District 9 News

COUNCIILOR PRESIDENT PRO TEM ALEXANDER AND COUNCILOR HILLIARD HOLDING JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS UPCOMING SOULS TO THE POLLS INITITIATIVE

October 30, 2020

PRESS RELEASE                                         Friday, October 30, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Birmingham City Councilors John Hilliard and President Pro Tem Wardine Alexander will face off in a Souls to the Polls Versus Battle, a campaign to […]

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TONIGHT: SEPTEMBER 17TH, 5:00 PM, COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER AND COUNCILOR HILLIARD CONTINUE PARTNERSHIP FOR FRESH FOOD GIVEAWAY

September 18, 2020

PRESS RELEASE                                Thursday, September 17, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Thursday, September 17th, Council President William Parker and Councilor John Hilliard of District 9 will be joining the leadership at Olivet Monumental Baptist Church for a food giveaway. The […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER AND COUNCILOR HILLIARD PARTNERING FOR FOOD GIVEAWAY AND CENSUS PARTICIPATION EVENT

September 9, 2020

PRESS RELEASE                                Wednesday, September 9, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Thursday, September 10, Council President William Parker and Councilor John Hilliard will be joining the leadership at Olivet Monumental Baptist Church and Census 2020 representatives for a food […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT WILLIAM PARKER AND COUNCILOR JOHN HILLIARD PARTNERING FOR FOOD AND MASK GIVEAWAY

July 15, 2020

PRESS RELEASE                                    Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov As the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to climb across the state, the Birmingham City Council is committed to providing residents with access to fresh produce […]

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COUNCILORS WILLIAM PARKER AND JOHN HILLIARD PARTNERING FOR FOOD AND MASK GIVEAWAY

July 10, 2020

PRESS RELEASE                                    Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Tomorrow, Council President William Parker will be partnering with District 9 Councilor John Hilliard and Rev. Harold Bass with Olivet Monumental Baptist Church for a fresh food and mask giveaway. The event […]

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Council approves funding agreement for youth workforce development program

April 2, 2019

PRESS RELEASE                                                       Tuesday April 2, 2019  Contact: Cody Owens  Phone: 205-254-2036  Cell: 205-317-1121  cody.owens@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – On Tuesday the Birmingham City Council approved a $15,000 funding […]

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

January 9, 2019

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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District 9 Presents Tuxedo Function In The Junction –  Birmingham’s Oldest Music Festival Celebrates 33 years in the Ensley Community

October 17, 2018

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                         Wednesday, October 17, 2018  Contact:        Alexia Patterson, Committee Assistant, District 9  Phone:           205.254.2302  alexia.patterson@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL — The 33rd Annual Tuxedo Function in the Junction will be held this Saturday, October 20th, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Erskine Hawkins Park. This event commemorates the life and legacy of Alabama Jazz Hall […]

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Birmingham has 24 Opportunity Zones submitted to U.S. Department of Treasury

March 22, 2018

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Thursday March 22, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254.2294 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – On March 21, Governor Kay Ivey released a list of 158 Opportunity Zones she has submitted to the U.S. Department of Treasury, 24 of which are located in Birmingham. These zones are designed to draw long-term capital investments into […]

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Some ‘Extra Crispy’ Economic Development is headed to District 9

January 10, 2018

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The Big Pitch: Enon Ridge’s Third Street Market brings back prize money to a community yearning for more fresh food

December 1, 2017

“I’m beyond excited about this,” Councilor John Hilliard said, heaping praise on the work being done in District 9 by Rod Cowan, the most recent winner of The Big Pitch, a business competition put on by REV Birmingham. “He’s young, progressive and he has a vision. Whatever we can do on our end to help […]

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