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The Historic Preservation Commission will use the grant for work on Union Missionary Baptist Church. Read more

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18th Streetscape Project

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Strickland said they are currently working on getting plans approved by the state and gaining construction easements to do the work. The project likely won’t be put out for bid until around the start of 2020. 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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Public Works Committee

Sydney Cromwell

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

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Sidewalks, bike lanes, speed humps and more were up for discussion at the July 2 Council committee meetings. Read more

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Edgewood Manor

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The council also voted to make part of Seminole Drive a one-way only street, with traffic routed southbound toward Oxmoor Road. Read more

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Hena Street

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The speed humps were removed to repave the road and two have been added back, but the city decided to wait before installing the rest to come to a decision. Read more

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Jesse Chambers

The council has enlisted the help of the Homewood Environmental Commission and Henry Hughes from the Birmingham Botanical Gardens to create this plan. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The committee plans to present a full master plan draft in June. Read more

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The restriction will apply to drivers in school zones during pickup and drop-off times. Read more

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18th street

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The council also set a public hearing to consider changes to the zoning ordinance for home height limits in the Neighborhood Preservation District. Read more

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Patriot Park Connector

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The public hearing will be set by the council at its next meeting on March 12. Read more

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Patriot Park Connector

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The plan involves gaining easements from homes along the proposed sidewalk route in order to build it. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The order of new sidewalk projects will be determined after the city receives bids for projects on its high priority list. Read more

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Rendering courtesy of Heart of Homewood Plan.

The council also intends to fund a study of turning part of Reese Street into a one-way road. Read more

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The city of Homewood is finalizing its sidewalk priorities for the 2018 fiscal year, with $249,000 budgeted in new sidewalk construction and $100,000 in sidewalk repair. Read more

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America's Best Value Inn & Suites

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Members of the council also discussed sidewalk priorities for 2018. Read more

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Curio Hotel

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The developers made changes to the height and parking in response to concerns at the July commission meeting. Read more

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Forest Brook sidewalks

Courtesy of Jennifer Wright

A group of neighbors are circulating a petition to gauge interest in sidewalk construction. Read more

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