After Randall L. Woodfin was elected mayor of the City of Birmingham on Oct. 3, 2017, he asked citizens how they wanted to be involved in helping to make a better Birmingham. A Woodfin Transition Team was created, and more than 400 citizens contacted the team to share their interest in becoming a force of positive change for their community.
Interested citizens were assigned to committees, which joined 12 transition co-chair members in hosting roundtable forums and public interest meetings to gain feedback. The five committees are:
Mayor Woodfin has always pledged to put people first, which is why he values citizen input. He has found citizens’ viewpoints to be instrumental in addressing key strategic objectives in “The Woodfin Plan.’’
The linked reports above outline the structure of the committees, their objectives and goals, and their work toward executing “The Woodfin Plan.’’ Each report details citizen committee meetings as well as the next steps of the Woodfin Transition Team. These committee reports will help with the creation of a master transition document. This document, which is scheduled to be published on March 15 2018, will include detailed goals, metrics, and best practices to continue moving the City of Birmingham in a positive, dynamic, and efficient direction.