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RECENT CITY NEWS

West Maple Road Trial
Learn about the upcoming trial for the West Maple Road lane reconfiguration.  Details about the plan, the process, and the test criteria can be found via a brand new webpage: www.bhamgov.org/westmapletrial.
September Around Town e-Newsletter
The September issue of the Around Town e-Newsletter is now available. Find information about the West Maple Road trial, Police Dept. Facebook page, the City's new drop box, events and more. 
Commissioners Approve W. Maple Trial Period

On Monday, June 1, the Birmingham City Commission approved recommendations from the Multi-Modal Transportation Board to create a modified cross-section for W. Maple Rd. from east of Cranbrook Rd. to Southfield that includes a three lane configuration with two through lanes and one continuous left turn lane.  The changes will be made for an undetermined trial period beginning in August or September.

Help the Hill School Bell to Ring Again

A special fundraising initiative is underway to raise $14,102 remaining of a $40,000 project to move Birmingham's historical Hill School Bell to a protective structure (inspired by the original cupola) outdoors.