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Trace Crossings entrance sign 4-5-19

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Council President Gene Smith said a new connector road for Trace Crossings won't happen without the support of that community. Read more

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Police officers now will be paid overtime for any time worked over 40 hours, instead of 43 hours. Read more

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Hoover council 12-3-18

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Other people upset about the shooting of a 21-year-old Hueytown man at the Riverchase Galleria by a police officer warned the protester not to put hands on the mayor. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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Ray Shea Clyce

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Also, Council President John Greene today installed the chamber's 2018 officers. Read more

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Hoover City Council 10-19-17

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The mayor and some council members said they weren't comfortable paying more than $500,000 to be able to host the convention next year. Read more

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Greene said bringing school funding up to an appropriate level is the first crucial step in moving Hoover forward. Read more

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  • police training center groundbreaking 12

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    Hoover city officials take part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hoover Police Department's Frank and Pam Barefield Training Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. From left are Councilman Mike Shaw, Mayor Frank Brocato and Councilman John Greene.

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    Hoover police and city officials take part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hoover Police Department's Frank and Pam Barefield Training Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. From left are Hoover Councilman John Greene, police Chief Nick Derzis and Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama Chairman Frank Barefield.

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