Press Releases

Deadline closed, Thirteen candidates applied to fill seat of District 7 Council Seat

PRESS RELEASE                                                         Tuesday September 11, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – As of 5 p.m. on September 11, the Birmingham City Council has closed the deadline for residents of District 7 to submit their applications and resumes to fill the vacant City Council seat. In total there were 13 […]

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Application deadline extended to fill seat of Council President Pro Tem Jay Roberson

PRESS RELEASE                                                         Monday September 10, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Today marks the official resignation of Council President Pro Tem Jay Roberson who announced he would be stepping down last month. The Birmingham City Council has extended the deadline to accept applications and resumes from District 7 residents […]

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The Birmingham City Council is now accepting applications and resumes to fill the unexpired term of President Pro Tem Jay Roberson

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Beginning today, August 21st, the Birmingham City Council will accept applications and resumes from District 7 residents who are interested in filling the unexpired term of President Pro Tempore, Jay Roberson. Council Pro Tem Roberson’s resignation is effective September […]

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Birmingham City Council President Pro Tem Jay Roberson resigns from Council seat

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Thursday, August 16, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov On Thursday August 16, 2018 Council President Pro Tem Jay Roberson announced he will be resigning from his seat on Birmingham City Council. Roberson said the reason for resignation is to support his wife who has accepted a new position with […]

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Council approves funding for Coding Boot Camp at Lawson State, first of its kind in the State of Alabama

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL—This summer, Lawson State, which is located in District 7, will partner with the Birmingham City School System to host a series of four-day Swift Coding Boot Camp that will teach middle school and high school students the basics […]

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Council Pro Tem Jay Roberson to celebrate the success of local student athletes with academic excellence at the ‘Grades Up Laced Up’ event

 PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Thursday, May 17, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL—The school year is almost over, but that won’t stop Council Pro Tem Jay Roberson and the Birmingham City Council from reminding all students of their value, success and hard work in all they do, even in their athletics. […]

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Birmingham City Schools Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council Presents #NeverAgainBham – Council Pro Tem Jay Roberson to serve as panelist

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Thursday April 26, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— As discussions are happening across the nation about how to curb violence in schools and among youth, Council President Pro Tem Jay Roberson will be a panelist this evening to further those conversations and come up with practical solutions. Following […]

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Wenonah High School Receives National Ranking by MaxPrep Sports

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                   Thursday, May 5, 2016 Contact: Brittany Sharp Phone: 205-721-5369 brittany.sharp@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Another accolade is in the works for the Wenonah Lady Dragons. MaxPreps has announced that the championship team has finished No. 36 nationally for the 2015-16 season. The Lady Dragons will be presented with the award on Friday, […]

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District 7 Mine #10 Re-opening Red Mountain Park

Mine number 10 recently opened at the Historic Red Mountain Park in District 7. Council Pro Tem Jay Roberson had the honor of giving greetings during that ceremony as well as join in the exciting time of exploring some of Birmingham’s rich history with our citizens.

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New Publix Food Market Coming to District 7

2017 is already off to a great start for the City of Birmingham. City leaders and local officials recently announced that Publix Super Market would be making its home in District 7 in the very near future. Birmingham City Councilor Jay Roberson spoke about how significant this new development is to not only District 7 but to […]

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