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West Homewood District Zoning

Sydney Cromwell

This will come before the council on June 24. Read more

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Flooding and erosion issues have been a persistent problem throughout Homewood during heavy storms due to a number of factors, including old and undersized drains, hard surfaces that prevent absorption into the ground and the loss of trees. Read more

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The pipe will be installed the first week of March. Read more

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Flooding has continued due to heavy rain and a lack of adequate measures to control and redirect runoff. Read more

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Jennifer Schuble, who lives on Peerless Avenue, said city drains clogged right before the new year and earlier in the fall, causing a backup of water and mud on roads and surrounding properties. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

A crowd packed City Hall for the issue but ultimately left without new information. 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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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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Firefighter Lane Condominiums

Courtesy of Eyester Legg Development.

The proposal includes a building with about 28 condo units and 56 covered parking spaces. Read more

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Edgewood Manor

Sydney Cromwell

The three ordinances must be approved by July 1, according to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. Read more

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Edgewood Manor

Courtesy of KADCO Homes

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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NPD House Height

Sydney Cromwell

The change does not impact the height limits, but rather the way home height is measured. 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 city has until March 31 to create a rough draft of its Stormwater Management Program Plan. Read more

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    Nick Michael presents a concept for outdoor fitness equipment to the City Council's special issues committee on Feb. 5, 2018.

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    Scott Hofer, of the Stormwater Management Authority (SWMA) and the Jefferson County Department of Public Health's Watershed Protection Program, speaks to the City Council's special issues committee about stormwater regulations on Feb. 5, 2018.

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