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City of Huntsville Statements on Confederate Memorial

June 10, 2020 Click to view City of Huntsville Statements on Confederate Memorial

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and City Council President Devyn Keith released the following statements after today’s 9-0 vote by the Madison County Commission decision to proceed with a relocation plan for the Confederate Memorial on the Courthouse Square. “The City of Huntsville pledges to work hand in hand with the Madison County Commission to help them find a suitable home for the monument in an appropriate historic context.” – Mayor Tommy [more]

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Sanitation curbside debris collection delayed one day 

April 1, 2020 Click to view Sanitation curbside debris collection delayed one day 

Due to the high volume of curbside debris this week, curbside debris collection may be delayed one day on some routes.  Sanitation appreciates the public’s patience and will complete all curbside debris collections by the end of the week. Please call Sanitation at 256-883-3964 with any questions.

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COVID-19 Update: Huntsville Public Transit adjusts bus service

March 31, 2020 Click to view COVID-19 Update: Huntsville Public Transit adjusts bus service

Huntsville Public Transit is making adjustments to the Shuttle Bus schedule in order to continue to provide critical transportation services to the citizens of Huntsville and to protect the health and safety of the public during the coronavirus outbreak. Beginning Wednesday, April 1, Shuttle Bus service will operate Monday through Friday starting at 6 a.m. and ending at 7 p.m.  Saturday service will be suspended effective Saturday, April 4, 2020. “These changes will allow us [more]

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EMA Recommends Residents Make Severe Weather Shelter Plans

March 22, 2020 Click to view EMA Recommends Residents Make Severe Weather Shelter Plans

The National Weather Service in Huntsville is forecasting storms this week, some possibly severe, and the Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Management Agency is recommending residents consider their plan for shelter. The decision to seek protection in a community storm shelter may be more difficult this spring by restrictions in place for COVID-19. “Each individual needs to make an educated decision on where and when to shelter from strong winds or tornado,” said Jeffrey Birdwell, Director of the Huntsville Madison Emergency Management Agency. At [more]

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District 1 Neighborhood Updates – March 2020

March 13, 2020 Click to view District 1 Neighborhood Updates – March 2020

View the latest updates on everything from the Johnson Legacy Center to Lantana Park to road construction impacting North Huntsville in the latest District 1 Neighborhood Update Booklet, linked below. View the March 2020 District 1 Neighborhood Update Booklet

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Mill Creek Choice Neighborhood Revitalization Launch Community-wide Celebration March 7

February 27, 2020 Click to view Mill Creek Choice Neighborhood Revitalization Launch Community-wide Celebration March 7

It’s time to celebrate a major revitalization project for the City of Huntsville. On Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the public is invited to attend a family-friendly event to celebrate Huntsville’s selection for a $1.3 million Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Planning Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This grant funds the creation of a plan to revitalize and transform a specific geographic segment [more]

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Huntsville holds public input sessions on new City Hall project

February 27, 2020 Click to view Huntsville holds public input sessions on new City Hall project

The City of Huntsville is working on plans to build a new City Hall and the public is invited to learn more about the project during three public meetings. On March 3, 4, and 5, architects from Goodwyn Mills Cawood will be available to explain the design process and public amenities slated for the new building and to receive public input. Huntsville’s municipal operations outgrew City Hall many years ago and offices [more]

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Applications are open for college age summer internships with the City of Huntsville

February 20, 2020 Click to view Applications are open for college age summer internships with the City of Huntsville

Looking for a summer internship? The City of Huntsville offers outstanding learning opportunities for motivated college students wanting career experience. We have positions in the Administration – Business Relations, Communication, Multicultural Affairs; in Animal Services, Community Development, Emergency Management (EMA), Engineering, Finance, Geographic Information System (GIS), Information Technology Services, Legal, Legal (prosecution office) Planning, Natural Resources, and Traffic Engineering. Applicants must be at least 19 years old and currently enrolled in [more]

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TVA proposes new long term agreement with Huntsville Utilities, City of Huntsville

February 17, 2020 Click to view TVA proposes new long term agreement with Huntsville Utilities, City of Huntsville

At the February 13 meeting of the Huntsville City Council,  Huntsville Utilities and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) presented information on a proposed resolution that would authorize the Mayor to execute the “TVA Long Term Agreement,” a modification to the City of Huntsville’s current contract with TVA that would increase the length of the contractual agreement to a 20-year term. City Council will vote on the proposed resolution at its February [more]

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Construction on schedule for new North Huntsville Library and Berachah Park

February 3, 2020 Click to view Construction on schedule for new North Huntsville Library and Berachah Park

The site is shaping up on Sparkman Drive for the new North Huntsville Library and Berachah Park. Contractors are on schedule for a fall completion of the joint $10.8 million project – a partnership between the City of Huntsville and the Huntsville/Madison County Public Library. “The City is proud to make this investment in North Huntsville,” said Mayor Tommy Battle. “Residents need and deserve high quality places to learn, collaborate, connect [more]

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