Press Releases

Learning More: Top Golf Officials Unveil Plans for New Facility, Following Birmingham City Council Vote

Are you ready for a major sports entertainment venue coming to the Magic City? The Birmingham City Council recently approved the financial incentives and rezoning for Topgolf, a three-story premier golf entertainment complex in the uptown entertainment district. The project will create more than 450 jobs and bring approximately 500,000 annual visitors to the city of […]

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Birmingham City Council Week Ahead: 11/28 – 12/2

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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Councilor Lundy Brings Hope to Birmingham Residents During Thanksgiving Holiday

A glimpse of hope is what Birmingham City Councilor Marcus Lundy sought to give during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday. Knowing the need in those in the community, Councilor Lundy teamed up with various churches in District 9 to distribute 100 turkeys and nonperishable items to residents of Birmingham. Councilor Lundy says giving back to residents […]

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Residents Come Out in Large Numbers to Show Their Support for Proposed Food Tax Rebate Program

When it comes to saving money and adopting a healthier lifestyle, residents of Birmingham are on board and their attendance at this week’s Food Tax Rebate Public Hearing showed just that. The Birmingham Crossplex was packed with residents eager to learn more information about the proposed food tax rebate ordinance introduced by the Birmingham City Council. Residents say they couldn’t be […]

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Councilor Tyson Gifts Hundreds of Families With Thanksgiving Baskets!

District 6 Councilor Sheila Tyson wants to make sure that families in her district have an unforgettable holiday. She recently teamed up with Judge Elizabeth French and Chief Deputy District Attorney Danny Carr to providing over 400 boxes of food to feed a family of up to seven. For more information about everything the Council is doing visit […]

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Birmingham City Council Looking To Rebate Your Grocery Taxes

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                    Monday, November 21, 2016 Contact: Brittany Sharp Phone: 205-721-5369 brittany.sharp@birminghamal.gov Birmingham – Buying groceries could soon become a little less expensive for Birmingham residents. Birmingham City Councilors are looking to move forward with the next steps needed to provide a sales tax rebate on groceries. A public hearing on the proposed Food […]

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You’re Invited! Birmingham City Council to Hold Public Hearing Tomorrow on Proposed Food Tax Rebate Program

Did you know that Alabama is one of only seven states that fully tax food? That could soon change within the City of Birmingham as the Birmingham City Council has proposed a new program to provide a rebate on grocery taxes. To learn more about the program and how you can voice your input at a […]

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Birmingham City Council Week Ahead: 11/21 – 11/25

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 Council Inviting the Public to Attend Public Hearing on Proposed Food Tax Rebate

Buying groceries in the City of Birmingham could soon become a little less expensive and residents of Birmingham couldn’t be more thrilled about the idea. Alabama is one of two states in the U.S who continues to apply sales tax fully to food purchases without providing any offsetting relief for low and moderate income families. Knowing this Birmingham City Council […]

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Citizens are Encouraged to Attend the Annual Comprehensive Plan Implementation Progress Meeting on November 15th

Birmingham is a city consistently impacting communities by providing resources that set the pace and evolve the standards for a better quality of life, heightened global interests and immeasurable economic development opportunities. In 2012, with community support in tow, the City of Birmingham created its own Comprehensive Plan the first since 1961 and the first […]

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