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Birmingham City Council

There are four meetings left this week at the BJCTA boardroom and Birmingham Crossplex. Read more

Central City

This is just the first group of paving projects planned for the city, according to Mayor Randall Woodfin. Read more

Central City

Mayor Woodfin will host a town hall about plans for the old Banks High School on Tuesday in Roebuck. Read more

Central City

Members approved money for work on Woodlawn Connector Trail, Sixth Avenue South drainage. Read more

Central City

The budget includes more money for neighborhood cleanup and the city's pension fund. Read more

Central City

The ordinance, a priority for Mayor Woodfin, seeks to expand access to healthy food in the city. Read more

Central City

Council also approved a new lodging surcharge and moratorium on storage facilities Read more

Central City

A.G. Gaston Motel 9-18-18

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A ceremony will be held in the motel courtyard July 1, according to Mayor Woodfin. Read more

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Councilor Steven Hoyt said city should do more; Woodfin defended efforts by police. Read more

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bham city hall east side 6-26-18

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The city will buy the school, destroyed by fire in 2018, from the school board and seek a developer. Read more

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The developer plans mixed-use projects on Morris Avenue and at the Sherman Industries site in Parkside. Read more

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Chief Patrick D. Smith said homicides have increased in Birmingham but that people in the city can still feel safe. Read more

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Mayor Randall Woodfin

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The budget prioritizes neighborhood revitalization and fully funding the city’s pension fund, according to Woodfin. Read more

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The $500,000 in the fund will be used to incentivize grocers to locate in Birmingham's food deserts. Read more

Central City

Members also express opposition to state legislation that could prevent cities from banning plastic bags. Read more

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Members passed a resolution urging Jeffco legislators to support the regulation of alternative nicotine products and electronic nicotine delivery systems. Read more

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The Birmingham City Council approved an amendment to the city's budget that will allocate some more money to tear down dilapidated houses. Read more

Central City

bham city council 4-2-19

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Members voted to reallocate some transit money, staff the Communications Department and give tax breaks to a developer. Read more

Central City

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Passage of the plan will allow the city to avoid penalties from ADEM, EPA, officials say. Read more

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With the approval of the new shelter to be built, Harris hopes they will be able to eliminate the prevalence of the lottery system and be able to do more for men in crisis. Read more

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