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Future Hoover 11-21-17 (4)

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"Don't kill the downtown arts district" in Birmingham, Altadena Woods resident Jack Goertz said at a meeting to discuss Hoover's future. more

Nov 22, 2017 9:18 AM News

Future Hoover 11-14-17 (3)

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About 40 people attended the second of four Future Hoover meetings designed to let residents share their vision for the city. more

Nov 14, 2017 11:45 PM News

Hoover City Council 10-19-17

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The mayor and some council members said they weren't comfortable paying more than $500,000 to be able to host the convention next year. more

Oct 19, 2017 11:31 PM News

A London-based organization called SoccerEx has proposed bringing its first North American convention in 20 years to Hoover but wants Hoover to pay to be the host city. more

Oct 18, 2017 7:06 PM News

Hoover City Council 9-28-17

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Council members praised the mayor and his staff for making $4 million in cuts since the beginning of September. more

Sep 28, 2017 9:26 PM News

Frank Brocato 5-18-17

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The Hoover City Council is scheduled to vote on the fiscal 2018 budget at a special action meeting Thursday night right after the council's regular 5 p.m. work session. more

Sep 27, 2017 8:10 PM News

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The mayor is proposing $113.9 million in expenditures and projecting $111 million in revenues for the general fund and plans to make up the difference with the capital projects fund. more

Sep 6, 2017 2:50 AM News

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"People tell me I know where all the bodies are buried. I kind of do," Denise Roberson said. more

Jun 30, 2017 10:26 PM People/Places

Hoover school bd work session 5-26-17

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"We know that can't happen," Mayor Frank Brocato told the school board. "We all know there's a need for more schools in our city. ... We're going to work hand in hand with each of you to reach that goal." more

May 26, 2017 4:40 PM News

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Murdock was the keynote speaker for the 2017 Hoover Mayor's Prayer Breakfast. more

May 2, 2017 4:41 PM News

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The 13 mayors from Shelby County gave updates on their municipalities during the Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce’s “State of our Communities” luncheon on Feb. 22. more

Feb 22, 2017 11:05 PM Businesses

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The budget includes a $5 million contribution to Hoover City Schools and $13.3 million for various capital projects. more

Feb 20, 2017 10:56 PM News

Frank Brocato 11-7-16

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The mayor plans to deliver similar speeches to numerous groups over the next few months. more

Jan 5, 2017 6:34 PM News

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New Mayor Frank Brocato delivered his first state-of-the-city address today to the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. more

Dec 15, 2016 4:17 PM News

See the full list of city council election results. more

Aug 24, 2016 3:38 AM News

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U.S. Steel gives money to Brocato, McClinton, but Brocato gives the donation back more

Aug 23, 2016 5:31 AM News

Frank Brocato Feb 2016

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Brocato served in the Hoover Fire Department for 42 years and was the city's first paramedic and first fire marshal. more

Feb 15, 2016 4:02 PM News

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