The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comments on an application submitted for approval of a variance to accommodate the installation of a double­wide manufactured home, (Emergency Situation).

Currently, there is not a residential structure located on this parcel because of a fire on January 13, 2023. The home was a total loss and was not a result of negligence or cause on the part of the owner.

The current zoning prohibits the installation of manufactured or mobile homes in the R-1 District, but due to the special conditions and hardship the applicant is petitioning the City of Winfield for a variance for the property resulting from the fire and desires to relocate to the property as quickly as possible.
Due to rising home construction cost to construct a similar size home is not financially feasible. The applicant desires to install a brand new 28'x76' manufactured home from Clayton Homes on the property.
The home will be anchored to the ground with under pinning all around the bottom. All utilities needed will be affixed directly to the structure, and already exist on site. Permanent steps will be installed at all outside doorways and landscaping will be maintained as in proportional with the neighborhood.
Owner of Property: Jonah Howell
Address: 197 County Road 113 Winfield, AL (In City Limits)
Parcel ID# 32-02-05-21-1-000-006.000
Parcel Acreage 1.65
Zoned as R-1 Single Family Residential District
All persons who desire shall have opportunity to be heard in opposition to or in favor of the variance to permit a manufactured home in an R-1 Residential District on property located at the address listed above.

"Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 an election for the purpose of electing councilmember Place 1 as pursuant to duly enacted law or ordinance, or any or all of the officers, are to be elected at the election for the City of Winfield, Alabama, will be held, and that all registered and qualified electors of the state, who reside within the corporate limits of Winfield, Alabama, and have resided therein for 30 days or more immediately preceding the date of the election, and who are qualified to vote in the county precinct which embraces and covers that part of the corporate limits of the City of Winfield in which the elector resides, will be authorized to participate in the election.”

The polls will be held at the Winfield Community Center from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm. If necessary, a run-off election will be held on: Tuesday, June 13, 2023.

(Acts 1961, No. 663, p. 827, §3; Acts 1976, No. 358, p. 403, §2; Acts 1980, No. 80-94, p. 140, §2; Acts 1982, No. 82-458, p. 711, §3; Acts 1987, No. 87-581, p. 928, §2; Acts 1993, No. 93-760, p. 1514, §2; Act 2003-400, §1.)

Important Dates:

April 11th - April 25, 2023, ending at 5:00pm on the 25th – you may qualify to run for Council Place Number One.

May 14th, 2023, Last Day to establish residency to vote in the municipal special election.

May 16th, 2023, Absentee Ballots can be obtained at City Hall from City Clerk Angie Oliver

June 6th, 2023, Last Day to receive an Absentee application by mail.

June 8th, 2023, Last Day for a voter to apply for a regular absentee ballot by hand.

June 12th, 2023, Emergency Absentee Ballot deadline

June 13th, 2023, Election Day

For more information, please call City Clerk Angie Oliver 205-487-4337.
Angie Oliver
City Clerk
City of Winfield

Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 an election for the purpose of electing (1)City Council Member for place one (1) city council place (numbered place one, place two, place three, place four and place five) for the City of Winfield, Alabama, will be held at the Winfield Community Center, located at: 400 Community Street Winfield, Alabama 35594.

The polls will open, and the election will be held, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., Central Time Zone, on June 13, 2023.

If necessary, a run-off election will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2023, at this same location and at the same time.

All registered and qualified voters of the state, who have resided within the corporate/city limits of Winfield, Alabama and have resided there for ninety (90) days prior to the date of the election, and who are qualified to vote in the county precinct which covers the corporate/city limits of the City of Winfield, in which the elector resides, are eligible to participate as candidates in this election.

The Municipal Election Manager/City Clerk will begin accepting Statements of Candidacy at 8:00 a.m., on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, through Tuesday, April 25, 2023, until 5:00 p.m. at the Winfield City Hall. No Statements of Candidacy for this election will be accepted after 5:00 p.m. on April 25, 2023. The Qualification fee for Councilmember candidates will be $25.00 payable at the time of qualification. (This fee is Non-Refundable).

Failure by each candidate to neglect all filing requirements imposed by the Secretary of State and the Alabama Ethics Commission, within the allotted amount of time, will result in the candidate’s name not appearing on the ballot and no refund of qualification fees.

Due to the threat of severe weather, the City Council Meeting for today, Tuesday, January 3rd has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 5, 2023.

There will be a work session of the Winfield City Council on September 27, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.

The topic of discussion will be the 2022/2023 City of Winfield Budget.

The work session will be held i the City Council Chamber.


The Winfield City Council meeting is broadcast live every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m.. You can view the live council meeting on Hamilton Winfield Government Facebook page.

You can also view the council meetings on Hamilton Winfield Government YouTube channel.

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