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Category: District 2

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 [more]

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

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 [more]

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

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 [more]

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City ordinance enforces humane conditions for dogs living outdoors

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 [more]

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Winter Weather Alert: Huntsville municipal offices will be closed, Tuesday, Jan. 29

City Hall and municipal offices will be closed, Tuesday, January 29, due to the winter weather and hazardous road conditions. This includes Public Transit, Handi-Ride, Municipal Court, and all municipal services and facilities. Garbage collection will experience delays for the remainder of the week. Residents should place their trash cans curbside on their regularly [more]

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City of Huntsville Reviews Proposal for $40M Amphitheater

Mayor Tommy Battle and members of his Urban and Economic Development team are proposing a new $40 million amphitheater to be built in a public park as part of the Mid-City development. Council Members held a work session on Jan. 23 to review the proposal along [more]

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City of Huntsville Holiday Hours for week of December 24, 2018

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed for non essential personnel on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 in observation of the Christmas holiday. Normal operating hours will resume on Wednesday, December 26. Garbage Pick Up Schedule for Week of December 24 City of Huntsville [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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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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