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

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The program is a response to increased pedestrian safety concerns at the school and Patriot Park. 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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Extended stay hotels

Sydney Cromwell

Homewood City Council’s special issues committee intends to draft an ordinance capping how long people can stay at hotels within city limits, but the details of that ordinance are still unclear. 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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510 Tamworth Lane

Sydney Cromwell

The property owner had requested to rezone the triangular lot to be part of the development of a hotel and Bricktop's restaurant. 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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Sydney Cromwell

The city gave out its annual Employee of the Year awards on Jan. 15. 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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Walter Schoel Engineering was hired in August to study flooding problems in these residential areas. Read more

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Council Dec. 3, 2018

Sydney Cromwell

The council also approved an incentives package for a developer on 18th Street South. 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

Courtesy of Scotty Stanford

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

Courtesy of Trinity United Methodist Church

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

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Mecca Avenue Stormwater

Sydney Cromwell

The special issues committee also took a look at a request from Trinity UMC to close part of the sidewalk for construction. Read more

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BJCTA Bus Route 42/31

Courtesy of BJCTA

The BJCTA will hold three more public hearings to inform people about changes to routes in Homewood and other areas of Birmingham. Read more

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