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Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed on Fox News; Discusses Reopening Alabama’s Economy

With the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases rising daily in our state and the lack of testing supplies, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed made an appearance on fox news Saturday afternoon. He discussed when Alabama’s economy should reopen… explaining that less than 1% of the state’s population has been tested for the virus. Mayor Reed explained the importance of what he…

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed Launches Two Task Forces to Address Effects of Coronavirus

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed has announced that he is launching two task forces to address the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak on the city. “This climate of economic uncertainty and increased hardships for families in our region calls for meaningful and immediate action,” Reed said in a statement. “As we continue in the recovery process and aid those affected throughout…

Montgomery County Officials Address COVID-19 in the Region: “I think it’s not resonating because people don’t see loved ones and neighbors dying right next to them.”

Mayors Steven Reed and Gordon Stone, along with other city officials held a briefing Wednesday addressing the latest on COVID-19 in the region. Both Reed and Stone pleaded with the community to abide by the guidelines for social distancing and cleanliness. Reed addressed his concerns about others not taking the pandemic seriously and enforcing the curfew. Montgomery Police Chief Ernest…

Montgomery City Employees to Begin Remote Work

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed has begun a remote work policy for city employees. Staff in congested work areas in most city departments will work from home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Smaller departments that can operate safely in the office will continue to do so. All essential services, including public safety and sanitation, will be on a regular…

Mayor Steven Reed Activates Montgomery Emergency Operations Center

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed and public safety officials have activated the Montgomery Emergency Operations Center in response to the coronavirus. “As the tip of the spear for central Alabama, Montgomery is ready,” Mayor Reed said in a statement. “At this very moment, we are standing up our Emergency Operations Center and ready to take immediate action on any and all…

Montgomery City Council Approves 1% Occupational Tax

The approval of a 1% occupational tax ordinance passed the Montgomery City Council by a vote of 5-3 Tuesday night. The city council decided to move forward with that vote– which would require anyone who works within the city limits of Montgomery to pay that occupational tax. “We have to invest in our neighborhoods, we have to invest in public…

Montgomery Transition Team To Hold Public Meeting Wednesday

Mayor Steven Reed and the Montgomery United Transition team are meeting later this week. They’re encouraging you to come and let your voice be heard on several topics. Reed says the meeting is a culmination of work the transition team has been doing for the past few weeks. Committee members are addressing critical city issues and will answer questions about…

City Unveils New Initiative to Help Montgomery’s Homeless

Mayor Steven Reed has announced the launch of a new initiative to help support the homeless in the River Region. It’s called the Feed the Meter for the Homeless project, and it’s a partnership between the city and the Mid-Alabama Coalition for the Homeless (MACH). Ten special green meters will be placed on sidewalks in downtown. The meters will be…

Now is Your Chance to Impact Montgomery’s Future

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed’s transition team wants to hear from you. Wednesday, Jan. 8  and Thursday, Jan. 9, Mayor Reed’s transition team will hold a series of public meetings where you can express concerns and desires for Montgomery’s future. Tomorrow’s meetings cover economic development, health and human services, cultural arts and city infrastructure. Thursday, Reeds team wants to hear input…