Foley City Hall is open. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (251) 943-1545. The library, welcome center, museums and train ride around the park are closed for the rest of the week.
- Riviera Utilities announced that they are lifting the boil water notice for water customers south of County Road 24. The boil water notice is still in effect for water customers north of County Road 24 until Friday, Sept. 25, at 5p.m.
- Riviera Utilities reports the number of meters in Foley still without service today is down to about 2,000. Thank you to these crews for their dedicated work to get service restored.
- Baldwin EMC reports that 267 meters remain without service in the Foley area as of 2 p.m. today. Looking good!
- On Tuesday, Foley’s POD serviced 1,069 cars. They distributed 13 pallets of MREs, 4 pallets of ice; 10 pallets of water and 9 pallets of tarps. Thank you to the National Guard Charlie Company 173rd Infantry for their assistance in keeping this site moving!
- Area grocery stores, including Publix, Winn Dixie and Piggly Wiggly are open. Walmart is also open.
- Many area restaurants are open. See the City Municipal Government Facebook page or city website for a continuously updated list of restaurant openings.
- At the end of day Tuesday, Sept. 22, the city’s debris contractor D&J Enterprises had picked up approximately 16,330 cubic yards of vegetative debris. Please separate piles for vegetative, construction & demolition (C&D), white goods (appliances and furniture), hazardous (paint/chemicals/poisons) piled at the edge of the property along the street. The trucks will make two passes across the city. It will take several weeks to complete the first pass across the city before they begin the second.
- The City of Foley Revenue Department is happy to answer any questions you may have regarding contractors and service type businesses offering their services in Foley. (251) 943-1545, M-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Each contractor/service/business needs a City of Foley business license. We do not require insurance but we do ask for copies and keep them on file. An updated list of contractors
- Please be aware of the following Alabama requirements:
o Roofing contracts of more than >$2,500 requires a Roofing Certificate from the ALABAMA Board of Homebuilders. https://hblb.alabama.gov/
o Home repair contracts of more than >$10,000 requires an ALABAMA Homebuilders Licensure Certificate. https://hblb.alabama.gov/
o Plumbing contracts require MASTER certification from the ALABAMA Plumbers Board. http://pgfb.alabama.gov/
o Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration contracts require certification from the ALABAMA Board of HVAC. https://hacr.alabama.gov/
o Electrical work will require certification from the ALABAMA Board of Electrical Contractors. http://aecb.alabama.gov/
- The following area hotels are confirmed as open, however they report limited availability: Home2 Suites by Hilton, TownePlace Suites by Marriot, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Hampton Inn, Comfort Suites, Riviera Inn, America’s Best Value Inn & Suites, and Cornerstone Lodge. See VisitFoley.org for the list of hotels, addresses, websites and phone numbers.
- Graham Creek Nature Preserve sustained substantial damage from Hurricane Sally. At this time, the Interpretive Center, all disc golf courses, playgrounds, kayak launch, the archery park and trails are closed. Philomene Holmes Blvd and the Memorial Tree Boardwalk are open.
- In other city parks, the Dog Park is open; playgrounds at Aaronville and Beulah Heights are open; at Heritage Park there are many trees down but the sidewalks are open for walking; The Foley Kids Park and Griffin Park are closed. The Nature Trail at Mel Roberts Park is closed.
- Several traffic signals across the city are not working. These intersections should now be treated as a 4-way stop. Please use caution.
- Don’t get taken. Fraud can be reported to the Foley Police Department at (251) 943-4431, or to the State of Alabama Department of Insurance at (334) 241-4166.
- Information regarding FORTIFIED Homes is available on the City of Foley website.
Thank you to everyone who has been working continuously since Hurricane Sally visited our city. This has been a trying time. Pulling together, we are getting there! Keep your chin up. Much progress has been made!