Press Releases

Week Ahead Video 8.24.2020

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NEW COVID-19 MEGA TESTING SITE

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COVID-19 TESTING SITES FOR AUGUST 17 – AUGUST 20, 2020

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE PART IN 2020 CENSUS UPDATE CONFERENCE CALL

PRESS RELEASE                                          Friday, August 14, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Saturday, August 15th at 9 a.m. President William Parker will be hosting a conference call on behalf of the Birmingham City Council with […]

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DISTRICT 1 CHILDREN’S BOOKS AND SUPPLIES GIVEAWAY HAPPENING THIS SATURDAY AT SMITH MIDDLE SCHOOL

PRESS RELEASE                                          Friday, August 14, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov As part of District 1 Councilor Clinton Woods’s ongoing Ready, Set, Read Initiative, his office is partnering with I See Me, Inc. and Better […]

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REMINDER: YOU’RE INVITED, BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL TO KICKOFF RESTAURANT WEEK AT MICHAEL’S STEAKS AND SEAFOOD ON FRIDAY

PRESS RELEASE                                          Friday, August 14, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov In celebration of Birmingham Restaurant Week, members of the City Council will be at the newly-opened Michael’s Steaks and Seafood at 4 p.m. this […]

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL TO KICKOFF RESTAURANT WEEK AT MICHAEL’S STEAKS AND SEAFOOD ON FRIDAY

PRESS RELEASE                                          Thursday, August 13, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov In celebration of Birmingham Restaurant Week, members of the City Council will be at the newly-opened Michael’s Steaks and Seafood at 4 p.m. this […]

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL TO VOTE ON SHARED SPACE PERMITS TO ALLOW FOR ADDITIONAL OUTDOOR DINING OPPORTUNITIES

PRESS RELEASE                                          Monday, August 10, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Tuesday the Birmingham City Council will be considering an item for Shared Space Permits to allow restaurants to temporarily expand onto the sidewalk […]

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COUNCILOR SMITHERMAN HOSTING FREE CARPOOL CINEMA AT GEORGE WARD PARK THIS SATURDAY

This weekend, District 6 Councilor Crystal Smitherman will host a free Carpool Cinema at George Ward Park.  The movie being shown is Little (PG-13) starring Issa Rae, Regina Hall, and Marsai Martin. “I hope people will take advantage of this movie night,” said Smitherman.  “The COVID-19 pandemic has presented us with so many challenges.  This Carpool Cinema should […]

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THURSDAY, 3:00 P.M. PRESS CONFERENCE AT LEGION FIELD: COVID-19 TESTING AND 2020 CENSUS UPDATE

PRESS RELEASE                                   Wednesday, August 5, 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 City officials, Jefferson County Department of Health officials and faith leaders to provide an update on […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER EYES XFL TEAM IN BIRMINGHAM AS FORMER WWE STAR DWAYNE “THE ROCK” JOHNSON REPORTEDLY BUYS LEAGUE

PRESS RELEASE                                          Monday, August 3, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Birmingham City Council President William Parker is seeking a meeting with the new XFL leadership to discuss bringing a franchise to Birmingham. The team […]

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

PRESS RELEASE                                          Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Tomorrow, Thursday July 30th, Council President William Parker will be partnering with District 9 Councilor John Hilliard, Reverend Harold Bass, and Circuit Clerk Jackie Smith for a fresh food and mask giveaway. The event will […]

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COUNCILOR SMITHERMAN SPREARHEADS RESOLUTION SUPPORTING LEGISLATION TO PROECR AGAINST NATURAL HAIR DISCRIMINATION (VIDEO)

Councilor Smitherman spearheads resolution supporting legislation to protect against natural hair discrimination (VIDEO) PRESS RELEASE                                    Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov “As a woman of color, I’ve worn my natural hair for a majority of my […]

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

PRESS RELEASE                                                Monday, July 27, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Wednesday, July 29 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. there will be a free COVID-19 testing site in North Birmingham […]

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

PRESS RELEASE                                    Wednesday, July 22, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Tomorrow, Birmingham City Council President William Parker will once again be partnering with District 9 Councilor John Hilliard and Rev. Harold Bass of Olivet Monumental Baptist Church for a fresh food and mask giveaway.  This […]

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Week Ahead Video 8.10.2020

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