The Fairhope Single Tax Corporation’s contributions to the City of Fairhope and the surrounding community, a list of highlights:

  • Donated the deeds to all the parks along the bay front, with reservations that they could only be used as parks, to the City of Fairhope.
  • Donated the deed to the Wharf (Fairhope Pier) to the City of Fairhope.
  • Donated the original utilities to the City of Fairhope.
  • Paved the streets, sidewalks, and alleys in and around the City of Fairhope.
  • Helped fund the new Fairhope Library (joint venture with the City of Fairhope).
  • Provided the majority of the funding for the new Fairhope Museum (joint venture with the City of Fairhope).
  • Provided ongoing direction for Knoll Park (joint venture with the City of Fairhope).
  • Donated 24 acres for the new ball fields and soccer fields, now known as Founders Park.
  • Helped fund the new emergency room at Thomas Hospital.
  • Helped fund Centennial Hall on the Faulkner campus (joint venture with the City of Fairhope).
  • Provided the funding for the equipment for the new, female athletic facility at Fairhope High School and Fairhope Middle School.
  • Regularly sponsors a girls’ and a boys’ sports team in each City League.
  • Provides support for the ongoing construction of Nature Park.
  • Contributed to the Fairhope Arts Center addition.
  • Provided numerous parking lots in downtown Fairhope.
  • Contributed to the Fairhope Elementary School pavilion.
  • Contributed to the Museum Plaza.
  • Contributed to Alzheimer Wing at The Snook Center.
  • Contributed to the Marietta Johnson statue.
  • Major contributor to the Vietnam Memorial.
  • Paved Windmill and Thompson Hall Roads (joint venture with the County).
  • Paved Estella Drive.
  • Worked to preserve history through the Bay Boat Model project.
  • Built the Fairhope Elementary School playground and the Fairhope Intermediate School playground.
  • Built the Knoll Park sidewalk along Bayview Avenue.
  • Built the Volanta Street sidewalk and gave it to the City of Fairhope.
  • Major contributor to the Fairhope baseball facility at Volanta Park.
  • Major contributor to the new Fairhope High School Multi-Purpose Facility.
  • Provided and funded the planting of trees at Founders Park.
  • Provided $197,000.00 for the Rotary Boys and Girls Club expansion.
  • Ensured public access to the White Avenue Park along Mobile Bay via a mutual, courted-ordered, settlement agreement.
  • Built the Troyer Boothe road connecting Morphy Avenue to Nichols Avenue and gave it to the City of Fairhope.
  • Funded sidewalks for Fairhope Elementary School.
  • Built the sidewalks along Troyer Road and Boothe Road.
  • Extended Fairhope Avenue sidewalk.
  • Gave $1,004,000.00 to Thomas Hospital Foundation for the construction of the new Women’s Health/Birth Center.
  • Built the White Avenue Park sidewalk.
  • Built the Gayfer Estates sidewalk.
  • Built the Morphy Avenue sidewalk.
  • Contributed to the Fairhope Elementary School Special Needs playground.
  • Provided funding for the Performing Arts Pavilion located on the Faulkner campus (joint venture with the City of Fairhope).
  • Sponsor of the Alabama Coastal Bird Festival.
  • Provided $300,000.00 for the Fairhope Soccer Complex; City of Fairhope committed a match of $300,000.00.
  • Funding and building a new parking lot behind the Fairhope Public Library (in conjunction with the City of Fairhope).
  • Committed $250,000.00 to the Fairhope Art Center for renovations and improvements.
  • Paid for the pavers and materials to brick the Section Street sidewalk adjacent to the Fairhope Pharmacy from Fairhope Avenue to De La Mare Street.
  • Built an additional portion of sidewalk connecting the White Avenue Park sidewalk to Nichols Avenue.
  • Previous sponsor of the Honor Flight.
  • Annually, sponsor of the Baldwin Pops Founders Day performance.
  • Annually, supports Ecumenical Ministries.
  • Annually, supports the Fairhope Band program.
  • Annually, supports the Weeks Bay Estuary.
  • Annually, sponsor of the FSTC History Lecture Series.
  • Annually, sponsor of the Thomas Hospital Golf Tournament. 


It is the Fairhope Single Tax Corporation’s goal to continue the work of our forefathers in order to make Fairhope a model community.


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