Press Releases

The Birmingham City Council unanimously approved $40 million in General Obligation Warrants and Refinanced Bonds

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   The Birmingham City Council unanimously approved $40 million in General Obligation Warrants and Refinanced Bonds, which will allow for capital funding for a several projects throughout the city. The financing consists of two parts as follows: Approximately $40 million General […]

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Week Ahead Tease 07.27.2018

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Councilor William Parker joins citizens for the official Grand Opening of Fire Station No. 8 on July 27, at 2 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Thursday, July 26, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   The newly constructed Fire Station No. 8 will be officially opened on July 27, at 2 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The fire station, located in Kingston, has been in need of an overhaul for some time. The $2.9 […]

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Council approves a resolution encouraging FIFA to choose Birmingham for 2026 World Cup Match

PRESS RELEASE                                                     Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov While the 2018 FIFA World Cup has recently come to a close in Russia — with France […]

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Week Ahead Preview 07.20.2018

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Park Board to consider vote geared to increase fan experience at Annual Magic City Classic event

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— On Wednesday, July 18, the Park Board will consider a vote to expand a portion of the Legion Field complex into additional tailgating and vendor space for and increased fan experience during this year’s Magic City Classic. The […]

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Week Ahead Preview 07.13.2018

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Council approves up to $1.7 million incentive package for expanding Shipt HQ

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday July 10, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – An estimated 881 new jobs are expected in the city as part of the incentive package for Shipt Inc. that was unanimously approved by the Birmingham City Council on Tuesday; the average salary of those positions is […]

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Week Ahead Preview 07.06.2018

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Birmingham City Council approves funding agreement with P.A.C.E. Board to open new Michael’s restaurant at Negro Southern League Museum

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday July 3, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— The Birmingham City Council […]

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