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Boutwell Auditorium will be a drop-off site for non-perishable items for tornado survivors

Birmingham, AL — Mayor Randall L. Woodfin has arranged for Boutwell Auditorium to function as a drop-off location for items to help tornado survivors in northern Jefferson County, Feb. 1 – 3. An EF 3 tornado hit Fultondale, Center Point and the northern part of the county on Monday, Jan. 25. The address is 1930 Abraham Woods […]

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Boutwell Auditorium warming station will be open Jan. 27 and 28

The City of Birmingham will host a warming station at Boutwell Auditorium Jan. 27 and Jan. 28. The warming station will open each day at 5 p.m. and close at 7 a.m. each morning. Anyone entering Boutwell must wear a face covering.   The address is 1930 Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd.

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Mayor Woodfin Announces $6.2 Million in Emergency Rental Assistance for Birmingham Residents Affected by COVID-19

BIRMINGHAM – Mayor Randall L. Woodfin announces the City of Birmingham has been notified that it will receive $6,272,092 from the federal government through the Emergency Rental Assistance program to assist households that are unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is another tool for the city to help our […]

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Apply to join Birmingham’s Small Business Council by March 4

Birmingham, AL — The City of Birmingham’s Department of Innovation and Economic Opportunity has opened the application process for small business owners, start-up founders, ecosystem builders and small business supporters to serve on the city’s 22-person Small Business Council. The SBC will act as an advisory group to Mayor Randall L. Woodfin and IEO, recommending actions, policies […]

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Mayor Randall L. Woodfin appoints two to Birmingham Water Works Board

Birmingham Mayor Randall L. Woodfin has announced his reappointment of Lucien Blankenship and appointment of Chris Rice to the Birmingham Water Works Board. “The Birmingham Water Works Board performs a major role in the oversight of the utility for our residents,” Mayor Woodfin said. “I am pleased to appoint these two experienced and trusted professionals.” […]

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Cornell Wesley named new director of the Department of Innovation and Economic Opportunity

Mayor Randall L. Woodfin has appointed Cornell Wesley to serve as the new director of the Department of Innovation and Economic Opportunity (IEO). IEO is the principal economic development department for the city of Birmingham and the premier destination for small businesses. It is responsible for creating economic vitality through innovation and inclusive growth Wesley, […]

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Warming station at Boutwell will be open Jan. 8 – 13

The City of Birmingham will host a warming station at Boutwell Auditorium Friday, Jan. 8 – Wednesday, Jan. 13. The warming station will open each day at 5 p.m. and close at 7 a.m. each morning. Anyone entering the Boutwell must wear a face covering. The following items will be accepted as donations: Washable blankets […]

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Birmingham Mayor Randall L. Woodfin has been released from the hospital

BIRMINGHAM, AL. (Jan. 6, 2021) – Birmingham Mayor Randall L. Woodfin has been released from Princeton Baptist Medical Center, where he received Remdesivir and convalescent plasma therapy to address COVID pneumonia. He received these treatments in keeping with established criteria for COVID pneumonia patients. The mayor’s personal physician said the mayor has improved since being admitted to the hospital […]

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Virtual City Council meeting notes for Jan 5.

Tuesday’s virtual meeting also live streamed on the council’s Facebook page. The recording will be uploaded to the council’s website. SUMMARY OF   VIRTUAL PRE-COUNCIL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL   OF THE CITY OF BIRMINGHAM   JANUARY 5, 2021 at 9:00 A.M.   The Council of the City of Birmingham, Alabama, were scheduled to meet […]

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