Birmingham City Council District 2
Residence: Crestline Neighborhood, Birmingham
Political experience: None
Professional experience: Runs a small business providing medical services to local hospitals; deputy sheriff with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
Education: Southern Methodist University; Jefferson County Sheriff’s Academy, 2010.
Civic experience: Volunteer with community organizations across Birmingham, including Cornerstone Schools of Alabama, the Rotaract Club of Birmingham, the American Cancer Society, Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve, Alabama Police Benevolence Association and Independent Presbyterian Church.
Top Contributions: None filed.
Main issues: Williams’ platform focuses on three main areas – public safety, greenspace and infrastructure – that he says would promote progress in District 2 and in the city as a whole. His advocates for allowing every neighborhood to have its own permanently assigned patrol officers; ensuring existing parks are properly maintained, expanding Ruffner Mountain and transforming historic Banks School into an economic stimulus site; and funding a comprehensive paving and sidewalk plan. Williams contends that District 2 contributes more than 70 percent of city tax revenues yet receives less capital investment from the city than any other district.