Athens City Hall to reopen to the public Monday

Published: Aug. 8, 2021 at 8:01 PM CDT
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ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) - UPDATE: Athens City Hall will reopen to the public Monday, August 23. Since the closure, no additional employees tested positive for COVID-19.

ORIGINAL: Athens City Hall is closed to the public due to multiple COVID-19 cases.

“We will evaluate the situation and make a notification when we determine to reopen,” said Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks.

A closure notice and a list of office numbers has been placed on City Hall doors and announced on social media and the City’s website.

The numbers for City Hall offices are:

-Mayor’s Office 256-233-8730

-Building Department 256-233-8715

-City Clerk 256-233-8720

-Business Licenses 256-233-8003

-Fire Prevention Bureau 256-233-8723

-Human Resources 256-233-8737

-One Stop Shop 256-262-1525

The scheduled Athens City Council meeting will be held Monday in Council Chambers with a work session at 5 p.m. and regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. The building has been sanitized, and masks and hand sanitizer will be available at the door, and chairs will be socially distanced.

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