News & Notices

DHR Board Appointment Invitation

The Colbert County Commission is inviting citizens with an interest to make application for an upcoming Board Member appointment to the Colbert County Department of Human Resources Board.

Click here for Membership Requirements and Board Duties.
Application can be made submitted to the County Administrator.

Colbert County Board Appointment Application.

Click here if you are interested in working with the Commission to help represent Colbert County.


Nominations for County Board of Equalization are at hand. Nominations are needed by August 15, 2019. Please click the title of this notice to review the letter from from State of Alabama Department of Revenue.

Preliminary Flood Damage Assessment Survey

To determine the impact on Colbert County of the flooding brought on by the recent week long rains, the Colbert County Emergency Management Agency is conducting a survey to assess the magnitude of the situation.

Please click the link above to complete the survey and learn more about flood damage cleanup.

Employment Opportunities

Access Colbert County's current position openings. All applications must be made through the Colbert County Commission
or Alabama Employment Center (Sheffield Career Center)
500 S Montgomery Av, Sheffield Al (256) 383-5610


When a bid for products or services is open, a notice will appear here.

Invitation to Bid
TENT, DECON, ZUMRO, click here for more information.

Commission Budget Meetings

The following dates and times have been scheduled for Colbert County Commission budget meetings.


Budget Meetings are held in the Commission Board Room unless otherwise advertised, watch for signs indicating location upon entering the Court House.


The Colbert County Commission has contracted with CGI Communications to produce a web based video promoting our area. click here for more information.

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First Annual "Jazzin' It Up In Tuscumbia" Handy Kick Off Parade
Saturday July 20, 2019. Music on Courthouse Lawn to follow.

Join us for great fun and celebration at the First Annual "Jazzin' It Up In Tuscumbia", Handy kick-off parade in downtown Tuscumbia.

6 p.m., line up for parade at Deshler High School, Senior parking lot,
200 N Commons St E, across the street from Deshler High School and next to the football field. The parade route will commence at 200 N Commons St E, proceed to and turn left on Main Street then continue south on Main Street to 6th Street. At 6th Street the parade will turn right and continue west to Water Street where it will turn right and continue north to the Colbert County Courthouse.

For more information or to participate in the parade, contact the Tuscumbia Depot & Roundhouse at (256) 389-1357 or (256) 386-7200 or via email or

After the parade, and on the Courthouse lawn, we'll strike up the band with
Travis Wammack & the Snakeman Band

Entertainment will continue at 9 p.m. at Tuscumbia's new, Coldwater Commons Pocket Park 109 S Main St, next door to Fiddledee D's
Performing at the event will be Crow Hollar

Come out and help Tuscumbia celebrate its bicentennial at the W.C. Handy Festival Parade. Festivities conclude at 11:00 p.m.

Event Sponsors
City of Tuscumbia
Tuscumbia Parks and Recreation
Muscle Shoals Mini Storage
River Road Storage
Tom Heflin, Esq.
Dr. Jimmy Gardiner, Singing River Dentistry
David and Debby Jones


The regularly scheduled meeting of the Colbert County Commission
is held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.
Meetings typically begin at 5:00 p.m.
[Times are subject to change but with notice]


Tue Jan 1 New Year's Day
Mon Jan 21 Robert E. Lee/Martin Luther King Jr. B'day
Mon Feb 18 George Washington/Thomas Jefferson B'day
Mon May 27 National Memorial Day
Thr Jul 4 Independence Day
Fri Jul 5 Independence Day
Mon Sep 2 Labor Day
Mon Oct 14 Columbus Day
Mon Nov 11 Veteran's Day
Thr Mov 28 Thanksgiving Day
Fri Mov 29 Thanksgiving
Mon Dec 23 Christmas
Tue Dec 24 Christmas Eve
Wed Dec 25 Christmas Day

Click here for house hold garbage pick-up schedules affected by the above holidays.


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Mission Statement

Provide quality services as provided by law or mandated by the public, to enhance the health, safety and general well-being of the citizens of Colbert County.

Guiding Principles:

  • Conduct County operations in a legal, ethical and fair manner.
  • Conduct the public's business in a manner that is responsive, accessible and open to all.
  • Provide professional leadership and operational excellence.
  • Recognize that County employees and volunteer citizens are the foundation upon which these services are provided.
  • Promote Industrial Development

Contact Us

201 N. Main Street
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(256) 386-8501
(256) 386-8510
Colbert County is an equal opportunity employer.