310 W. Washington Street
Athens, AL 35611
Phone: (256) 233-6400
Fax: (256) 233-6403
County Commission Staff
Administers plans to accomplish the goals and objectives set by the County Commission. Performs department operations and preparation of legislation. Supervises subordinate staff. Oversees financial transactions of the county including development of budgets.
Maintains county’s financial records. Generates reports and financial statements. Maintain the financial reporting of grants. Implement GASB 34 accounting system. Confers and assists auditors. Ensures county system maintains compliance with accounting principals and state finance manual.
Provides reception/referral to incoming calls/customers. Prepares Agenda, Work Sessions, and Minutes,
Accounts Payable/Purchasing Clerk
Performs purchasing and accounts payable activities, for approval.
Provides human resources functions for the County Employees and is responsible for payroll, personnel reporting and ensures County compliance with human resources and personnel laws.
Primarily, issues purchase orders and bid proposals. Maintain scheduling of Event Center events, and the collection of security deposits and rentals fees.
Researches new grant opportunities and evaluates the viability for their implementation in Limestone County. Independently meets the public, giving information requiring some knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
Community Relations Coordinator
Primarily responsible for working on comprehensive communications, community relations, and public relations programs for the promotion of Limestone County and the Limestone County Commission. Communicates information to all County Departments and the public through the Office of the Chairman. Prepares and/or distributes marketing and public relations materials, promotional materials, press releases and reports, and community relations materials. Interacts with civic organizations, community groups and associations, and media outlets.
The Neo-Classical Revival style building was designed by Britt Alderman of Atlanta, Georgia. The building is of stone, brick, granite, and Marble adorned with eight large columns with the cutting of the Dogwood Bloom. The front stressing the Southern Colonial type of architecture. After several delays not caused by the contractor the building opened its door Tuesday morning November 14, 1933 the total amount was $59,195.25. Athens’ handsome new post office building was formally dedicated with appropriate exercises at 7:30 o’clock Monday night, Congressman A. H. Carmichael being the guest of honor of the occasion. City Attorney Edward Goodrich, representing Mayor R. H. Richardson, Jr, made formal dedication in a short address. The dedication exercises included a memorial service to the late Congressman Ed. B. Almon on December 18, 1933.