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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS REFUSE COST INITIATIVE

September 23, 2020

Due in part to loss of revenue caused by COVID-19, the City of Birmingham is aggressively exploring revenue generation and cost savings opportunities. The Mayor’s Office charged a cross-departmental team with analyzing cost effective options related to the City’s refuse management process……. CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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TONIGHT: SEPTEMBER 17TH, 5:00 PM, COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER AND COUNCILOR HILLIARD CONTINUE PARTNERSHIP FOR FRESH FOOD GIVEAWAY

September 18, 2020

PRESS RELEASE                                Thursday, September 17, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Thursday, September 17th, Council President William Parker and Councilor John Hilliard of District 9 will be joining the leadership at Olivet Monumental Baptist Church for a food giveaway. The […]

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COUNCILOR HOYT WANTS MORE DIVERSITY ON ALABAMA SPORTS HALL OF FAME BOARD

September 16, 2020

The Alabama Sports Hall of Fame needs more diversity, Birmingham City Councilor Steven Hoyt said recently. The 14-member ASHOF board did not have any African American representation until Alabama Governor Kay Ivey appointed Edgar Pruitt to one of the seats. Councilor Steven Hoyt applauded the move, but said there is still much work to be […]

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BREAKING: COUNCILOR SMITHERMAN HOLDING A PRESS CONFERENCE AT 12:30 P.M. TO HIGHLIGHT FLOODING ISSUES ON 6TH AVE. SOUTH AHEAD OF HURRICANE SALLY

September 16, 2020

PRESS RELEASE                                  Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov As Hurricane Sally makes landfall in Alabama, Birmingham City Councilor Crystal Smitherman said her community is bracing for potential flooding caused by drainage issues on 6th Avenue South. Councilor […]

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PARK BOARD REMOVES ITEM TO CLOSE SITE, PRESIDENT PARKER SAYS COUNCIL WILL WORK TO FIND ADDITIONAL SOLUTIONS

September 16, 2020

PRESS RELEASE                                  Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov During today’s Park Board meeting, a motion by Council President William Parker was approved to remove Item G from the agenda that would have closed 12 parks and […]

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