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Category: City Council

Mayor Battle Introduces FY 2018 Budget to City Council

Mayor Tommy Battle presented the City’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018 to the City Council at tonight’s regularly scheduled meeting. The Mayor proposed a balanced $400.6 million budget, which includes $197.6 million in general fund operations and $157.6 million in capital projects. The general fund, or operating budget, represents [more]

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Helping Houston’s Flood Victims in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Mayor Tommy Battle and City Council Members extend their thoughts and prayers to the residents and public safety workers in Houston, Texas, as they deal with the worst flooding in recorded history from Hurricane Harvey. After the water recedes, it will take significant time to [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from August 10, 2017

City Council voted unanimously to rename the site of the former Grissom High School property on Bailey Cove Road as the Sandra Moon Community Complex. Moon, one of the Council’s most popular and highly regarded members during her tenure, served as District 3 Council Member [more]

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Public Meeting for Downtown Bike/Pedestrian Plan

Urban planners will host a public meeting on Aug. 2 to review implementation plans for bike and pedestrian improvements in the City’s core as recommended in the Downtown Master Plan Update. Residents are invited to join us as we review the bike plan for Downtown, and [more]

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City of Huntsville Opens Applications for Municipal Court Judge

The City of Huntsville is calling for applications for a full-time Municipal Court Judge. Potential candidates must be licensed to practice law in the state of Alabama, in good standing with the Alabama State Bar, and must be a qualified elector of the state. No judge [more]

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City Council – Highlights from the July 13, 2017 Meeting

Economic Development Council voted 5-0 to approve an increase in the lodging tax to support a new $42 million renovation and expansion of the Von Braun Center. The amendment to the ordinance would increase the lodging tax by 2% and add a $1 charge per room [more]

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City Council – Highlights from the June 8, 2017 meeting

Military honored  The new bridge on Old Madison Pike near Indian Creek Greenway, between Jan Davis and Slaughter Roads will be named the “Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge,” thanks to unanimous approval of the City Council. Advocates for the naming of the bridge to honor Korean [more]

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Determining the Future of the Municipal Golf Course

The City Council expects to make a decision on the future of the Becky Peirce Municipal Golf Course later this month. Council Members had their first look at two options for the course during a work session June 1. City Administrator John Hamilton provided Council with an [more]

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City Council – Highlights from the May 25, 2017 Meeting

Restore Our Roads Council approved $778,133.14 to purchase the final piece of right-of-way for a new access road from Highway 72 East to Moores Mill Road industrial area to aid large truck deliveries. Infrastructure Reed Contracting was the low bidder on a $3,039,406.42 public infrastructure annual maintenance contract. [more]

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City Council – Highlights from the May 11, 2017 Meeting

Public Safety Council voted to approve a $374,850 architectural services contract with William M. Boehme & Associates to design and oversee construction of a new Public Safety Training Facility to be located on about 18 acres of land at the southern end of Triana Boulevard. General [more]

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