Press Releases

PRESIDENT PARKER CONTINUING COVID-19 TOWN HALL SERIES WITH HEALTH EXPERTS

PRESS RELEASE                                             Friday, April 9, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker will continue the virtual Town Hall series about the COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out, streaming live from historic Legion Field on Monday, […]

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VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021

Please Click Here to View the April 6, 2021 Virtual Birmingham City Council Meeting  

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO EXTEND CITYWIDE MASK ORDINANCE UNTIL MAY 24TH

PRESS RELEASE                                      Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Tuesday, the Birmingham City Council voted to implement a citywide mask ordinance. The statewide mask order that has been in place since July of 2020 will expire on Friday, April […]

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ICYMI: THE BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL’S TUESDAY VOTE WOULD IMPLEMENT A CITYWIDE MASK ORDINANCE THROUGH MAY 24TH, IF PASSED

PRESS RELEASE                                                Monday, April 5, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Birmingham City Council President William Parker said the Council will be voting on a citywide mask ordinance this coming Tuesday, April 6th after Alabama […]

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CITYWIDE MASK ORDINANCE EXTENDED THROUGH MAY 24, 2021

      The Birmingham City Council approved a citywide mask ordinance that will extend through May 24, 2021.   Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s statewide mask order, in place since July 2020, expires on Friday, April 9, 2021.   The Birmingham City Council passed a similar mandatory mask ordinance last spring. The council has until […]

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PRESIDENT PAKRER ORGANIZING PRAYER VIGIL WITH COMMUNITY AND FAITH LEADERS FOLLOWING EASTER SHOOTING AT W.C. PATTON PARK TODAY AT 5:30PM

PRESS RELEASE                                             Monday, April 5, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Last night, one person was killed and five others were injured in a shooting at W.C. Patton Park. Council President William Parker and […]

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THE BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL’S TUESDAY VOTE WOULD IMPLEMENT A CITYWIDE MASK ORDINANCE THROUGH MAY 24TH, IF PASSED

PRESS RELEASE                                       Sunday, April 4, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Birmingham City Council President William Parker said the Council will be voting on a citywide mask ordinance this coming Tuesday, April 6th after Alabama Governor Kay Ivey declared that the […]

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TODAY: 4:30PM: PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER PARTNERING WITH FAITH LEADERS FOR FOOD BOX GIVEAWAY

PRESS RELEASE                                       Thursday, April 1, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker and Councilor John Hilliard are once again partnering with Reverend Harold Bass and local faith leaders for a food giveaway at Olivet Monumental Baptist Church. The event will […]

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PRESIDENT PARKER SAYS COUNCIL WILL VOTE ON CITYWIDE MASK ORDINANCE DURING APRIL 6TH MEETING

PRESS RELEASE                                       Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov With Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signaling that the statewide mask order will expire on April 9th Birmingham City Council President William Parker said the Council will be voting […]

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VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIDEO AND ADDENDUM FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2021

Please Click Here to View the March 30, 2021 Virtual Birmingham City Council Meeting Please Click Here to View the March 30, 2021 Birmingham City Council Meeting Addendum

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ICYMI: VIRTUAL TOWN HALL, TONIGHT AT 6:30PM: PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN A COVID-19 VACCINE ROLL-OUT UPDATE

PRESS RELEASE                                         Monday, March 29, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is hosting a Virtual Town Hall tonight at 6:30pm to continue the conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine roll out.  Dr. Yocunda Clayton, […]

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VIRTUAL TOWN HALL, MONDAY, MARCH 29TH AT 6:30PM: PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN A COVID-19 VACCINE ROLL -OUT UPDATE

PRESS RELEASE                                               Sunday, March 28, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is hosting a Virtual Town Hall on Monday, March 29th at 6:30pm to continue the conversation about the COVID-19 […]

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PRESIDENT PARKER PLEASED WITH LEGION FIELD VACCINATION SITE SOFT OPENING: DAY TWO NOW UNDERWAY

PRESS RELEASE                                      Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is encouraging residents to come out to Legion Field to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.  Legion Field has acted as a testing location since […]

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VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIDEO FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2021

Please Click Here to View the March 23, 2021 Virtual Birmingham City Council Meeting

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PRESIDENT PARKER APPLAUDS PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL, BIRMINGHAM PARK BOARD, AND ALABAMA REGIONAL MEDICAL SERVICES FOR COMMUNITY-BASED COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS

PRESS RELEASE                                         Monday, March 22, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Last week, the Birmingham Park Board approved a partnership with Alabama Regional Medical Services (ARMS), authorizing the use of city-owned recreation centers to be used […]

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PRESIDENT AND DISTRICT 4 CITY COUNCILOR WILLIAM PARKER ENCOURAGES NEIGHBORS TO PARTICIPATE IN SATURDAY CLEAN-UP IN KILLOUGH SPRINGS

PRESS RELEASE                                              Friday, March 19, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Saturday, March 20th starting at 9:00am there will be a clean-up in the Killough Springs neighborhood.  Birmingham City Council President William Parker […]

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VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIDEO FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2021

VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIDEO FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2021 Please Click Here to View the March 16, 2021 Virtual Birmingham City Council Meeting

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PRESIDENT PARKER AND FAITH LEADERS HOLDING ONE-YEAR COVID-19 COMMEMORATION AT BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH COLLEGEVILLE VACCINATION SITE

PRESS RELEASE                                      Monday, March 15, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker will be on site at Bethel Baptist Church at 8:45 a.m. tomorrow for a one-year COVID-19 commemoration ceremony with local faith leaders, healthcare […]

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ICYMI: BROWN BAG SERIES CONTINUES THIS TUESDAY WITH STEPS TO HOMEOWNERSHIP DISCUSSION WITH COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER AND REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS

PRESS RELEASE                                      Monday, March 15, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov The Birmingham City Council and the Birmingham Association of Realtors are continuing their pathways to homeownership series this Tuesday, March 16th, at 12 p.m. It will be […]

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ICYMI: VIRTUAL TOWN HALL, TONIGHT AT 6:30 PM: PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN A COVID-19 VACCINE ROLL-OUT UPDATE

PRESS RELEASE                                              Monday, March 15, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is hosting a Virtual Town Hall tonight, Monday, March 15th at 6:30pm to continue the conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine roll […]

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VIRTUAL TOWN HALL, MONDAY, MARCH 15TH AT 6:30 PM: PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN A COVID-19 VACCINE ROLL-OUT UPDATE

PRESS RELEASE                                               Sunday, March 14, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is hosting a Virtual Town Hall on Monday, March 15th at 6:30pm to continue the conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine […]

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BROWN BAG SERIES CONTINUES WITH STEPS TO HOMEOWNERSHIP DISCUSSION WITH COUNCIL PRESIDENT AND REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS

PRESS RELEASE                                      Saturday, March 13, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov The Birmingham City Council and the Birmingham Association of Realtors are continuing their pathways to homeownership series next Tuesday, March 16th, at 12 p.m. They will be […]

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ICYMI: PRESIDENT PARKER AND COUNCILOR HILLIARD PARTNERING WITH ALABAMA REGIONAL MEDICAL SERVICES FOR ONE YEAR OF COVID-19 CRISIS IN BIRMINGHAM

PRESS RELEASE                                                Friday, March 12, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov March 13th will mark one year since the COVID-19 crisis hit Birmingham and impacted daily life as we knew it. Council President William Parker and […]

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Bethel COVID-19 Vaccine Request Form March 16, 2021

This link will take you to a form to register for a vaccine at Bethel Baptist Church of Collegeville (3200 28th Ave North Birmingham, AL 35207) — THIS SITE IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL APPROVES BID FOR BANKS HIGH SCHOOL DEMOLITION, COUNCILOR WILLIAMS APPLAUDS DECISION

PRESS RELEASE                                      Wednesday March 10, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Tuesday, the Council voted to approve a bid from South East Demolition and Environmental Services, Inc., Montgomery, Alabama, in the amount of $397,700.00 for the removal […]

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VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIDEO FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2021

VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIDEO FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2021 Please Click Here to View the March 9, 2021 Virtual Birmingham City Council Meeting

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER NOT SATISFIED WITH UPDATED STATE NUMBERS REGARDING VACCINE DISTRIBUTION TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY

PRESS RELEASE                                            Tuesday, March 9, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov It has been nearly a month since the Alabama Department of Health released data detailing the demographic breakdown of people who have received a vaccine. […]

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PRESIDENT PARKER AND COUNCILOR HILLIARD PARTNERING WITH ALABAMA REGIONAL MEDICAL SERVICES FOR ONE YEAR COMMEMORATION OF COVID-19 CRISIS IN BIRMINGHAM

President Parker and Councilor Hilliard partnering with Alabama Regional Medical Services for one year commemoration of COVID-19 crisis in Birmingham PRESS RELEASE                                          Sunday, March 7, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov March 13th will mark one year since […]

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PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER, PRO TEM WARDINE ALEXANDER AND THE BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL CONGRATULATES THE CARVER HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM ON THEIR STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN

  PRESS RELEASE                                              Friday, March 5, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On behalf of the Birmingham City Council, Council President William Parker would like to congratulate the Carver High School Girls Basketball team for winning […]

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VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIDEO FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021

VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIDEO FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021 Please Click Here to View the March 2, 2021 Virtual Birmingham City Council Meeting

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ICYMI: VIRTUAL TOWN HALL, MONDAY AT 6:30 PM: PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN A COVID-19 VACCINE ROLL-OUT FORUM

PRESS RELEASE                                                  Monday, March 1, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is hosting a Virtual Town Hall TONIGHT at 6:30pm to continue the conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine roll out.  Dr. […]

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VIRTUAL TOWN HALL, MONAY AT 6:30 P.M.: PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN A COVID-19 VACCINE ROLL-OUT FORUM

PRESS RELEASE                                        Sunday, February 28, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is hosting a Virtual Town Hall on Monday, March 1st at 6:30pm to continue the conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine roll out.  Dr. Yocunda […]

