Press Releases

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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The U.S Environmental Protection Agency Awards Birmingham with Huge Grants

The push to redevelopment communities in Birmingham City continues to grow as Birmingham City Councilors look for additional resources that will aid in a greater Birmingham. The U.S Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded two grants within one week of each other to the City of Birmingham. Both grants totaled $600,000. Councilor William Parker says the grants will help empower communities and spark […]

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Birmingham City Council Sending Strong Message About Neglected Properties; Approves Demolition of Blighted Norwood Apartments

Dilapidated properties plague the quality of essential living standards in any community. With neighborhood revitalization efforts in place by residents and community leaders alike these nuisances of structures are prohibiting the growth of many areas across Birmingham. To address the problem, Birmingham City Councilors are continuously sending strong messages to slumlords that have let their […]

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Another Sign of Progress in District 4

Another sign of progress in District 4 as a site visit was held this week to update the public on two projects that are really shaping the future of what’s to come in that area. The site visit began with a program where attendees could hear from elected officials concerning the latest status of the bridge […]

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Recent Projects Changing the Landscape in North Birmingham

Councilor William Parker got a chance to tour the progress being made for the Maxine Parker pedestrian bridge and improvements for Maclin Park in District 4. But these aren’t the only projects currently changing the landscape of North Birmingham. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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