Press Releases

Birmingham City Councilors Host Annual Budget Tours to Gain Feedback For the 2016-2017 Budget

In order to create clear and positive communications between the Council and residents, Birmingham City Councilors are continuing their efforts to host organized forums, such as the pre-budget and post-budget tours that are open to the public. The forums provide a platform to discuss the financial health of the city. Councilors also highlighted progress within each district […]

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Birmingham City Councilors Brought Out a Packed House of Residents During Council Meeting in Loveman Village

Birmingham City Councilors are holding fast to their promise of bringing the Birmingham City Council Meeting to the various neighborhoods. This past Tuesday Council President Johnathan Austin opened up with the budget presentation as residents from all over gathered at Loveman Village to voice their concerns. Tuesday’s meeting in the community is the second of […]

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One Purpose, One vision, ONE Pratt!

One purpose, one vision, one Pratt. Pratt City residents are still united as ever as they continue their efforts in revitalizing Pratt City after tornados swept through their community in 2011. Residents attended the One Pratt Picnic to discuss the possibilities of new projects being developed in their community.  City leaders along with the Tom Leader Group were all in attendance to discuss plans and […]

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Birmingham City Council Week Ahead: 6/27 – 7/1

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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Birmingham City Councilors Continue to Implement Energy Efficient Measures in Community as Means to Save on Costs

Energy efficiency is a growing concern in our ever-growing economy. This past Tuesday Birmingham City Councilors approved more measures to save costs, especially as the City of Birmingham transitions into a new budget season. Councilors voted unanimously in favor of a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Master Contract for Lighting Services NESC® Lease […]

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President Pro Tem Steven Hoyt Hosts 5th Annual Man Up Breakfast

Empowering, motivating and engaging dialogue among young African American men in the City of Birmingham is what the Man Up Breakfast is all about.  President Pro-Tem Steven Hoyt held his 5th annual Man up Breakfast to recognize people in Birmingham who are making a positive impact on the lives of young men but most importantly to uplift the youth by giving them […]

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Birmingham City Council Unanimously Approves Budget Recommendations

PRESS RELEASE                                                                        Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Contact: Brittany Sharp Phone: 205-721-5369 brittany.sharp@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – The Birmingham City Council’s Committee of the Whole unanimously approved today, budget recommendations which have been submitted to the Mayor. The Council’s budget recommendations includes an additional $10M to support our neighborhoods, schools, and public safety. The Council is committed […]

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Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson Pushes Community to Get Involved with Housing Authority Standards During Women’s Empowerment Series

‘Your Change is Coming’ that’s the message that was shared at the latest forum hosted by District 6 Councilor Sheila Tyson as a part of her Women’s Empowerment Series. During the forum that was held in the Loveman Village Housing Community, residents voiced their concerns on some of the changes that they would like to […]

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National Baptist Congress Hosts Annual Session in Birmingham!

“The City of Birmingham has laid out the red carpet.” That was the message that resonated as thousands of people from across the country poured into the City of Birmingham to celebrate the 110th Annual National Baptist Congress at the BJCC. This event will have a tremendous impact on the economic growth in the city of Birmingham but […]

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Birmingham City Council Week Ahead: 6/20 – 6/24

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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