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Neal Embry

The council also approved a 1% cost-of-living adjustment for all city employees. Read more

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Neal Embry

This year's budget anticipates about $3 million more in revenues from last year. Read more

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Neal Embry

The city council also approved an increase of about $32,000 to the Green Valley Road sidewalk project. Read more

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Every year, the City of Vestavia Hills sets aside a small fraction of their budget to go toward area amenities. Read more

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Neal Embry

The council also heard an update about the Community Spaces Plan. Read more

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Courtney Brown, the school’s chief financial officer, told the board the school is expecting a 3-percent increase in local revenue, gathered mostly from ad valorem taxes. Read more

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The council also approved a pretrial diversion program. Read more

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The Vestavia Hills Board of Education is expecting to remain in comfortable financial position going into the 2018 fiscal year. Read more

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Asia Burns

The council also heard presentations from area special-interest groups and nonprofits at the rescheduled September meeting. Read more

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Emily Featherston

The meeting was the superintendent's final with the district. Read more

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Emily Featherston

Officials say the total $37,185,611 budget will allow the city to shore up several departments, while moving ahead in many others. Read more

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Emily Featherston

Contracts for trash, right of way maintenance and pest control were approved. Read more

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During the challenge, students have to manage their money for 10 weeks, and senior Jacob Lipford and junior Emily Vick placed in the top 22. Read more

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The City Council Meeting starts at 5 p.m. The full agenda is available online. Read more

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Taking into account the revenue forecast and the department requests we’ve received, I am pleased to report that we will have a balanced budget. Read more

Mayor's Minute

When you spend $1 in the city and the register rings up $1.09, do you ever wonder what happens to that 9 cents? “Shop Vestavia Hills” — you hear it all over town, and that 9 cents is why. Read more

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Local legislators addressed funding, school safety, the Alabama Accountability Act and more during the meeting. Read more

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The Vestavia Hills City Council could approve the use of grant money to fund more than $100,000 in upgrades at the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest. Read more

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