News & Updates
Month: February 2018

A recap of the Feb. 20 District 1 Town Hall

On February 20, citizens of Huntsville’s District One gathered for a community update with Council Member Keith. Updates on upcoming roadwork projects, Huntsville Police Department crime prevention efforts, neighborhood clean ups and more were given. View the handouts, distributed at the town hall, via the [more]

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City Council – Highlights from the February 22, 2018 Meeting

Annexation The City Council unanimously approved the annexation of  659.10 acres of land lying east of U.S. Highway 231 South and on the north and south sides of River Loop Road, in Morgan County. The annexation comes by request of the landowners and culminates some four years [more]

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City of Huntsville heads to market

In a special session Wednesday afternoon, Huntsville City Council approved the sale of a series of general obligation warrants valued at approximately $131 million. The monies will be used to fund a series of public improvement projects in Huntsville’s capital plans and to help finance incentives [more]

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Geo Huntsville Announces Annual Summit 2018

GEO Huntsville proudly announces its annual conference, GEO Huntsville Summit 2018. The event is designed to give participants the latest information on innovations in the Geospatial industry and related government and educational initiatives. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle will deliver a welcome and introduction promptly at [more]

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January 2018 – Monthly Development Review

New office spaces in Research Park were the top non-residential building permits issued last month. Residential permits and CO’s grew year-over-year. Non-Residential Permits Over $100,000 in Huntsville city limits Orange: Contract amount greater than $1 Million Green: Contract amount between $500,000-$999,999 Blue: Contract amount between $100,000-$499,999 Contract amounts are approximated. Data source: City [more]

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Robbery Arrest

Huntsville Police have made an arrest regarding the bank robbery at the Woodforest National Bank at 6140 University Drive. Keon Ladell Reed, 38 yrs old, was arrested for Robbery 1st early yesterday evening. On February 15th at approximately 3:25pm Mr. Reed entered the bank brandishing [more]

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Boxwood Cir. Investigation – Arrests

Huntsville Police have made two arrests regarding the investigation on Boxwood Cir. on February 14th. Michael Christian Stoltzfus, 30yrs old and James Michael Romans, 24yrs old, were arrested and charged with murder. Officers received a call about a possible victim in an apartment at the [more]

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Be a Valentine for shelter pets with “My Furry Valentine” adoption special

Be a Valentine and visit the shelter for a heartwarming adventure with lots of puppy licks and kitten kisses. The ‘My Furry Valentine’ adoption special includes dogs, cats, puppies and kittens at Huntsville Animal Services for only $14 February 14-28. This special adoption fee includes vaccinations, [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on Passing of Huntsville Native Reg E. Cathey

Mayor Tommy Battle and the City of Huntsville are saddened to hear about the death of actor Reg E. Cathey Mr. Cathey, a J.O. Johnson graduate and Emmy award-winning actor, was well-known for his roles on House of Cards and The Wire. Mayor Tommy Battle made the following statement on Mr. Cathey’s passing. “Reg made Huntsville proud,” [more]

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City Council – Highlights from the February 8, 2018 Meeting

Annexations Council approved the annexation of 2.59 acres of land east of Old Monrovia Road and south of Oakwood Road. The land will be used for a new addition to the 911 Center. Urban Development Approved a $92,578 contract with Garver, L.L.C. for engineering design services for the [more]

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