Leadership We Can Trust


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    Council President

    Elected Council President in 2013 and 2016

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    Healthy Food Incentive Program

    Created Healthy Food Incentive Program to assist citizens with purchasing groceries

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    Increase Minimum Wage

    Passed Ordinance to increase Minimum Wage to $10.10 per hour (overturned by state legislature)

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    Focus on our Neighborhoods

    Renewed focus on our neigbhorhoods with increased budget allocations for cutting overgrown lots & demolishing blighted homes

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    Birmingham Careers Program

    Established Birmingham Careers Program to assist graduating seniors with job placement

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    Bus Rapid Transit

    Secured over $20 million in federal funding for Bus Rapid Transit & transit development

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    Ride Sharing

    Fought to bring Uber & Lyft to Birmingham

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    Downtown Revitalization

    Supported Downtown Revitalization & Creation of Entertainment District

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    Police Body Cameras

    Approved funding for Police Body Cameras

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    Media Accountability

    Increased accountability by improving Council website, TV broadcasts, & newspaper presence

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    Land Bank Authority

    Establishment of Land Bank Authority

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    Community Access

    Hosted Budget Tours, Issue Town Halls, and Council Meetings in the Community

A Vision For Our Future


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    Education Investments

    Increased Investment in our Schools

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    First Source Hiring Policy

    First Source Hiring Policy to ensure that companies receiving incentives hire locally

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    Economic Empowerment Zones

    Creation of Economic Empowerment Zones in our most vulnerable neighborhoods

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    Supplier Diversity

    Enhanced Supplier Diversity & Minority Participation in City Contracts

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    Improve Downtown Parking

    Ordinance to Improve Downtown Parking

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    Equal Justice

    Equal Justice & Decriminalization Reforms