Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato has appointed commercial real estate agent Lyndsy Yim to the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission.
Yim has been a resident of Hoover for 10 years and has served as Senior Vice President of SRS Real Estate Partners since last summer. She has been in commercial real estate for just over three years.
She occupies a seat on the zoning board formerly occupied by Carl West, whose six-year term has just ended. Yim’s tenure will also last six years.
Prior to joining SRS Real Estate Partners, Yim was at LAH Commercial Real Estate and Retail Specialists, where she focused on the acquisition, disposition and leasing of retail, office and investment properties in Alabama and Georgia. She specializes in restaurant and retail real estate and urban redevelopments on behalf of landlords to recruit forward-thinking tenants and new concepts.
Yim, a graduate of Auburn University, was selected by the Birmingham Business Journal as one of Birmingham’s Real Estate Rising Stars of 2019 and was named Birmingham Commercial Realtors Council Rookie of the Year. same year.
She was Co-Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Task Force of the Commercial Real Estate Women Network, Board Member of the Birmingham Commercial Real Estate Women Network, Director of the Birmingham Commercial Realtors Council, Board Member of the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce, co-founder of the Asian-American Business Group at Hoover and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Prior to moving into commercial real estate, she worked over seven years in digital and corporate public relations at Edelman in the Washington, DC area.
The Hoover City Council confirmed the mayor’s nomination of Yim Monday night and also named Wendi Boyen and Don Irwin to the Hoover Industrial Development Board.
Boyen will serve the unexpired term of James Robinson, through October 31, 2027, while Irwin will serve the unexpired term of Jeffrey Pomeroy, whose term will run through September 10, 2027.
In other business Monday night, the Hoover City Council:
- Adopted the 2021 International Building Code, with many modifications.
- Permitted a church to hold Bible studies in an office building at 3241 Lorna Road, provided that gatherings do not exceed 49 people and are held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday evenings and from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday mornings and the building owner locks up the dumpster, follows fire and building codes, clearly marks parking spaces, and removes the billboard on the property when the billboard lease expires in about nine years.
- Authorized engineering firm Sain and Associates to develop plans to repair a storm water drainage problem on private property (an outdoor parcel of the Riverchase Village shopping center owned by Regina Investment Corp.) which the city says is causing flooding on US 31. Costs of the repairs will be assessed to homeowners whose property abuts part of the improved drainage areas, according to the ordinance passed by the council. The council held a public hearing on June 6 to receive public comments on the recommended repair plans.
- Gave the Galleria Encore Mobil at 1767 Montgomery Highway, which has new ownership, permission to sell alcoholic beverages.
- Appointed Council Chairman John Lyda as the council’s voting delegate for the annual business meeting of the League of Alabama Municipalities.
- Agreed to pay $10,000 to Meals on Wheels of Central Alabama to deliver meals to elderly residents of the city.
- Passed several amendments to the city’s zoning and flood ordinances.