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Operating as usual

11/13/2020
ICYMI....

The holidays are coming up...but unfortunately, COVID-19 is still hanging around. Here's some advice from an expert on the best way to safely celebrate from last night's Facebook LIVE with District 1's Councilor Clinton Woods.

Well how about that!  Let's go, D-7! 👏👏👏 #OnTheMove
11/12/2020

Well how about that! Let's go, D-7! 👏👏👏 #OnTheMove

We’ve tallied the votes and done the math, and we’re proud to announce… Councilor Wardine Alexander is our Souls to the Polls Champion!

With all of your help, Councilor Alexander and District 7 were able to get the most souls to the polls and encourage high voter turnout. This is a true testament to your dedication to exercising your rights and being politically engaged.

City Councilor John Hilliard - District 9 Birmingham, what part of District 7 do you want to help clean? 🏆

#bhamfam #inbirmingham #streetsofbirmingham #magiccity #thisisbham #thisisalabama #sweethomealabama #bhaminstagram #bhamstrong #verzuz #ivoted #yourvoteisyourpower

11/12/2020
It's November...and COVID is still with us.

As much as we WISH we didn't have to deal with COVID-19 anymore....we do. It's still with us, and as we head into the holidays, health experts are worried about what all of those festive gatherings could mean for new cases. Councilor Clinton Woods of District 1 has a few great reminders for you -- and TONIGHT, he's got a Facebook live that you won't want to miss! It's happening right HERE at 5:30pm -- and it's all about planning for the holidays in the midst of this pandemic. We'll see you at 5:30, LIVE!

Councilor Clinton Woods wants to issue a reminder about COVID-19 -- especially as we get into these holiday months. It's not gone, folks, as much as we wish ...

“It’s great for all of us to work together to see this project come into fruition — we had government leaders, community...
11/11/2020
Council unanimously approves rezoning of former Carraway Hospital site, major redevelopment moving…

“It’s great for all of us to work together to see this project come into fruition — we had government leaders, community stakeholders and corporate partners working on this,” Council President Parker said. “The Carraway redevelopment is really going to help jumpstart the economic growth in the northern corridor in Birmingham. We’re not going to stop there. We have a lot more work to do across all our districts but today is a big day for this site and the people on that side of town.”

https://bhamcitycouncil.medium.com/council-unanimously-approves-rezoning-of-former-carraway-hospital-site-major-redevelopment-moving-dbe52d3d5df7

Following a public hearing, the Birmingham City Council unanimously approved items that rezoned the former Carraway Hospital campus to…

11/11/2020
Veterans Day, 2020

Thank you, veterans -- today and every day. #veterans #VeteransDay #thankful #thankyou #virtualevent #virtual

“The Birmingham City Council has tremendous respect for the 20 million military veterans and tens of thousands of active...
11/09/2020
President Parker invites veterans to bring invocation and pledge of allegiance at Tuesday’s City Council meeting

“The Birmingham City Council has tremendous respect for the 20 million military veterans and tens of thousands of active duty personnel who are deployed in more than 150 countries around the world,” President William Parker said. “On Tuesday, I’m honored to invite these two veterans to lead us in prayer and say a few words about their service.”

https://mailchi.mp/birminghamal/president-parker-invites-veterans-to-bring-invocation-and-pledge-of-allegiance-at-tuesdays-city-council-meeting

Email: [email protected] In the lead up to Veteran’s Day on Wednesday, Birmingham City Council President William Parker has invited retired Army Major Yolanda Bowman and her husband, retired Major General George Bowman, to bring the invocation and lead the pledge of allegiance at to...

11/08/2020
11/07/2020
Welcome to OUR house 💪💪💪

ARE YOU READY??? Huffman High School Basketball is BACK, tomorrow—right here on Facebook Live with Councilor Clinton Woods. 4:30 PM—you don’t want to miss it. We’ll see you here on FACEBOOK at 4:30PM SUNDAY!

