Press Releases

Week Ahead Preview 06.29.2018

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Week Ahead Preview 06.22.2018

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The Birmingham City Council unanimously passes the FY 2018-2019 City Budget

PRESS RELEASE                                                                        Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Today the Birmingham City Council unanimously passed the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget that will go into effect July 1 and totals $436,126,771 — marking $8 million in revenue growth from the FY 2018 Budget. Both the General Fund Budget and […]

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Birmingham City Councilor Steven Hoyt’s 7th Annual Man Up breakfast aims to uplift men in Birmingham’s neighborhoods

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Saturday, June 16, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— In celebration of […]

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Week Ahead Preview 06.15.2018

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Councilor Steven Hoyt’s Education With A Purpose awards additional scholarships to Birmingham students

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL—Educational inequality between low-income communities and the rest of the country has been on the rise in recent decades. It’s a problem faced by too many of Birmingham’s residents. District 8 Birmingham City Councilor Steven Hoyt knows that when trying […]

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Week Ahead Preview 06.18.2018

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Birmingham City Councilor Hunter Williams sponsors 20th Annual Fishing Rodeo at Eastlake Park

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Thursday, June 7, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL— It’s going to be a great weekend for a family fun day at the 20thAnnual Fishing Rodeo on Saturday June 9, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. all sponsored by Birmingham City Councilor Hunter Williams of District 2. […]

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Birmingham City Council approved more funding for healthy food options

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday, June 5, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL— There has been a surge in healthy food options throughout the city in recent years. However, some communities still lack adequate places to buy nutrient-rich food and fresh produce. On Tuesday, the Birmingham City Council voted to appropriate $100,000 […]

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Mayor Randall Woodfin names new Chief for Birmingham Police Department

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Monday, June 5, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— On Monday, Mayor Randall Woodfin announced Patrick D. Smith as the new police chief for the Birmingham Police Department. Smith, who grew up in Tuscaloosa, has spent the last 28 years with the Los Angeles Police Department. Having […]

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