Press Releases

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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Bring on the Birmingham Bowl!

Birmingham is known for it’s rich football history, and this years Birmingham Bowl may be one for the books with the expectation that SEC contender Auburn University will play at Legion Field nearly 25 years after playing there for the annual Iron Bowl game. This past Tuesday Birmingham City Councilors approved an ordinance to further […]

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Birmingham City Council’s “Nine Acts of Kindness” Continues With District 4

Our Nine Acts of Kindness project continues this time with a visit to Woodlawn High School in District 4.  Through the “Nine Acts of Kindness” campaign, each Councilor is donating much needed school supplies to each school in their district to show our appreciation for our students and teachers as we pause to reflect on […]

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District 4 Projects Changing the Landscape for Good

City and state leaders took a tour of progress being made for the Maxine Parker pedestrian bridge and improvements for Maclin Park in District 4. City, state and federal funds will total almost $10 million to finish the 3 lane bridge that will have a dedicated lane for emergency vehicles and walking lanes for pedestrians. […]

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