Public Works announces new bulk trash pick-up schedule for June

  To better serve Birmingham residents, Public Works has issued a new bulk trash, boxes, furniture, brush and limbs pick-up schedule for June 2019. The garbage pick-up schedule WILL NOT CHANGE. The garbage pick-up schedule is twice a week. Garbage is household/kitchen waste placed in a sealed bag. The schedule for bulk trash and brush […]

Birmingham looks to expand shared micro-mobility options

  Birmingham wants rentable electric scooters and bicycles, and so the city has advocated for enabling legislation from the state. We are excited that the Alabama State Legislature has passed SB 312 and forwarded this bill to Governor Ivey for signature. This legislation allows Alabama municipalities and counties to authorize the operation of shared micro-mobility […]

Apply for D5 Internship Program with Councilor O’Quinn

  City Councilor Darrell O’Quinn is beginning an internship program. Working with a City Councilor is one of the best ways to participate in local government and add your voice to the symphony of service, and we want to provide that experience to our students. This internship program is designed primarily for undergraduate and undergraduate […]

Mayor Woodfin unveils PEACE Campaign to counteract violent crime

  The campaign is a coordinated effort between city, community and law enforcement to achieve change on multiple fronts.  It includes a #IncreasePeace public service announcement campaign that features 30-second videos of mothers of gun violence victims telling their stories. “Lately we’ve become desensitized to gun violence in our community,” Woodfin said. “These people aren’t […]

Council approves five new appointees to the P.A.C.E. Board

  After a prolonged discussion regarding the organizational structure of the Public Athletics and Cultural Events Board (PACE), the Birmingham City Council voted to approve five new appointees to the board, replacing the previous members whose terms have expired. The council approved the appointments of the following board members: (Mayor’s three appointments) Cora Coley, James […]

See City Center Master Plan in Progress

  As the employment center for the region, downtown Birmingham faces the same challenge as other cities – developing and maintaining a walkable mixed-use center that remains vibrant day and night.  How do you grow a residential base from our current 11,785 people that live within the study area and provide housing options for all […]