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Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel

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Hotel operators say they would rather see a $2.50 per night room fee than an increase in the city's total lodging tax from 14 percent to 17 percent. more

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Inverness sewer plant 5

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The meeting is scheduled for Thursday night at the Riverchase Country Club. more

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Frank Brocato 4-16-18

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Mayor Frank Brocato asked the council to work with him to address projected budget deficits by the council's June 4 meeting. more

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Hoover City Council Nov 2016

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The mayor and City Council should allow much public deliberation. more

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The city could have a $17.9 million funding gap by 2022 if more is not done to cut expenses or address sluggish tax revenues, a financial consultant from Porter, White & Co. said. more

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Hoover comp plan mtg 3-21-18 (4)

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More than 1,150 people responded to an online survey conducted by the city of Hoover the past couple of months. more

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Hoover land use map

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Workshops are scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22, at the Hoover Municipal Center more

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Comp plan mtg 2-6-18

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About 45 people showed up for the last of three initial public input meetings for the city's comprehensive plan. more

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Comp plan mtg 1-30-18 (6)

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About 100 people showed up for the second of three public input meetings for the city's comprehensive plan. more

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Comp plan mtg Greystone

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About 20 people showed up at Greystone Elementary School for the first of three public input meetings for the city's comprehensive plan. more

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Santek Waste Services truck

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Santek acknowledges an uptick in complaints in the last couple of months and is working to address issues, a manager said. more

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Three meetings are scheduled in late January and early February. more

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Municipal Drive land purchase 12-28-17

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The city plans to build a police training facility on the property, which is between Hoover Fire Station No. 4 and the Extra Space Storage facility. more

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police training facility land 12-27-17 (1)

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The 1.22 acres is along Municipal Drive between a half-acre the city already owns next to Hoover Fire Station No. 4 and the Extra Space Storage facility. more

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Meadow Brook Corporate Park Building 100

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The company plans to relocate its corporate headquarters into the Meadow Brook Corporate Park and double its Birmingham-area workforce from 300 to 600 in five years, its president and CEO said. more

Businesses

City of Hoover logo - council chambers

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City officials are not disclosing the name of the company until Monday, but City Treasurer Robert Yeager said the company plans to invest $12.5 million to move its corporate headquarters to Hoover, bringing 600 jobs to the city over five years. more

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Hoover Christmas tree lightig 2017-36

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Hundreds of people showed up for the annual event at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

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Hoover Christmas tree lighting 2016-60

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Two children of a Hoover teacher who died of cancer in October were chosen as this year's official Christmas tree lighters. more

People/Places

Future Hoover 11-28-17 (1)

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Residents shared a desire for more city amenities on their side of town during the city's fourth Future Hoover meeting. more

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Greg Knighton

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Greg Knighton will take on a new role of economic developer for the city of Hoover on Dec. 18. more

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July 2018