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The council's committees also heard budget requests from the Police Department and sign and landscaping plans from the downtown Jack's. Read more

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April 8 City Council meeting

Sydney Cromwell

Council members wanted to see a rendering of how the new two-story building would look. Read more

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Sign ordinance

Sydney Cromwell

The odor issues in West Homewood also came up again, after the odor reappeared last week. Read more

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These agreements mean work can move forward on the two projects. Read more

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Patriot Park Revamp

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The council also approved a fence for Bethel AME Church around its air conditioning units. Read more

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Forest Brook Sidewalks

Sydney Cromwell

The council also received a bid for the Patriot Park connector far outside its expected budget. Read more

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Certified Local Government

Sydney Cromwell

This status will allow the commission to apply for federal grants for historic preservation work. Read more

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Stop sign

Sydney Cromwell

Residents came to the meetings to discuss problems on a number of streets. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

After a study by an attorney and a closed-door executive session, Homewood City Council voted on Jan. 28 to file a lawsuit contesting the results of the November election on whether to exempt the city from the statewide property tax cap. Read more

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Sydney Cromwell

The Patriot Park connector sidewalk should be completed by summer. Read more

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Recommendations presented to city officials on Wednesday, Jan. 9 put an emphasis on simple codes regulating everything from building height and density to signs and pedestrian paths. Read more

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Hena Street

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The developer intended to resurvey the property into six lots, to build five homes and a lot for community septic system and green space. Read more

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Hena Street

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The hearing will be Dec. 17. Read more

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Curio Hotel

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The development would expand the scope of a project originally proposed in 2017. Read more

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City Council Nov. 5, 2018

Sydney Cromwell

The council also approved changes to city ordinances for food trucks and certain business license fees. Read more

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Homewood Parking

Sydney Cromwell

The city is also taking steps to increase parking availability on 29th Avenue South and 19th Place South. Read more

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Trinity UMC Construction

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The church has planned a number of renovations and an addition. Read more

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Citizens of Jefferson County will vote on whether Homewood can receive an exemption to the statewide lid bill at the ballot box in November. Read more

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Special Issues Committee Oct. 1, 2018

Sydney Cromwell

The public safety committee also tabled discussion of an ordinance around Bird scooters and other "shared mobility" companies. Read more

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Jimmie Edwards

Sydney Cromwell

The council also recognized a husband and wife who have worked as crossing guards in Homewood for 35 years. Read more

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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. Read more

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