The City of Talladega, Alabama

Community Appearance

Mitch Bast Department Head

Christine Mitchell Administrative Assistant

Derrick Pointer Supervisor


Community Appearance Department
420 George Holdridge Lane
P.O. Box 498
Talladega, Alabama 35161
(256) 362-2830
(256) 362-2836 (Fax)


Hours of Operation

6:30 am to 2:30 pm Monday through Friday

If calling after hours, please leave a message and you will receive a response the following business day.



The Community Appearance Departments primary objective is to keep the right-of-ways and landscaping around City properties as well maintained and aesthetically pleasing as possible.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

City right of way maintenance: mowing grass, vegetation control along city right of way

 Cut back city right of way: bushes, hedges, etc for safety and visibility of roads

Trim overhanging/low limbs & dead tree removal from city right of way

Landscaping of city properties and city landscape beds

Grounds maintenance of city buildings and city properties

City right of way litter control

Perpetual care of Oak Hill & Westview Cemetery

Grounds maintenance for all city parks

Clearing of storm debris/fallen trees, etc along city right of way

Pick up illegal dumps within city upon City Manager request

Displaying of banners/flags for holidays and special events

Decorating for the Christmas season, displaying Christmas fixtures, Christmas trees, etc.