The Russel County Commission


Gentry Lee

Russel County Commissioner
District 1

Peggy Martin
Vice Chair

Russel County Commissioner
District 3

Carl Currington

Russel County Commissioner
District 2

Ronnie Reed

Russel County Commissioner
District 4

Cattie Epps

Russel County Commissioner
District 5

Chance Corbett

Russel County Commissioner
District 6

Larry Screws

Russel County Commissioner
District 7

Job Announcement


Manages all aspects of the residential waste pick up operations for Russell County. Management duties include but not limited to budget development and implementation, administration of commission policies and procedures, manages respective employees, and responsible for daily Sanitation Waste operations: commercial dumpster business, collection of household white goods and reporting and assisting with nuisance items/debris. Develops an. administers policies and programs relating to both daily and longrange management for the Sanitation Services. Inspects and investigates solid waste disposal complaints. Maintains and is knowledgeable of regulatory Code of Alabama Waste Code(s) and compliance and maintains ADEM & State Compliance keeping County in good standing. Facilitates the Solid Waste Planning Board on a Quarterly basis. Works on projects as directed by the County Commission or Administrator


The County Commission Meeting commences on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month beginning at 5PM at the
Russell County Courthouse
1000 Broad Street Phenix City 36867
Russell County, Alabama schedules are on EST/ EDT.
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MARCH 17, 2020 4:30PM EDT

WHEREAS, the Russell County Commission has joined the State and Federal Government in declaring an emergency due to the COVID 19 Coronavirus epidemic; and 

WHEREAS, public health agencies have recommended the practice of social distancing and selfisolation to slow the spread of the pandemic to assist healthcare providers in keeping the number of those experiencing severe symptoms at a manageable level; and 

WHEREAS, operations of local schools have been suspended, creating childcare issues for many employees; and 

WHEREAS, it is anticipated that additional orders and recommendations from the State and Federal level will make it increasingly difficult to maintain routine operations

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE RUSSELL COUNTY COMMISSION, that RUSSELL County facilities may require closing based on the recommendation of the Emergency Management Director, the Russell County Chairman and the Russell County Sheriff by order of the Chairman or Vice Chair in the Chairs absence. The official closing of county offices will be publicized and reported to media upon official action.