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Council members ran into a problem with the top choice among voters. more

Nov 8, 2016 10:30 AM News 4 Comments

Hoover sports complex construction Oct 2016

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The public will be able to vote through 5 p.m. Sunday. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:31 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover sports complex

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Officials are asking the public to vote on a name for the overall complex and a name for the 155,000-square-foot indoor event center. more

Oct 24, 2016 6:47 PM News 7 Comments

Hoover sports complex construction 10-17-16

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The naming committee held its first meeting at the Hoover Municipal Center Monday. more

Oct 17, 2016 10:02 PM News 2 Comments

The BAM hats

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City officials in particular received very negative feedback to "The Bam" as a nickname. more

Oct 11, 2016 8:20 PM News 15 Comments

The BAM T-shirt

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The Hoover City Council also tonight approved spending $1.2 million to get the complex up and running, as well as a five-year operating budget. more

Oct 3, 2016 8:54 PM News 14 Comments

Hoover sports complex

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However, the facility is expected to have a $14 million direct economic impact its first year and $33 million impact by year five, projections show. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:20 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover Event Center exterior 1

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The contract was $1.9 million over budget but $1.83 million less than the amount originally proposed by the low bidder. more

Aug 1, 2016 9:29 PM News 1 Comments

Hoover Event Center exterior 3

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The council delayed awarding a "general works" construction package for the complex after the low bid came in at $22 million — $3.75 million over budget. more

Jul 19, 2016 8:37 AM News

Hoover Event Center Master Plan

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Sports Facilities Management is based in Clearwater, Florida, and manages sports complexes all over the country. more

Jul 17, 2016 9:31 PM News

As institutional investors scrambled for secure investments, Hoover's strong credit rating played in its favor. more

Jul 3, 2016 5:22 AM News

Hoover Event Center exterior 3

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Council President Jack Wright said the council will get feedback from athletic organizations and likely make a decision in mid-July. more

Jun 30, 2016 8:43 PM News 3 Comments

Hoover Event Center Master Plan

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The council's work session is at 5 p.m. at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

Jun 30, 2016 3:11 PM News

Hoover Event Center Master Plan

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Most of the money is slated for the 124-acre sports complex and indoor event center to be built next to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

Jun 20, 2016 7:49 PM News 4 Comments

Sportsplex

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The 141,000-square-foot indoor event center, to be built next to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, should be completed by May 2017. more

Feb 1, 2016 4:08 PM News

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