Council urged to send 99 to Alaska by Community Advisory Board

By Ashley Nix

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Community Advisory Board asked the Birmingham City Council to send 99 neighborhood leaders to Alaska on Tuesday morning.

Several other neighborhood leaders disagreed with the recommendation, saying too many people were recommended to go and the price is too much.

The council has not voted on what to do about the trip, which is a point of contention because of its nearly $400,000 price tag.

The original plan was set to send 169 people to the annual NUSA, Neighborhood USA convention.

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