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We have had to adapt to COVID-19 and now the current civil unrest over the Minneapolis event. It is probably fitting that I talk about “adapting.” Read more

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It is refreshing to see our citizens, churches, businesses and civic clubs helping others in a time of need. We don’t know how long this will last, but I am certain that this, too, shall pass. Read more

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Things have really changed since I was preparing my comments for the April “Mayor’s Minute.” We are in the midst of an event unprecedented in our lifetimes. Read more

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The city’s police, fire, and public works departments met with city school officials to revise our “Pandemic Infectious Disease Plan” in the event of an incident with the COVID19 virus in our metropolitan area. Read more

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An old proverb is “no matter how long the winter is, spring is sure to follow.” Read more

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Whether you had a good year in 2019 or a bad year in 2019, we are all getting a fresh start for 2020. Individually or collectively as a city, we will certainly have changes or challenges to address. Read more

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Happy New Year to everyone! It is hard to believe that another year has passed. But what a year it has been as we continue to see the Infrastructure and Community Spaces Plan come to fruition. Read more

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As we prepare for the remainder of the holiday season, I ask that you keep others who are less fortunate in mind. Read more

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This past month we honored our senior citizens by celebrating “National Senior Citizens Day.” It was created to recognize the contributions that senior citizens make to their respective communities. Read more

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Our “Phoenix Program” became operational on July 1. As you may have read in last month’s submission, this substance abuse intervention program provides an opportunity for individuals to seek counseling or recovery assistance. Read more

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Vestavia Hills is committed to assisting individuals that are struggling with addiction, and this intervention program would provide an opportunity for individuals that realize their addiction to seek counseling or recovery assistance. Read more

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During my tenure as mayor, I have mentioned numerous times that volunteers and volunteer programs add so much to the quality of life that we enjoy in Vestavia Hills. Read more

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Our remodeling continues and we will keep you up to date as it progresses. Read more

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The term “milestone” has its origin in ancient Rome. Read more

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By being good citizens, we improve the quality of life for all our citizens. Our slogan, “A Life Above,” challenges us to practice civility. Read more

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I am always amazed at the number of our high school seniors that are nominees for the different service academies. Read more

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A couple of resolutions that can be rewarding and easy to keep are using your talents for volunteering in community or charitable programs and getting to know your neighbors. Read more

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We are glad we made it through the past year and we are excited to face the New Year. Read more

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As we continue the holiday season, I would ask our citizens to think of others and help those that are less fortunate than we are. Read more

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With some high-quality butter (yes butter, not shortening) and a food processor, you’ll be cranking out pies like there’s no tomorrow. Read more

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