City Council

City traffic study

Sydney Cromwell

The funding was recently approved by the Metropolitan Planning Organization and will be an 80-20 match with ALDOT. more

Apr 17, 2017 8:33 PM News 1 Comments

Council and school board work session

Sydney Cromwell

Dr. Bill Cleveland said the school board plans to send out an request for proposals of its own immediately. more

Apr 10, 2017 8:37 PM News

Committee of the Whole

Sydney Cromwell

The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 10, preceding the council meeting where a vote will be held. more

Apr 3, 2017 10:19 PM News 1 Comments


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Organizers push to engage community as neighborhood prods officials to ensure its part in citywide progress. more

Mar 23, 2017 10:00 AM People

City Council

Sydney Cromwell

The committee of the whole meeting will be April 3 at 5 p.m., and is open to the public. more

Mar 20, 2017 8:42 PM News

City Council

Sydney Cromwell

If the bill is approved, pharmacies would no longer factor prescription medications into their gross sales receipts, impacting how much they pay in business license taxes. more

Mar 13, 2017 8:49 PM News

City Council

Sydney Cromwell

The study will be the first step toward the city's goal of discouraging neighborhood cut-through traffic and rerouting cars to main roads. more

Feb 27, 2017 9:22 PM News


Sydney Cromwell

Special issues committee members were concerned about the effect the removal of parking spaces would have on area businesses. more

Feb 21, 2017 9:41 PM News 1 Comments

Task force meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The project manager would help the city determine how to allocate its $110 million bond for schools, parks, public safety and potentially sidewalk projects. more

Feb 14, 2017 10:03 AM News 1 Comments

Central Avenue Parking

Courtesy of Jared Lewis

The council committees also considered options for a city parking study. more

Feb 6, 2017 8:40 PM News 1 Comments

Committee meeting

Sydney Cromwell

At a Jan. 30 meeting, chemical testing firm Volatile Analysis presented results of its work with Dean Foods and Buffalo Rock, whose plants had been identified as likely sources of the odor, to special issues committee members. more

Jan 30, 2017 9:15 PM News 1 Comments

Community Bond Meeting

Sydney Cromwell

Since the first public meeting in December, the city has assembled a 12-person task force of council, school board, police and parks employees. The task force put together a request for proposals for a project manager to direct the use of the bond. more

Jan 30, 2017 9:10 PM News

Committee meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The council also discussed traffic and tree planting around the city, as well as spill containment at the Barber Dairy plant. more

Jan 23, 2017 8:53 PM News

Lee Community Center

Courtesy of Rosedale Community Association Facebook

The meeting will discuss neighborhood improvement projects and use of the city's recent $110 million bond. more

Jan 16, 2017 5:02 PM News


Courtesy of Jared Lewis

One rezoning will make room for Caliber, a new sporting goods retailer. more

Dec 19, 2016 9:23 PM News

$110 million bond work session

Sydney Cromwell

A second work session on the bond, which will be used to fund schools, parks and public safety projects, is scheduled for Jan. 30 at 5 p.m. more

Dec 19, 2016 9:16 PM News

Shades Cahaba students address city council

Sydney Cromwell

The change was made to make the street safer for children walking or biking to and from Homewood Middle School. more

Dec 12, 2016 7:48 PM News

Mayfair sidewalks

Department of Building, Engineering and Zoning

These projects are planned for the 2017 fiscal year. more

Dec 5, 2016 7:21 PM News

Schools Study-12.jpg

Sydney Cromwell

Council President Bruce Limbaugh and Ward 5 Representative Peter Wright discuss the sales tax increase, bond money allocation, transparency, timeline for approving the bond and more. more

Dec 2, 2016 3:06 PM News

Hollywood Union Hill Cemetery

Photo by Madoline Markham.

The study will likely last through summer 2017. more

Nov 28, 2016 8:26 PM News

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Proclamation

Sydney Cromwell

At the Aug. 24 city council meeting, Homewood Mayor Scott McBrayer proclaimed September as Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. more

Aug 27, 2015 3:15 PM , , News

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