Press Releases

Week Ahead Preview 1.18.19

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

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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Council passes resolution seeking additional representation on the World Games local organizing committee

PRESS RELEASE                                     Tuesday January 15, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL –The Birmingham City Council has passed a resolution amending language in the 2021 World Games local organizing committee’s structure, requesting that the Board of Directors adds an additional seat for Council representation on the local organizing committee. The […]

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Birmingham City Council issues statement of condolences and support to the Birmingham Police Department

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                Sunday January 13, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – On behalf of the Birmingham City Council, Please join me in lifting up our thoughts and prayers for the families of the officers shot this morning, as well as the men and women of Birmingham Police Department. Our […]

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Week Ahead Preview 01.11.2019

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Councilor Crystal Smitherman hits the ground running

PRESS RELEASE                                     Friday January 11, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Newly appointed District 6 Councilor Crystal Smitherman is pushing for the men and women’s bathrooms on the first three floors of City Hall to be outfitted with baby changing stations where citizens with children are most likely to […]

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Birmingham City Council issues statement of condolences in the loss of former Mayor Larry Langford

PRESS RELEASE                                     Tuesday January 8, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – “The Birmingham City Council wishes to extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends in the loss of our former Mayor Larry Langford. We are deeply grateful for his countless contributions to the City, County and […]

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Birmingham City Council unanimously approves resolution of support for Dr. Angela Davis

 PRESS RELEASE                                     Tuesday January 8, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   On the heels of the news that broke over the weekend that the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute rescinded an award that was to be presented to Dr. Angela Davis, the Birmingham City Council unanimously passed a resolution of support for […]

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Week Ahead Preview 01.04.2019

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New District 1 and District 6 representatives sworn in to the Birmingham City Council

 PRESS RELEASE                                     Wednesday January 2, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL –Newly-appointed Birmingham City Councilors Crystal Smitherman and Clinton Woods were sworn in as representatives on Wednesday. All nine seats of the Council have now been filled until the next citywide election is held. The two Councilors touched on […]

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