Rainbow City Government

 

City Hall Main Phone (256) 442-2511



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Seal of Rainbow City Alabama
United States
State of Alabama
We are a community of beauty, hope, and promise. An important commercial and industrial center, we take pride in our friendly community that openly invites you to share in all we have to offer. 

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Rainbow City is located in the southern portion of Etowah County.  It is convenient to major state highways and is near Interstate Highway 59.  We remain one of the fastest growing cities in the state, both in industry and residential growth.  With various forms of recreation, such as parks, recreation center, track, and boating, and convenience to major shopping centers, it is no wonder that more people are choosing to relocate in Rainbow City, Alabama.   For more call: (256) 442-2511

City Council Minutes    Click here for Map   Events Calendar     Job Openings

ISO Fire Department Rating 2014 click here


 

2014 “Back-to-School” Sales Tax Holiday
August 1-3, 2014

For more info click here...
 


2014 HDBF


 

bird house

10 Bird Houses Donated to Rainbow City

Rainbow City would like to thank Ms. Michelle Sanders 8th grade class from Rainbow Middle School for the donation of 10 bird houses located along the walking trail at the Vivian Lee Maddox Sports Complex.   These houses will add so much to the environment and nature of our beautiful trail!


 

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
THE PLANNING COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF RAINBOW CITY
HAS SET THE DATE AND TIME FOR A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE FOLLOWING:
 
Colin Hodo is seeking a Conditional Use Permit to
build an apartment above a mini storage warehouse
unit.  Mr. Hodo will live in this unit and it will serve
as his office to manage the storage units.

THE HEARING WILL BE HELD JULY 22, 2014 at 4:00 P.M.
 IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING OF RAINBOW CITY.

THE PURPOSE OF THIS HEARING IS TO RECEIVE
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON THE ABOVE APPLICATION.
 
LEGAL NOTICES OF THE PUBLIC HEARING HAVE BEEN POSTED AS REQUIRED BY LAW AT:
(1)RAINBOW MUNICIPAL BUILDING, (2)RAINBOW WINN DIXIE, (3)LOCAL JOE’S TRADING POST, (4)www.rbcalabama.com, (5) FILE
WILEY MCLAIN, ZONING ADMINISTRATOR, JUNE 30, 2014

 


 

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED OF A PUBLIC HEARING OF THE RAINBOW CITY
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS & VARIANCES TO BE HELD AT 4:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY JULY 15, 2014, IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER OF RAINBOW CITY HALL.

The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comments
on an application submitted by:

      Karl & Shannon Teal are seeking a “Special
        Exception” at 298 Friendship Road to have
        a family hair salon in their home.  Zoning for
        this area is Agricultural and a beauty shop
        is not permitted in this zoning. 
    
LEGAL NOTICES OF THE PUBLIC HEARING HAVE BEEN POSTED AS REQUIRED BY LAW AT:
(1)RAINBOW CITY MUNICIPAL BUILDING, (2)RAINBOW CITY WINN DIXIE, (3)LOCAL JOE’S TRADING POST
(4)www.rbcalabama.com , (5)FILE
Wiley McLain, Zoning Adm. - Date of Posting - June 26, 2014

 


 

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
THE PLANNING COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF RAINBOW CITY
HAS SET THE DATE AND TIME FOR A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE FOLLOWING:
 
Jason & Rachel Gladden are requesting to annex
their property at 1421 Briarcliff Road into the
City of Rainbow City corporate limits.  They
are seeking to have the property zoned
Agricultural Zoning District.

THE HEARING WILL BE HELD JULY 22, 2014 at 4:00 P.M.
IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING OF RAINBOW CITY.

THE PURPOSE OF THIS HEARING IS TO RECEIVE
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON THE ABOVE APPLICATION.

    
LEGAL NOTICES OF THE PUBLIC HEARING HAVE BEEN POSTED AS REQUIRED BY LAW AT:
(1)RAINBOW CITY MUNICIPAL BUILDING, (2)RAINBOW CITY WINN DIXIE, (3)LOCAL JOE’S TRADING POST
(4)www.rbcalabama.com , (5)FILE
Wiley McLain, Zoning Adm. - Date of Posting - July 2, 2014



Council 2012-2016

2014 Street Resurfacing Projects

The Mayor and Council are pleased to announce the
2014 Street Resurfacing Project which will begin in June.

          • Briarcliff Point (.25 mile)
          • Friendship Road (1.25 miles)
          • Rainbow Haven (.95 mile)
          • Briarcliff Road (1.5 miles)
          • Lee Estates (1.15 miles)
             

 

Rainbow City Farmer's Market

farmersmarketfarmersmarket2Now Through October
Mondays & Wednesdays

Rainbow City Municipal Building
Parking Lot
 

Council 2012-2016

Private Storm Shelters?
Please register your private storm shelter
in Police Dispatch here at City Hall.
 


 

Free Zumba Class
Classes in RBC
Recreation Center!

Every Tuesday
6 PM - 7 PM

 Megan Wilcox
- Instructor -

zemanator0220@gmail.com

 Everyone Welcome!

zumaclass2013




 
pdca disc golf course

City has 18-hole Disc Golf Course
Rainbow City has an 18-hole disc golf course at the Vivian Lee Maddox Sports Complex.
It is open everyday.  We are registered on www.pdga.com.
Click here to print disc golf score cards.
 

disc golf championships

Tournament Photos by Lehigh Photo, Lehigh Acres, FL.


Renew Your Tag at Rainbow City Hall

Alabama Tag Office - DMVDeborah Lankford  Tag OfficeEtowah County Revenue Department continues to operate its helpful satellite tag office in Rainbow City Hall. 

Open 8 AM - 4 PM, Monday - Friday.
Closed 12 - 1:15 for lunch.
 

Save travel time and effort when using your local RBC tag office.  Get your car tags renewed here.  The tag office is located on the 1st floor of City Hall across from the Water Department.   Phone Deborah Lankford at (256) 413-7056.



Community News

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   You may add your events to the calendar with log-in access.

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City Librarylibrary0203CITY LIBRARY
The Library offers a variety of services including reference, interlibrary loan, story time, and sponsors an annual summer reading program.

In addition, the Library provides access to Internet-connected computers and the Alabama Virtual Library system.

          dataiconLIBRARY HOURS:
             Monday – Thursday
             9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
             Friday – Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
             Sunday – Closed,  Contact the Library for holiday hours. 
E-MAIL

Parks & RecreationRAINBOW CITY RECREATION CENTER
Parks and Recreation Services improve the quality of life of all our citizens
by providing recreational, cultural, educational, and entertainment activities.

Plan now to sign up for team activities and seasonal events.

Online FormsdataiconRECREATION CENTER IS OPEN:
Monday thru Friday 3 PM - 8 PM
Saturday 7 AM - 5 PM,  Sunday - Closed
For more information call (256) 442-6768 or
E-MAIL

 

 

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