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City Council President Pro Tem William Parker wants the Oakland Raiders to play in Birmingham

February 8, 2019

PRESS RELEASE                              Friday February 8, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – President Pro Tem William Parker has reached out to the Oakland Raiders about the possibility of the franchise playing the upcoming 2019 season […]

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Birmingham City Councilors to host Press Conference to launch ‘Let’s Keep Legion Field Green’ Initiative

February 7, 2019

PRESS RELEASE                              Thursday February 7, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL– Just in time for Birmingham Iron’s first home game this coming Sunday February 10, 2019 at 3pm, Legion Field will be all set to GO GREEN! To launch this initiative, Councilor Crystal Smitherman and Council Pro Tem William […]

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Councilor Crystal Smitherman looks for solutions to fix flooding issues

January 25, 2019

PRESS RELEASE                                     Friday January 25, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – In stunning footage that appeared on national television this week, drivers on Sixth Ave. South were stranded and vehicles were partially submerged during recent heavy rains. Councilor Crystal Smitherman, who represents area where the flooding occurred, said […]

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Week Ahead Preview 1.18.19

January 18, 2019

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Councilor Crystal Smitherman and Council Pro Tem William Parker urge Park Board to pass Legion Field Green Initiative

January 15, 2019

PRESS RELEASE                                     Tuesday January 15, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL– Legion Field could soon get a lot greener following a resolution passed unanimously by the Birmingham City Council that “supports and encourages” the Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board to adopt an environmental and recycling policy for the city-owned […]

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