News & Notices


April 10,2024 - EPA Finalizes

PFAS National Primary

Drinking Water Regulation

Click here for the press release.

Garbage Route Changes Coming

Click here for a letter from our Household Garbage Department Manger Colbert County Household Gargbage-Route Changes regarding changes to the County's Garbage Pick-up routes.

Breast Cancer Awareness

Colbert County
PINK Garbage Can Program

Colbert County is making Pink Garbage cans available to residents who wish to show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness. There is a one-time charge of $30.00 for replacement of your green can with a PINK can.

Application and payment may be made in person or mailed to:

Colbert County Household Garbage
851 Mississippi St
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Phone: (256) 383-9918

Click [here] to download the application.


The Colbert County Water system is evaluating new health advisory levels concerning PFOA (Perfluorooctanoic acid) and PFOS (Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid). Click [here] for more information.

There's no business like Shoals business!

Business hasn't stopped and the Shoals Chamber hasn't either. However, in order to show extra caution for our staff, members, and visitors, we are not accepting walk-ins at this time. Please know that your Chamber is still working for you, and you can reach out to us via email, phone, and social media. Let us know how we can help!

These resources are available on the SCOC website at:

2020-2023 Colbert County Transporation Plan

On August 6, 2019 the Colbert County Commission; upon recommendation by the County Road Department, approved the FY 2020-2023 County Transportation plan, leveraging the proceeds of the Rebuild Alabama Act fuel tax. Under the plan, 52.39 miles of Colbert County Roads will be resurfaced over the next three year . Preparations for paving some of these roads are already in progress and actual paving will begin in September 2019.

For roads, milage and estimated costs a revised plan with additional roads added, may be viewed or downloaded here:
View the 2020-2023 Colbert County Transporation Plan here

Open Bids for Goods & Services

Bid Page

Colbert County Commission Fiscal Categories

Colbert County Budget Meetings:

  • TBA for 2024

Budget Hearings

  • TBA for 2024


Commission Budget Meetings

The following dates and times have been scheduled for Colbert County Commission budget meetings.


Budget Meetings are held in the Commission Board Room unless otherwise advertised, watch for signs indicating location upon entering the Court House.


The regularly scheduled meeting of the Colbert County Commission
is held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.
Meetings typically begin at 5:00 p.m.
[Times are subject to change but with notice]


Mon Jan 1 New Year's Day
Mon Jan 15 Robert E. Lee/Martin Luther King Jr. B'day
Mon Feb 19 George Washington/Thomas Jefferson B'day
Mon May 27 National Memorial Day
Thr Jul 4 Independence Day (Observed)
Mon Sep 2 Labor Day
Mon Oct 14 Columbus Day/Native American Heritage Day
Mon Nov 11 Veteran's Day
Thr Nov 28 Thanksgiving Day
Fri Nov 29 Thanksgiving
Tue Dec 24 Christmas Eve
Wed Dec 25 Christmas Day (Observed)

Holidays that fall on Sunday are observed on Monday; holidays that fall on Saturday are observed on Friday.

Holiday Trash Pick-Up Schedule

Daily household garbage pick-up is interrupted only four times per year; New Years Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Whatever day your normal garbage pick-up is scheduled, set your refuse out the next day following one of these four holidays.

Example: If your normal pick-up day is on a Tuesday, plan on that to be moved to Wednesday, and so on throughout the week. Friday pick-up will be done on Saturday.


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Mission Statement

Provide quality services as provided by law or mandated by the public, to enhance the health, safety and general well-being of the citizens and promote industrial and economic development of Colbert County.

Guiding Principles:

  • Conduct County operations in a legal, ethical and fair manner.
  • Conduct the public's business in a manner that is responsive, accessible and open to all.
  • Provide professional leadership and operational excellence.
  • Recognize that County employees and volunteer citizens are the foundation upon which these services are provided.
  • Promote Industrial Development

Contact Us

201 N. Main Street
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(256) 386-8501
(256) 386-8510
Colbert County is an equal opportunity employer.