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The voluntary agreement states that the cities will not give incentives or otherwise try to lure businesses from their neighbors. Read more

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Police officers now will be paid overtime for any time worked over 40 hours, instead of 43 hours. Read 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. Read more

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

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The mayor said the increases are needed to eliminate projected budget deficits, pay for routine capital expenses, provide more money for schools and pay for projects requested by residents. Read more

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Hoover is known as a retail hub with one of the highest income levels in the state, so some people may wonder how the city could be facing financial difficulties. Read more

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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. Read more

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Hoover City Council Nov 2016

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

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    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato speaks to Roderick Evans, one of the city's attorneys, after delivering his 2020 state-of-the-city speech at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.

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    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato gives his 2020 state-of-the-city address at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.

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    Terry Beckham, the scoutmaster for Scout Troop 93 at Oakmont Presbyterian Church in Hoover, Alabama, is recognized for his contributions during Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato's 2020 state-of-the-city address at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.

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    Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy is recognized during Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato's 2020 state-of-the-city speech at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.

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    Paul Dangel, director of sales and marketing at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama, says a few words as the new president of the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce during the chamber's luncheon at the hotel on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.

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    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato speaks to people after delivering his 2020 state-of-the-city speech at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.

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