The City of Birmingham has announced new measures in place to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, the following actions are in place:
1. All City board and committee meetings will be canceled through April 5 and this action will be reassessed at that time.
2. The City Commission meeting of March 23 is required by City Charter, but most agenda items will be postponed to a later date to expedite this meeting. Remote access technologies are being explored that could allow for effective meetings under the Michigan Open Meetings Act. 3. City offices will continue to service the public, however, access to the Municipal Building, the Department of Public Services and the Fire Stations will be restricted to scheduled meetings only. The public is encouraged to contact any department requiring assistance via phone or email. Visit
to view a list of departmental contact numbers for services needed.
4. Any documents that need to be provided to the City can be dropped off at the Police Department entrance on the East side of the Municipal Building on Pierce Street.
5. The Birmingham Museum will be closed to the public through April 5 and all programs are being canceled. City staff will be available via phone or email to assist you.
6. The Birmingham Ice Arena will be closed to the public through April 5 and all scheduled programs and classes will be canceled. City staff will be available via phone or email to assist you.
7. The Baldwin Library will also be closed to the public through April 5. Please visit their website for further details at
“As a City we take our involvement with the current pandemic seriously and want to make informed decisions given the ongoing evolution of issues affecting us,” said Birmingham Mayor Pierre Boutros.
for the latest updates from the City and information about COVID-19 from Federal, State and Local agencies. The City encourages the public to reach out to neighbors and determine if there are individuals at risk nearby who may need some assistance and offer to assist them as needed. The City thanks residents and visitors for working together to keep our community safe.