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The council also set several public hearings for its next meeting. Read more

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The revised agreement reflects several changes requested by residents. Read more

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The planning and development committee will continue its discussion of the agreement, which would last five years. Read more

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West Homewood Construction Moratorium

Sydney Cromwell

The moratorium applies to any construction that meets the Building, Engineering and Zoning Department’s definition of new construction, though remodeling or renovation work will be allowed. Read more

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Central Avenue

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At its May 20 meeting, the council approved Volkert Engineering’s proposal to study Central Avenue and the possibility of reconnecting a former street along Griffin Brook as a greenway for people on bikes or on foot. Read more

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Property owner Tim Coker plans to relocate the existing building and replace it with a 6,000-square-foot building, containing two commercial tenants and a second-story condominium, as well as an underground parking garage. Read more

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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

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

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Stop sign

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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

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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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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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