Although Zyp bikes officially left Birmingham streets on December 31, the Birmingham City Council is considering an ordinance that could open the door to a ton of new micro-mobility options.Continue reading “New City Council Ordinance could reintroduce micro-mobility to Birmingham”
Do you have a vision for the downtown Birmingham area? If you missed the recent public-information sessions for the city’s updated master plan that’s underway, that’s OK! You can still share your input and participate in the planning process.Continue reading “3 things to know about Birmingham’s updated master plan, including how you can get involved”
The Birmingham City Council recently approved $40 million in general obligation warrants and refinanced bonds, and that means there’s capital funding for several projects throughout the city, like new stairs for the central library downtown. More projects are getting a cut of the money, too.
The City of Birmingham’s 2019 operating budget comes in at $436 million, with an increase of $8 million. Here’s what’s being funded and what’s being cut:
Looks like we’re going with: You have to spend money to make money.
Looks like Birmingham’s budget will be approved … sometime? What’s taking the city council so long?
Our outgoing mayor is for it, and our incoming mayor is ready for the possibilities. Who else is involved with Birmingham’s bid to attract Amazon’s new headquarters to the Magic City?
Your voices have been heard, Birmingham. You voted for change and received it. There are new faces on the city council, the school board and in the mayor’s office.
On Tuesday, Birmingham voters head to the polls in a city-wide election runoff. Mayor, city council and school board seats are up for grabs.
Incumbent William Bell and former Birmingham School Board President Randall Woodfin will face each other in the race for Birmingham’s next mayor.
It’s down to former Birmingham School Board president Randall Woodfin and incumbent Mayor William Bell in an October 3 runoff for Birmingham’s next mayor.
The Washington Post. Bloomberg. A mention in the New York Times. Birmingham’s present and past continue to play out in the nation’s politics and news.
She represents District 4, but Mary Jean Baker LaMay wants to improve opportunities for all of Birmingham’s 99 neighborhoods.
Her ideas include: GED courses, job training and computer labs at city facilities. Addressing poverty as a way to impact crime and unify Birmingham is also important to her.
The shooting death of a two-year old and the injuries sustained by his mother and another man have sparked a community-wide outcry:
How can we stop the violence?
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This candidate for mayor is writing her PhD dissertation on juvenile injustice in Alabama.