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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Councilor Crystal Smitherman hits the ground running

PRESS RELEASE                                     Friday January 11, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Newly appointed District 6 Councilor Crystal Smitherman is pushing for the men and women’s bathrooms on the first three floors of City Hall to be outfitted with baby changing stations where citizens with children are most likely to […]

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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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New District 1 and District 6 representatives sworn in to the Birmingham City Council

 PRESS RELEASE                                     Wednesday January 2, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL –Newly-appointed Birmingham City Councilors Crystal Smitherman and Clinton Woods were sworn in as representatives on Wednesday. All nine seats of the Council have now been filled until the next citywide election is held. The two Councilors touched on […]

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Birmingham City Council appoints new councilors to District 1 and District 6 vacant seats

  PRESS RELEASE                                      Tuesday December 18, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL –The Birmingham City Council appointed two new members to the governing body on Tuesday to fill the vacant seats in District 1 and District 6. Clinton Woods (District 1) and Crystal Smitherman (District 6) were selected by […]

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Deadline closed for District 1 and District 6 Council seats, over a dozen applicants to be considered for each district

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chiara Perry                                                                                                     […]

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Councilors Scales and Tyson give parting remarks of gratitude and service to colleagues and constituents during final day on Council

PRESS RELEASE                                                                        Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Today the Birmingham City Council and Mayor Randall Woodfin bid farewell to Councilors Sheila Tyson and Lashunda Scales, both of whom will be sworn in as Jefferson County Commissioners on Wednesday. “I want to thank them for their service […]

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Council approves funding for Birmingham City Schools

PRESS RELEASE                                                             Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL– The Birmingham City Council passed an item on today’s agenda that will provide $35,000 to building maintenance and equipment for six Birmingham City Schools. The funding for the projects is coming from the District 6 Discretionary Fund. The item […]

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Come Celebrate with Councilor Sheila Tyson for the 104th Birthday Celebration of Mrs. Pearl Porter!

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Wednesday August 8, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL—Councilor Sheila Tyson loves celebrating the milestones of citizens in our communities. Today she will join neighborhood leaders for the 104th Birthday Celebration of Mrs. Pearl Porter, an honorable senior citizen in the greater Birmingham community. “I’m delighted to […]

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Birmingham City Councilors Sheila Tyson and Lashunda Scales win runoff races for the Jefferson County Commission, council seats expected to filled by the end of the year

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL— On Tuesday, Councilors Sheila Tyson and Lashunda Scales won their runoff races for the Jefferson County Commission against Democratic incumbents. Since no Republicans are in the race for either of the Jefferson County Commission seats, Councilors Scales and Tyson […]

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