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Vestavia Hills City Council

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After one year serving as chair of the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce, immediate past chair Gary Jordan stepped down and welcomed John Henley as new chair during the Jan. 14 monthly luncheon. Read more

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The Alabama Department of Environmental Management found the city is "deficient" when it comes to controlling erosion at construction sites. Read more

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The council also approved various resolutions and ordinances in a short meeting. Read more

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The city also became the first in Alabama to be declared a "Human Trafficking Free Zone." Read more

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The council also heard about the city's plan to be declared a human-trafficking free zone. Read more

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Kimberly Cook, along with council members from neighboring cities, began asking how recycling can be increased while keeping costs down for municipalities in the Birmingham area. Read more

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The incentive agreement will be given to the automotive group in exchange for Serra granting the city right-of-way access it needs to complete the Massey Road project. Read more

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Tower Homes will build 11 townhomes on the property, which currently houses apartment units. Read more

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While there haven’t been many substantial annexations in 2019, Vestavia Hills City Manager Jeff Downes said those areas that have been added to the city help “fill in the gaps.” Read more

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The property will be used as a parking lot at the new Vestavia Hills Elementary Dolly Ridge. Read more

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The city can now begin acquiring rights-of-way and utility relocation to install sidewalks on and make improvements to Massey Road. Read more

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

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The amendment would alter the fee structure as part of a compromise between the city and AT&T. Read more

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

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The bid allows work on the pool facility, baseball complex, parking and roadway work to begin almost immediately. Read more

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There was no old or new business at the July council meeting, though Finance Director Melvin Turner gave a financial report. Read more

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The eight townhomes will go in the space previously occupied by the unfinished Vestavia Terrace condominiums, which burned down in July 2015. Read more

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The studies were conducted as part of an APPLE Grant, and have not yet been formally approved by the City Council. Read more

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The project has been in the works since 2014, and will connect both sides of the Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex. Read more

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The council also heard a complaint from Dennis Hardy about a personnel issue. Read more

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    Barbara Fowler with the Child Trafficking Solutions Project and Christie Peters with the Junior League of Birmingham receive a declaration naming January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

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    Council members George Pierce and Rusty Weaver talk with City Manager Jeff Downes at the Dec. 16 work session.

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    Members of the Vestavia Hills City Council talk during the Dec. 9 meeting.

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    The Vestavia Hills City Council listens during the April 15 work session.

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