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Public Safety, Transportation Committee Meeting

July 17, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Meeting Day & Time:  1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 4:30 p.m.  – Birmingham City Hall – 3rd Floor, Council Chambers

The Public Safety, Transportation Committee recommends on matters regarding public safety, generally; Birmingham Police Department; Birmingham Fire Department; and Emergency Management.
Applications for liquor licenses are made through the ABC Board. The application is then forwarded to the Police Department where a background check is made on the applicant. The Police Department notifies Community Development and a letter is sent to the neighborhood president where the establishment will be located. The Planning & Zoning Division is notified and investigates for any zoning problems and required parking spaces. All information is then sent to the Public Safety Committee where the committee makes a recommendation to the full council. The Police Department, Zoning Division, Community Development, and the Mayor’s Office are all represented at this meeting.
The transportation portion of this committee recommends on matters pertaining to transportation, generally; airport and aviation; traffic engineering; parking facilities, and the Birmingham Transit Authority. Requests for items to be placed on the agenda should be made to the Committee Chairperson. Taxis and Jitney services are brought before the Transportation and Communication Committee for approval and items that are recommended for approval by the Committee are brought before the full Council.

The Committee also makes recommendation to the Council for wrecker service contracts in the City.

Additionally the committee makes recommendations for appointments to the following: Birmingham Cable Commission, the Parking Authority Board, and the Transit Advisory Committee. Appointments to the Birmingham Airport Authority are made by the Mayor.

tSteven Hoyt, Councilor, District 8 Committee Chair)
tWilliam Parker, Councilor, District 4
tSheila Tyson, Councilor, District 6


tBirmingham Construction Industry Authority
tCemetery Task Force
tConstruction Board of Adjustments and Appeals
tElectrical Board of Examiners
tJefferson County Flood Control
tSolid Waste Authority
tEmergency Medical Service Committee
tHealth and Medical Benefits Board
tHealth Care Authority of Birmingham
tMedical Clinics Board – Baptist Medical Center
tMedical Clinics Board – Children’s Hospital
tMedical Clinics Board – Crestwood
tMedical Clinics Board – Estes
tMedical Clinics Board – General
tMedical Clinics Board – Hillcrest
tMedical Clinics Board – Medical Center Eat
tMedical Clinics Board – Montclair
tMedical Clinics Board – North
tMedical Clinics Board – Norwood
tMedical Clinics Board – South
tMedical Clinics Board – South Highland
tMedical Clinics Board – St. Martin’s in the Pines
tMedical Clinics Board – University of Alabama Health Services Foundation
tMedical Clinics Board – West
tMental Retardation and Development Disabilities
tSpecial Care Facilities Financing Authority – Baptist Medical Center
tSpecial Care Facilities Financing Authority – Carraway
tSpecial Care Facilities Financing Authority – Children’s Hospital
tSpecial Care Facilities Financing Authority – Eye Foundation
tSpecial Care Facilities Financing Authority – Fairhaven
tSpecial Care Facilities Financing Authority – General
tSpecial Care Facilities Financing Authority – Medical Center East
tSpecial Care Facilities Financing Authority – St. Vincent
tSpecial Care Facilities Financing Authority – United Cerebral Palsy

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 
Minutes are available once they are approved by the Committee.


July 17, 2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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