Press Releases

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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Councilor Sheila Tyson continues to push for solutions to ongoing problem of trains blocking intersections in neighborhoods

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Monday, July 16, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— A train has been blocking intersections in West End since Sunday and has still not moved as of Monday afternoon. The location of the train is near Pearson Ave. Among the intersections that are currently blocked, 15thAve. SW […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson to bring greetings at Kids First Developmental Academy, Inc. Graduation Gala

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Friday May 25, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL—Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson believes in keeping the youth encouraged and motivated in everything they set out to do. This evening she will give greetings to parents, students and staff at the Kids First Developmental Academy, Inc. Graduating […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson to participate in informational session that will reveal new safety routes for pedestrians

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Thursday April 26, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL—As a member of the Gulf States Coalition, Councilor Sheila Tyson will be in attendance as the group reveals findings from a three-year study this evening at 5:30 p.m. The information will reveal new safety routes throughout the city and will […]

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Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson to Host Meeting Regarding Future of Cooper Green Mercy Hospital

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Wednesday January 31, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2055 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— Councilor Sheila Tyson along with the Committee to Save Jefferson County will be hosting an urgent meeting regarding the future of Cooper Green Mercy Hospital. On January 25, the Jefferson County Commission voted to allow the County Manager […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson gives back with Toys for Kids Giveaway

PRESS RELEASE                                                                     Thursday December 21, 2017 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2055 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL—Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson has […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson partners with Innovate Bham Workforce Development to help bring job opportunities to the community

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Monday December 18, 2017 Contact: Cody Owens Phone: 205-254-2294 cody.owens@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— The deadline for a workforce development program aimed at underemployed/unemployed Jefferson County residents who are between the ages of 17 and 26 who would like to learn coding basics is this coming Wednesday Dec. 20. There will be a recruiting […]

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