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Not your average recreation center – Johnson Legacy Center opens August 15

August 14, 2020 Click to view Not your average recreation center – Johnson Legacy Center opens August 15

August 15 Grand Opening celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. offers tours, demonstrations, memberships A facility of firsts, the 41,695-square foot Johnson Legacy Center (JLC) will be the first membership-based recreation center in the City of Huntsville, the first City-managed facility with an indoor rock climbing wall and the first to offer multi-use courts that can be adjusted to meet the demands of both volleyball and futsal. The $5.3 million facility [more]

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North Huntsville Economic and Community Development Report

August 5, 2020 Click to view North Huntsville Economic and Community Development Report

This report was created by the City of Huntsville’s Business Relations Officer Harrison Diamond and explores recent industrial and commercial development in North Huntsville, identifies opportunity zones for future growth, examines major road projects and provides an overview of additional quality of life and public safety news in the area. READ: North Huntsville Economic and Community Development Report

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Introducing “Orbit” and “Access” for fixed route and paratransit service

July 16, 2020 Click to view Introducing “Orbit” and “Access” for fixed route and paratransit service

After thirty years in service, Huntsville Shuttle and HandiRide services have a new look and new names. The Huntsville Shuttle is now “Orbit” while HandiRide’s moniker has changed to “Access.” The rebranding efforts are part of a larger, five-phase Transit Improvement Plan that includes expanded fixed route and paratransit service, a new mobile app, additional transit hubs and the elimination of underutilized routes. Additional improvements to Huntsville’s public transportation offerings include [more]

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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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