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Hello everyone. I’m here with your fresh copy of the Mountain Brook Patch Newsletter, packed with everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. Including updates on:

  • A town decides whether to adopt a form of government similar to that of Mountain Brook.
  • A bill that exempts the Birmingham Zoo from local sales and use taxes until September 2027.
  • A Mountain Brook man running for the Jefferson County Commission.

But first, today’s weather: Wet; a storm in the afternoon. High: 85 Low: 66.


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Here are the top three stories today at Mountain Brook:

  1. The residents of the city of Madison will vote today if they want to change the form of government of their city. They are considering adopting the Mountain Brook format, which includes a city council and a city manager to run day-to-day business. A pro-change PAC, Madison Forward, has reportedly been in contact with Mountain Brook manager Sam Gaston. (al.com)
  2. Mountain Brook Rep. David Faulkner passed a bill in the Alabama House of Representatives last week that would “extend the exemption of capital expenditures made by the Birmingham Zoo from state, county and municipal taxes on sales and use. through September 30, 2027.” Here’s what’s happening in Montgomery. (Alabama political reporter)
  3. Brian Christine, a Mountain Brook resident, announced that he plans to run for the District 5 seat on the Jefferson County Commission, once current Commissioner Steve Ammons resigns at the end of May. Christine, a urologist with a practice in Homewood, ran unsuccessfully in the Republican primary for state Senate against Sen. Dan Roberts last spring. (life in the village)

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Today in Mountain Brook:

  • T-Mobile Tuesday: New benefits every week (8:30 a.m.)
  • open game basketball Levite Jewish Community Center (6 am)
  • “WOMEN WITH SPIRIT(S)!” — Redmont Distilling Company (11:30 a.m.)
  • Choral Concert (FAC) — Mountain Brook High School (7:00 p.m.)

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From my notebook:

  • Pixie, Zera and Oliver are among the many adoptable pets around the Mountain Brook area. (mountain stream patch)
  • Check it out! The Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce handed out giveaways in towns throughout the city. for Small Business Week. (Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce via Facebook)
  • Mayor Stewart Welch signed a proclamation Monday encouraging Mountain Brook residents to recognize May 15 as “National Peace Officers Memorial Day.” in honor of the officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice. (Mountain Brook Police Department via Twitter)
  • Eric Hollis will become the next assistant principal at Mountain Brook High School. He joins the school after serving in roles at Vestavia Hills and Gardendale High Schools. (Mountain Brook Schools)

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You are now informed and ready to get off to a good start this Tuesday! I’ll see you soon.

daniel allen

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