Steven W. Hoyt
Chairman of Finance and Budget Committee
Village Creek Cleanup
Steven W. Hoyt was elected to the Birmingham City Council in 2005 representing District 8.Â He chairs the Budget and Finance Committee and serves on the Administration, Economic Development, and Utilities Committees.Â
A dedicated community leader, Councilor Hoyt has worked for more than twenty years to impact change that will yield positive results for the community.Â His efforts have earned numerous honors and awards including; 2005 City of Birmingham, Minority Business Advocate of the year and 2005 Central Alabama Region, Alabama Community Education Association Volunteer of the Year.Â
He serves on several boards including the Jefferson County Economic Development and Industrial Authority.Â H e co-authored the Minority Participation Policy which guarantees minority inclusion in all contract opportunities that are initiated by the board.Â
His prior title include: former member of the Birmingham Board of Education Policy and Procedure Committee, former Vice-Chairman of the Commercial Development Authority, former Chairman of the Five Points West Cooperative District Bonding Board, President of the Belview Heights Neighborhood Association, and former Vice-President of the Five Points West Community.
A native of Gadsden, Alabama, he is the eighth of nine children born to the late Lula Catherine Hoyt.Â He was educated in the Gadsden public school system.Â Councilor Hoyt pursued post secondary education and became a graduate of Miles College in 1985, with a B.A. Degree in Social Science and a minor in Sociology. His post graduate work was completed at Alabama A&M University in Urban and Regional Planning.
Councilor Hoyt wears many hats and bears many titles.Â One of such title is that of Pastor.Â An active member and minister in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Mr. Hoyt is serves as the very proud pastor of West Princeton C.M.E. Church.Â Councilor Hoyt is also a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
The councilor is married to the former Daphne Ann Colvin and together the couple has one daughter, Maya Christian Hoyt.Â
For more information concerning Councilor Hoyt, call his Executive Administrative Assistant, Sylvia Williams at 205.329.0866 or Deontrenese Guin at 205-254-2363.
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