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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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City Council Sept. 17, 2018 Committee Meetings

Sydney Cromwell

The tree ordinance will be sent to the Planning Commission for discussion, and the council will continue to talk with the BJCTA about changes to its routes and funding. Read more

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Bird Scooters

Sydney Cromwell

Bird Scooters placed their motorized scooters in locations around Homewood without applying for a business license. Read more

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Mayor presents 18-19 budget

Sydney Cromwell

The City Council's finance committee will meet and discuss the particulars of the budget over the next few weeks, in order to approve a final version by Oct. 1. Read more

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Public Safety Committee

Sydney Cromwell

These and other issues were discussed at the Aug. 20 City Council committee meetings. Read more

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The Homewood City Council approved a series of changes to the city zoning ordinances at its Aug. 13 meeting, and council members plan to discuss more changes in the near future. Read more

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Public Works Committee

Sydney Cromwell

The Milo's incentive package was approved in a specially called council meeting. Read more

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Edgewood Manor Public Hearing

Sydney Cromwell

Residents have spoken largely in opposition to the development for several months prior to tonight's unanimous vote. 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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