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Birmingham City Council to hold Press Conference Tuesday August 1st at 9am Regarding the Council’s 2018 Proposed Budget

PRESS RELEASE                                                                           Monday, July 31, 2017

Contact: Chiara Perry

Phone: 205-908-7392

chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov

BIRMINGHAM, AL— In order to create transparent and positive communications between the Council and residents, the Birmingham City Council will continue its efforts by hosting a press conference to discuss the 2018 proposed budget recommendations which include allocated funding of: $500,000 for the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion; $6.5 million in neighborhoods; $4.6 million for public schools; $2.1 million for public libraries; $2 million for police and $5.1 million for employee raises. Councilors want to better help citizens understand the total budgeting process and adhere to constructive input about what many would like to see implemented in their neighborhoods including the vital resources such as education, neighborhood revitalization and public safety.

WHO: Birmingham City Council

WHAT: Press Conference on 2018 Proposed Budget

WHEN: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 9am

WHERE: City Hall, 3rd Floor, Council’s Office Conference Rooms D & E

WHY: To keep citizens informed on the city’s 2018 proposed budget and how it will be implemented in their communities.

The Council is diligently working to ensure that every citizen in every neighborhood benefits from every dollar, every day. For media inquiries please contact Birmingham City Council Interim Director of Public Information Chiara Perry at 205-908-7392 or chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov.