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Join Mayor Woodfin for a conversation about flooding in the city. Join us in person at Boutwell April 21 or watch on the city's page.


City offices will be closed April 15 in observance of Good Friday.


Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service Department would like to remind everyone that in the event of inclement weather, please stay weather aware and be safe in your commute to and from your destinations. Also keep in mind that there are four shelters available, in the birmingham area, available for use when inclement weather arise. Please see information below regarding our storm shelters:

1. 1707 Huntington Drive
Birmingham, AL 35214

2. 565 Sheridan Road
Birmingham, AL 35214

3. 1331 Third Street
Birmingham, AL 35214

4. 305 Pratt Highway
Birmingham, AL 35214


Our Public Works crews are hard at work – for you! Here's how they served you last week. We thank them for their diligence!


Spread the word: The City of Birmingham will hold an agility test for laborers and refuse collectors Friday, April 22 beginning at 9 a.m.



4/13, 10:25am: Severe TIMING update: Latest trends are for a faster timeframe for the severe weather chances tonight - beginning as early as 7pm in the northwest and ending by 6am Thursday in the far southeast. Severe threat areas remain the same.


Birmingham is the proud home of the USFL this season. April 16 has been officially declared USFL Day, and we can't wait to make history with you and the Birmingham Stallions this Saturday.

Join us! Tickets:


Big shout out to Silas Walker! This Phillips Academy third-grader loves to share his love of reading. Watch him read from his favorite book, the Word Collector, and help other students like him by volunteering for Page Pals. Visit for more.


Media Availability with Mayor Randall L. Woodfin - April 12, 2022

Media Availability with Mayor Randall L. Woodfin - April 12, 2022


We're saying thank you to our host city, Birmingham! 🙌

Join USFL coaches, players, mascots & cheerleaders Friday, April 15 from 7–10am CT as they serve free coffee + donuts and give away free game tickets! 🍩☕️🎟

Photos from City of Birmingham Government's post 04/12/2022

It's National Communications Week and we're happy to honor the servant leaders in 311 and 911 communications. Thank you for being lifelines for residents in need.


THIS SATURDAY: It's finally time to 🐎 with the Birmingham Stallions.

Be there when we kickoff! Get your tickets here:


An update on Food Giant coming to the west side of Birmingham.


Congratulations 🎉to all the BPD 👮‍♀️Academy graduates 🎓class 117-149 who graduated today. They are ready to serve their . Welcome!!



Are you interested in entrepreneurship or learning how to use technology to grow your business? Tune in for The World Games 2022 Birmingham HBCU Experience presented by Microsoft next Tuesday, April 12th at 5:30 pm.

Guest speakers for this virtual discussion will include Regina Johnson, Strategy Lead for Microsoft Black Partner Initiative; Jacqueline Beauchamp, Co-Founder & CEO of Engaged Media; Ryan Johnson, Co-Founder of Cxmmunity Co and Sherrell Dorsey, Founder of The Plug.

Registration is free. To sign up visit


Kecia Fagnes is one of the first faces you'll see when visiting the Mayor's office. Learn what it's like to be on the front lines and why the exciting and unpredictable nature of each day helps her enjoy her job.


Our weekly look at year-to-date public safety stats, courtesy of the Birmingham Police Department.

46 firearms recovered last week

511 firearms recovered year-to-date 2022

626 firearms recovered year-to-date 2021


What better way to celebrate than by sharing the joy of reading with students? Page Pals volunteer Hallie Ringle got in on the action recently.

To volunteer or to learn more, visit


Orientation is tonight but there's still time to be part of this important program!

Today is the last day to sign up for The Academy of Civic Engagement (ACE). Orientation is tonight! Participants must be a resident or member of the business community in the City of Birmingham to enroll in ACE. To apply, visit:

Timeline photos 04/06/2022

Timeline photos


Severe thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and evening along and ahead of a frontal boundary. Damaging winds and large hail are the main threats, though a tornado is also possible. Stay weather aware today and make sure you have a way to receive warnings!


Mayor Randall Woodfin presented Birmingham Public Library Executive Director Janine Langston with a proclamation for during today's Birmingham City Council meeting.


GirlSpring is hosting a FREE STEM Fair for girls in 6th through 12th grade, April 9 from 9 am - Noon at the Levite Jewish Community Center. Meet engineers, accountants, physicians, meteorologists, genetics counselors, environmental scientists, web and app developers, and more at this interactive fair! Discover the many career paths available in STEM and STEAM fields. ALL participants get swag bags! RSVP required at

Timeline photos 04/05/2022

Timeline photos

Thunderstorms will continue through the day, with a few of these storms becoming severe. Frequent lightning, strong winds up to 70 mph, hail of quarter size or greater, and a tornado are possible. Heavy rain in the stronger storms could lead to localized flooding.


There's still time to apply for the Academy of Civic Engagement (ACE) this spring! Orientation starts April 7th. Invite your friends and family and apply for ACE today at

Photos from City of Birmingham Government's post 04/04/2022

In case you missed it: The Woodfin Administration recently marked 100 days of its second term. The Woodfin 100 event held at Birmingham Museum of Art served as a community conversation as transition team members presented suggestions and new ideas for the mayor to consider.

Watch the entire event below:


Kerrin wants to share a few pages of her favorite book with you! Listen as this third-grader from Phillips Academy reads from The Snowy Day.

Join in on the Page Pals reading initiative by visiting Volunteers are still needed.

Photos from City of Birmingham Government's post 04/03/2022

Atlanta Braves fans stopped by Birmingham Crossplex today for the team's 'World Champions Trophy Tour.' Crowds were able to snap a pic with the 2021 World Series Trophy.

The tour is making 151 stops across the Southeast in celebration of 151 years of Braves baseball.


The Atlanta Braves' 2021 World Series Trophy stops by Birmingham Crossplex today! Take a picture with the trophy from 2-5 p.m.


Get in your morning workout in Fountain Heights this morning


Mayor Randall Woodfin has announced new appointments in the Department of Community Development:

Chris Hatcher, Recovery Czar/Chief Community Planner; Dr. Meghan V. Thomas, Director of Community Development; Adrienne Stitt, Director of the Grants Division; Cory Stallworth, Senior Deputy Director of Community Development; and Wendy Hicks, Deputy Director of Community Development.

Read more here:


During the month of March we celebrated more than 30 incredible women changemakers in our city.

Catch up on our campaign by visiting and show love to the women who make us better.


Following their historic World Series Championship season, the Atlanta Braves are taking the 2021 World Series Trophy on tour with 151 stops across the Southeast, commemorating 151 years of Braves baseball.

The World Champions Trophy Tour Presented by Truist will stop at the Birmingham Crossplex, located at 2337 Bessemer Rd, on Sunday, April 3. Fans are invited to have their photo taken with the trophy from 2-5 p.m.


Come see the day-to-day workings of the City of Birmingham Government! Join us for the spring session of ACE on April 7th! Register at


Sammy’s Sandwich Shop in Woodlawn has been named home of Alabama’s best burger. Hear how Sidney Bajjalieh and his parents make all of their meals with love and care.

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Media Availability with Mayor Randall L. Woodfin - April 12, 2022
Protective Stadium Ribbon Cutting



710 20th St N
Birmingham, AL

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