News & Notices


The Colbert County Commission will have a meeting on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at the Marriott Shoals of Florence. Legislators have been invited to attend the meeting. The meeting will begin at 1:00 P.M.

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


The Colbert County Commission will be hosting a public meeting on March 5, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Colbert County Courthouse located at 201 N Main St, Tuscumbia, Alabama. The public meeting will be held to provide project information and receive public comments on the Colbert County Commission's application for a "Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) loan through the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). The project will consist of replacement of existing water meters with AMR water meters, waterline upgrades and other water system improvements. The Environmental Information Document describing the project will be available for public review at the Colbert County Water Department, 2750 Highway 20, Tuscumbia, Al during regular business hours of Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and at the meeting. For more information, contact John Bedford, County Engineer, at (256) 386-8504.


Colbert County, Alabama (the"County") seeks responses to this Request for Qualifications ("RFQ") for engineering design services to be performed at certain locations within the County including, but not limited to, Colbert Alloys Park and Rose Trail Park. The County has applied for funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund through the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA). The selection of a firm to provide such engineering design services is with the aim of entering into a contract based on requirements stipulated and imposed by ADECA. Please contact Kathy Polk, County Administrator, at (256) 386-8500, or by email to to receive pertinent RFQ documents, including instructions on the proper submission of proposals in response to this RFQ. Proposals will be accepted until 4:30 P.M. on February 28,2019 and must comply with the terms of the RFQ to be considered.

Posted: 02/11/2019


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

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.


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

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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.