August 1 - 31 the cost is $350 per team
Yes, there will be an end of season single elimination tournament.
Yes. Matching Jerseys are required by around the 3rd week. Player's number must be on the back of Jersey.
Yes. You would hit your own softballs.
Men - 12 inches, .44 cor, 375 comp, yellow optic
Women - 11 inches, .44 core, 375 compression, yellow optic (can choose to hit men's softball)
Recommended that the softballs have a stamp from an association ie:
WSL along w/ 44 core/375 comp
NSA along w/ 44 core/375 comp
USSSA along w/ Classic M / Classic W
ISA along w/ 44 core/375 comp
Academy Sports, Athens Athletics, Hibbetts or others.
You can find the updated rules on bats at the USSSA.com must have the USSSA thumbprint.
The dimensions are 275 feet.
The bases are set at 65 feet.
No. There must be 3 women on the field at all times.
You can start with 9 players. An out will be recorded for the 10th player until they arrive.
Registration is (Summer) May 1 - 31. (Fall) August 1- 31
Umpires, season and tournament T-shirts.
Yes. Go to https://secure.rec1.com/AL/athens-al/catalog to set up an account and register.
Go the Athens Recreation Center at:
270 U.S. 31 N
Athens, AL 35611
There, fill out the registration form, and pay the entry fee.
Go to https://secure.rec1.com/AL/athens-al/catalog to set up an account and register.
Registration is continually ongoing. The first 2 classes are free.
The first 2 classes are free, after that $30/month; each additional family members are $15/month due on the 1st of each month.
It depends on the weather, but usually we will close them around mid November and open them back up around the middle of March.
Yes, but you must meet with a Parks and Recreation employee at the park to see where to set them up. You can call the office Friday morning the weekend of your event.
Go to: https://secure.rec1.com/AL/athens-al/catalog to set up an account and reserve online or in person at Athens Recreation Center
$30 pavilion, an additional $25 for kitchenette (prompted before payment)
Starting January 1st you can rent the pavilions anytime April 1 – 2nd weekend of November of the same year.
Refunds are only given for inclement weather and must be requested. Please notify us withing 3 business days. In the event a refund is issued, a check will be mailed to the person who paid. Please make sure we have an updated address when you request a refund.
Fill out a coaches application and return to Athens Rec Center. Must pass background check. Complete Coach Safely training.
Athens Recreation Center 270 U.S. 31 N Athens, AL 35611 The Center is beside the Athens High School football stadium.
No. We do not honor request other than siblings; however, you may strike one coach.
Registration is continually ongoing. $30/month or $5/class
$5 per class or $30 per month.
Strong by Zumba: Monday and Thursday at 5:15 pm; Zumba Fitness: Sunday 1:00pm
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o sign up a for a new service you will need to come by the Utility Customer Accounts Office located at 508 South Jefferson Street in Athens. Please bring two forms of identification, a rental agreement if renting, and your deposit. A signature is required to sign up for any service. You may also download the application for service and email it or mail it Athens Utilities. The Customer Accounts Office is open from 8:00am-4:30pm Monday thru Friday. For more information call 256-233-8750
Open positions are advertised on the City of Athens Website. A properly completed original City of Athens application is required along with a current resume. Faxed copies are not accepted. If you wish to apply, please come by the Human Resources Department between the hours of 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. The Human Resources Department is located in Athens City Hall, 200 West Hobbs Street, Athens Alabama. For more information, you may contact the Human Resources department at 256-233-8737. All applications and resumes should be submitted to City of Athens Alabama Human Resources Department PO Box 1089 Athens, AL 35612
Athens HR Department Website.
Reporting a Power Outage 256-232-1440 For the most up-to-date outage information during major outages and storms, follow us on Twitter or facebook.
What to do if my power is out?
1. Go to your main electrical panel to see if a fuse has blown or a breaker has tripped. Fuses must be replaced while breakers need only be reset.2. If the problem is not in your main panel, call a neighbor to determine if other homes in the area have been affected. 3. If the problem is not within your home or several are involved, notify Athens Utilities 256-232-1440
What number do I call? Dial 256-232-1440 to report directly to our IVR system, an automated outage program. If this phone number is recognized by the computer, it will locate your account information for the system control operator to radio the repair crew. If the number is not found, you will be transferred to our dispatch operator or you may leave a voice message providing us with your name, a number where you can be reached, and your address. What happens after I leave my information on the IVR? The information recorded by the IVR system during every call is automatically input into Athens Utilities outage management system and repair crews are immediately dispatched. If my phone number is not on file in the computer, how can I update it? Call 256-233-8750 or email us email@example.com and ask us to update your telephone number in our outage system. Reporting a Loss in Water Service If you have a loss of water service then call 256-262-1440 and follow the prompts to report the loss of service. Reporting a Gas Emergency If you smell gas then call 256-216-8621 to report the Gas Emergency
Utility bills can be paid by mail, but to ensure timely payment, there are several options: