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New devt next to Greystone Jan 2020

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Now, the developer must decide whether to submit a different plan or seek to build the subdivision in unincorporated Shelby County. Read more

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The zoning board recommended the City Council rezone 5.6 acres on the old Smith dairy farm to allow for up to 47 houses on 26.4 acres. Read more

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A consultant is projecting the school district will add 1,500 students over the next 10 years. Read more

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Lake Wilborn home construction Dec 2017

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The rate increased from $6 to $8.50 per $1,000 worth of construction, in addition to the base fee of $1,500 per house that goes to the school board. Read more

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Chapel Farms housing devt 2

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The 12 acres between Hoover First United Methodist Church and the Polo Trace subdivision now will remain zoned for agricultural, single-family residential and commercial use in unincorporated Jefferson County. Read more

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Douglas Commons annexation

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D.R. Horton wants to build 42 houses on 12 acres and to prohibit people under the age of 18 from living there permanently. Read more

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Lake Cyrus Sector 21 layout

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The commission also approved preliminary plans for 263 residential lots in Blackridge, Lake Cyrus and Lake Wilborn. Read more

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Trace Crossings 6-5-17 zoning amendment

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Commenters said the council should have delayed a decision until the city completes a comprehensive master plan. Read more

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Trace Crossings rezoning 5-8-17 (5)

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The changes add 339 ares and 515 home sites to Trace Crossings, transferring all the home sites from approved home sites in other areas. Read more

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Trace Crossings rezoning 5-8-17 (5)

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Trace Crossings residents have been calling on City Council members to reject parts of the rezoning plan or postpone consideration until the city adopts a comprehensive plan. Read more

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Hoover school bd work session 5-26-17

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"We know that can't happen," Mayor Frank Brocato told the school board. "We all know there's a need for more schools in our city. ... We're going to work hand in hand with each of you to reach that goal." Read more

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Home Development

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Most of the new houses coming are in the western part of the city, in communities such as Ross Bridge, Lake Wilborn and McGill Crossings. Read more

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The council also approved new car washes near Greystone and off John Hawkins Parkway across from The Grove shopping center. Read more

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Blake Whitney Thompson

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The out-of-state company plans to invest $22 million in Trace Crossings, Lake Cyrus projects. Read more

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    More than 100 people came to a meeting at Bluff Park Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, to discuss a new proposed subdivision on part of the former Smith dairy farm property.

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    Developer Lance Kitchens discusses options for a proposed subdivision on part of the former Smith dairy farm in the Bluff Park community during a meeting at Bluff Park Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020.

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    Bluff Park resident Chrissy Bushnell speaks during a community meeting at Bluff Park Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, regarding a proposed new subdivision on part of the former Smith dairy farm property.

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