Birmingham City Council votes unanimously to revoke business license of USA Economy Lodge

Following a public hearing on Tuesday, the Birmingham City Council voted unanimously to revoke the business license of the USA Economy Lodge hotel (located at the 7900 block of Hwy 78), citing a pattern of criminal activity. During the public hearing, Birmingham Police officers detailed a litany of calls and dangerous activity that has taken … Read more

New Council Committee assignments announced at November 2nd meeting

During Tuesday’s meeting, President Wardine Alexander announced the new Council committee assignments. No committees will be meeting this week as the Councilors work on restructuring their respective meetings and times. Here is a list of the the new Council Committee Assignments: ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE Chair: Wardine Alexander Valerie Abbott Carol Clarke BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE Chair: … Read more

Council President Wardine Alexander working with Mayor’s administration to resolve issue of trains blocking intersections

Residents throughout Districts 6 and 7 have been experiencing an increased number of trains blocking intersections in recent weeks. Council President Wardine Alexander and President Pro Tem Crystal Smitherman have brought this issue to Mayor Randall Woodfin’s administration to help seek a solution from federal regulators. According to representatives with the railroad companies, CSX and … Read more

Council President Pro Tem Alexander using grant funding to create workforce development pipeline with Buffalo Rock

As of today, Council President Pro Tem Wardine Alexander has officially been awarded the $75,000 E Pluribus Unum (UNUM) Fellows Grant and her office is beyond excited to announce that funding will go towards creating a workforce development pipeline between Lawson State Community College (LSCC) and Buffalo Rock that will provide specialized training to fill … Read more