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The Birmingham City Council will appoint a replacement for vacant District 7 seat and appoint new President Pro Tem on October 23, 2018

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Contact: Chiara Perry

Phone: 205-254-2036

Cell: 205-383-8432

BIRMINGHAM, AL– The Birmingham City Council voted to appoint a replacement for the vacant District 7 seat as well as vote on a new President Pro Tem on October 23, 2018.

The Council will first appoint a replacement and then, once that person is sworn in and there are nine members, the vote for Pro Tem will take place. A total of 13 people submitted resumes and applications for the open seat. The Council will be conducting interviews for all the candidates on October 18-20.

Here is a list of the 13 people who are being considered:

Gwendolyn Calhoun

Gibril H. Davies Jr.

Wardine Alexander

Marcus King

Charles Crockrom Sr.

Dr. Gertrudis A. Hunter

Robert H. Young

Lonnie Malone

Raymond Brooks

Walter Wilson

Theodore Smith

Jameania Ravizee

Jeffrey Rowser

Council President Valerie Abbott said her office would be making an announcing asking for applications to fill the soon-to-be vacated seats in District 1 and District 6 this month. Those seats will be vacated on November 13 when Councilors Lashunda Scales and Sheila Tyson are sworn in as Jefferson County Commissioners.

This press release was written by Cody Owens, Public Information Officer, for the Birmingham City Council. For media inquiries please contact Chiara Perry, Interim Director of Public Information, at 205.383.8432.