The Birmingham City Council has set several legislative priorities for 2023 aimed at making it easier for the city to take control of certain pieces of property around the city.
The Birmingham City Council unanimously approved several measures on Tuesday morning to spend what Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said is a budget surplus of over $80 million.
The city will pay $275,000 for the non-profit to compile criminal justice-related statistics from neighborhoods in Birmingham and Jefferson County.
Experts predicted this past summer's World Games in Birmingham to have an economic impact of $256.5 million. However, according to a new study, the actual impact was much lower than expected.
Left-wing national media outlet Vice released a story on Thursday morning that cited staunch critics of liberal Democrat and Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin’s new “micro-shelter” program, which he suggests will help solve the homelessness problem in the city.
The Birmingham City Council unanimously passed a measure to move forward with a plan to build a community of “micro-shelters” for the homeless in the city.
The Birmingham City Council is considering a pay raise for its employees that would cost the city over $13 million if approved.
The Birmingham City Council has approved $41 million in funds from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) for various projects around the city.
The Birmingham City Council approved nearly $4 million to continue the demolition of the former Carraway Hospital and signed a new agreement to spend millions developing the property.