Press Releases

District One Holiday Gala Recap

Happy Holidays! We hope you enjoy all the holiday festivities this season! Here’s a recap from the recent District One Holiday Gala hosted by Councilor Lashunda Scales.

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Councilor Sheila Tyson gives back with Toys for Kids Giveaway

PRESS RELEASE                                                                     Thursday December 21, 2017 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2055 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL—Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson has […]

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District 1 Holiday Gala Delivered Fellowship And Funds

Amid Birmingham’s skyline, more than 500 residents came out to enjoy an evening filled with community fellowship and celebration for District One’s 8th Annual Holiday Gala. “I love doing heartfelt things for my people,” Councilor Lashunda Scales said as the sounds of smooth jazz washed over the crowded room on the second floor of Regions […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson partners with Innovate Bham Workforce Development to help bring job opportunities to the community

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Monday December 18, 2017 Contact: Cody Owens Phone: 205-254-2294 cody.owens@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— The deadline for a workforce development program aimed at underemployed/unemployed Jefferson County residents who are between the ages of 17 and 26 who would like to learn coding basics is this coming Wednesday Dec. 20. There will be a recruiting […]

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Get Ready for the Eighth Annual District One Holiday Gala Sunday Dec. 17th. FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC

You’re invited to the 8th Annual District One Holiday Gala Community Fellowship on Sunday December 17, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm at the Regions Park Stadium on the 2nd floor! Prepare your hearts for a great time with Councilor Lashunda Scales and community leaders as they enjoy a wonderful evening of entertainment, candlelight dinner and […]

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The Birmingham City Council adopts FY 2018 Budget, restoring cost of living and longevity pay for employees

PRESS RELEASE                                                                     Tuesday December 12, 2017 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2055 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – The FY 2018 General […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson helps bring awareness to Caregivers benefits during Alabama Family Caregivers Network Conference

  PRESS RELEASE                          Thursday December 7, 2017 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2055 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Councilor Sheila Tyson has a heart for giving back to elderly and those that sacrifice their livelihood to take care of them. Today she will address the importance of caregivers’ benefits, as many are responsible for their […]

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District 7 Mine #10 Re-opening Red Mountain Park

Mine number 10 recently opened at the Historic Red Mountain Park in District 7. Council Pro Tem Jay Roberson had the honor of giving greetings during that ceremony as well as join in the exciting time of exploring some of Birmingham’s rich history with our citizens.

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Woodfin’s first Council Meeting, Warming Station Opening this week at the BJCC and Legion Field Renovation Funding Withdrawn

In his first meeting since taking office, Mayor Randall Woodfin started by thanking the Birmingham City Council for their service and leadership. “This is a public meeting and we understand our role as stewards,” Woodfin said. “This is not our personal business, it’s the business of the city and I look forward to working together […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson helps eligible Jefferson County felons register for absentee ballots

PRESS RELEASE                                                                       Monday December 4, 2017 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2055 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – In May, Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law – named the Definition of Moral Turpitude Act — that restored the voting rights of thousands of felons in Alabama. On Monday, Councilor Sheila Tyson began an […]

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