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2016 budget

Hoover school bus

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Cuts in staffing, delayed capital expenditures and unexpected increases in property tax revenues helped erase the school system's projected $10.4 million deficit. Read more

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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. Read more

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Councilman John Greene cast the lone vote against the budget, citing a need for more money for Hoover City Schools. Read more

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The budget includes $21.4 million in capital projects, including $4.4 million for road improvements, more than $3 million for parks and recreation projects and $3 million in upgrades to the police and fire dispatch communication and computer systems. Read more

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