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While Police Chief Ted Cook said Mountain Brook is rated as one of the safest communities in the state, there are still incidents the police department responds to. Read more

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The next meeting will be April 8. Read more

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The next meeting will be March 25. Read more

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By Keith McCoy

The road will remain open through rush hour but will eventually have to be closed to make repairs. Read more

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Chili Cook-Off 2019

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There were 152 teams competing to see who could make the best chili. Read more

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The leak happened at a Birmingham Water Works facility at the intersection of Rocky Ridge Road and U.S. 280. Read more

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City Council members reviewed proposed changes to Chapter X of the City Code, which deals with Professional District zoning classification, but no action was taken. Read more

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Lexi Coon

City Council voted to ask the state for a referendum later the same evening. Read more

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Mountain Brook City Council

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The Mountain Brook City Council on Monday voted unanimously to ask state legislators to call for a referendum to raise the ad valorem property tax by 10 mills. Read more

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City Manager Sam Gaston said he would meet with the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham and officials from Vestavia Hills about Liberty Park and Overton Road and bring the conversation before the council again. Read more

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A winter storm warning has been issued for Jefferson County from midnight to noon Jan. 29. Read more

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Sustained rains and strong winds that came through the Birmingham metro on Jan. 23 caused several trees to fall in Mountain Brook, one of which has closed Memory Lane. Read more

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Sarah Finnegan

Text alerts, with targeted alerts for your zip code, are also available from ALDOT by texting “5920BRIDGE” to 888777. Read more

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Rendering courtesy of the city of Mountain Brook.

The school zone signs will also have flashing LEDs that are solar powered. Read more

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One of the main assets set to be completed this year is the highly anticipated pedestrian bridge over Shades Creek in Jemison Park. Read more

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The project is using federal money, which can add months and years to any timeline, and the proposed plan could impact many local entities. Read more

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While Mountain Brook may be improving roads, bridges and sidewalks in the coming year, residents will see a good deal of work done through the Parks and Recreation Department, too. Read more

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GIS Manager Hunter Simmons said the initial redo of the website was proposed by Mayor Stewart Welch. Read more

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Throughout 2019, Evans said, “there will be a lot of dirt work going on,” as crews bring in fill dirt to raise the second phase building pads by about two to three feet. Read more

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The next council meeting will take place Jan. 14. Read more

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