Press Releases

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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Birmingham City Council issues statement of condolences in the loss of former Mayor Larry Langford

PRESS RELEASE                                     Tuesday January 8, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – “The Birmingham City Council wishes to extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends in the loss of our former Mayor Larry Langford. We are deeply grateful for his countless contributions to the City, County and […]

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Birmingham City Council Pro Tem William Parker is cordially inviting citizens to the District 4 Holiday Celebration

 PRESS RELEASE                                      Monday December 17, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL –It’s beginning to look a lot like the Holiday Season and Birmingham City Council Pro Tem William Parker wants to cordially invite you to the District 4 Holiday Celebration on Tuesday December 18, 2018 from 5 to 7pm […]

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Birmingham City Council Welcomes the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the Memphis Tigers to this year’s Birmingham Bowl

PRESS RELEASE                                       Sunday December 2, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Council President Pro Tem William Parker, Chair of the Park and Recreation Committee, join the Birmingham City Council and welcome Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the Memphis Tigers to the Birmingham Bowl. The 13th Annual Birmingham Bowl […]

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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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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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Councilor William Parker and Alliance of American Football to make special team announcement

PRESS RELEASE                                                 Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   On Wednesday August 29, the Alliance of American Football will be hosting a press conference to make a team announcement. The new football league is slated to begin February 9, 2019 and will feature eight teams with 52-player rosters. “This […]

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The Birmingham City Council is now accepting applications for upcoming vacancy on Park Board

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Friday, August 17, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov The Birmingham City Council is now accepting applications for an upcoming vacancy on the Birmingham Park Board. Applicants have until 5 p.m. on August 24 to send in their resumes. The new term will take effect on October 9, 2018. The […]

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City of Birmingham District 4 Community Forum kicks off tonight at 6pm

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday August 7, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL—Citizens concerns are always a […]

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Park Board to consider vote geared to increase fan experience at Annual Magic City Classic event

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— On Wednesday, July 18, the Park Board will consider a vote to expand a portion of the Legion Field complex into additional tailgating and vendor space for and increased fan experience during this year’s Magic City Classic. The […]

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