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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 City of Birmingham, at least 21 years of age, and shall not hold any other public office except that of notary public or member of the National Guard, naval or military reserve.

Completed applications and resumes should be emailed to the attention of Council President Valerie Abbott at ­­­

The deadline to apply for both open seats is November 16th at 5:00pm.

For additional information please feel free to call our office at 205–254–2294

District 1 Application


District 6 Application