Press Releases

Week Ahead Preview 11.16.2018

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Councilor William Parker is offering transportation services for citizens to attend public hearing on Title V air pollution permit

PRESS RELEASE                                                                     Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL —Councilor William Parker wants to ensure that the citizens in the North Birmingham community have an opportunity for their voices to be heard. On Thursday, November 15, 2018 he will take that opportunity a step further by picking […]

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Councilors Scales and Tyson give parting remarks of gratitude and service to colleagues and constituents during final day on Council

PRESS RELEASE                                                                        Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Today the Birmingham City Council and Mayor Randall Woodfin bid farewell to Councilors Sheila Tyson and Lashunda Scales, both of whom will be sworn in as Jefferson County Commissioners on Wednesday. “I want to thank them for their service […]

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Week Ahead Preview 11.09.2018

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Council approves funding for Birmingham City Schools

PRESS RELEASE                                                             Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL– The Birmingham City Council passed an item on today’s agenda that will provide $35,000 to building maintenance and equipment for six Birmingham City Schools. The funding for the projects is coming from the District 6 Discretionary Fund. The item […]

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Week Ahead Preview 11.02.2018

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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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Week Ahead Preview 10.26.2018

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Councilor Steven Hoyt’s response to Mayor Woodfin regarding the Firehouse Shelter

The views and opinions expressed in this letter are those of Councilor Steven Hoyt’sand do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Birmingham City Council. Mayor Randall L. Woodfin: Tuesday’s discussion at the Birmingham City Council meeting on funding for a new facility to house the Firehouse Shelter was never about homelessness […]

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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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