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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 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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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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Riverchase sewer meeting 6-21-18 (1)

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About 150 people heard details from Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and his staff about the need to raise rates for the first time in 14 years. more

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The meeting is scheduled for Thursday night at the Riverchase Country Club. more

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Mayor Frank Brocato has asked the City Council to consider $20 million in incentives to lure a $300 million project that he says would bring 1,000 jobs to Hoover. more

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The board has the ability to issue tax-exempt bonds and provide other incentives allowed by Alabama law. more

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I-459 apartment rezoning

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The property owners claim the city violated their property rights by rezoning the land against their wishes. 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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Hoover comp plan mtg 3-21-18 (4)

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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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The BWWB brought several members of its staff to address questions in the general meeting and one-on-one afterward. more

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Comp plan mtg 2-6-18

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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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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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police training facility land 12-27-17 (1)

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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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The company plans to relocate its corporate headquarters into the Meadow Brook Corporate Park and double its Birmingham-area workforce from 300 to 600 in five years, its president and CEO said. more

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City officials are not disclosing the name of the company until Monday, but City Treasurer Robert Yeager said the company plans to invest $12.5 million to move its corporate headquarters to Hoover, bringing 600 jobs to the city over five years. more

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Hundreds of people showed up for the annual event at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

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