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VIRTUAL TOWN HALL, MONDAY AT 6:30 P.M.; PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN A COVID-19 VACCINE ROLL-OUT FORUM

PRESS RELEASE                                        Sunday, February 28, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is hosting a Virtual Town Hall on Monday, March 1st at 6:30pm to continue the conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine roll out.  Dr. Yocunda […]

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PRESIDENT PARKER PUSHES TO KEEP LEGION FIELD TESTING SITE OPEN BEYOND APRIL 2021

PRESS RELEASE                                          Friday, February 26, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Of the nearly 5,000 people who have been tested at the Legion Field COVID-19 testing site since November of 2020, roughly 40 percent of those […]

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TODAY: 4:30PM: PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKRE AND COUNCILOR JOHN HILLIARD JOIN WITH FAITH LEADERS FOR FOOD BOX GIVEAWAY

PRESS RELEASE                                       Thursday, February 25, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov   Council President William Parker and Councilor John Hilliard are partnering with Reverend Harold Bass and local faith leaders for a food giveaway at Olivet […]

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VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIDEO FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2020

Please Click Here to View the February 23, 2021 Virtual Birmingham City Council Meeting

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VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIDEO FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2020

Please Click Here to View the February 16, 2021 Virtual Birmingham City Council Meeting

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COUNCILOR HUNTER WILLIAMS BROKERS DEALS WITH WALMART FOR REALLOCATION OF COVID-19 VACCINATIONS AT 16 LOCATIONS IN BIRMINGHAM METRO AREA

PRESS RELEASE                                        Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Last week, it was announced that Walmart and their sister company Sam’s Club would be distributing up to 14,000 doses weekly of COVID-19 vaccines across the […]

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VIRTUAL TOWN HALL, TONIGHT AT 6:00 P.M.: PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPANT IN A COVID-19 VACCINE ROLL-OUT FORUM

PRESS RELEASE                                        Monday, February 15, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is hosting a Virtual Town Hall on Monday, February 15th at 6:00pm to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine roll out.  Dr. Yocunda Clayton, Medical […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER REQUESTING MEETING WITH STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ON RACIAL BREAKDOWN OF VACCINE DISTRIBUTION AND STRATEGIES MOVING FORWARD

PRESS RELEASE                                          Thursday, February 11, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is requesting a meeting with state health officials on equitable vaccine distribution for Birmingham’s predominately Black communities. The Alabama Department of […]

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VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2021

Please Click Here to View the February 9, 2021 Virtual Birmingham City Council Meeting

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER REQUESTING BRIEFING FROM STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ON RACIAL BREAKDOWN OF VACCINE DISTRIBUTION AND STRATEGIES MOVING FORWARD

PRESS RELEASE                                        Tuesday, February 9, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is requesting a briefing from state health officials on equitable vaccine distribution for Birmingham’s predominately Black communities. The Alabama Department of Health […]

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PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER AND COUNCILOR JOHN HILLIARD JOIN WITH FIATH LEADERS FOR FOOD BOX GIVEAWAY

PRESS RELEASE                                        Friday, February 5, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker and Councilor John Hilliard are partnering with Reverend Harold Bass and local faith leaders for a food giveaway at Olivet Monumental Baptist Church. […]

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COUNCIL APPROVES RESOLUTION TO ALLOW FOR COVID-19 VACCINATION SITES AT LEGION FIELD AND RECREATION CENTERS

PRESS RELEASE                                  Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Today the Birmingham City Council unanimously approved a resolution that opens the door for potential vaccination sites to be set up at Legion Field and recreation centers across […]

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VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIDEO FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2020

Please Click Here to View the February 2, 2021 Virtual Birmingham City Council Meeting

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL AND BIRMINGHAM ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS LAUNCHING PATHWAYS TO HOMEOWNERSHIP SERIES

PRESS RELEASE                                        Thursday, January 28, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov The Birmingham City Council and the Birmingham Association of Realtors are partnering for an educational campaign highlighting resources available for potential homebuyers – the Brown Bag Series will feature panel discussions with local housing experts and […]

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RESUMES ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE MEDICAL CLINIC BOARD OF THE CITY OF BIRMINGHAM

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VIRTUAL BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIDEO FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2021

Please Click Here to View the January 26, 2021 Virtual Birmingham City Council Meeting

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PRESIDENT PARKER REQEUSTING BRIEFINGS FROM FEDERAL OFFICIALS REGARDING EQUITABLE COVID-19 VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

PRESS RELEASE                                  Monday, January 25, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is requesting a briefing from federal officials regarding vaccination distribution plans for Birmingham. The Biden Administration has announced efforts to ensure that historically underserved […]

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THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION RELEASED A COMPREHENSIVE NATIONAL STRATEGY TO GET THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC UNDER CONTROL….

On Thursday, the Biden administration released a comprehensive national strategy to get the coronavirus pandemic under control and signed several executive actions, including ramping up vaccination supplies and requiring international travelers to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to traveling to the US. The document also lays out plans to address historically underserved […]

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