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Hoover City Council

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Brocato has been working for 18 months to steer the UAB Health System-affiliated Medical West hospital to Hoover from its earlier plan to move off I-459 in McCalla. more

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Vapeology 1

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The council voted 4-3 in favor of the moratorium until city leaders can take a thorough review of their zoning regulations. more

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Medical West 6-7-18 (1)

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UAB Medical West officials have said they are looking for a place to build a new hospital but have not decided if, when or where to do it. more

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Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato hasn’t given up on the idea of the city building a performing arts center, even though no funding has materialized. 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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Hoover employee milestones 2017

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The proposed new pay scale would give raises to all employees, increase the maximum amount they can earn in the future and cost the city about $1.5 million more in the coming fiscal year, city officials said. more

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Frank Brocato 8-30-18

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This budget should strengthen public safety and increase city employee salaries to once again make Hoover the "employer of choice," the mayor said. more

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Deo Dara Drive Aug 2018

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The job includes 9.7 miles of roadway on 38 streets, plus paving jobs at numerous Hoover schools. 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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The congregation is selling its building and 7-acre property along Alabama 119 and plans to move back to downtown Birmingham, where the church was founded in 1903. more

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The hearings with department heads are scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 21, and Thursday, Aug. 23. more

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Pool rescue

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Lifeguards April Fitten and Taylor Davis rescued a man and his young son, neither of whom knew how to swim, as they accidentally went from the shallow end of the pool to the deep end. more

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Monte D'Oro flooding 7-26-17

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Hoover property owners in Shelby County may see the stormwater fee increase as soon as fiscal 2019, but the fee increase won't impact Jefferson County until fiscal 2020. more

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Hoover council 7-10-18

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The council also voted down a proposal to raise residential rental and lease taxes for apartments and rental homes. more

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Hyatt Place Hoover

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The latest proposal would charge hotel guests a $2 nightly room fee in Hoover instead of the $2.50 fee proposed last week. more

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Mayor, council introduce separate proposals to raise revenue for city. more

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Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel

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Hotel operators say they would rather see a $2.50 per night room fee than an increase in the city's total lodging tax from 14 percent to 17 percent. 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 City Council 6-18-18

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Council members left a proposed lodging tax increase intact but are proposing half as much of a sales tax increase and an increase in the real estate rental and lease tax. more

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Mayor Frank Brocato has asked the City Council to consider $20 million in incentives to lure a $300 million project that he says would bring 1,000 jobs to Hoover. more

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  • Hoover council 10-1-18

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    Hoover council 10-1-18

    Derrick Murphy, chairman of the Hoover City Council's Economic Development Committee, at left, discusses a proposal regarding the relocation of UAB Medical West hospital from Bessemer to Hoover during a committee meeting on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, as Councilman Casey Middlebrooks listens.

  • Matt Sterley 6-28-18

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    Matt Sterley 6-28-18

    Matt Sterley, the general manager for the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel, discusses a substitute for a proposed lodging tax increase with the Hoover City Council in Hoover, Alabama, during a council work session on Thursday, June 28, 2018.

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