Hoover announces city personnel changes

HOOVER – The city of Hoover announced several personnel changes that have taken place this month at City Hall.

Mayor Frank Brocato at a May 18 City Council meeting introduced Chris Reeves as the new city engineer and Jim Wyatt as the new chief operations officer.

Mayor Frank Brocato introduced Jim Wyatt, right, as Hoover’s new chief operations officer. (Contributed/City of Hoover)

Reeves and Wyatt had served in interim positions prior to their being made permanent.

Brocato also shared Chief Financial and Information Officer Melinda Lopez and Revenue Director Frank Lopez have both retired from their positions.

Brocato recognized the following employees for their longtime service:

  • Michael Cornwell, dispatch, and Mindy Wyatt, information and reporting – 20 years.
  • Brian Nelson, police; Barry Stamps, police; and Elizabeth Stanley, dispatch – 25 years.

In other news, the city has rescheduled its Household Hazardous Waste Day to the first Saturday in August.

On Aug. 1 from 8 a.m. to noon, Hoover residents may safely dispose of household chemicals, pesticides, paints, batteries, automobile fluids, electronics, medications, guns, ammunition and other hazardous items.

Shred-it will provide paper document shredding for residents this year.