We hope you are enjoying your 4th of July holidays!
We would like to take the opportunity to remind you that the quarterly meeting of the East Montgomery Neighborhood Alliance (which Lake Forest/Mitylene Forest are members of) will be held on July 13th at 7:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church, located at 1705 Taylor Rd across from Taylor Rd Baptist Church. The speaker will be Lesa Keith, of the Montgomery Board of Education Board.
We also would like to pass on the following information about the use of fireworks in your July 4th celebrations.
MONTGOMERY — The Montgomery Police Department reminds residents and visitors to exercise caution during their 4th of July celebrations. The department will help ensure safety through strict enforcement of the city’s fireworks and firearms ordinances throughout the holiday. MPD advises that it is illegal for individuals “to possess, store, offer for sale, sell at retail, use or explode any fireworks within the City of Montgomery.”
Citizens found in violation of the fireworks ordinance could face fines of up to $500. It also is illegal for individuals “to fire or discharge, or cause to be fired or discharged, any pistol, gun, cannon or anything of like kind or character within the City of Montgomery.” Citizens found in violation of the firearms ordinance will be arrested and could face up to six months imprisonment and fines of up to $500. MPD is committed to providing a safe environment for residents and visitors, helping guard against personal injury and damage to property during 4th of July celebrations. The department encourages citizens to enjoy organized 4th of July festivities.
Important Numbers for you to remember: Montgomery Police Information - 334-241-2651 Montgomery Fire / Rescue - 334-625-3916 Montgomery Sanitation Department - 334-241-2751 Montgomery Mayor / City Council - 334-625-2096