John Lyda

John Lyda 2016

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Lyda is running for Place 3 on the council. more

Jul 12, 2016 2:06 PM People 2 Comments

Jefferson County Satellite Office

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The only thing worse than the line at the DMV is the drive there, and Hoover residents could soon avoid one of those problems once the new Jefferson County satellite office opens. more

Aug 31, 2015 1:48 PM News

Planning Commission

Roy L. Williams

The Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved two new subdivisions in Ross Bridge and three new subdivisions in the Lake Cyrus communities during its Monday, Aug. 10 meeting. more

Aug 11, 2015 1:04 AM News

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 11:08 PM News

Chapel Lane light

Roy L. Williams

Hoover city officials are installing a new traffic light on Chapel Drive at Al Seier Road just up from Rooms To Go and the new Field & Stream store. The lights were up but weren’t operational yet as of early Friday, July 17. more

Jul 17, 2015 8:16 PM News 1 Comments

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 7:27 PM News

Hoover City Council

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The city tax for staying in Hoover hotels and motels could soon double. The Hoover City Council on Monday, July 6 meeting at 6 p.m. will consider a proposal from Mayor Gary Ivey to raise the city's lodging tax rate from 3 percent to 6 percent. more

Jul 3, 2015 3:23 PM News 1 Comments

Hoover council member John Lyda went to Montgomery on Wednesday, April 29, to share his support for a bill making it easier for ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in the state. more

Apr 30, 2015 7:14 PM News

Hoover City Council

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The Hoover City Council during its meeting next Monday will set a public hearing for April 6 in which a vote will take place on a proposed plan to rezone 26 acres off South Shades Crest Road for a proposed retail shopping center. more

Mar 11, 2015 6:14 PM News

I-459 median

Photo courtesy of John Lyda

I-459 could be looking safer thanks to the installation of cable barriers near completion by ALDOT. more

Sep 17, 2014 2:42 PM News

John Lyda in Brazil

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Our delegation would spend two to three days each in the country’s tourism center of Rio de Janeiro, the federal capital of Brasilia, and the economic epicenter of Sao Paulo. more

Apr 28, 2014 8:39 PM People

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

ACYPL is an organization sponsored by the U.S. Department of State in conjunction with private supporters. The nonpartisan nonprofit organization works to introduce rising political and policy professionals to international affairs and to each other. more

Feb 25, 2014 5:26 PM News

Chapel Lane extension bridge

Photo by Jeff Thompson

The connection between Patton Chapel Road and Patton Creek shopping center has been given a grand opening date. more

Oct 15, 2013 6:10 PM News 1 Comments

During its regular meeting on Oct. 7, the Hoover City Council approved an agreement that could bring a freestanding emergency medical facility to the city. more

Oct 8, 2013 10:29 PM , News 1 Comments

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