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Montgomery City Leaders Discuss Hazard Pay for All Employees

Montgomery Ciyt HallThe Covid Cares Act has helped municipalities across the country give hazard pay to many city employees, but it doesn’t cover all employees. The Covid Cares Act covers additional pay for first responders, and Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed had city sanitation workers covered through the personnel board. At Tuesday night’s city council meeting, Councilman Glenn Pruitt asked to…

Montgomery Announces Multi-Million Dollar Investment in City’s Transit System

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed/Source: Alabama News Network Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed announced a multi-million dollar investment in the city’s public transportation system. The money is coming from the CARES Act that was passed in March of this year. The funding will go towards upgrading and maintaining the Montgomery Transit System, or “The M.” It will include things like adding and…

Mayor Reed Encourages Residents to Follow CDC Guidelines During Holidays

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed met with Alabama State Health Officer, Dr. Scott Harris, on Tuesday to remind city residents to stay cautious during the holiday season. As Montgomery COVID-19 cases have risen this month, Mayor Reed says he doesn’t want people to forget about CDC guidelines around the holidays. State health officer, Dr. Harris, recommends getting tested before traveling. If…

River Region Leaders Sign Military Appreciation Week Proclamation

In honor of Veteran’s Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, the City of Montgomery and officials are showing their appreciation all week. On Monday, Nov. 9, Mayor Steven Reed joined the mayors of Millbrook, Prattville, Pike Road, Tallassee, and Wetumpka for the annual Military Appreciation Week Proclamation Signing. Officials say the proclamation is a way for residents to show their appreciation…

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…