Press Releases

BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL PASSES ORDINANCE TO PREVENT INHUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS

PRESS RELEASE                                    Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov The Birmingham City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to amend the city’s code to prevent animals from being inhumanely tethered. According to the amendments, it will now […]

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL HONORS THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF CIVIL RIGHTS ICONS CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS AND REVEREND C.T. VIVIAN

PRESS RELEASE                                                Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov The world lost two giants of the Civil Rights Movement over the weekend with the passing of Congressman John Lewis and […]

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ICYMI: PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER PLANS TO HONOR CIVIL RIGHTS ICONS CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS AND REVEREND C.T. VIVIAN AT TOMORROW’S BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING

PRESS RELEASE                                             Monday, July 20, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Birmingham City Council President William Parker plans to honor two civil rights icons who passed away on Friday at this week’s Birmingham City Council […]

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COVID-19 TESTING SITES FOR JULY 20 – JULY 24, 2020

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COVID-19 TESTING SITES FOR JULY 13 – JULY 17, 2020

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Week Ahead Video 7.20.2020

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER ENCOURAGING RESIDENTS TO UTILIZE FREE COVID-19 TESTING THIS WEDNESDAY

PRESS RELEASE                                   Monday, July 20, 2020Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Wednesday, July 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. there will be a free COVID-19 testing site at North Birmingham Homes, 3127 43rd Avenue North, organized by the […]

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PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER PLANS TO HONOR CIVIL RIGHTS ICONS CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS AND REVEREND C. T. VIVIAN AT TUESDAY’S BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING

PRESS RELEASE                                             Saturday, July 18, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Birmingham City Council President William Parker plans to honor two civil rights icons who passed away on Friday at this week’s Birmingham City Council meeting: U.S. Rep. […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER AND COUNCILOR JOHN HILLIARD PARTNERING FOR FOOD AND MASK GIVEAWAY

PRESS RELEASE                                    Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov As the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to climb across the state, the Birmingham City Council is committed to providing residents with access to fresh produce […]

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL VOTES UNANIMOUSLY TO REZONE FORMER CENTURY PLAZA PROPERTY PAVING THE WAY FOR LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION CENTER

PRESS RELEASE                                            Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov The Birmingham City Council voted unanimously to rezone the former Century Plaza property from CB-2 (Contingency General Business District) to “Q” I-1 (Qualified […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER SEEKING FEDERAL FUNDING FOR ADDITIONAL COVID-19 TEST SITES, ANNOUNCES UPCOMING APPOINTMENT-BASED TESTING LOCATIONS

PRESS RELEASE                                            Monday, July 13, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov As COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Alabama and across the nation, under the leadership of President William Parker, the Birmingham City Council […]

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Week Ahead Video 7.13.2020

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER AND PARK BOARD CONSIDERING PROPOSAL FOR LEGION FIELD UPGRADES

PRESS RELEASE                                            Sunday, July 12, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov This week, the Birmingham Park and Recreation Board will be considering a proposal for additional upgrades to Legion Field.  At the Monday meeting, the board […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER EXPLORING THE NEED FOR ADDITIONAL DAYS AT LEGION FIELD COVID-19 TESTING SITE

PRESS RELEASE                                              Friday, July 10, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Birmingham City Council President William Parker is exploring the need for additional testing opportunities at the Legion Field COVID-19 testing site.  This week, […]

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COUNCILORS WILLIAM PARKER AND JOHN HILLIARD PARTNERING FOR FOOD AND MASK GIVEAWAY

PRESS RELEASE                                    Wednesday, July 8, 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 Rev. Harold Bass with Olivet Monumental Baptist Church for a fresh food and mask giveaway. The event […]

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PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE TO VOTE ON ORDINANCE THAT WOULD PREVENT INHUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS

PRESS RELEASE                                    Tuesday, July 7, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov The Birmingham City Council’s Public Safety Committee will be considering an ordinance that would amend the city’s code to prevent animals from being inhumanely tethered. According to […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PRO TEM ALEXANDER PARTNERING FOR MASK GIVEAWAY AND DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 TEST SITE ON WEDNESDAY

PRESS RELEASE                                    Tuesday, July 7, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov In conjunction with UAB Health and the Jefferson County Department of Health, Council President Pro Tem Wardine Alexander has partnered for a mask giveaway and drive-thru COVID-19 […]

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UPDATED (WITH SOUND): PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE APPROVE ORDINANCE THAT WOULD PREVENT INHUMAN TREATMENT OF ANIMALS

PRESS RELEASE                           (Updated 5:00PM) Tuesday, July 7, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov The Birmingham City Council’s Public Safety Committee approved an ordinance on Tuesday that would amend the city’s code to prevent animals from being inhumanely tethered. That ordinance is scheduled to come before […]

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COVID-19 TESTING SITES FOR JULY 6 – JULY 10, 2020

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Week Ahead Video 7.6.2020

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER IN PRELIMINARY STAGES OF CARES ACT FUNDING REQUEST FOR CONTINUING COVID-19 NEEDS THROUGH DECEMBER 2020

PRESS RELEASE                                                  Sunday, July 5, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov  Birmingham City Council President William Parker is planning to make a $7 million dollar request from the roughly $1.8 billion in Federal […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER HOLDING PRESS CONFERENCE TO PROVIDE UPDATES ON LEGION FIELD TESTING SITE

PRESS RELEASE                                    Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Thursday, Council President William Parker will be holding a press conference with members of the City Council, Jefferson County Department of Health officials and faith leaders to […]

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