Press Releases

Wardine Alexander sworn in as District 7 Councilor; Councilor Parker voted Pro Tem; Applications Now Being accepted for Districts 1 and District 6

PRESS RELEASE                                                                        Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Former Birmingham Board of Education President Wardine Alexander has been appointed to the vacant District 7 Birmingham City Council seat. Birmingham City Councilor William Parker was voted in as President Pro Tem. The District 7 seat was vacated by […]

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Applications Open for Upcoming Vacancies on City Council in District 1 and District 6

The Birmingham City Council is now accepting applications to fill the two seats that will be vacated on November 14th by District 1 Councilor Lashunda Scales and District 6 Councilor Sheila Tyson. For those interested in being considered for the District 1 and District 6 seats, each applicant should be a qualified elector of the […]

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Week Ahead Preview 10.26.2018

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Councilor Steven Hoyt’s response to Mayor Woodfin regarding the Firehouse Shelter

The views and opinions expressed in this letter are those of Councilor Steven Hoyt’sand do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Birmingham City Council. Mayor Randall L. Woodfin: Tuesday’s discussion at the Birmingham City Council meeting on funding for a new facility to house the Firehouse Shelter was never about homelessness […]

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Birmingham City Council votes to delay District 7 appointment and President Pro Tem seat following split vote

PRESS RELEASE                                                                        Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL– After holding two separate votes in an effort to break the stalemate, the Birmingham City Council’s effort to appoint a replacement for the vacant District 7 seat ended in a 4 to 4 tie. After hearing from District […]

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Week Ahead Preview 10.19.2018

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The remaining interviews for the vacant District 7 Council seat will take place Friday afternoon

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                         Friday, October 19, 2018   BIRMINGHAM, AL — The remaining interviews for the vacant District 7 Council seat will take place today, Friday, October 19, 2018.   The scheduled Saturday interviews for the applicants has been cancelled and moved to Friday, October, 19. 2018.   The interview process, which is open to the […]

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District 9 Presents Tuxedo Function In The Junction –  Birmingham’s Oldest Music Festival Celebrates 33 years in the Ensley Community

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                         Wednesday, October 17, 2018  Contact:        Alexia Patterson, Committee Assistant, District 9  Phone:           205.254.2302  alexia.patterson@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL — The 33rd Annual Tuxedo Function in the Junction will be held this Saturday, October 20th, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Erskine Hawkins Park. This event commemorates the life and legacy of Alabama Jazz Hall […]

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Week Ahead Preview 10.12.2018

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Birmingham City Council appoints new member to Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL– The Birmingham City Council has appointed Carly Miller as a new member of the Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board, replacing Bernard Kincaid’s expired term. Miller received five votes necessary to appoint her to the board. The term will expire […]

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