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West Homewood Parks plans

Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

Around 238 people took a survey provided by the parks and recreation department to share their thoughts on potential changes to West Homewood and Patriot parks. more

May 23, 2017 9:01 PM News

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

Task force meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The city council will discuss the recommendation at its next meeting. more

Mar 16, 2017 5:42 PM News

Task force meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The task force interviewed three candidate companies on March 2. more

Mar 13, 2017 4:03 PM News

Project manager presentations

Sydney Cromwell

The selected firm will be responsible for demographics analysis and oversight of the schools, parks and public safety projects to be funded from the bond. more

Mar 2, 2017 9:04 PM News 1 Comments

Task force meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The interviews will be held March 2 and are open to the public. more

Feb 17, 2017 3:26 PM News

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

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

Patriot Park improvements

Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Director Berkley Squires said he hopes to begin improvements at West Homewood and Patriot parks later this year. more

Dec 28, 2016 5:51 PM News 1 Comments

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Sydney Cromwell

In early January, the district website will have a signup form for the strategic plan “action teams.” Any Homewood resident or HCS employee can view proposed strategies and sign up for a team. more

Dec 28, 2016 4:07 PM Schools

$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

School system funding

Sydney Cromwell

Every resident who spoke at the city council meeting opposed the increase without further study. more

Oct 24, 2016 9:04 PM News 1 Comments

Homewood schools and parks loan

Sydney Cromwell

The debt payments would be paid through a one-cent sales tax increase. more

Oct 17, 2016 8:24 PM News

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Sydney Cromwell

The proposed changes were part of a comprehensive study by B.L. Harbert on the schools and park system, which was presented to the community on Sept. 27. more

Sep 27, 2016 9:22 PM Schools 1 Comments

Dogs in Homewood will have a new place to play come Sept. 6. Red Mountain Park’s new off-leash dog park, Remy’s Dog Park, is set to open its 6 acres of green space that day. more

Jul 30, 2014 6:14 PM

1113 Britt Thames Park Wi-Fi

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Five public locations in Homewod will have a Wi-Fi signal by the year’s end, thanks to funding from the City of Homewood. more

Dec 20, 2013 4:32 PM News

The new Remy’s Dog Park at Red Mountain Park is scheduled to open soon. more

Dec 20, 2013 4:24 PM News

1113 Britt Thames Park Wi-Fi

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The Homewood City Council recently approved a plan to create five Wi-Fi networks during the 2013-2014 fiscal year. This is the first step in a broader plan for a free, citywide Wi-Fi system. more

Oct 29, 2013 2:24 PM News

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