Economic Development & Tourism Committee

The Economic Development & Tourism Committee Advises on Matters Regarding: Economic development strategy and incentives, Acquisition and disposal of real estate assets (i.e., surplus), City participation in multi-jurisdictional economic development projects

Committee Information

TASKS:

  • Develops and maintains relations with various economic development and tourism entities such as but not limited to the Alabama Department of Commerce, Alabama Department of Tourism, Business Council of Alabama, Birmingham Business Alliance, Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Birmingham Jefferson County Convention Center
  • Recommend for appointments to the Industrial Development Board, Downtown Redevelopment Authority, and others

Committee Meetings

Meeting Day and Time:

1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at  11:30 a.m. 

Meeting Location:

1st Tuesday – Conference Rooms D&E

3rd Tuesday -City Council Chambers –  Birmingham City Hall

Meeting Information

CANCELLED: JOINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM AND SPECIAL CALLED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING, 06.18.2024
Scheduled Meeting Date: 06/18/2024
JOINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM AND SPECIAL CALLED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING, 06.04.2024
Scheduled Meeting Date: 06/04/2024
JOINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM AND SPECIAL CALLED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING, 05.21.2024
Scheduled Meeting Date: 05/21/2024
JOINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM AND SPECIAL CALLED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING, 05.07.2024
Scheduled Meeting Date: 05/07/2024
JOINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM AND SPECIAL CALLED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING, 04.16.2024
Scheduled Meeting Date: 04/16/2024
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Committee Members

Committee Chairperson

Hunter Williams

District 2

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Committee Member

Carol E. Clarke

District 8

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Committee Links

Committee Member

Clinton P. Woods

District 1

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Other Committee Information

CITY DEPARTMENTS WITHIN PURVIEW:

  • Department of Innovation and Economic Opportunity (IEO)
  • Office of the City Attorney (as it relates to incentive agreements)