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Huntsville Environmental Sustainability Committee seeks public input 

October 5, 2022 Click to view Huntsville Environmental Sustainability Committee seeks public input 

As Huntsville grows, City leaders are focused on long-term successful gains for people who live, work and play in the community. This includes a watchful eye on Huntsville’s natural and built environment.  Mayor Tommy Battle recently asked area leaders with interest and expertise in this area to form a committee and examine contributing factors to long-term environmental sustainability in metro Huntsville.   “Environmental challenges directly impact our quality of life,” said Mayor Battle. [more]

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T2 groundbreaking ceremony marks start of new multi-family development in downtown Huntsville

August 22, 2022 Click to view T2 groundbreaking ceremony marks start of new multi-family development in downtown Huntsville

Editor’s Note: This release was shared on behalf of T2 Capital Management, LLC. With a momentous groundbreaking ceremony on Aug. 22, 2022, T2 Capital Management, LLC, launched the construction of Vista at Councill Square, the initial phase of the redevelopment of 600 St. Clair Street in downtown Huntsville. In attendance were members of T2’s team, including Jeff Brown, CEO and Co-CIO; Tom Lowe, Director of Acquisitions and Development; and John Felker, Co-CIO. [more]

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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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    Shane Davis

    Director of Urban and Economic Development

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