Mobile County Commission

Contract For Escatawpa Hollow Park & Campground Renovations Awarded

April 5, 2024
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The Mobile County Commission awarded the bid for Escatawpa Hollow Park & Campground’s Phase 1B of construction to M.W. Rogers Construction Co. Phase 1B improvements include renovating the existing cabin into a café, general store and blackwater river system interpretive center, as well as the construction of a new playground and an elevated office/restroom facility,…

Linsley Named Mobile County Director Of Facilities, Maintenance

March 29, 2024
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The Mobile County Commission recently promoted Eric Linsley to director of facilities and maintenance. He has served as interim director of facilities and maintenance for seven months. In his new role, Linsley’s responsibilities include leading Mobile County’s facilities and maintenance function and overseeing the departments of building maintenance, electronics, custodial, and facilities engineering and design.…

Renovation Contract Awarded For Linksman Golf Course

March 22, 2024
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After being closed for more than 15 years, the Linksman Golf Course in West Mobile is getting closer to reopening, FOX10 reports. Recently, Mobile County Commission officials awarded a $13.7-million contract to Mid-America Golf & Landscape to kickstart construction. This funding, sourced from district resources and American Rescue Plan Act money, will be used to…

Dauphin Island Causeway Restoration To Begin This Fall

Dauphin Island Causeway Restoration To Begin This Fall

August 18, 2023
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The Mobile County Commission has approved a contract to begin construction for the Dauphin Island Causeway Restoration Project, which will restore tidal habitat along the 3.3-mile stretch of Dauphin Island Causeway from Mobile County’s Bayfront Park to Cedar Point. The project is funded by grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Emergency Coastal Resilience…

Dueitt Becomes Mobile County Commission President

Dueitt Becomes Mobile County Commission President

July 14, 2023
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Mobile County District 3 Commissioner Randall Dueitt assumed the role of president of the Mobile County Commission on July 10 and will hold the position until the election of a new president on November 13, 2024. The position rotates among the three elected commissioners, who each serve in that capacity for 16 months within the…

Mobile County Awards Bids

Mobile County Awards Bids

July 7, 2023
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Call News reported that the Mobile County Commission recently awarded an $815.577.77 bid to Mobile’s John G. Walton Construction Co. for intersection improvements at Airport Boulevard and Eliza Jordan Road, a newer intersection that has seen multiple accidents and congestion. It also awarded a $108,334.50 bid to H.O. Weaver & Sons, Inc., also of Mobile,…

Sculptor Finalists Named For Civil Rights Park

Sculptor Finalists Named For Civil Rights Park

July 7, 2023
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The Mobile Arts Council recently announced finalists for the Isom Clemon Civil Rights Memorial Park sculpture project, and one includes a two-person team from Baldwin County. The goal of the project is to create dignified statuary honoring Isom Clemon that is accessible and cohesive with the Mobile County Commission’s plan to develop Mobile County Civil…

Mobile County Commission To Give Airbus $10 Million In Incentives

Mobile County Commission To Give Airbus $10 Million In Incentives

June 16, 2023
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The Mobile County Commission approved an Airbus expansion project incentive package of $10 million at its regular meeting on June 12. It expects the investment to yield 1,000 new jobs for local residents over the next 10 years, boost Airbus’ capital infrastructure outlay to roughly $1 billion at the Mobile Brookley Aeroplex and solidify Mobile’s…

DISL Awards Mobile County Commission

DISL Awards Mobile County Commission

November 19, 2021
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The Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL) honored the Mobile County Commission with its 2021 Gulf Coast Marine Environmental Leadership Award. The award recognizes an organization that has improved marine environmental sustainability in the Alabama Gulf Coast Region. DISL lauded the Mobile County Commission for recent efforts yielding nearly $100 million from multiple funding sources to…

Mobile County Commission Awarded For Campaign

Mobile County Commission Awarded For Campaign

September 17, 2021
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The Mobile County Commission recently received the Efficiency and Innovation Award from the Association of County Commissions of Alabama for its “Love Your Community” (LYC) program. It won in the “Urban” category with a population of more than 50,000. LYC is an anti-litter campaign launched in spring 2018 by the commission; Keep Mobile Beautiful, Inc.;…

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