Press Releases

Council Discusses 2018 Budget Negotiations with Mayor During Committee of the Whole Meeting

On Wednesday, during a special called Committee of the Whole meeting, Birmingham City Councilors and Mayor Bell discussed the progress of the 2018 Budget among other business — a resolution appointing a Human Rights Commission and the upcoming two-and-a-half year Alabama bicentennial celebration that will feature a myriad of concerts and community events. After an […]

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District 5 Neighborhood Leaders Workshop Helped Citizens Strategize on Working with City Leaders to Move Communities Forward

After an ice-breaking exercise in which neighborhood officers had to recall what they had seen in a bucket full of miscellaneous items that was passed around the table, Council President Johnathan Austin gave some remarks during the quarterly District 5 Neighborhood Leaders workshop. Austin spoke at length about the importance of having open and honest […]

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8th Annual District 1 Music and Movie Festival Brought Out the Best in Wholesome Family Fun and Entertainment

“Get up out of those chairs and have a good time tonight,” Councilor Lashunda Scales said to the several hundred people gathered at the 8th Annual District 1 Movie and Music Festival held at Huffman High School on Friday. The foreboding rain clouds didn’t dampen the spirits of those who came out to enjoy the […]

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