City of Hoover logo - council chambers

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The mayor plans to present his budget to the City Council on Sept. 5, and budget hearings will be held the following week. more

Aug 21, 2017 8:48 PM News

City of Hoover logo - council chambers

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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 10:29 PM News

Hoover 2017 city plans

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The 155,000-square-foot Finley Center, to be used for sports, entertainment, conventions, banquets and other events, is slated to open in May, more

Dec 29, 2016 5:17 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover school board 9-12-16

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Board member Jill Ganus Veitch voted against the budget, saying she didn't support short notice of cuts in principals' discretionary spending. more

Sep 12, 2016 8:10 PM Schools 1 Comments

Hoover High Principal Don Hulin said in an email to faculty the proposed 2017 budget was "deeply troubling on many fronts." more

Sep 8, 2016 11:00 PM Schools 8 Comments

Tina Hancock 9-6-16

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy said school officials have worked hard to lower the budget deficit from the $10 million deficits approved in recent years. more

Sep 7, 2016 12:01 AM Schools 1 Comments

The school system's budget has been the topic of much discussion in recent years due to deficit spending and the status of city funding. more

Aug 30, 2016 4:40 PM Schools

Hoover police officers 2015

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Mayor Gary Ivey said he plans to propose a mid-year budget amendment to provide about $600,000 to pay for 10 additional patrol officers. more

Feb 1, 2016 8:40 PM News 1 Comments

Shelby County legislative preview Jan 2016

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Eleven lawmakers representing parts of Shelby County today shared their outlook going into the session that starts Feb. 2. more

Jan 20, 2016 5:16 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover school board 9-14-15.jpg

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School board members said they're not happy about another budget deficit but will give new Superintendent Kathy Murphy time to look for ways to cut costs and potentially increase revenue. more

Sep 14, 2015 10:25 PM Schools 2 Comments

Hoover school budget hearing 9-10-15

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Residents must decide what they want their school system to offer and if they are willing to pay for it, Kathy Murphy said. more

Sep 10, 2015 10:47 PM Schools

After Hoover City Council's budget approval of $146 million, Hoover residents can expect to see progress on several projects and facilities in the area. more

Dec 29, 2014 6:06 PM News

Superintendent Andy Craig presented the new rezoning proposal to the Hoover City Schools Board of Education at the meeting Sept. 8. more

Sep 9, 2014 1:57 AM News

Council's concern with BOE finances drives interview questioning

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The Hoover City Council wants its appointment to the Hoover City Schools Board of Education to make a difference as soon as he or she sits down at the table. more

Apr 4, 2014 3:11 AM News

bus service

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Hoover City Schools is considering the feasibility of a fee-based program using its current bus fleet and an agreement with a private company to provide third-party transportation. more

Sep 6, 2013 11:23 PM News 1 Comments

0913 hoover budget hearing antee

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Due to increased enrollment and declines in state funding and property tax income, the school system has been working under a constricted budget since 2008. more

Sep 6, 2013 10:35 PM News 1 Comments

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