William Mohammad, Birmingham Water Works Board
David Carrington, member Jefferson County Commission
I’ve never met William Muhammad, the newly reappointed member of the Birmingham Water Works Board (BWWB)—so I’m unable to comment on his character.
However, I’ve known Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington for many years and can strongly testify that he’s not a racist.
In fact, Commissioner Carrington is a poster child for ‘inclusiveness.’
Continue reading Why politics in Birmingham default to race
Some folks want me to take sides in the Birmingham Water Works Board (BWWB) squabble, but that’s not my role. My role as publisher of
ComebackTown is to place a spotlight on why we continue to put ourselves in such embarrassing situations.
For those of you who don’t know about the controversy, some folks in our
State Legislature have determined that the BWWB is broken. They want to increase the size of the board to bring about broader regional representation, implement term limits, cap board member compensation, and require public hearings before proposed rate increases. Continue reading Birmingham: Why do we continue to embarrass ourselves?