Press Releases

Week Ahead Preview 09.14.2018

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Application for Birmingham City Councilor, District 7

Application for Birmingham City Councilor District 7

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Week Ahead Preview 08.31.2018

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Week Ahead Preview 06.22.2018

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The Birmingham City Council unanimously passes the FY 2018-2019 City Budget

PRESS RELEASE                                                                        Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Today the Birmingham City Council unanimously passed the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget that will go into effect July 1 and totals $436,126,771 — marking $8 million in revenue growth from the FY 2018 Budget. Both the General Fund Budget and […]

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Week Ahead Preview 05.18.2018

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Birmingham City Council set to debate Human Rights Commission on Tuesday

A pair of nondiscrimination ordinances, which have been in discussion for the last four years, will be on next week’s Birmingham City Council agenda. ​Originally introduced to the Public Safety Committee by Council President Johnathan Austin in 2013, the “Non-Discrimination Ordinance” seeks to protect any person who wishes to enter into a contract with the […]

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Council Discusses 2018 Budget Negotiations with Mayor During Committee of the Whole Meeting

On Wednesday, during a special called Committee of the Whole meeting, Birmingham City Councilors and Mayor Bell discussed the progress of the 2018 Budget among other business — a resolution appointing a Human Rights Commission and the upcoming two-and-a-half year Alabama bicentennial celebration that will feature a myriad of concerts and community events. After an […]

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Council Pro Tem Steven Hoyt’s Education with a Purpose Scholarship Continues to Change Lives in its Fifth Year

On June 6th, eleven graduating seniors from Birmingham High Schools stood in the Council Chambers holding large checks, while members of the Council beamed at them with pride. The students were recipients of “Education with a Purpose” scholarships, which have awarded more than $27,000 to 28 students since its inception in 2013. The scholarship program […]

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Birmingham City Council Inviting the Public to Attend Public Hearing on Proposed Food Tax Rebate

Buying groceries in the City of Birmingham could soon become a little less expensive and residents of Birmingham couldn’t be more thrilled about the idea. Alabama is one of two states in the U.S who continues to apply sales tax fully to food purchases without providing any offsetting relief for low and moderate income families. Knowing this Birmingham City Council […]

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