Allen Pate

Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 1

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About 250 people attended a celebration at the Hoover Public Library Sunday afternoon. Read more

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Hoover chamber 18 Freedom Award 1

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Pate, the city's former executive director, was instrumental in the development of the Veterans Memorial Arbor at Aldridge Gardens and Veterans Memorial Plaza at Veterans Park off Valleydale Road. Read more

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When Allen Pate first came to work for the city of Hoover in February 1988, it was supposed to be a one-year job of overseeing construction of Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Read more


Allen Pate 9-19-16 council

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A budget amendment would allow the city to hire someone to fill Executive Director Allen Pate's shoes while he finishes out his vacation and unused leave time. Read more


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Pate choked up with emotion as he made the announcement at a Hoover City Council meeting. Read more

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Allen Pate Press Box

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The press box at the stadium will now be known as the Allen Pate Press Box. Read more


Hoover Welcome Sign

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The City of Hoover has installed a new sign welcoming drivers on U.S. 31 entering the city from Vestavia Hills. The sign on U.S. 31 South just past the Interstate 65 ramp says “The City of Hoover welcomes you” and was put up in late July. Read more


Hoover City Council

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The future of a potential retail development that could bring a Walmart Neighborhood Market near the Trace Crossings community hinges on a Hoover City Council public hearing taking place April 6. Read more

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Construction widening ramps leading from Alabama 150 to Interstate 459 and other road work designed to improve traffic flow on the major thoroughfare is back under way after long delays caused by bad weather. Read more


A plan to rezone 26 acres off South Shades Crest Road for a proposed retail shopping center could become reality if the Hoover City Council approves it next Monday, March 16, City Executive Director Allen Pate said today. Read more



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Sprouts Farmers Market intends to locate in The Crossings of Hoover, a proposed development on State Highway 150. Read more

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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. Read more

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Pate, executive director of operations for the City of Hoover, tells us about his pride in our city. Read more


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