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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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City of Huntsville closure information for New Year’s Day Holiday

December 31, 2019 Click to view City of Huntsville closure information for New Year’s Day Holiday

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices will be closed for all non-essential personnel on New Year’s Day, Wednesday,  January 1, and reopen on Thursday, January 2. Details can be found below on how this closure impacts some City services: Garbage Collection:  Wednesday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Thursday, January 2. Households whose normal garbage pick-up day is on Thursday will have their garbage collected on Friday, January 3. Public Transit:  Shuttle [more]

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City of Huntsville closure information for Christmas Holiday

December 23, 2019 Click to view City of Huntsville closure information for Christmas Holiday

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices will be closed for all non-essential personnel for the Christmas Holiday on Wednesday, December 25 and reopen on Thursday, December 26. Details can be found below on how this closure impacts some City services: Garbage Collection:  Wednesday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Thursday, December 26. Households whose normal garbage pick-up day is on Thursday will have their garbage collected on Friday, December 27. Public Transit:  Shuttle bus and paratransit [more]

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City Council Reviews Schematic Design of New City Hall

December 18, 2019 Click to view City Council Reviews Schematic Design of New City Hall

The City of Huntsville Administration presented City Council with an update on plans for a new Huntsville City Hall in a work session held on December 18, 2019. During the meeting, Council heard a presentation from General Services Director Ricky Wilkinson on the new building’s “schematic design” or in layman’s terms: the first phase that determines the size requirements and goals for the municipal space. The Huntsville City Council will consider [more]

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Special Election Asks Huntsville Voters to Support City Schools

December 2, 2019 Click to view Special Election Asks Huntsville Voters to Support City Schools

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 Click to view Recap: District One November Town Hall

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

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

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 Click to view Summer Night Symphony Benefit Concert at Calvary Hill Community Center

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 Click to view City Council Establishes Selection Process for School Board Vacancy

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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