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Explore groundbreaking 1

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The 15,000-square-foot playground and 7,000-square-foot splash pad will have a universal design, meaning they will be designed to meet the needs of all people, including those with disabilities and mobility issues. more

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Hoover City Council 9-17-18

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Some council members voiced concerns about the increase in spending in the budget, but a majority said they felt the spending was justified for a growing city with growing needs. more

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Gene Smith council president

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City staff changed the way police overtime pay is reported to the Retirement Systems of Alabama due to a recent Supreme Court decision, but Smith said the court decision was misinterpreted. more

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PetSuites Resort sketch

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Planning commissioners want more time to review a noise study. more

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Inverness sewer meeting 7-31-18 (1)

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Numerous residents said they see the need for sewer rates to rise, but some want the city to subsidize the sewer system with other city revenues. 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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International Park Lot 7

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The council did rezone 11 acres in International Park from office use to commercial use but turned down a request to put apartments on the top two floors of a three-story building. more

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Hoover council 5-3-18

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Some council members say they think more research needs to be done before action is taken and pressed for more cuts to expenses. more

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Future Hoover 11-21-17 (4)

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"Don't kill the downtown arts district" in Birmingham, Altadena Woods resident Jack Goertz said at a meeting to discuss Hoover's future. more

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Future Hoover 11-14-17 (3)

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About 40 people attended the second of four Future Hoover meetings designed to let residents share their vision for the city. more

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SEC Baseball 2017 27

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The addition of a Fan Fest entertainment zone at the new 155,000-square-foot Finley Center was a tremendous addition to the tournament, an SEC official said. more

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Frank Brocato chamber 12-15-16

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New Mayor Frank Brocato delivered his first state-of-the-city address today to the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. more

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Melinda Lopez

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Melinda Lopez, who has been director of information management and reporting, now will be chief financial and information officer for the city. more

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Allan Rice 2012

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Hoover Mayor-elect Frank Brocato said Rice will start the job Nov. 7 when Brocato and the new City Council are sworn into office. more

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    Explore groundbreaking 9

    Hoover City Administrator Allan Rice speaks to the crowd at the groundbreaking for the Explore playground and splash pad at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.

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