Press Releases

Due to the threat of Inclement Weather, the Birmingham City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday January 29, 2019 is CANCELLED

 PRESS RELEASE                                     Monday January 28, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Due to the threat of inclement weather today, the Birmingham City Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday January 29, 2019 has been CANCELLED and will be rescheduled for Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the Council Chambers. Please feel free […]

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Week Ahead Preview 01.25.2019

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Councilor Crystal Smitherman looks for solutions to fix flooding issues

PRESS RELEASE                                     Friday January 25, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – In stunning footage that appeared on national television this week, drivers on Sixth Ave. South were stranded and vehicles were partially submerged during recent heavy rains. Councilor Crystal Smitherman, who represents area where the flooding occurred, said […]

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Birmingham City Council appoints nine citizens to serve on the Human Rights Commission

 PRESS RELEASE                                     Tuesday January 22, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – On Tuesday, the Birmingham City Council unanimously approved nine appointments made by each councilor to serve on the Human Rights Commission. There are six more positions that must be appointed by Mayor Randall Woodfin — three representatives from non-profit […]

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Week Ahead Preview 1.18.19

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Councilor Crystal Smitherman and Council Pro Tem William Parker urge Park Board to pass Legion Field Green Initiative

PRESS RELEASE                                     Tuesday January 15, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL– Legion Field could soon get a lot greener following a resolution passed unanimously by the Birmingham City Council that “supports and encourages” the Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board to adopt an environmental and recycling policy for the city-owned […]

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Council passes resolution seeking additional representation on the World Games local organizing committee

PRESS RELEASE                                     Tuesday January 15, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL –The Birmingham City Council has passed a resolution amending language in the 2021 World Games local organizing committee’s structure, requesting that the Board of Directors adds an additional seat for Council representation on the local organizing committee. The […]

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Birmingham City Council issues statement of condolences and support to the Birmingham Police Department

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                Sunday January 13, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – On behalf of the Birmingham City Council, Please join me in lifting up our thoughts and prayers for the families of the officers shot this morning, as well as the men and women of Birmingham Police Department. Our […]

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Week Ahead Preview 01.11.2019

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Councilor Crystal Smitherman hits the ground running

PRESS RELEASE                                     Friday January 11, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Newly appointed District 6 Councilor Crystal Smitherman is pushing for the men and women’s bathrooms on the first three floors of City Hall to be outfitted with baby changing stations where citizens with children are most likely to […]

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