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Jesse Chambers

The council has enlisted the help of the Homewood Environmental Commission and Henry Hughes from the Birmingham Botanical Gardens to create this plan. more

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Council Committee meeting

Sydney Cromwell

A sign variance for a new urgent care clinic was also discussed. more

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Members of the finance and special issues committees also reviewed a budget request from the BJCTA, the city's 2015-2016 fiscal year audit, street lights for the Rosedale community, the Mayfair sidewalk project and updates regarding Buffalo Rock. more

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"I have seen a true effort by Buffalo Rock to be working on what they understand they’re supposed to do," Bazemore said. more

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Sydney Cromwell

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

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Central Avenue Parking

Courtesy of Jared Lewis

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

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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

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Committee meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The full council will vote on the issue Oct. 24. more

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The public works committee briefly discussed a plan to bring Homewood into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act at tonight's meeting. more

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West Homewood odor issue

Sydney Cromwell

The second phase has a prepaid amount of $38,160 and will take about three weeks to complete and determine the scope of the third phase. more

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Committee meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The committee discussed funding an environmental consultant up to $27,000 to determine the source of the odor. more

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A recap of the March 21, 2016 Homewood committee and City Council decisions. more

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Barber odor issues

Sydney Cromwell

Some West Homewood residents said that the odor on Saturday, March 5 was probably the worst they have smelled so far. more

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Special Issues Committee

Sydney Cromwell

Efforts to fix the odor problems coming from the Mayfield and Buffalo Rock facilities in West Homewood will continue at least until March. more

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Mayfield Dairy

Sydney Cromwell

A recap from the Jan. 4 special issues and finance committee meetings. more

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Homewood Star August 2019