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City Council – Meeting Highlights from July 26, 2018

ADMINISTRATION Council approved a modification to the contract with Hay Buchanan Architects for $28,000 on work the firm is performing to design an expansion and upgrades to the Animal Services Facility. Buchanan will design space for 48 more kennels and provide an overall schematic design [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from July 12, 2018

Planning Council passed a resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and Bailey – Harris Construction Company, Inc. to provide construction services for the Von Braun Center New Music and Dining Venue. The venue will provide food and beverage [more]

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Now It’s Canine Impossible: $5 Adoptions at Huntsville Animal Services

No mission is impossible, especially when it comes to saving Huntsville’s homeless dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Huntsville Animal Services is currently experiencing “overflow” status – with an ever-increasing number of pets to choose from for adoption.  Through July 31, both felines and canines at [more]

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City of Huntsville Prepares for 2018 Municipal Election 

The countdown is under way for the upcoming City of Huntsville general election on Aug. 28.  Three City Council and School Board positions are up for a vote in Districts 2, 3, and 4. Qualification for candidates opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3, and [more]

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Facebook to Invest $750 million in New Data Center

Facebook announced it will invest $750 million to build a data center on 340 acres in North Huntsville Industrial Park. Once construction is finished, the data center will employ approximately 100 people. The company considered numerous locations across the country for the new data center and [more]

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South Huntsville Business Association Earns Main Street Designation

The City of Huntsville and the South Huntsville Business Association (SHBA) are honored to be selected as one of three new Main Street designated communities in Alabama this year.   The proposed Main Street district begins just north of Martin Road and includes the commercial corridor along the [more]

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Mayor Battle Kicks Off Preservation Month: #ThisPlaceMattersHsv

“This Place Matters!” So proclaimed Mayor Tommy Battle today as he kicked-off Preservation Month during a news conference in the Old Town Historic District. For the next 31 days, the City will highlight significant spaces and places in preservation to celebrate, in a variety of fun [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from April 26, 2018

Planning Council set a public hearing for May 24 on a request to create a new zoning classification called “Research Park 2 District” that would create a live, work, play node and include opportunities for mixed-use development where applied in Cummings Research Park East. Economic Development Council passed [more]

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North Huntsville Cleanup Canceled for April 14

  This event has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 23. Due to the possibility of severe weather, the Annual North Huntsville Cleanup, presented by Council Member Devyn Keith and the City of Huntsville’s Operation Green Team has been canceled for Saturday, April 14. No makeup date has been [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from April 12, 2018

Planning Council set a public hearing for May 24 on a request to zone 659 acres of newly annexed property in Morgan County across the Tennessee River from Ditto Landing. The land, on the north and south sides of River Loop Road, would be zoned in [more]

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