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Special Election Asks Huntsville Voters to Support City Schools

December 2, 2019

Huntsville voters will go to the polls December 10 for a special election to recommit 15.5 mills in ad valorem taxes that have supported local education as far back as 1916. A review of the school tax legislation last year indicated some ambiguity in the language. The current laws, first written in 1916 and expanded in the 60s and 70s, reference property in “Huntsville, Madison County” which doesn’t accurately reflect Huntsville city [more]

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Recap: District One November Town Hall

November 14, 2019

Over 150 people attended Council President Keith’s end-of-year town hall at H.C. Blake to hear updates on the following topics: How the 2019-2020 City budget impacts North Huntsville Councill High Park Berachah Johnson Legacy Phases I & II Parkway Mural Project with Arts Huntsville New Madison County Government Services Complex in District One Madison County Commissioner for District 6 JesHenry Malone also provided updates on behalf of Madison County. District 6 for the Madison County Commission encompasses [more]

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Fall Cleanup: Keeping curbs, gutters free of leaves and debris

November 11, 2019

Huntsville neighborhood streets and yards are adorned with colorful, fallen leaves. Picturesque – as long as they don’t clog public gutters. As fall settles in, the City of Huntsville is reminding homeowners to keep “road-side facilities,” or in non-municipal terms, curbs, gutters, ditches and sidewalks, free of debris. This includes dirt, trash, debris, gravel, yard waste, grass clippings, grass and weeds. Recently adopted City Ordinance 21-311 helps outline property owner [more]

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End of Year Survey for District 1 Residents Open Through November 4

October 21, 2019

This survey was created by District One Council Member Devyn Keith to better understand satisfaction for the 2019 year of City government from District One residents. Not sure which areas of Huntsville are included in City Council District One? View this map. This survey will be available until Monday, November 4 at 5 p.m. CST. Take the survey.

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Summer Night Symphony Benefit Concert at Calvary Hill Community Center

June 26, 2019

The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra (HSO) is partnering with the City of Huntsville to bring Summer Night Symphony to the community, at the invitation of City Council President Devyn Keith. Proceeds for this concert will go to the Village of Promise and the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama. “The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra is a vital player in Huntsville’s economy and quality of life,” Council President Keith said. “With ‘Summer Night Symphony,’ [more]

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City Council Establishes Selection Process for School Board Vacancy

May 23, 2019

Candidate applications accepted through June 7 for Board of Education District 5 position The Huntsville City Council will be accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Huntsville City School Board. The District 5 position will become vacant effective May 24 following Pam Hill’s resignation. Under Alabama state law, the City Council has the responsibility to fill the vacancy. After consulting with the City Attorney’s office, Council President Devyn Keith presented a [more]

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District 1 Town Hall Meeting Recap from March 12

March 28, 2019

Council Member Devyn Keith and District 6 Madison County Commissioner JesHenry Malone collaborated on a joint Town Hall on March 12 in the Cavalry Hills Community Auditorium/Theatre. Topics addressed included crime statistics, roadwork updates, development news, quality of life announcements and more. District One Town Hall Information Packet – March 12

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Flooding Forecast: City of Huntsville crews prepare for hazardous weather​ potential

February 18, 2019

The Huntsville Office of the National Weather Service is forecasting between 6 and 8 inches of rain accumulation in Huntsville and North Alabama through Sunday, February 24. Flooding of local waterways, including the Tennessee River, is possible. In preparation for this potentially hazardous weather, the City of Huntsville is reminding residents of the following: Remove debris from gutters. Take a look at your neighborhood curbs, gutters and inlets. If they are blocked [more]

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Getting There: Top road construction, resurfacing and repair projects stretch across Huntsville

February 7, 2019

The City of Huntsville hasn’t seen a year of road work quite like 2019. Engineering is tracking approximately 50 new roadway projects in various stages of design or construction totaling $600 million. Adding to the list of major road work projects is another $7 million worth of street repaving and $600,000 in street maintenance and repairs. “Huntsville is a City on the move, and it is critical we keep up with our [more]

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City ordinance enforces humane conditions for dogs living outdoors

January 31, 2019

The Huntsville City Council approved new pet ordinances in October 2018 to safeguard the care of dogs living outdoors. Pet owners of any canine that normally house their animals outside unattended on their property are now required to provide a humane restraint for these animals, which means dogs cannot be chained.  In addition to pet safety outlined in existing ordinances, the City strengthened pet regulations regarding humane shelter, space, food and [more]

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