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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Birmingham City Councilors Sheila Tyson and Lashunda Scales win runoff races for the Jefferson County Commission, council seats expected to filled by the end of the year

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL— On Tuesday, Councilors Sheila Tyson and Lashunda Scales won their runoff races for the Jefferson County Commission against Democratic incumbents. Since no Republicans are in the race for either of the Jefferson County Commission seats, Councilors Scales and Tyson […]

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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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Councilor Sheila Tyson continues to push for solutions to ongoing problem of trains blocking intersections in neighborhoods

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Monday, July 16, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— A train has been blocking intersections in West End since Sunday and has still not moved as of Monday afternoon. The location of the train is near Pearson Ave. Among the intersections that are currently blocked, 15thAve. SW […]

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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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