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Progress report: City of Huntsville reviews BIG Picture master plan

July 28, 2022 Click to view Progress report: City of Huntsville reviews BIG Picture master plan

In 2018, the City of Huntsville unveiled its first published, comprehensive master plan shaped by direct and frequent input from citizens. Huntsville Manager of Urban and Long-Range Planning Dennis Madsen speaks at podium while Mayor Tommy Battle looks on. That input encompassed more than 200 public workshops and lectures, a 24/7 online idea forum and an informative traveling exhibit to help craft the guide as a compass and roadmap for smart, sustainable [more]

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Huntsville opens tap for new small businesses 

May 26, 2022 Click to view Huntsville opens tap for new small businesses 

An ordinance change approved by City Council will expand the footprint for brewpubs to operate in the Lincoln Mill area. The amendment updates the boundary to allow brewpubs to locate in areas north of downtown bounded by Meridian Street, Oakwood Avenue, Burbank Street, Hurst Avenue, Webster Drive and Abingdon Avenue. Additional tweaks will further allow brewpubs, which produce 10,000 bottles or less annually, to go through the same zoning approval process as [more]

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City praises new Orion amphitheater ahead of highly anticipated opening weekend

May 13, 2022 Click to view City praises new Orion amphitheater ahead of highly anticipated opening weekend

A groundbreaking Huntsville venue years in the making will debut to the public this weekend with the kickoff of The First Waltz at MidCity District. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle joined U.K.-based music venue developer and operator tvg hospitality, the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber, MidCity District and other leaders on Friday, May 13, for a grand opening of The Orion Amphitheater. Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony, tvg hospitality CEO and Mumford & Sons member [more]

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City of Huntsville approves Kids’ Space renovation agreement

April 14, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville approves Kids’ Space renovation agreement

The City of Huntsville will move forward with plans to upgrade Kids’ Space after City Council approved a $6.8 million construction contract Thursday night. The Council voted to allow Mayor Tommy Battle to enter into an agreement between the City and general contractor Miller & Miller, Inc., for Phase II of Kids’ Space at John Hunt Park. Per the agreement, the project will include the following: New playground equipment and surfacing New park area [more]

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Municipal offices on two-hour delayed opening, Friday, Jan. 7

January 6, 2022 Click to view Municipal offices on two-hour delayed opening, Friday, Jan. 7

City of Huntsville municipal offices, including Municipal Court, will open at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 7, due to the possibility of early morning icy road conditions. Fixed-route Orbit transit and Access paratransit service will also operate on a two-hour delay. Citizens can sign up for emergency notifications via the City of Huntsville’s website or follow the Huntsville Police Department’s Facebook and Twitter for road closures and other traffic safety information.

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Contact
  • Phone:

    (256) 427-5300

  • Email:

    Shane Davis

    Director of Urban and Economic Development

  • Hours:

    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.