Sydney Cromwell

The tree plantings are part of Homewood's Tree City USA status. Read more

Schools 1 Comments

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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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Photo submitted by Richard Sanders.

You may have noticed some new trees in Homewood, thanks to the Shades Valley Rotary Club. Read more


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Sydney Cromwell

Neighbors filled the council work chambers on June 6 to share their opinions in an hour-long public works committee discussion that ultimately ended in being carried over to seek out more information. Read more


Trees can be dropped off at the garden or picked up by Homewood Streets and Sanitation on select dates. Read more

People 3 Comments

Homewood Committee

Sydney Cromwell

Liz Ellaby said the HEC has solutions in mind that could replace the trees or relocate them “in a way that would please the merchants but still maintain some trees.” She did not go into more detail but said this would be a long-term action. Read more


18th Street Trees

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Margaret Scott of Savage’s Bakery said some of the trees became a problem once they grew over the roofline of neighboring buildings, and the trees are expected to increase in size. Read more

News 2 Comments

18th Street Downtown Shops

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Due to leaves and other debris from nearby trees, several businesses have experienced flooding and leaks after their roof drains have been clogged in storms. Read more

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