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SCOTT MCBRAYER

Holidays in Homewood

I trust this letter finds you well as you get ready for the holiday season. It seems to me each year passes more quickly, and it’s hard to believe Christmas and New Year’s Day are almost here. more »

Nov 25, 2014 10:05 AM Mayor's Minute

Environmental Commission implements fall and winter programs

With the fall season here, I wanted to bring some attention to a very important group in Homewood and inform you of some of their efforts to give back to Homewood through their volunteer efforts. more »

Oct 28, 2014 3:04 PM Mayor's Minute

Remembering 9/11

I’m always so proud of our men and women in Homewood who serve our city and serve our country. more »

Sep 22, 2014 3:57 PM Mayor's Minute

September to become GYN/Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

With the help of some wonderful ladies in Homewood and across the State of Alabama, I have proclaimed September as GYN/Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month for the City of Homewood. more »

Aug 25, 2014 2:29 PM Mayor's Minute

Community center success, traffic in this month's Mayor's Minute

I promised in an earlier Mayor’s Minute I would send the latest numbers on the membership status of the Homewood Community Center. As of July 15, the average daily attendance at the pool is 756. more »

Jul 29, 2014 11:30 AM Mayor's Minute

Summer fun and updates on Homewood's financial position

Homewood is a great place all year long, but I especially love the summer. more »

Jun 26, 2014 3:09 PM Mayor's Minute

Traffic, speeding and parking

Spring is here, and before we know it, school will be out for the summer break. With that in mind, I would like to address a major issue that has been getting some attention lately. more »

Apr 25, 2014 5:10 PM Mayor's Minute

Hospitality at its finest

I recently was asked if I was surprised at the hospitality and kindness Homewood residents showed during the last two snow/ice storms. My answer was simple. more »

Feb 19, 2014 5:28 PM Mayor's Minute

State of the City 2014

I’m pleased to announce that since becoming mayor, our city has finished with a surplus for the fifth year in a row. more »

Jan 23, 2014 4:42 PM Mayor's Minute

Mayor's view on 2014

I will address a few projects the council and I are working on and a few issues that seem to creep up over and over again. more »

Dec 20, 2013 4:09 PM Mayor's Minute

Holidays in Homewood

The holidays are approaching quickly, and Christmas in Homewood can be a wonderful time! more »

Nov 22, 2013 5:45 PM Mayor's Minute

Remembering my dad

From time to time, we all get a phone call we will never forget. For me, the call was from my mom on Wednesday, Aug. 28. more »

Oct 29, 2013 9:51 AM Mayor's Minute

Budgeting and planting trees for Homewood

The end of the fiscal year is approaching, and meetings with department heads regarding the upcoming budget are now taking place. That sounds like fun, doesn’t it? more »

Aug 2, 2013 3:25 PM Mayor's Minute

Summertime in the City

Summer is here, and it’s a great time in Homewood. I trust all of you are enjoying your summer and planning some great vacations. more »

Jun 27, 2013 4:31 PM Mayor's Minute

Fiscal year ends with surplus of $2 million

I’m sometimes asked how we continue doing this, and I think the answer is somewhat two-fold. Retail dollars have to continue to improve each year, and my estimates on revenue will always be very conservative. more »

Feb 27, 2013 2:41 PM Mayor's Minute

Thanksgiving, Homewood 2012 edition

By the time this article is delivered, Thanksgiving Day will have passed. But it’s never too late (or too early for that matter) to stop and consider all the things for which we can be thankful. more »

Nov 27, 2012 3:38 PM Mayor's Minute

The end of a term

At the end of October, the last regularly scheduled City Council meeting for the 2008 term marked four years as mayor having come and gone. It was an especially emotional night because it meant listening to many say goodbye to those council members. more »

Oct 30, 2012 5:16 PM Mayor's Minute

Sales tax for schools and many thanks: September 2012

The start of the school year serves as a reminder to talk about a few things we all know. Please be careful while driving in Homewood as our children go to and from school. They are excited and thinking about so many things other than safety, and it more »

Aug 30, 2012 3:53 PM Mayor's Minute

August 2012 Mayor's Minute

Mayor Scott McBrayer talks about improvements on West Homewood's Patriot Park, the budget for 2013 and more in this month's column. more »

Aug 1, 2012 3:09 PM Mayor's Minute