Press Releases

Councilors Scales and Tyson give parting remarks of gratitude and service to colleagues and constituents during final day on Council

PRESS RELEASE                                                                        Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Today the Birmingham City Council and Mayor Randall Woodfin bid farewell to Councilors Sheila Tyson and Lashunda Scales, both of whom will be sworn in as Jefferson County Commissioners on Wednesday. “I want to thank them for their service […]

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Council approves funding for Birmingham City Schools

PRESS RELEASE                                                             Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL– The Birmingham City Council passed an item on today’s agenda that will provide $35,000 to building maintenance and equipment for six Birmingham City Schools. The funding for the projects is coming from the District 6 Discretionary Fund. The item […]

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Wardine Alexander sworn in as District 7 Councilor; Councilor Parker voted Pro Tem; Applications Now Being accepted for Districts 1 and District 6

PRESS RELEASE                                                                        Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Former Birmingham Board of Education President Wardine Alexander has been appointed to the vacant District 7 Birmingham City Council seat. Birmingham City Councilor William Parker was voted in as President Pro Tem. The District 7 seat was vacated by […]

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Applications Open for Upcoming Vacancies on City Council in District 1 and District 6

The Birmingham City Council is now accepting applications to fill the two seats that will be vacated on November 14th by District 1 Councilor Lashunda Scales and District 6 Councilor Sheila Tyson. For those interested in being considered for the District 1 and District 6 seats, each applicant should be a qualified elector of the […]

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Councilor Steven Hoyt’s response to Mayor Woodfin regarding the Firehouse Shelter

The views and opinions expressed in this letter are those of Councilor Steven Hoyt’sand do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Birmingham City Council. Mayor Randall L. Woodfin: Tuesday’s discussion at the Birmingham City Council meeting on funding for a new facility to house the Firehouse Shelter was never about homelessness […]

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Birmingham City Council votes to delay District 7 appointment and President Pro Tem seat following split vote

PRESS RELEASE                                                                        Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL– After holding two separate votes in an effort to break the stalemate, the Birmingham City Council’s effort to appoint a replacement for the vacant District 7 seat ended in a 4 to 4 tie. After hearing from District […]

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District 9 Presents Tuxedo Function In The Junction –  Birmingham’s Oldest Music Festival Celebrates 33 years in the Ensley Community

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                         Wednesday, October 17, 2018  Contact:        Alexia Patterson, Committee Assistant, District 9  Phone:           205.254.2302  alexia.patterson@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL — The 33rd Annual Tuxedo Function in the Junction will be held this Saturday, October 20th, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Erskine Hawkins Park. This event commemorates the life and legacy of Alabama Jazz Hall […]

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Birmingham City Council appoints new member to Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL– The Birmingham City Council has appointed Carly Miller as a new member of the Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board, replacing Bernard Kincaid’s expired term. Miller received five votes necessary to appoint her to the board. The term will expire […]

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The 12thAnnual Party With a Purpose Kicks Off Saturday October 6th and it WILL be the BEST YET!!

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Thursday October 4, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL –It’s almost time! You don’t want to miss out on this year’s Party With A Purpose! There will be tons of giveaways, food, fun and prizes not to mention health fairs, on site job recruiting and power packed […]

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The Birmingham City Council will appoint a replacement for vacant District 7 seat and appoint new President Pro Tem on October 23, 2018

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL– The Birmingham City Council voted to appoint a replacement for the vacant District 7 seat as well as vote on a new President Pro Tem on October 23, 2018. The Council will first appoint a replacement and then, once […]

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