Press Releases

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 votes to delay District 7 appointment and President Pro Tem seat following split vote

PRESS RELEASE                                                                        Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL– After holding two separate votes in an effort to break the stalemate, the Birmingham City Council’s effort to appoint a replacement for the vacant District 7 seat ended in a 4 to 4 tie. After hearing from District […]

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The Birmingham City Council will appoint a replacement for vacant District 7 seat and appoint new President Pro Tem on October 23, 2018

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL– The Birmingham City Council voted to appoint a replacement for the vacant District 7 seat as well as vote on a new President Pro Tem on October 23, 2018. The Council will first appoint a replacement and then, once […]

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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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