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Hoover employee milestones 2017

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The proposed new pay scale would give raises to all employees, increase the maximum amount they can earn in the future and cost the city about $1.5 million more in the coming fiscal year, city officials said. more

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This budget should strengthen public safety and increase city employee salaries to once again make Hoover the "employer of choice," the mayor said. more

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This should be a record general fund budget for the city of Hoover, thanks to three tax increases approved by the City Council in July. more

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The job includes 9.7 miles of roadway on 38 streets, plus paving jobs at numerous Hoover schools. more

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The hearings with department heads are scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 21, and Thursday, Aug. 23. more

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The city's economic developer, Greg Knighton, shared the city's strategies at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce August luncheon. 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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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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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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Workshops are scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22, at the Hoover Municipal Center more

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

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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 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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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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