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A public hearing was held during the meeting for a request from The Broadway Group for 1.61 acres of property on Hwy. 11 to be rezoned from E1 to B1 for commercial development for a Dollar General store. Read more

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Tommy King has been promoted to Chief with the Chelsea Fire Department

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Tommy King and Billy Ricketts both received promotions within the Chelsea Fire Department. Read more

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The grant committee has approved 118 applications for over $110,000. Read more

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The city of Chelsea’s website recently received an overhaul. Although the previous website was only several years old, it was time to equip it with upgrades and more capabilities. The new website will launch Oct. 10. Read more

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Plan Chelsea

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The Comprehensive Plan for the city of Chelsea is a cooperative effort between the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham and the City of Chelsea. Read more

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The budget totals around $9 million in revenue, not including funding for capital projects. Read more

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Chelsea named Tree City USA for 20th year

Wayne Morris

Chelsea was honored as a 2018 Tree City USA for their commitment to effective urban forest management. Read more

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Chelsea City Council

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City engineer Keith Hager said this plan is a “wish list” of projects that would be beneficial to the city, and proposing this list to ALDOT will give them ideas on what might be possible in the upcoming year. Read more

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Chelsea City Council

Leah Ingram Eagle

The one percent increase will take effect on October 1, 2019. Read more

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Public hearing on sales tax proposal

Leah Ingram Eagle

The public hearing took place following the city council meeting, allowing people the opportunity to voice their opinions on the proposed one cent sales tax Read more

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If approved, the proposed one cent sales tax increase could generate $1.5 million per year for Chelsea schools. Read more

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At Tuesday's meeting, the city council voted to award Alabama Asphalt & Construction an annual paving contract for the city's roads. Read more

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Richard Stephens' family

Leah Ingram Eagle

The city council proclaimed April 18, 2019 to be Richard Stephens Day. Read more

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Longtime Chelsea resident Clint Foster said he’s had several clients and friends say they don’t even want to cut food on his handmade cutting boards, because of how beautifully designed they are. Read more

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One of the vacated buildings near Chelsea City Hall recently gained a new tenant. Bobbye Hudspeth opened The Chelsea Peddler, a shop full of vintage items, on April 13. Read more

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Leah Ingram Eagle

Chelsea Park Elementary hosted a Happy Birthday Alabama celebration in their garden which was constructed by their Bicentennial grant. Read more

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Chelsea Middle School baseball team

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Local accomplishments honored at Tuesday's meeting Read more

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Chelsea City Council April 16

Leah Ingram Eagle

The city will purchase 12 acres of land from Honea Properties behind the fire station. Read more

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Shelby County Commission April 8

Leah Ingram Eagle

The sewer bill proposes a local constitutional amendment for Shelby County to bring certain privately owned sewer systems under the jurisdiction of the PSC. Read more

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Fire at the Foothills

Leah Ingram Eagle

The annual barbecue and chili competition was held Saturday at Chelsea City Hall. Read more

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  • Billy Ricketts with the Chelsea Fire Department is promoted to Lieutenant

    Leah Ingram Eagle

    Billy Ricketts with the Chelsea Fire Department is promoted to Lieutenant

    Billy Ricketts with the Chelsea Fire Department is promoted to Lieutenant. Pictured from left: Chief Wayne Shirley, Billy Ricketts and wife Lindsey and Mayor Tony Picklesimer.

  • Plan Chelsea

    Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham

    Plan Chelsea

    Map of Chelsea

  • Plan Chelsea meeting

    Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham

    Plan Chelsea meeting

    Residents attend an open meeting on Aug. 20.

  • Chelsea City Council Sept. 17

    Leah Ingram Eagle

    Chelsea City Council Sept. 17

    Firefighters from the City of Chelsea hold equipment purchased from a recent grant from Firehouse Subs.

  • Chelsea City Council meeting Sept. 17

    Leah Ingram Eagle

    Chelsea City Council meeting Sept. 17

    Kenneth Paschal from the Alabama Family Rights Association attended the Sept. 17 Chelsea City Council meeting and encouraged families to have a meal together that week without any phones at the table.

  • Chelsea City Council Sept. 17

    Leah Ingram Eagle

    Chelsea City Council Sept. 17

    Jenny Bartlett of the Chelsea Historical Society poses with Mayor Tony Picklesimer after he signed a proclamation designating the week of Sept. 23 Constitution Week.

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