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Accomplishments...
   
Presented Screen on the Green Film Festival for the Spring of 2014.
   
Organized 3rd Annual Sidewalk-a-Thon!
   
Continued planting of trees in the Village. (We are around the 300 mark at this point...)
   
Led the way for new Digital Sign Ordinance adopted by the City in 2013.
   
Organized 1st Annual Screen on the Green
   
Secured funds for purchase of Giant Chess set for Monte L. Moorer Library.
   
Organized 2nd Annual Sidewalk-A-Thon held in April of 2013. The $27,000 raised was used as matching funds allowing the Village to be awarded a grant of $150,000 that will allow the completion of the north side of Old Shell Road sidewalk project.
   
Raised funds and created plan for the new Monte L. Moorer Library courtyard and front entrance. Installed first public sculpture by the Village of Spring Hill.
   
Organized Sidewalk-A-Thon to raise community awareness for the need to raise funds for sidewalks on the north side of Old Shell Rd. from Lavretta Park connecting near Talbots building. Also obtained grant from Bedsole Foundation. Privately funded.
   
Worked with Alabama Power for two years to plan their "facelift" of the power station near the corner of Old Shell and McGregor. Now complete.
   
Raised the private funds, designed and implemented the installation of the attractive Pocket Park between Regions Bank and Private Collection on Old Shell Road.
   

Received a Community planning and implementation grant from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Development (ADECA).

   
Hired the renowned Dover, Kohl & Partners, Inc. urban planners who held a week-long intensive community planning workshop, the output of which was The Blueprint for Spring Hill.
   
Worked with Dover, Kohl & Partners and the City to develop an overlay zoning regulation that was approved by the Planning Commission and passed by the City Council unanimously. The Blueprint for Spring Hill was incorporated into the City’s overall Comprehensive Plan.
   
Received a Transportation Enhancement Grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and matching funds from the City of Mobile to fund sidewalks down Old Shell Road from McGregor Avenue to University Boulevard.
   
Worked with a local engineering firm and the City Traffic Engineering Department to redesign a safer, more attractive intersection at Old Shell Road and McGregor Avenue, which includes paved crosswalks, redesigned islands and new traffic signals.
   
Designed a plaza at the corner of Old Shell Road and McGregor Avenue in cooperation with CVS to become the town center and house the Village Clock, funded by the Carpe Diem Running Club, businesses and members of the community.
   
Selected signature lights, pavers, benches, and trees for the Village of Spring Hill.
   
Planted over 100 oak trees along major corridors in Spring Hill with help from Keep Mobile Beautiful.
   
Worked with City officials and City departments and State officials to help bring about improvements in the Village.






 

Updated: October 30, 2014

 


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2014 and Beyond...

There is a noticeable air of revitalization in The Village of Spring Hill and we want to keep that ball rolling. Thank you to everyone who contributed their time, talent and financial support in 2013! Many of the projects begun in 2013 will come to fruition in 2014 and there is more 'good stuff' being planned. We are hoping that 2014 will bring continued support from the community as we continue making improvements to our Village!

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Screen on the Green
The Village sponsored our first free film festival on 3 Saturday evenings preceding Halloween 2013. It was a resounding success.
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  Library Plaza and Sculpture
We are proud to have installed the first public sculpture in Spring Hill
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  Pocket Park Dedicated
This lovely oasis in the heart of the Village is a place for residents and visitors to take a moment to appreciate our quaint Village.
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The Village Clock is installed!
On Wednesday, Sept. 15 the Village Clock was installed and the planter filled with beautiful plants. A dedication ceremony was held Oct. 29th.
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   Overview of Progress
Enjoy a presentation that was made for some of the State and Local governing committees. This is a great overview of the organization's roots and accomplishments.
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What's What with
The Plan

Everything you need to know about the Blueprint for the Village of Spring Hill is posted online.
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