Press Releases

Week Ahead Preview 03.29.2019

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Council approves bid for trash collection service, discusses how to improve services throughout Birmingham

PRESS RELEASE                                                 Tuesday March 26, 2019 Contact: Cody Owens Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-317-1121 cody.owens@birminghamal.gov   The Council passed a resolution approving the bid for Waste Pro Management to provide trash pickup service […]

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Week Ahead Preview 03.22.2019

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City officials meet with residents to share information about the proposed MLB Youth Academy at George Ward Park

PRESS RELEASE                                                    Tuesday March 19, 2019 Contact: Cody Owens Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-317-1121 cody.owens@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL — During Tuesday’s special-called Parks and Recreation Committee meeting, City Councilors, Park Board officials […]

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Birmingham City Council Meeting will resume Tuesday March 19, 2019

PRESS RELEASE                                                     Monday March 18, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Birmingham City Council Meeting will resume on Tuesday March 19, 2019 with Pre-Council […]

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Week Ahead Preview 03.15.2019

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Councilors gain valuable insight on local Opportunity Zone legislation at the annual National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference

PRESS RELEASE                                                    Thursday March 14, 2019 Contact: Cody Owens Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-317-1121 cody.owens@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – This week members of the Birmingham City Council attended the National Community […]

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New discussions for compromise of an additional field at George Ward Park to be held during Special Called Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting Monday; public input meetings tentatively set for Thursday

 PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Sunday March 10, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Council Pro Tem William Parker will lead discussions and offer solutions, including compromising with community stakeholders for the City to provide another softball/ baseball field at George Ward Park so that all sports can co-exist. These details are on […]

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Debate over George Ward Park dominates Council meeting; item delayed two weeks, public input meetings pending

PRESS RELEASE                                                     Tuesday March 5, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Following a thorough discussion, the Council unanimously passed a two-week delay on the […]

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Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board Reaches Agreement To Keep Annual Softball Tournament In Birmingham

PRESS RELEASE                                                  Saturday March 2, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – The Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board has reached an agreement with the New […]

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