Press Releases

Birmingham City Council Meeting will resume Tuesday March 19, 2019

PRESS RELEASE                                                     Monday March 18, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Birmingham City Council Meeting will resume on Tuesday March 19, 2019 with Pre-Council […]

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New discussions for compromise of an additional field at George Ward Park to be held during Special Called Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting Monday; public input meetings tentatively set for Thursday

 PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Sunday March 10, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Council Pro Tem William Parker will lead discussions and offer solutions, including compromising with community stakeholders for the City to provide another softball/ baseball field at George Ward Park so that all sports can co-exist. These details are on […]

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Debate over George Ward Park dominates Council meeting; item delayed two weeks, public input meetings pending

PRESS RELEASE                                                     Tuesday March 5, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Following a thorough discussion, the Council unanimously passed a two-week delay on the […]

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Councilor Steven Hoyt and Birmingham Black Nurses Association to teach CPR Training to Neighborhood Leaders

PRESS RELEASE                                                                       Thursday, February 28, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Birmingham City Councilor […]

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Partnership with DC BLOX will bring internet access to Memorial Park

PRESS RELEASE                              Wednesday February 20, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL –During Wednesday’s Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board meeting, Councilor Crystal Smitherman gave a brief presentation about a proposed agreement between DC BLOX and the […]

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City Council President Pro Tem William Parker wants the Oakland Raiders to play in Birmingham

PRESS RELEASE                              Friday February 8, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – President Pro Tem William Parker has reached out to the Oakland Raiders about the possibility of the franchise playing the upcoming 2019 season […]

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Birmingham City Councilors to host Press Conference to launch ‘Let’s Keep Legion Field Green’ Initiative

PRESS RELEASE                              Thursday February 7, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL– Just in time for Birmingham Iron’s first home game this coming Sunday February 10, 2019 at 3pm, Legion Field will be all set to GO GREEN! To launch this initiative, Councilor Crystal Smitherman and Council Pro Tem William […]

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Councilor Crystal Smitherman looks for solutions to fix flooding issues

PRESS RELEASE                                     Friday January 25, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – In stunning footage that appeared on national television this week, drivers on Sixth Ave. South were stranded and vehicles were partially submerged during recent heavy rains. Councilor Crystal Smitherman, who represents area where the flooding occurred, said […]

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Week Ahead Preview 1.18.19

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Councilor Crystal Smitherman and Council Pro Tem William Parker urge Park Board to pass Legion Field Green Initiative

PRESS RELEASE                                     Tuesday January 15, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL– Legion Field could soon get a lot greener following a resolution passed unanimously by the Birmingham City Council that “supports and encourages” the Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board to adopt an environmental and recycling policy for the city-owned […]

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