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Huntsville Police Department Citizen Survey

August 30, 2019

Huntsville Police has hired a firm to conduct a citizen survey. Surveys will be sent out today by mail to approximately 2000 households in the Huntsville City Limits. We would like the public to know that these surveys were approved by Huntsville police. We would like to thank Huntsville residents in advance for helping with this very important project that will allow them to give valuable feedback.

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City of Huntsville Labor Day Hours of Operation

August 30, 2019

City of Huntsville municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, September 2, in recognition of the Labor Day Holiday. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday, September 3.   Garbage & Recycling Monday’s holiday will impact garbage collection for the week of September 2 – 6, delaying pick-up by one day. Garbage normally collected on Monday will be collected on Tuesday, and so on. For more information visit HuntsvilleAL.gov/trash. Recycling collection, managed by [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on U.S. Space Command

August 29, 2019

Mayor Tommy Battle issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement from the White House establishing the new U.S. Space Command. “We are optimistic about America’s commitment to investing in space technology as a national security and defense priority.  Today’s announcement begins the process of putting that commitment into action. “We maintain that Huntsville is the best place for the permanent home of the new U.S. Space Command. The U.S. Army Space and [more]

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September Brings the Best of Jazz to Big Spring Park

August 27, 2019

The annual Jazz in the Park concert series starts this weekend, which means it’s time to get out your camp chair and head to Big Spring Park East to experience world-class jazz musicians, young and seasoned, for a series of free concerts each Sunday in September. Jazz in the Park – Huntsville is part of a statewide concert series that seeks to build community through jazz music. Now in its 10th year, the series is offering 29 performances across the state, including five concerts in Huntsville. The program [more]

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Vehicle Crash Investigation

August 27, 2019

Huntsville Police investigated a vehicle crash at Jordan Ln. and Oakwood Ave. yesterday at approximately 1420 hrs. A driver, driving a Chevrolet p/u heading south on Jordan Ln., attempted a left turn onto Oakwood Ave on a solid green signal (no green arrow). A large dump truck travelling north on Jordan Ln. was also going through the intersection on a solid green signal and was unable to avoid the crash [more]

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Is there new life for the Old Joe?

August 22, 2019

Conceptual plans to transform Joe Davis Stadium into a multi-use stadium, which could possibly be used to host high school football games and sporting events, were presented to the Huntsville City Council at the Aug. 22 regular meeting. The presentation is in response to a Council resolution in June, asking City administration to assess the condition of the vacant stadium, which opened in 1985 and closed after the last Stars baseball [more]

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Huntsville looks to introduce electric scooters downtown with a pilot program

August 22, 2019

The City of Huntsville has been monitoring the growing use of electric scooters in cities across the country and is proposing a downtown pilot program. “We are interested in mobility opportunities for our residents and scooters have the potential to provide another transportation option,” said Mayor Tommy Battle. While the Mayor’s administration is open to the use of electric scooters, the City wants to ensure they benefit the community rather than become [more]

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Green Team 2019 Huntsville Beautification Awards

August 22, 2019

Earlier this month, the CIty of Huntsville’s Green Team awarded more than 300 beautification signs to property owners and businesses who Keep Huntsville Beautiful. The Huntsville Beautification Board has been honoring properties with beautiful and litter-free curb appeal in Huntsville since 1975 with the City of Huntsville, Alabama Beautification Awards.  This year, The Mayor’s Award, considered the most prestigious prize given to the most outstanding property, was awarded to the Stadium Place Shopping [more]

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Benchwarmers: Shelter Pets Want to Play, Give Them a Chance

August 18, 2019

About 15 dogs and cats come into the Huntsville Animal Shelter each day.  It is emotionally challenging for these animals to be housed in the Shelter, and Animal Services volunteers are working hard to find them loving families. There is always something special about each of our Shelter pets, and volunteers want you to give them a chance to join your family.  To help entice adoptions throughout the month of August, fees will be waived for dogs and cats housed at the Shelter for more [more]

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints

August 16, 2019

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints through this weekend. If you are stopped at a Traffic Safety Checkpoint be prepared to present your driver license, proof of insurance and vehicle tag registration to the officers. The Task Force utilizes data provided by NASO (North Alabama Safety Office) that determines traffic accident hotspots across the city.  Right now there are 57 designated hotspots throughout [more]

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