Events

Four towns join statewide revitalization network

Four towns have joined a statewide network of municipalities working to revitalize their downtown districts. Columbiana, Heflin, Montevallo and Wetumpka joined Main Street Alabama, a non-profit organization focused on developing the state’s historic commercial districts through organization, design, promotion and economic vitality. Each town participated in a selective, five-month application process. According to Mary Helmer,…[Read More]

Dunnavant Valley Greenway Study Underway

Future Phases Study: APPLE Project Summary The RPCGB and Shelby County have initiated the Dunnavant Valley Greenway Study. The study will analyze existing and proposed routes as referenced in the Dunnavant Valley Community Greenway Plan. The study will also develop alternate conceptual drawings that illustrate recommended improvements, develop an estimate of probable construction costs, provide…[Read More]

CommuteSmart welcomes the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce as Their Newest Partner

CommuteSmart welcomes the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce as their newest partner. “The Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to work with CommuteSmart to reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality,” said Bill Powell, executive director. Through the partnership, CommuteSmart is better able to connect with the over 1,100 members of the Hoover Area…[Read More]

Request for Proposals – Birmingham Regional Active Transportation Plan

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham (RPCGB), on behalf of the Birmingham Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to develop a Birmingham Regional Active Transportation Plan. The Birmingham Regional Active Transportation Plan is intended to help establish a strategic vision for improving walking and bicycling opportunities, and will serve as…[Read More]

Alabaster’s Comprehensive Plan Update Wins Award from the American Planning Association

The Alabama Chapter of the American Planning Association has honored the City of Alabaster with the 2016 Outstanding Planning Award for a Comprehensive Plan for its Alabaster Forward: City of Alabaster Comprehensive Plan Update. The city contracted with the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham to update the city’s 2005 comprehensive plan. Alabaster has grown…[Read More]

RPC Executive Director to chair Alabama Commission on Higher Education

Alabama’s coordinating board for higher education named a new chairman and vice-chairman last week. Former Gadsden city planner Charles E. Ball was selected chairman of the Alabama Commission on Higher Education by unanimous vote at a meeting Friday in Montgomery. He has served on the commission since 2009. A Jefferson County resident, Ball has been…[Read More]

I-22 tentatively set to open June 20

After several years of construction, a tentative opening date has been set for the interchange between the new Interstate 22, also known as Corridor X, and Interstate 65. Although no official announcement has been made regarding a date and time for the opening, sources with ALDOT say a ribbon-cutting and “grand opening” of the interstate…[Read More]

Case Manager – Medicaid Waiver Program

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham is seeking qualified case managers for the Medicaid Waiver program serving Jefferson County elderly and disabled citizens.   Position Summary: Under the direction of the Medicaid Waiver Program Supervisor the case manager will assist individuals in gaining access to appropriate, needed, and desired waiver and other State Plan…[Read More]

RN Case Manager – Technology Assisted (TA) & Alabama Community Transition (ACT) Waiver Programs

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham is seeking qualified case managers for the Medicaid Waiver program serving Jefferson County elderly and disabled citizens. Position Summary: Under the direction of the Medicaid Waiver Program Supervisor the case manager will assist individuals in gaining access to appropriate, needed, and desired waiver and other State Plan services,…[Read More]