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Category: District 1

District 1 Town Hall Meeting Recap from October 16

The October 16 town hall was an important opportunity for community updates. The agenda covered recycling support provided by Operation Green Team at City-sponsored events and community cleanups planned in the coming months. District 1 projects were reviewed and progress was discussed on the North Huntsville [more]

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Huntsville Launches Neighborhood Resource Center Pilot Program

Residence on Sonya Drive will become a positive force for community good The City of Huntsville is piloting a neighborhood program to provide enhanced community policing and city support. The Neighborhood Resource Center will be housed in a residence staffed by Huntsville police who will help [more]

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District 1 Town Hall Meeting Recap from June 19

The June 19 town hall was an important opportunity for community dialogue. The agenda reviewed the survey results from the District 1 Survey with feedback from District 1 residents about opportunities and improvements for the community. The discussion turned to the repaving of Oakwood Avenue [more]

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Oakwood Avenue Prepped for July Resurfacing 

Crews will repave from Jordan Lane to N. Memorial Parkway Motorists using Oakwood Avenue will soon have a freshly paved road to travel. Utility crews recently finished work to replace an aging six-inch cast iron gas line with a new six-inch HDPE (high density polyethylene) gas line. [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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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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City Council – Meeting Highlights from March 22, 2018

Infrastructure and Roads Council voted to approve a $7,560,203.21 contract with Reed Contracting Services to proceed with the Weatherly Road Extension. This new roadway, to include a pedestrian greenway, will continue Haysland Road from Grissom High School to South Memorial Parkway. See City Blog for [more]

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Site Study Recommends Downtown Location for New Municipal Complex

City leaders have published the final report from the first phase of a site study and concept plan for a new municipal complex conducted by Goodwyn Mills Cawood (GMC), the architectural and engineering firm retained to work on the analysis in February 2017.  The administration [more]

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