🚨Happening Tomorrow🚨 FUNK FEST 2020! We could all use some safe, socially-distanced fun right now...https://bhamcitycoun...
11/06/2020
President Parker encourages everyone to come out for Funk Fest 2020 at Legion Field this Saturday

🚨Happening Tomorrow🚨 FUNK FEST 2020!

We could all use some safe, socially-distanced fun right now...

https://bhamcitycouncil.medium.com/president-parker-encourages-everyone-to-come-out-for-funk-fest-2020-at-legion-field-this-saturday-4286db4c0a0f

This Saturday, Legion Field will be the site of Funk Fest 2020, a music and entertainment festival that will bring thousands of people to…

11/06/2020
11/05/2020
Squeaky Clean Saturday!

This Saturday, Councilor Crystal N. Smitherman will be out along with the Rotaract Club of Birmingham cleaning up in the community (alongside MANY others! -- watch the video to find out more!) We hope you'll join us!

11/03/2020
YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO GET TO THE POLLS!

BIRMINGHAM - You still have plenty of time to get to the polls!

Here’s what you need to know:
1. Polls are open from 7 am to 7 pm. Remind your friends and family to make a plan to get to their polling stations as early as possible. Do not forget to bring your mask and state-issued ID.
2. As long as you are in line by 7 pm you can still vote. Don’t allow anyone to prevent you from voting if you are in line by 7 pm.
3. If you encounter any problems voting, call the Voter Protection Hotline: 833-GO-VOTE2 (1-833-468-6832). Call if:
a. You have trouble locating your polling station.
b. If your polling station is without power.
c. You need a ride to the polls.
d. You experience any problems attempting to cast your ballot.
e. You experience undue wait times/long lines at your polling place.
f. You witness any of the above happening to other voters.
4. Text three of your friends and remind them to vote too. Friends don’t let friends skip elections!
5. Request a provisional ballot if:
a. If you are voting on Election Day because you have applied for an absentee ballot but never sent your completed ballot back.
b. If you are listed as “INACTIVE” at your polling station.
c. If you have forgotten your photo ID.
d. If you have any questions about filling out your provisional ballot, call the voter protection hotline: 833-GO-VOTE2 (1-833-468-6832)

#soulstothepolls District 7 Councilor Wardine Alexander City Councilor John Hilliard - District 9 Birmingham BGrace Media LLC

HEY BIRMINGHAM, have you gone to the polls yet ✔️ You have until 7pm! We’ve been out today with @walxnchrg and @citycoun...
11/03/2020

HEY BIRMINGHAM, have you gone to the polls yet ✔️ You have until 7pm! We’ve been out today with @walxnchrg and @citycouncilor_johnhilliard as they’ve hosted a friendly competition to get #soulstothepolls If you vote in District 7 or District 9 — snap a selfie with your #ivoted🇺🇸 sticker and post it!

11/03/2020

REMINDER: There is no City Council meeting today, GO VOTE!

11/03/2020
Tips for voting safely today!

Get out and VOTE! Just remember - we're still dealing with COVID-19, so here are some tips from yesterday's Legion Field Testing Site Press Conference with Council President William Parker. Be safe, Birmingham! And make your voice, HEARD!

11/02/2020
Souls to the Polls

Hey guys - tomorrow is a pretty important day. You get to make your voice heard - by casting your vote at the polls! Two of Birmingham's City Councilors decided to have a little fun. You know? A friendly competition to see who could get more #SoulstothePolls - so are you team D-7 or team D-9? We all win when we exercise our right to vote! City Councilor John Hilliard - District 9 Birmingham District 7 Councilor Wardine Alexander

Who will come out on top? District 7 Councilor Wardine Alexander or City Councilor John Hilliard - District 9 Birmingham...
11/02/2020

