Press Releases

COVID-19 TESTING SITES FOR JUNE 29 – JULY 3, 2020

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COUNCILOR CLINTON WOODS HOSTING VIRTUAL DISCUSSION ON STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS THE INCOME-WEALTH GAP

Councilor Clinton Woods hosting virtual discussion on strategies to address the income-wealth gap PRESS RELEASE                                    Monday, June 29, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Tuesday, June 30th at 6 p.m., Councilor Clinton Woods will be hosting a […]

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COUNCILORS FOOD AND MASK GIVEAWAY JULY 15

PRESS RELEASE                                    Monday, June 29, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Tomorrow, Council President William Parker will be partnering with District 9 Councilor John Hilliard and Olivet Monumental Baptist Church for a food and mask giveaway. The event […]

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COUNCILOR CLINTON WOODS HOSTING VIRTUAL DISCUSSION ON STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS INCOMING-WEALTH GAP

PRESS RELEASE                                    Monday, June 29, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Tuesday, June 30th at 6 p.m., Councilor Clinton Woods will be hosting a virtual discussion about addressing the income-wealth gap on a local, state and national […]

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Week Ahead Video 6.29.2020

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STATEMENT FROM COUNCILOR HUNTER WILLIAMS IN RESPONSE TO THE JEFFERSON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH’S FACE COVERING ORDER

PRESS RELEASE                                    Friday, June 26, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Statement from Councilor Hunter Williams, Chair of the Birmingham City Council’s Public Safety Committee, in response to the Jefferson County Department of Health’s order requiring face coverings […]

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RESOLUTION TO RENAME PORTION OF SIXTEENTH STREET NORTH WILL BE WITHDRAWN AS PRESIDENT PARKER WORKS WITH COMMUNITY LEADERS TO ADDRESS REFORMATIVE POLICY MATTERS

PRESS RELEASE                                    Monday, June 22, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Following a weekend of constructive discussions with local activists, business owners and residents, Council President William Parker has said he will withdraw a resolution seeking to rename […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER SUBMITTING RESOLUTION TO RENAME PORTION OF SIXTEENTH STREET NORTH TO BLACK IVES MATTER BOULEVARD

PRESS RELEASE                                    Friday, June 19, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Next Tuesday the Birmingham City Council will be considering a resolution that would rename a portion of Sixteenth Street North to Black Lives Matter Boulevard. The street […]

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COVID-19 TESTING SITES FOR JUNE 22 – JUNE 26, 2020

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COVID-19 TESTING SITES FOR JUNE 22 – JUNE 26, 2020

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Week Ahead Video 6.22.2020

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER PARTNERING WITH CLERGY CONCERNED FOR THE COMMUNITY FOR A MARCH FOR JUSTICE ON FRIDAY, 5:00 P.M.

PRESS RELEASE                                    Thursday, June 18, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Birmingham City Council President William Parker is partnering with Clergy Concerned for the Community for a Juneteenth event this Friday, starting at 5:00pm at Linn Park.  The community […]

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COVID-19 TESTING SITES FOR JUNE 15 – JUNE 19, 2020

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER ENCOURAGING COLLEAGUES AND RESIDENTS TO WEAR BLACK RIBBONS ON TUESDAY HONORING RAYSHARD BROOKS AND OTHER VICTIMS OF INJUSTICE

PRESS RELEASE                                    Monday, June 15, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Tuesday, June 16, the Birmingham City Council will be wearing black ribbons to honor those who have lost their lives to injustice, including Rayshard Brooks, who […]

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL EXTENDS FACE COVERING ORDINANCE, SETS PUBLIC HEARING DATE FOR AVONDALE ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT DESIGNATION

PRESS RELEASE                                    Tuesday, June 9, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov The Birmingham City Council voted to extend the city’s face covering ordinance until July 3, marking the fourth extension of the ordinance that was originally passed in […]

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UPDATE ON COVID-19 TESTING SITES IN BIRMINGHAM

PRESS RELEASE                                    Monday, June 8, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Over the last month, COVID-19 testing across all of Birmingham’s communities has begun to increase thanks to coordinated efforts from city leaders, health officials and faith leaders. […]

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL RECEIVES UPDATE FROM JCDH REGARDING COVID-19 ZIP CODE DATA

PRESS RELEASE                                    Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov During Tuesday’s meeting, the Birmingham City Council received an update from the Jefferson County Health Department detailing the number of COVID-19 cases broken down by zip code. […]

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCL VOTES TO EXTEND FACE COVERING ORDINANCE UNTIL JUNE 12

PRESS RELEASE                                    Friday, May 29, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov During a special-called meeting on Friday, the Birmingham City Council voted to extend the city’s face covering ordinance until Friday, June 12, while also reducing fines and […]

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Week Ahead Video 6.15.2020

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Week Ahead Video 6.8.2020

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COVID-19, WHAT WE KNOW, NOW

We are still learning about COVID-19. It’s  important for you to understand that even as things start to reopen, the threat of this virus isn’t gone. Please click the link below to find out WHAT WE KNOW, NOW about COVID-19: https://www.dropbox.com/s/f4t0ctjq7kn1x62/UPDATEDCOVIDmay.mp4?dl=0

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