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About the Birmingham City Council


The Birmingham City Council is the legislative branch of Birmingham city government as defined by the Mayor-Council Actof the State of Alabama. All official actions must be approved by a majority vote of the city council during its regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. each Tuesday morning (excluding holidays) at Birmingham City Hall, 710 North 20th St. on the 3rd floor in council chambers. Nine council members are elected from nine districts and serve four year terms with the next election in 2017.

The current Council President is Councilor Valerie A. Abbott  from District 3.



Mayor Randall Woodfin

"Putting People First"


If diversity were a place, it would be Birmingham.  People who visit here get a taste of that variety—in entertainment, cuisine, the arts, nightlife, the great outdoors—that brings them back time and again.