Who will come out on top? District 7 Councilor Wardine Alexander or City Councilor John Hilliard - District 9 Birmingham ??? After you vote on Tuesday - take a picture with your 'I voted' sticker and use the hashtag "IVOTEDD7" or "IVOTEDD9" -- we ALL win when you make your voice heard! #SoulsToThePolls #Vote2020

Tomorrow, Birmingham City Council President William Parker along with representatives with the Jefferson County Departme...
11/02/2020
TOMORROW, Noon: Legion Field COVID-19 Testing Update

Tomorrow, Birmingham City Council President William Parker along with representatives with the Jefferson County Department of Health (JCDH), COVID-19 testing labs, and local clergy members will be holding a press conference to discuss updates at the Legion Field COVID-19 testing site.

The press conference will be held at noon at Legion Field on Monday, November 2nd.

Health experts will also be providing information about best practices for safely voting on Tuesday, November 3rd in the midst of the pandemic.

“Since the beginning of this public health crisis, we have worked in lockstep with our healthcare providers, community stakeholders and other partners to provide access to COVID-19 testing to all of our citizens,” President Parker said.


When: Monday, November 2nd at 12:00pm

Where: Legion Field (400 Graymont Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204)

What: Press conference on Legion Field testing site and Election Day COVID safety measures

Email: [email protected] Tomorrow, Birmingham City Council President William Parker along with representatives with the Jefferson County Department of Health (JCDH), COVID-19 testing labs, and local clergy members will be holding a press conference to discuss updates at the Legion F...

It’s getting a little spooky out there...District 1 Councilor Clinton Woods joined the students at Huffman High School f...
10/31/2020

It’s getting a little spooky out there...District 1 Councilor Clinton Woods joined the students at Huffman High School for a socially-distanced, drive-thru, trick-or-treat Halloween Bonanza this afternoon! He was dressed as a Star Wars fan... we think 👻🍬🍫

TODAY!! Happy Halloween, Birmingham🎃
10/31/2020

TODAY!! Happy Halloween, Birmingham🎃

Get ready y'all, the 15th Annual TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl is kicking off at Legion Field on January 1st! https://bh...
10/30/2020
President Parker pleased to announce TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl to take place January 1st at…

Get ready y'all, the 15th Annual TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl is kicking off at Legion Field on January 1st! https://bhamcitycouncil.medium.com/president-parker-pleased-to-announce-ticketsmarter-birmingham-bowl-to-take-place-january-1st-at-5e54758968f

Birmingham will be kicking off the New Year in a big way on January 1st, 2021 — The 15th annual TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl will be…

All treats here!!! We’ll see you on Halloween at these COVID-safe events🎃 #halloween #district1 #birmingham #birminghama...
10/30/2020

All treats here!!! We’ll see you on Halloween at these COVID-safe events🎃 #halloween #district1 #birmingham #birminghamalabama #covid_19 #huffmanhighschool #huffmanunitedmethodist

Today at 3:00 p.m. Council President Pro Tem Wardine Alexander and City Councilor John Hilliard - District 9 Birmingham ...
10/30/2020
Council President Pro Tem Alexander and Councilor John Hilliard holding joint press conference to discuss upcoming Souls to the Polls initiative

Today at 3:00 p.m. Council President Pro Tem Wardine Alexander and City Councilor John Hilliard - District 9 Birmingham will be holding a joint press conference to discuss their upcoming 'Souls to the Polls' initiative -- a friendly competition to see which district can turn out the most votes on November 3rd.

We will be live streaming the press conference so tune in for more details. And remember, if you haven't already, make sure you and your friends and family members have a plan to vote next Tuesday!

https://mailchi.mp/birminghamal/council-president-pro-tem-alexander-and-councilor-john-hilliard-holding-joint-press-conference-to-discuss-upcoming-souls-to-the-polls-initiative

Email: [email protected] Birmingham City Councilors John Hilliard and President Pro Tem Wardine Alexander will face off in a Souls to the Polls Versus Battle, a campaign to generate excitement and propel voting efforts throughout Birmingham.   They have enlisted local organizations f...

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