Mayor Frank Brocato

I am extremely proud that Hoover was just named by 24/7 Wall Street as the “Best City In Alabama” to live and one of the best in the United States! more

Feb 20, 2018 4:35 PM Mayor's Minute

2018 has been a very cold year so far! However, our staff has been busy planning many family friendly events that are sure to warm you up and get you involved in our community. more

Jan 23, 2018 8:16 PM Mayor's Minute


Photos by Jon Anderson.

Two new hires in 2017 will set the tone for the city of Hoover in the new year, Mayor Frank Brocato said. more

Dec 27, 2017 6:43 PM News 2 Comments


Photo courtesy of Terri Hawkins.

The first class of the new Leadership Hoover group includes 34 leaders in government, nonprofit agencies and small, medium and large businesses. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:31 PM People

We were thrilled that 24/7 Wall St. ranked Hoover as No. 17 among the best places to live in the United States and that Hoover was the only city in Alabama that made the list. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:51 PM Mayor's Minute

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The mayor is proposing $113.9 million in expenditures and projecting $111 million in revenues for the general fund and plans to make up the difference with the capital projects fund. more

Sep 5, 2017 9:24 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Frank Brocato

It has been almost a year since I was sworn into office as your mayor. I had many goals making up my platform, and I am pleased to announce that several of them are coming to fruition this fall. more

Aug 22, 2017 6:55 PM Mayor's Minute 2 Comments


Emily Featherston

Hoover community members gave generously at the fundraising event for Aldridge Gardens. more

Jun 11, 2017 9:42 PM Businesses

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Photo courtesy of the Hoover Historical Society.

The Fire Department formed in 1962 after several new homes in Green Valley were threatened by brush fires, according to a history of the department written by Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato, who spent 42 years with the department. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:41 PM 50th Anniversary

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

There is no disputing that Hoover has grown by leaps and bounds over its first 50 years, surging to become the sixth-largest city in the state. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:41 PM 50th Anniversary

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Brocato is scheduled to address the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 15. more

Dec 7, 2016 11:42 AM News

Frank Brocato swearing in

Photo by Jon Anderson

The retired Hoover fire marshal and all seven Hoover City Council members had a standing-room-only crowd at the Hoover Municipal Center to watch them take their oaths of office. more

Nov 7, 2016 9:39 PM News

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    Emily Featherston

    Mayor Frank Brocato and his wife Frances were the official hosts of Hydrangeas in the Gardens on June 10, 2017.

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