The city of Birmingham is investigating ways to reduce the amount of paper generated for City Council and committee meetings via a purchase of iPads. The weird thing is, they’ve already looked at this once before, and provided a solution in the form of netbooks. Wonder where they are?
Entries Tagged as 'Johnathan Austin'
August 3rd, 2010 · 3 Comments · The City
There’s a special election tomorrow to fill the unexpired term of former Jefferson County Commissioner (and now Birmingham, AL Mayor) William Bell. The crazy thing about this one is that we’ll be doing it again come July 13, and the results could lead to a couple more special elections. Time will tell…
Birmingham, AL City Councilor Johnathan Austin is one of the more active local politicians online. That would include his sharing a link to the proposed Parking in the Front Yard Ordinance yesterday via Twitter.
December 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off · On the agenda
The newest face among Birmingham City leadership is now its youngest. A majority of City Councilors voted to appoint 29-year-old Johnathan F. Austin to fill the vacant District 5 seat of William Bell. Vickii Howell of Birmingham View describes it as “an Obama-like moment when the community organizer and relative political newcomer was chosen from […]