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Hoover City Council

Monte D'Oro flooding 7-26-17

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Hoover property owners in Shelby County may see the stormwater fee increase as soon as fiscal 2019, but the fee increase won't impact Jefferson County until fiscal 2020. more

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The council also voted down a proposal to raise residential rental and lease taxes for apartments and rental homes. more

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The latest proposal would charge hotel guests a $2 nightly room fee in Hoover instead of the $2.50 fee proposed last week. more

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A counter-proposal to the mayor’s plan cuts the sales tax increase in half. more

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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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International Park Lot 7

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The council did rezone 11 acres in International Park from office use to commercial use but turned down a request to put apartments on the top two floors of a three-story building. more

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Hoover City Council 6-18-18

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Council members left a proposed lodging tax increase intact but are proposing half as much of a sales tax increase and an increase in the real estate rental and lease tax. more

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Hoover council 5-3-18

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Some council members say they think more research needs to be done before action is taken and pressed for more cuts to expenses. more

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A financial consultant has told city leaders the city is headed for years of deficit budgets and no money for capital projects if something is not done to boost revenues or cut expenses. more

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Amy Mudano Nov 2017

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Mudano is a research associate and epidemiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and has been heavily involved with parent-teacher groups at Riverchase Elementary and Berry Middle School. 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 applicants include a UAB administrator, a pharmacist, a UAB epidemiologist, a college admissions consultant, a retired college professor and a property management professional. more

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Hoover school bd interviews Nov. 2017

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The council is looking for someone to replace Earl Cooper, who has served on the school board for two five-year terms. more

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The City Council wants clarification about what measures it would have to take to allow Sunday alcoholic beverage sales as early as 10 a.m. rather than noon. more

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Greystone SRO

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That will give Hoover a total of 11 full-time police officers and 17 part-time officers in the city's 16 schools. more

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The Hoover City Council is again looking for people who want to serve on the school board. more

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Hoover Met Complex South Access Road

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C.S. Beatty Construction beat out two other bidders for the road project. 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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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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  • Matt Sterley 6-28-18

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    Matt Sterley 6-28-18

    Matt Sterley, the general manager for the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel, discusses a substitute for a proposed lodging tax increase with the Hoover City Council in Hoover, Alabama, during a council work session on Thursday, June 28, 2018.

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July 2018