Press Releases

Innovation Week Celebrates Tech Advancement in Birmingham

Aug. 31 – Sept. 4 is Birmingham Innovation Week. It’s a time to celebrate the inventors, investors and entrepreneurs taking center stage in framing Birmingham’s future. For full details visit: www.innovationweekbirmingham.com. For more information about everything else the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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Coming Up this Week for The Birmingham City Council

These are the highlights of what the Birmingham City Council will be addressing this coming week.  For more information about everything the council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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Council Meets w/ Uber – Close to Getting Them & Others in Birmingham

Representatives from the transportation network company Uber came before the Committee of the Whole to present their request to operate in the city of Birmingham. After much discussion, councilors made it clear that this type of service is crucial to accommodate continued growth and the many large events that are coming to the city. For […]

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Council & Uber to Meet & Discuss Steering Rideshares into the Magic City

The hopes of seeing rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft in the Magic City are getting closer to becoming a reality. Uber officials have been invited to the monthly meeting to talk about their needs as it relates to the city’s Transportation Ordinance Code. Councilors have been outspoken that they want companies like Uber […]

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Council Meeting Highlights 8.25.15

Council passed some important Resolutions during the 8.25.15 council meeting. For a quick look- CLICK HERE

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Ready to Revitalize-Council Post Budget Tour A Success

Hundreds of citizens attended the recent post budget tour held by council. Councilors were at four different locations around Birmingham discussing revitalization plans for neighborhoods including $6.5 million allocated for property demolitions and weed abatement. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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Coming Up this Week for the Council-Big Topics

The Birmingham City Council will be addressing some big topics this coming week. At the top of the list is a discussion to bring rideshares like Uber & Lyft into Birmingham. That’s just one of many important items council is looking at. For more information about everything the council is doing visit: www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org

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Recent Wells Fargo Funding Awarded to Birmingham Parks, Meaning Added Opportunities For Family Fun

School’s back in but it’s not too late to enjoy the sun and warm outdoors just before the fall. If your family is looking for exciting activities to shape your weekend of adventures look no further than your own backdoor at the illustrious nature parks within the City of Birmingham at Ruffner Mountain and Red […]

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Council Partners with Nike to Donate Athletic Gear for Students

Global sportswear giant Nike is swooshing into Birmingham to partner with the city council and donate athletic gear to students. Parker High School is the first recipient and Nike also plans to donate items to after school programs for K-8 students. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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Birmingham City Council Approves Minimum Wage Increase

Cheers rang out in the Birmingham City Council chamber following the passage of a minimum wage increase that will take effect July 1, 2016. It will increase from $7.25  to $8.50 an hour and then to $ 10.10 per hour July 1, 2017. President Johnathan Austin says the council made a decision to collectively fight for residents to have a […]

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