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The City of Southside's New Smartphone App

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New Smartphone App!

The City of Southside is excited to announce the release of a new smartphone application! This app will serve as a new way for the organization to connect with residents and responders, providing information quickly and efficiently to anyone with a smartphone. 

The City of Southside app was developed by OCV Apps. The app offers quick access to items of public interest and is easy to use. In just a few clicks, users can access features such as:  

  • Mayor’s Welcome
  • About Us
  • Calendar
  • Departments
  • Ordinances
  • Action Center
  • Community Resources
  • Community Feedback
  • Links
  • Connect to the city's social media platforms
  • More!


OCV Apps specializes in mobile app development for public safety organizations across the country. Developing more than 500 apps, OCV designs and creates custom apps for state, county and local government agencies.


“Over 80 percent of people in the United States own and use smartphones as their primary means of communication,” OCV Vice President Kevin Cummings said. “Mobile apps offer agencies a better way to alert, inform and prepare the public. Apps allow public safety agencies the ability to reach and serve their citizens where they are: their smartphones.”


The City of Southside app is available for download for free in theApp Store and Google Play. Search “City of Southside AL” or click here to download.