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Category: City Council

Huntsville Approves Agreement to bring in 5G Technology

Decision allows City to usher in next wave of high-speed connectivity Huntsville residents are one step closer to realizing some of the fastest mobile network speeds in the country, thanks to City Council’s decision to approve a wireless rights of way use agreement with Uniti Fiber. The agreement [more]

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Mayor Battle Introduces FY 2019 Budget to City Council

Mayor Tommy Battle presented the City’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019 to City Council at the Sept. 13, regularly scheduled meeting. The Mayor proposed a balanced $254.4 million budget, which includes $209.7 million in general fund operations and $144.5 million in capital projects. The general fund, [more]

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Huntsville Transit Study seeks resident feedback through online survey

For residents who missed the City of Huntsville’s Transit Study public meetings held on August 28, there is still an opportunity to participate in the planning process. Public transit consultants, Nelson Nygaard, have posted an online survey for resident input about experiences and needs for the [more]

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Shape the Future of the Huntsville Shuttle Bus

We want to hear from you! The City of Huntsville is conducting a transit study to help improve and grow its public transit system over the next five to ten years. Next Tuesday, Aug. 28, the City will host three public listening events to hear from residents. [more]

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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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