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Sydney Cromwell

The committee plans to present a full master plan draft in June. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The open house will be held at two times on March 22 at City Hall. more

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Staff photo.

This survey covers transportation, green spaces and the appearance of streets around the downtown area. more

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Rendering courtesy of Heart of Homewood Plan.

The council also intends to fund a study of turning part of Reese Street into a one-way road. more

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Sydney Cromwell

The open house was a chance for stores to draw in new customers and offer special sales. more

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Courtesy of Heart of Homewood

The "Heart of Homewood" committee also published a tentative timeline for completing the master plan. more

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Sydney Cromwell

The meeting included a chance to review maps of downtown and make recommendations for placement of sidewalks, bike lanes and green space. more

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Courtesy of Heart of Homewood

The downtown master plan is being performed by the city of Homewood and the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham. more

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Pocket Park Initiative

Sydney Cromwell

Representatives of the downtown greenspace initiative gave a short presentation at tonight's meeting. more

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Special issues committee

Sydney Cromwell

The time limit on parking on 18th Street may be increased to three hours. more

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18th Street Hotel Development

Courtesy of Mike Mouron

The plans included a seven-story Curio hotel, restaurant and retail space in the former Hatfield Auto and Little Professor properties on 18th Street South. more

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Opinions were extremely split about the Regional Planning Commission's conclusions from their parking study: that there are enough parking spaces to handle demand but the city needs better enforcement of rules. more

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Homewood Parking

Sydney Cromwell

The Regional Planning Commission studied public and private parking lots around downtown Homewood in April. more

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Ana Good

Violin players and Christmas carolers helped fill the night with the spirit of the holidays. Santa and his helpers also stopped by, handing out baked goods and posing for pictures with eager children. more

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Smoking regulations

Sydney Cromwell

The proposed regulations, which will go before the council Nov. 9 for a final vote, include banning smoking in all areas of restaurants, hotels and nursing homes. more

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Homewood Committee

Sydney Cromwell

Liz Ellaby said the HEC has solutions in mind that could replace the trees or relocate them “in a way that would please the merchants but still maintain some trees.” She did not go into more detail but said this would be a long-term action. more

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Proclamation

Sydney Cromwell

The council was also supposed to hear an initial 2015-2016 budget presentation from Mayor Scott McBrayer, but this was postponed due to some unresolved details. more

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18th Street Trees

Photo by Jordan Hays.

Margaret Scott of Savage’s Bakery said some of the trees became a problem once they grew over the roofline of neighboring buildings, and the trees are expected to increase in size. more

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Homewood businesses are organizing a special Easter shopping event for all ages on Saturday, April 4. Hop & Shop will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more

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May 2018