Press Releases

Parents Anticipate the Restructuring of the After School Programs in the

Birmingham City Schools should not anticipate closing several after-school programs, but rather restructuring the programs that would be more beneficial to students. Dozens of concerned parents showed up at a Special Called Birmingham Board of Education Meeting at Parker High School to discuss finances and the management strategy of the after-school programs. This meeting trailed […]

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Birmingham Residents Come Together to Declare: “We Won’t Be Next”

We Won’t Be Next. That was the message during an open forum that was recently hosted by the Birmingham City Council to spark dialogue on solutions to the growing tension between communities and the police. The passion for this issue was evident as citizens voiced their concerns on the overwhelming number of police involved shootings that […]

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Let’s Read! Birmingham City Council Interns Create A Literacy Resolution to Enhance Reading Programs in Birmingham City Schools

Internships can create a variety of opportunities including career advancement and hands on training in select industries or access to networking platforms that evolve into mentorships. Capitalizing on their teamwork, the 2016 Birmingham City Council Institute (BCCI) Interns were determined to turn their unique internship into a collective effort geared towards improving education. With an […]

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Black, White, and Blue: Birmingham City Council to Host an Open Dialogue on Public Safety Issues

It’s a growing problem that plagues our communities’ day in and day out and the statistics are not improving. As tension between communities and the police continues to grow, the Birmingham City Council wants to hear from you on solutions as we collectively work together to ensure that We Won’t Be Next. Through your insight […]

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Birmingham City Council Week Ahead: 7/18 – 7/22

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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Free Financial Literacy: Renasant Bank Providing Business Owners with Tips to Receive Entrepreneurial Success

Building a successful business is usually done by trial and error, with numerous obstacles to climb. Often times, when many owners first launch their brand, most days are consumed with cleaning up errors from the initial trials and inevitably learning new lessons in overall management. Representatives from Renasant Bank along with the Birmingham Business Resource […]

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Birmingham City Council Week Ahead: 7/4 – 7/8

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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What’s Included in the Proposed 2016-2017 Budget

Do you know what’s included in the proposed 2016-2017 budget? By clicking on the links below you can find what the Mayor is proposing along with what the Council is proposing after reviewing the Mayor’s Proposed Budget. You can also find a link below to the budget presentation that the Council presented at each of […]

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