Press Releases

Week Ahead Video 7.6.2020

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Week Ahead Video 6.29.2020

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RESOLUTION TO RENAME PORTION OF SIXTEENTH STREET NORTH WILL BE WITHDRAWN AS PRESIDENT PARKER WORKS WITH COMMUNITY LEADERS TO ADDRESS REFORMATIVE POLICY MATTERS

PRESS RELEASE                                    Monday, June 22, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Following a weekend of constructive discussions with local activists, business owners and residents, Council President William Parker has said he will withdraw a resolution seeking to rename […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER SUBMITTING RESOLUTION TO RENAME PORTION OF SIXTEENTH STREET NORTH TO BLACK IVES MATTER BOULEVARD

PRESS RELEASE                                    Friday, June 19, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Next Tuesday the Birmingham City Council will be considering a resolution that would rename a portion of Sixteenth Street North to Black Lives Matter Boulevard. The street […]

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Week Ahead Video 6.22.2020

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER PARTNERING WITH CLERGY CONCERNED FOR THE COMMUNITY FOR A MARCH FOR JUSTICE ON FRIDAY, 5:00 P.M.

PRESS RELEASE                                    Thursday, June 18, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Birmingham City Council President William Parker is partnering with Clergy Concerned for the Community for a Juneteenth event this Friday, starting at 5:00pm at Linn Park.  The community […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER ENCOURAGING COLLEAGUES AND RESIDENTS TO WEAR BLACK RIBBONS ON TUESDAY HONORING RAYSHARD BROOKS AND OTHER VICTIMS OF INJUSTICE

PRESS RELEASE                                    Monday, June 15, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Tuesday, June 16, the Birmingham City Council will be wearing black ribbons to honor those who have lost their lives to injustice, including Rayshard Brooks, who […]

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL EXTENDS FACE COVERING ORDINANCE, SETS PUBLIC HEARING DATE FOR AVONDALE ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT DESIGNATION

PRESS RELEASE                                    Tuesday, June 9, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov The Birmingham City Council voted to extend the city’s face covering ordinance until July 3, marking the fourth extension of the ordinance that was originally passed in […]

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UPDATE ON COVID-19 TESTING SITES IN BIRMINGHAM

PRESS RELEASE                                    Monday, June 8, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Over the last month, COVID-19 testing across all of Birmingham’s communities has begun to increase thanks to coordinated efforts from city leaders, health officials and faith leaders. […]

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL RECEIVES UPDATE FROM JCDH REGARDING COVID-19 ZIP CODE DATA

PRESS RELEASE                                    Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov During Tuesday’s meeting, the Birmingham City Council received an update from the Jefferson County Health Department detailing the number of COVID-19 cases broken down by zip code. […]

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