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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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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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Council Dec. 3, 2018

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

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Homewood Elections

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Homewood voters supported the bill, but the rest of Jefferson County narrowly voted against it. Read more

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No challenger pulled off a major upset in the state legislature in the Greater Birmingham area. 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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Board of Education

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The vote will be held countywide Nov. 6. Read more

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Lid Bill Vote

Sydney Cromwell

The exemption will be a local amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot. Read more

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Homewood pursues exemption to property tax cap. Read more

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The exemption will now be voted on by Jefferson County residents in the November general election. Read more

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2016-2020 council

Sydney Cromwell

The bill caps the amount of property tax that Homewood can collect. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The restriction, known as the Lid Bill, caps Homewood property tax at its current level. Read more

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