About Colbert County 9-1-1

The Colbert County Emergency Management Communications District (Colbert County 9-1-1 for short) was created by popular vote of Colbert County and in accordance with Section 11-98-1, Code of Alabama, 1975 (Act No. 84 - 369), the Colbert County Commission created the agency on November 6, 1990. A seven seat Board of Directors, appointed by the County Commission, was established to govern the agency. Appointments are four year terms in staggered succession.

Current board members are:

  • Dewey King - Chairman
  • Harold Kimbrough - Vice Chairman
  • Beth Pirtle - Secretary
  • Gary Austin
  • Ken Blackstock
  • Dessie Evans
  • Tim McMullins

Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday each month, at 4 p.m. Meetings are convened at the Colbert County 9-1-1 Center in the Colbert County Courthouse Annex basement, 116 W 5th St, Tuscumbia. If you wish to be on the agenda contact the Center at (256) 381-0911. To appear before the board, a simple set of procedures have been established to help you with your presentation and allow meetings to be conducted in a timely manner. Click here for these guidelines in Adobe Acrobat format. (requires the free Adobe Acrobat reader)

Board Meeting Minutes

The Colbert County Enhanced 9-1-1 system belongs to you, knowing how the "Enhanced" 9-1-1 system works and how to us it will help you get the services you need in the timely manner you deserve.

Be prepared with the necessary information if you need to dial 9-1-1, click here.

For more information on how the 9-1-1 system works, click here.

To read more about the history of 9-1-1, click here.