budget deficit

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However, the budget includes $19 million in capital projects such as an 18-classroom expansion at Berry Middle School. Read more

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Hoover council 4-16-18

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A financial consultant has told city leaders the city is headed for years of deficit budgets and no money for capital projects if something is not done to boost revenues or cut expenses. Read more

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Frank Brocato 4-16-18

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Mayor Frank Brocato asked the council to work with him to address projected budget deficits by the council's June 4 meeting. Read more


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The city could have a $17.9 million funding gap by 2022 if more is not done to cut expenses or address sluggish tax revenues, a financial consultant from Porter, White & Co. said. Read more

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Hoover Schools superintendent wraps up busy first year, says work still to be done. Read more


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School board members said they're not happy about another budget deficit but will give new Superintendent Kathy Murphy time to look for ways to cut costs and potentially increase revenue. Read more

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Hoover school budget hearing 9-10-15

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Residents must decide what they want their school system to offer and if they are willing to pay for it, Kathy Murphy said. Read more


School officials tonight will present their 2016 budget proposal in the first of two budget hearings. A vote is expected Monday. Read more


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