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Coming Up this Week for the Council-Big Topics

August 21, 2015

The Birmingham City Council will be addressing some big topics this coming week. At the top of the list is a discussion to bring rideshares like Uber & Lyft into Birmingham. That’s just one of many important items council is looking at. For more information about everything the council is doing visit: www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org

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Recent Wells Fargo Funding Awarded to Birmingham Parks, Meaning Added Opportunities For Family Fun

August 21, 2015

School’s back in but it’s not too late to enjoy the sun and warm outdoors just before the fall. If your family is looking for exciting activities to shape your weekend of adventures look no further than your own backdoor at the illustrious nature parks within the City of Birmingham at Ruffner Mountain and Red […]

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Council Partners with Nike to Donate Athletic Gear for Students

August 21, 2015

Global sportswear giant Nike is swooshing into Birmingham to partner with the city council and donate athletic gear to students. Parker High School is the first recipient and Nike also plans to donate items to after school programs for K-8 students. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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Birmingham City Council Approves Minimum Wage Increase

August 18, 2015

Cheers rang out in the Birmingham City Council chamber following the passage of a minimum wage increase that will take effect July 1, 2016. It will increase from $7.25  to $8.50 an hour and then to $ 10.10 per hour July 1, 2017. President Johnathan Austin says the council made a decision to collectively fight for residents to have a […]

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Birmingham City Council Backs Minimum Wage Increase

August 17, 2015

The Birmingham City Council plans to raise the minimum wage over two years with the first increase effective July 1, 2016 to $8.50 an hour. This $2.75 increase will help lift working families out of poverty and boost the local economy by giving people more purchasing power. For more information about everything the Birmingham City […]

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