Mayor Frank Brocato


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The mayor said his budget proposal is focused on better traffic management, education and public safety. Read more


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On May 21, the Hoover Historical Society officers for 2019-20 were installed by Mayor Frank Brocato. Read more



Sydney Cromwell

The voluntary agreement states that the cities will not give incentives or otherwise try to lure businesses from their neighbors. Read more


It’s hard to believe 2019 is here! I hope everyone had a very merry Christmas and that you are off to a happy and healthy New Year. Read more

Mayor's Minute

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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. Read more

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I am very excited that the universally designed inclusive playground and splash pad at the Hoover Met Complex is targeted to open at the end of 2018. Read more

Mayor's Minute

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


Hoover City Council Nov 2016

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The mayor and City Council should allow much public deliberation. Read more

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I am extremely proud that Hoover was just named by 24/7 Wall Street as the “Best City In Alabama” to live and one of the best in the United States! Read more

Mayor's Minute

2018 has been a very cold year so far! However, our staff has been busy planning many family friendly events that are sure to warm you up and get you involved in our community. Read more

Mayor's Minute


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Two new hires in 2017 will set the tone for the city of Hoover in the new year, Mayor Frank Brocato said. Read more

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The first class of the new Leadership Hoover group includes 34 leaders in government, nonprofit agencies and small, medium and large businesses. Read more


We were thrilled that 24/7 Wall St. ranked Hoover as No. 17 among the best places to live in the United States and that Hoover was the only city in Alabama that made the list. Read more

Mayor's Minute

Melinda Lopez 9-5-17

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The mayor is proposing $113.9 million in expenditures and projecting $111 million in revenues for the general fund and plans to make up the difference with the capital projects fund. Read more


Frank Brocato Feb 2016

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It has been almost a year since I was sworn into office as your mayor. I had many goals making up my platform, and I am pleased to announce that several of them are coming to fruition this fall. Read more

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Emily Featherston

Hoover community members gave generously at the fundraising event for Aldridge Gardens. Read more


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The Fire Department formed in 1962 after several new homes in Green Valley were threatened by brush fires, according to a history of the department written by Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato, who spent 42 years with the department. Read more

50th Anniversary

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There is no disputing that Hoover has grown by leaps and bounds over its first 50 years, surging to become the sixth-largest city in the state. Read more

50th Anniversary

Frank Brocato 12-1-16

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Brocato is scheduled to address the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 15. Read more


Frank Brocato swearing in

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The retired Hoover fire marshal and all seven Hoover City Council members had a standing-room-only crowd at the Hoover Municipal Center to watch them take their oaths of office. Read more


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    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato talks with Dr. Tammy Means after his 2019 state-of-the-city address at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.

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    Emily Featherston

    Mayor Frank Brocato and his wife Frances were the official hosts of Hydrangeas in the Gardens on June 10, 2017.

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