Press Releases

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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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 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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