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Air Quality Forecast February 24, 2020

February 24, 2020

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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HPD Enforces Underage Alcohol Sales

February 21, 2020

Huntsville Police conducted a detail yesterday enforcing the violation of the sale of alcohol to those under twenty-one years of age. Our Community Relations Officers and a decoy under the age of twenty-one was used during this detail. A total of 13 individuals at 13 different locations were cited for violating State Code §28-3A-25(a)(3); selling alcohol to the underage decoy. The violators signed arrest citations to appear in municipal court [more]

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Applications are open for college age summer internships with the City of Huntsville

February 20, 2020

Looking for a summer internship? The City of Huntsville offers outstanding learning opportunities for motivated college students wanting career experience. We have positions in the Administration – Business Relations, Communication, Multicultural Affairs; in Animal Services, Community Development, Emergency Management (EMA), Engineering, Finance, Geographic Information System (GIS), Information Technology Services, Legal, Legal (prosecution office) Planning, Natural Resources, and Traffic Engineering. Applicants must be at least 19 years old and currently enrolled in [more]

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TVA proposes new long term agreement with Huntsville Utilities, City of Huntsville

February 17, 2020

At the February 13 meeting of the Huntsville City Council,  Huntsville Utilities and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) presented information on a proposed resolution that would authorize the Mayor to execute the “TVA Long Term Agreement,” a modification to the City of Huntsville’s current contract with TVA that would increase the length of the contractual agreement to a 20-year term. City Council will vote on the proposed resolution at its February [more]

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Municipal Offices Closed – President’s Day Holiday

February 13, 2020

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed for the Presidents Day holiday, Monday, February 17. This includes Parks & Recreation facilities and the Animal Shelter. Garbage Collection: Monday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Tuesday, February 18.   Households whose normal garbage pick-up day is on Thursday will have their garbage collected on Friday, February 21. Public Transit: Shuttle bus and paratransit service (Handi-Ride) will be in service on Monday, February 17. Public Safety:  Police and Fire essential personnel will remain on [more]

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Huntsville prepares for 2020 U.S. Census

February 12, 2020

The number of Alabama’s congressional seats, the proportion of City Council and School Board seats per Huntsville resident, and nearly $685 billion in federal programs per year will be determined by results from the upcoming 2020 Census. Mayor Tommy Battle, joined by representatives from organizations who stand to gain or lose funding based on the upcoming Census emphasized how the Census data is critical for Huntsville’s future. “It’s about roads, transit, schools [more]

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Submit Your 2020 Huntsville Beautification Applications Today

February 12, 2020

Know of a beautiful, litter-free property in Huntsville that should be recognized? The Beautification Awards Program, a partnership between Operation Green Team and the Huntsville Beautification Board, honors those who make outstanding contributions to the City’s beautification efforts through superior landscaping and well-maintained properties each year. To apply for a 2020 Beautification Award, click here. The application fee is $25 and checks must be made to Huntsville Beautification Board. Lists of properties will [more]

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Navistar Breaks Ground on New and Expanded Facilities

February 11, 2020

Navistar, a leading maker of commercial trucks and buses, broke ground today on new and expanded manufacturing facilities at Jetplex Industrial Park. The company announced in July it would make a capital investment of approximately $125 million and 145 additional jobs to the company’s Huntsville facility. “Over the past two decades, the city of Huntsville has been a valuable partner and we are eager to expand our presence here,” said Persio [more]

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January 2020 – Monthly Development Review

February 10, 2020

Several projects at the Mazda-Toyota site in Greenbrier were among the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. New home starts and CO’s were stable year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In January, 129 housing units were permitted, all single-family. The top tracts for building permits last month were 109.01 (Hampton Cove) and 113 (Owens Cross Roads), where 24 units were permitted each. This is a 1.6% increase over [more]

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Construction on schedule for new North Huntsville Library and Berachah Park

February 3, 2020

The site is shaping up on Sparkman Drive for the new North Huntsville Library and Berachah Park. Contractors are on schedule for a fall completion of the joint $10.8 million project – a partnership between the City of Huntsville and the Huntsville/Madison County Public Library. “The City is proud to make this investment in North Huntsville,” said Mayor Tommy Battle. “Residents need and deserve high quality places to learn, collaborate, connect [more]

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