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Mayor Battle Kicks Off Preservation Month: #ThisPlaceMattersHsv

April 30, 2018

“This Place Matters!” So proclaimed Mayor Tommy Battle today as he kicked-off Preservation Month during a news conference in the Old Town Historic District. For the next 31 days, the City will highlight significant spaces and places in preservation to celebrate, in a variety of fun and engaging ways, the impact of Huntsville’s historic districts. “This is our third year to recognize the buildings and places that matter most to us and [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from April 26, 2018

April 26, 2018

Planning Council set a public hearing for May 24 on a request to create a new zoning classification called “Research Park 2 District” that would create a live, work, play node and include opportunities for mixed-use development where applied in Cummings Research Park East. Economic Development Council passed a resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and Gulf Services Contracting, Inc. for Construction services for Huntsville [more]

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Panoply 2018

April 18, 2018

The Panoply Festival is to be held from Friday April 27th to Sunday April 29th, 2018. In preparation for the annual Panoply of the Arts Festival, the Huntsville Police Department will be closing several streets around Big Spring International Park in Downtown Huntsville. The following road closing and opening schedule will be followed for: Monday April 23rd Close Monroe Street at the south side of the exit from the circular drive of [more]

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Fun, Fit, Free – Two Months of Healthy Huntsville Events to Get You Moving

April 18, 2018

Try something new or tried and true! That’s the message from the Healthy Huntsville team after announcing the 2018 Mayor’s Bike Ride and summer series of free fitness classes designed to have you riding, rowing, dancing, balancing and more. From POUND Fit to Zumba, the Mayor’s Bike Ride, Yoga, or Barre Fusion, Healthy Huntsville is filling its “no-excuses” calendar with numerous opportunities to improve your quality of life. “We want everyone in Huntsville [more]

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Adopt a Free Dog or Cat During Tax Week 

April 15, 2018

Huntsville Animal Services is offering tax relief –  free pet adoptions during tax week, Monday, April 16 through Saturday, April 21. Take advantage of this tax savings and adopt a dog or cat from the Animal Shelter at no charge. Visit the shelter and get to know the many lovable pets eagerly waiting for a new home. Adoptive families will receive a free bag of dog or cat food, while supplies last.  Each adoption also includes the same amenities as a regular [more]

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North Huntsville Cleanup Canceled for April 14

April 13, 2018

  This event has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 23. Due to the possibility of severe weather, the Annual North Huntsville Cleanup, presented by Council Member Devyn Keith and the City of Huntsville’s Operation Green Team has been canceled for Saturday, April 14. No makeup date has been determined. When a new date is scheduled, the information will be available on HuntsvilleAL.gov and via the District One and Operation Green Team Facebook pages. More [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from April 12, 2018

April 13, 2018

Planning Council set a public hearing for May 24 on a request to zone 659 acres of newly annexed property in Morgan County across the Tennessee River from Ditto Landing. The land, on the north and south sides of River Loop Road, would be zoned in two categories: approximately 352 acres as Resident 1 District and 307 acres to Commercial Recreation C-5 District. Introduced an ordinance to annex 345 acres of land [more]

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HPD Officer Keith Earle Services

April 12, 2018

The Huntsville Police Department will be assisting the family of Officer Keith Earle with services today and Friday April 13, 2018. Beginning at noon until 8pm today there will be a public viewing at Royal Funeral Home, 4315 Oakwood Ave. The family requests no media inside the funeral home.   On Friday April 13, at 12pm there will be funeral services at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in New Market. There will [more]

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March 2018 – Monthly Development Review

April 10, 2018

A new hotel at Bridge Street topped non-residential building permits issued last month. Residential permits nearly doubled year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In March, 257 housing units were permitted, 84 single- and 173 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 109.01 (Hampton Cove), where 192 units were permitted, 20 single- and 172 multi-family. This is a 90.3% increase over March 2017, when 135 housing units (99 single- and 36 [more]

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HPD Officer Keith Earle

April 9, 2018

It is with great sadness to inform every one of the passing of Officer Keith Earle this afternoon. As you know Officer Earle was hospitalized after a car crash while on-duty on March 26th. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.   Officer Earle proudly served as a Huntsville Police Officer for just under 26 years.  We are attempting to get answers to many questions that we all have.  We [more]

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