City Hall Main Phone Number (256) 442-2511
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
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Rainbow City Clean Up Day
Saturday, June 1st, 8 AM - 11 AM
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (Public Law 88-578),
requires that citizens be afforded the opportunity to express their
views concerning the recreational needs of their community.
To provide a forum for discussion, an open meeting is being held on
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:00 AM.
Rainbow City Municipal Building,
Upstairs Conference Room.
Sponsored by the City of Rainbow City
The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the development of
recreational facilities at the Vivian Lee Maddox Sports Complex.
Anyone wishing to support or oppose the proposed park improvements
is invited to voice their opinion at this meeting or submit written comments to:
City of Rainbow City, Mayor's Office
3700 Rainbow Drive, Rainbow City, AL 35906
Within two weeks following the meeting.
Legal notices of the public hearing have been posted as required by law at:
1. Rainbow City Municipal Building, 2. Food World Post Office, 3. Winn Dixie, 4. www.rbcalabama.com,
BETH LEE, ACTING CITY CLERK \TREASURER, Posted May 22, 2013
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 PM ON TUESDAY JUNE 4, 2013,
IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER OF RAINBOW CITY HALL.
The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comments
on an application submitted by:
Derrick Washburn owner of 3 Style Pizza, locating
at 3225 Rainbow Drive, Suite 242 (Rainbow Plaza)
is seeking a variance on the size of a channel letter
canopy sign for his new business location.
LEGAL NOTICES OF THE PUBLIC HEARING HAVE BEEN POSTED AS REQUIRED BY LAW AT:
(1) RAINBOW CITY MUNICIPAL BUILDING, (2) RAINBOW CITY FOODWORLD POST OFFICE,
(3) RAINBOW CITY WINN DIXIE, (4) www.rbcalabama.com , (5) FILE
Wiley McLain, Zoning Adm. - Date of Posting May 8, 2013
Requests for Bids for
Collection of Residential Garbage
Sealed bids will be received until 5:30 PM Central Standard Time, on the 10th day of June, 2013, by the Clerk of the City of Rainbow City, Alabama (“Rainbow City” or the “City”), at Rainbow City Hall, at 3700 Rainbow Drive, Rainbow City, Alabama 35906, for the collection of garbage for the City. All bids must be on the City's bid forms and placed in a sealed envelope with the words “Sealed Bid” and the date the bid is to be opened typed or written on the envelope. No bids will be accepted for any reason, whatsoever, which are not received by the time and at the place specified.
All bids must be in compliance with the applicable laws of the State of Alabama. The City reserves the right to waive any formality in any bid, and to reject any or all bids, and to make an award in any manner, consistent with applicable law, deemed in the best interest of the City. The City also reserves the right not to enter into any contract as a result of this bid invitation.
A bid bond or certified check must accompany the proposal in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Bids must be delivered to, and be on file with the City Clerk, on or before 5:30 PM, on the 10th day of June, 2013, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and received. The envelope containing the proposal must be sealed and plainly marked “Bid for Garbage”.
No facsimile bids will be accepted.
CLICK HERE TO PRINT BID SPECIFICATIONS
Barbara T. Wester, City Clerk/Treasurer, posted April 23, 2013
Mayor Welcomes “Dimensions Hair Salon”
Located at 311 W. Grand Avenue!
NEW DRIVE-BY LIBRARY DROP BOX
The Rainbow City Library has installed a new drive-by book drop located at the back of the Rainbow City Library.
We are delighted to be able to offer this convenient new service to our library patrons!
Visit Your Library On-line
Free Zumba Class
6 PM - 8 PM
- Instructor -
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.
Tournament Photos by Lehigh Photo, Lehigh Acres, FL.
Renew Your Tag at Rainbow City Hall
Etowah 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.
The Weather Center at right now provides real-time weather information for Rainbow City.
The Rainbow City Events Calendar is on-line.
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You may add your events to the calendar with log-in access.
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Job openings are posted on-line. - click here
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Garbage Pickup - Work Schedule
Rainbow City weekly household garbage
pickup trucks begin work at 7 AM.
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.
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
RAINBOW 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.
RECREATION 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