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New Year’s Eve Safety

December 31, 2018

The Huntsville Police Department would like to wish everyone a happy and safe New Year. Shift Patrol and the DUI Task Force will be out tonight paying close attention to roadway safety through enforcing DUI and other traffic laws such as seatbelt and speeding violations. Please plan ahead by finding a designated driver if you plan on celebrating tonight by drinking alcohol. If you suspect another motorist of DUI please [more]

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Holiday Christmas Tree and Trash Disposal

December 28, 2018

New Year’s Day falls on a Tuesday, and that means the City’s trash pick up schedule will shift one day from Jan 1-4.  If you typically have a Tuesday pickup, it will be Wednesday, and so on. Christmas Trees The City’s sanitation crews will haul away Christmas trees and other holiday plants as part of its yard waste pickup program. Place your tree and plants curbside and sanitation crews will haul it away. Overflow Forgiveness For [more]

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City of Huntsville Holiday Hours for week of December 24, 2018

December 21, 2018

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed for non essential personnel on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 in observation of the Christmas holiday. Normal operating hours will resume on Wednesday, December 26. Garbage Pick Up Schedule for Week of December 24 City of Huntsville sanitation will not collect garbage on December 24 and 25. View the alternate garbage pick up schedule for the week of December 24. Public Transportation Holiday [more]

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City of Huntsville applauds Mazda-Toyota Manufacturing USA’s efforts to help protect Spring Pygmy Sunfish

December 20, 2018

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc., announced today they will partner with environmental groups to support local efforts to protect the Spring Pygmy Sunfish near the site of the new MTMUS facility. The City of Huntsville released the following statement about today’s announcement: “Huntsville is pleased to see partner participation in addition to the City’s long-term efforts with U.S. Fish & Wildlife (USFWS) to preserve the habitat of the Spring Pygmy Sunfish. [more]

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Cuddle Up with a Furry Friend for the Holidays

December 16, 2018

It’s fun to cuddle up with a furry friend any time of the year, especially during the cold weather.  Huntsville Animal Services has many pets that would love to be in a warm, caring home this holiday season, so the Shelter is offering FREE adoptions from Monday, Dec. 17, through the end of the year. All adoptions, no matter the fee, offer the same special package: rabies vaccination, city license, microchip for [more]

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Councill School Alumni Association Hosts Ceremonial Groundbreaking for new Memorial Park

December 14, 2018

The William Hooper Councill Alumni Association held a ceremonial groundbreaking today to celebrate the memorial park that will be constructed in 2019 on the historic site of the former school at 620 St. Clair Avenue. Councill was the City’s first public school for African-American students. It served the Huntsville community from 1867 until closing in the 1960s era of desegregation. “The Councill School Memorial Park reflects the partnership which started post-emancipation between [more]

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November 2018 – Monthly Development Review

December 6, 2018

Industrial expansions and a hotel renovation were among the top non-residential building permits in November. Residential permits and CO’s decreased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In November, 109 housing units were permitted, 103 single- and 6 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 113 (Green Mountain/Owens Cross Roads), where 18 units were permitted, all single-family. This is a 16.8% decrease over November 2017, when 131 housing units [more]

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Cecil Ashburn Drive Road Improvement Project set to begin Jan. 7

December 6, 2018

Road will close for 10 months to expedite construction and minimize disruption for motorists The City of Huntsville is set to begin critical roadwork in early January to improve safety and increase capacity on Cecil Ashburn Drive, one of the City’s most heavily trafficked corridors. Listed as a priority improvement project in Huntsville’s “Restore Our Roads” agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation, contractors will widen Cecil Ashburn Drive from two to four [more]

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Downtown Parking to Launch Mobile and Credit Card Parking Payments

December 6, 2018

The City of Huntsville is adopting new technologies to make it easier for patrons to pay for parking in the downtown area. Beginning in early 2019, about 400 parking spaces, including those with coin-operated only meters, will be updated for easy pay by smartphone and credit card options. This will enable users to: Monitor their parking sessions Extend time remotely View payment history Receive email receipts “We want to make it easier for customers to pay [more]

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Whiskers In Wonderland – $10 Adoptions for Dogs 40+ Pounds

December 3, 2018

It’s ‘Whiskers In Wonderland’ at Huntsville Animal Services. From December 3 through Saturday, December 15, dogs 40 pounds or more are only $10 to adopt. All adoptions, no matter the fee, offer the same special package, which includes a rabies vaccination, city license, microchip, and spay or neuter surgery. New pet owners will also receive a free bag of dry dog food, while supplies last. Exceptions may apply to specific pets. The Huntsville Animal Shelter is located at 4950 [more]

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