Birmingham City Council District 3

Birmingham City Council District 3 Birmingham City Council District 3 Official page. Birmingham City Councilor Valerie Abbott is Chair of the Education Committee and a member of the Planning and Zoning and Utilities Committees.

With the future of the City of Birmingham at the forefront, Councilor Abbott has been a champion of The Comprehensive Plan. The plan will set out a 20-year policy and strategic framework for the City of Birmingham. Her seemingly endless schedule of neighborhood meetings and community events is her way of learning about the needs and concerns of citizens throughout Birmingham and ensures that she is knowledgeable when issues affecting various neighborhoods come before the City Council. Councilor Abbott serves on the boards of the Birmingham Planning Commission, Birmingham Tree Commission, Birmingham Historical Society, the Metropolitan Planning Organization, and has served as Chairman of the Board of the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham. She has collaborated with her fellow councilors and city staff to revise ordinances regulating noise, smoking, and fences. An avid gardener and nature enthusiast, her pursuit of neighborhood health and revitalization has resulted in two community gardens, including a national award-winning project in East Avondale. She is a proponent of all things green, including Birmingham’s recycling program, which is experiencing a rebirth. Her credentials include a Bachelors Degree from the School of Architecture and Fine Arts at Auburn University and a Masters Degree in Public and Private Management from Birmingham Southern College. An employee of AT&T Services, Inc., Councilor Abbott has deep roots in the community’s business sector as well as within its neighborhoods. The recipient of numerous volunteer awards from groups ranging from Civitan to the Birmingham Tree Commission, Councilor Abbott was named Birmingham’s “Unsung Hero” in 1993.


City Hall will be closed today due to inclement weather. Everyone be safe!


UAB Road Closure:

What— Temporary Road closure

When—Monday Dec. 11, 2017

Where—10th Ave. So. Between 13th and 16th South ( a
portion will close 10th Ave. South between 13th and 14th streets)

Purpose—expand steam and chilled water system

Project will include significant improvements to 10th Ave. South.

Birmingham City Council

Birmingham City Council

A communication from ALDOT: The I-20/59 Southbound Entrance Ramp on 31st Street North will be closing beginning November 27th, 2017. The ramp will reopen at the completion of the mainline downtown bridges in 2020. For alternate routes and more information, please visit

Birmingham City Council

Birmingham City Council

We'll be going LIVE from the City Council Meeting at 9:30! Follow along with the agenda here:


Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the Birmingham Public Works employee who was senselessly murdered today as he mowed grass along 8th Avenue. Please keep his family in your prayers.


(Source: Brandon Riggins/WBRC)(Source: Brandon Riggins/WBRC)
Birmingham police say a public works employee was shot and killed Wednesday morning while cutting grass.

It happened near 8th Avenue just after 10 a.m. in Wylam.

The victim's name has not been released and no arrests have been made.


"Birmingham must protect our residents."

-Council President Valerie Abbott during the public hearing about Skyy Nightclub in Five Points South.


Councilor Valerie A. Abbott was just elected to serve as your Council President for the new term.


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