Press Releases & News Stories

Birmingham Mayor Signs New Open Data Policy via Executive Order

April 18, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: April Odom OpenGov Contact: Brian Purchia  Birmingham Mayor Signs New Open Data Policy via Executive Order  Birmingham, Alabama Partners With OpenGov to Launch a New Online Platform To Increase Transparency and Accountability, Help the Public and City Officials Access Valuable Government Data and Information  BIRMINGHAM, AL & REDWOOD CITY, Calif – […]

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Up to $5000 ATF reward – Birmingham Fires

April 10, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Nashville Field Division, Birmingham Fire and Police Department, and the Mayor’s Office announced today a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the multitude of fires, which have occurred within neighborhoods […]

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Mayor Bell to join Wells Fargo, NeighborWorks America and NHS of Birmingham to launch $2.55 million NeighborhoodLIFT® program for local homebuyers

April 5, 2017

Mayor Bell to join Wells Fargo, NeighborWorks America and NHS of Birmingham to launch $2.55 million NeighborhoodLIFT® program for local homebuyers   Eligible homebuyers can make an appointment now to apply for a matching down payment assistance grant up to $7,500 on April 28-29; program includes homebuyer education   WHO:         Honorable Mayor William Bell, […]

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Mayor William Bell will host Birmingham City School Students for a Private Screening of Movie, “I Am Not Your Negro” at Carver Theatre

March 28, 2017

Contact: April Odom Mayor’s Office of Public Information Mayor William Bell will host Birmingham City School Students for a Private Screening of Movie, “I Am Not Your Negro” at Carver Theatre Mayor William Bell will host young men at the Carver Theatre to watch the powerful documentary, “I Am Not Your Negro,” March 31st, 3:00pm-5:00pm. […]

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Birmingham Municipal Court Helps Over 600 Citizens Receive Drivers Licenses via RENEW Program

March 28, 2017

Contact: April Odom Mayor’s Office of Public Information Birmingham Municipal Court Helps Over 600 Citizens Receive Drivers Licenses via RENEW Program The Municipal Court has implemented a “Renew” Program which helps citizens obtain their driver’s license. The program helps those who have had a license suspended, failed the driver’s license test, and those who need assistance […]

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