Birmingham mayor to deliver "State of the City" address


Birmingham Mayor William Bell will present his "State of the City" address twice Tuesday.{}Breaking with tradition, Bell will address the Kiwanis Club at the at noon then he will speak with community and neighborhood leaders at the Fountain Heights Community Center at 6 p.m."We want to be sure that everyone is working together to keep Birmingham moving forward and in order to do that, we felt like the address should be more accessible to the individual citizen," said Mayor Bell in a news release.A city spokesperson says Bell will talk about public safety while showcasing new equipment in the Police and Fire departments. He will also discuss economic developments throughout the city.