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July 21, 2016

The Top 10 School Systems in Alabama, and How They Work Together with their Cities

This week I watched a very important presentation by Dr. Murphy, the Superintendent of Hoover City Schools (HCS).  The presentation can be viewed here and I highly recommend reading it.   She simply and effectively communicated the situation our school system faces when it comes to funding. It’s also one of the most important presentations you’ll read as a citizen in Hoover.  If you …

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July 7, 2016

Older Hoover Neighborhoods – From Groovy Growth to the Next Chapter

(Note: The topic of housing can be a very touchy one.  I strongly favor diverse neighborhoods with people of all kinds living, working, and playing together.  Any policy or planning should treat equal opportunity as paramount.) My family and I have lived in Hoover’s Loch Ridge community for over 15 years.  I drive through these neighborhoods daily, but I’ve lived in the …

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July 5, 2016

Hoover City Elections FAQ

Monday we celebrated the founding of our country, a remarkable event considered by most to be the birth of modern Democracy in our world.  As our nation has progressed it has taken some trials and tribulations to really come to grips with the implications of self-evident rights, and many would say we’re still a work in progress.  But the right to …

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