Birmingham Mayor’s Office Releases Proposed Budget
As families and children end the school year and look ahead to summer, the Birmingham City Council will spend the start of its summer on a budget. Last week, Birmingham Mayor William Bell released his proposed city budget for the fiscal year that starts on July 1st. Nick Patterson is the editor of the weekly newspaper Weld. He offers this overview of the $428 million spending plan.
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Nick Patterson is the editor for WELD for Birmingham, a weekly newspaper covering news and politics, arts and culture and community engagement in the Magic City. Patterson joins WBHM each Thursday during All Things Considered to discuss WELD's top stories.
Humane Society Approved for New 27-acre Facility in Titusville
The Birmingham City Council Tuesday transferred ownership of the property in Titusville to the Greater Birmingham Humane Society. Despite overwhelming support from residents, some in the neighborhood voiced concerns about the move. Hear more from Nick Patterson of Weld.