Eagle Pointer 09.14.2013
Eagle Pointer 9/8 - 9/14/2013
Pelham increases sales tax
For those Eagle Point residents who shop in Pelham. Starting this past first of September, Pelham has increased its sales tax from eight (8%) to nine percent (9%). More information may be found at http://www.shelbycountyreporter.com/2013/08/29/pelham-sales-tax-increase-goes-into-effect-sept-1/.
Alabama PSC votes to lower Alabama Power's allowed rate of return
The Alabama Public Service Commission today voted to lower the allowed rate of return for Alabama Power Company, according to Commission President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh. The change will save customers an estimated $30 to $110 a year, according to a news release from the commissioner. Rest of the article can be read at http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/08/alabama_public_service_commiss_6.html.
Pelham to form school system
The Pelham City Council voted unanimously to form a five-member Pelham Board of Education and create a city school system separate from the Shelby County School System during its September 9 meeting. As a result of the resolution, the City Council will now move forward with accepting requests to serve on the city’s school board, and will interview applicants before appointing the school board members. Members will serve staggered terms, with one term expiring each June. According to city documents, the resolution to form the city school board will go into effect on September 14. More information online at http://www.shelbycountyreporter.com/2013/09/09/pelham-forming-city-school-system-2/ and http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2013/09/pelham_city_council_approves_m.html.
Shelby County free dump day
Shelby County landfill offers free dump day for county residents, October 5th between 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. The landfill is located on Highway 70 between Columbiana and Calera. All participants in the free day must be unloaded and exited by 3:30 pm. Anyone with questions about the free dump day should call Shelby County Environmental Services at 205-669-3737.
Neighbor to Neighbor
Adopt a Golden Birmingham (AGB) Night of Golden Opportunities
Come out for a Night of Golden Opportunities hosted by Adopt a Golden Birmingham. Our gala will be at Iron City in Birmingham, Alabama on September 24, 2013 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Enjoy a fun filled night of music, drinks, and friends! We will also have live and silent auctions. Tickets are $100. For further information, or to purchase tickets, please go to adoptagoldenbirmingham.com or purchase directly from Mel Burres, ...-....
Paws for a Cause
The Animal League of Birmingham will host the 5th Annual Paws for the Cause 5K/1mi kids run/pet walk on September 21, 2013 at Hoover Veteran's Park. All Proceeds benefit the Shelby Humane Society. Please come out and support your local Shelter and give your pooch a little excercise. If you have any questions contact Donna McFeeters ...-....
Help needed: looking for a responsible teen/person to help with after school care until 4:30 or 5:00 Tuesday through Friday. In the Brook Highland area for 3 boys ages 7-11. Needs to be experienced with boys and have references. Please contact .........
Eagle Point Fall Festival
SUNDAY OCTOBER 27th, 2 – 5 pm
• This year’s Fall Festival will include a Business Expo for businesses owned by Eagle Point residents and the office park businesses and a "Taste of Eagle Point" with local restaurants providing food samples.
• With almost 700 families in Eagle Point, and Christmas right around the corner, this might be a good opportunity to create interest in your product or service; however, there should be no sales the day of the festival.
• The cost to have a booth (we provide a table and two chairs) is $10 OR FREE if you have a give-a-way or activity to create interest for the festival goers, especially the children. Restaurants providing food are not charged a fee.
• Please send an email to the EPHOA office if you are interested. Include your name, address, phone number and your business name and product or service firstname.lastname@example.org
Take advantage of the Eagle Pointer and submit your ideas and items to email@example.com for an opportunity to reach your neighbors and the residents of the Eagle Point Community.
The next Board Meeting will be held Tuesday, September 17th at 6:00 p.m.
Deadline to appear in the next week’s Eagle Pointer: Monday by midnight.
We would appreciate any feedback on this newsletter! Please send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the Eagle Point Homeowners Association is to enhance the quality of life in our neighborhood by facilitating the safety, security, and social interaction of all our residents. The further mission is to increase the property values of individual homes through community improvements and maintenance while supporting our board of directors through volunteering our time and talents to accomplish these goals.