John Lyda

Hoover City Council 10-19-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

John Lyda 2016

Photo courtesy of John Lyda

Lyda is running for Place 3 on the council. more

Jul 12, 2016 2:36 PM People/Places

Ross Bridge Hotel

Roy L. Williams.

Hoover council member John Lyda said that discussion in a Thursday council work session led to an agreement to table consideration of doubling Hoover lodging tax. The motion to table will be formally made by the council on Monday night. more

Jul 30, 2015 11:11 PM News

Ross Bridge Hotel

Roy L. Williams.

The Hoover City Council during its Monday, July 20 meeting will hear a second reading of an ordinance that would double the city lodging tax from 3 to 6 percent. more

Jul 17, 2015 7:29 PM News

Hoover City Council

Katie Turpen

The Hoover City Council on Monday July 6 will consider a proposal from Mayor Gary Ivey to raise the city's lodging tax rate from 3 percent to 6 percent. The overall tax would rise from 14 to 17 percent. more

Jul 3, 2015 3:30 PM News

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