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Huntsville City Council certifies municipal runoff election results

September 26, 2022 Click to view Huntsville City Council certifies municipal runoff election results

The Huntsville City Council canvassed and certified the results of the Sept. 20, 2022, municipal runoff election during a Sept. 26 special work session. The following candidates were elected for a term to begin Nov. 7: David Little – District 2 City Council Member Andrea Alvarez – District 3 Board of Education Member During the session, City Clerk-Treasurer Ken Benion opened and counted nine provisional ballots: two for Little, three for District 2 candidate [more]

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Mayor Battle strikes the right chord, proclaims September as Huntsville Music Month

September 1, 2022 Click to view Mayor Battle strikes the right chord, proclaims September as Huntsville Music Month

Music is in the air in the City of Huntsville as Mayor Tommy Battle has proclaimed September as Huntsville Music Month. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle joins artist Deqn Sue and Huntsville Music Officer Matt Mandrella at the kickoff for Huntsville Music Month at Tangled String Studios at Lowe Mill. On stage is R&B group Element XI, which performed at the event. The inaugural event, promoted by the Huntsville Music Office, is designed [more]

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City of Huntsville offices to close for Labor Day

August 31, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville offices to close for Labor Day

City of Huntsville municipal offices will close Monday, Sept. 5, for Labor Day. This includes Animal Services, Public Transit (Orbit and Access) and Municipal Court. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. Garbage Collection: Residential collection will be delayed one day the week of Sept. 5-9. Residents should leave carts at the curb until they are collected. Parks & Recreation: All facilities will be closed, except the Brahan Spring Park and [more]

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Huntsville Transit seeks public’s feedback on service, operations

August 30, 2022 Click to view Huntsville Transit seeks public’s feedback on service, operations

As the City of Huntsville grows, Huntsville Transit is exploring ways it can improve operations while also evaluating an expansion of its service area. To that end, a series of community outreach meetings will be held next month to hear comments from Huntsville Transit users or anyone who has a suggestion about operations. The City will use comments to help shape a strategic plan designed to guide future service improvements. “Receiving public [more]

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Huntsville City Council certifies municipal election results, declares runoff races

August 26, 2022 Click to view Huntsville City Council certifies municipal election results, declares runoff races

The Huntsville City Council canvassed and certified the results of the Aug. 23, municipal election and declared the following candidates elected for a term to begin Nov. 7: Bill Kling – District 4 City Council Member Ryan Renaud – District 4 Board of Education Member Holly McCarty – District 2 Board of Education Member In a separate action, having opened and counted provisional ballots with City Clerk-Treasurer Ken Benion, the Council declared a runoff [more]

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New Huntsville Music Office website features comprehensive music calendar, community resources

August 24, 2022 Click to view New Huntsville Music Office website features comprehensive music calendar, community resources

Musicians and music lovers wanting the latest updates on Huntsville’s fast-growing music scene can find them on the new Huntsville Music Office website, HuntsvilleMusic.com. Visitors to the site can explore upcoming live music events, connect with venues and industry professionals, learn more about the Music Office’s objectives and more. The site is a hub of information for a cross-section of Huntsville’s music community, from music-makers to those working behind the scenes. [more]

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Huntsville Parks & Recreation’s fall guide offers 100 free programs

August 11, 2022 Click to view Huntsville Parks & Recreation’s fall guide offers 100 free programs

School is back in session, Labor Day is right around the corner and college football fans are counting down the days to kickoff. All sure signs that fall is coming. To that end, Huntsville Parks & Recreation produced a Fall Program Guide, filled with activities, events and programs for every interest, age and ability. Dorianne Johnson, Recreation Superintendent of Community Services, encourages residents to learn more about the 100 free programs [more]

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City of Huntsville secures federal RAISE grant for pedestrian access project

August 9, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville secures federal RAISE grant for pedestrian access project

The City of Huntsville’s vision for improving downtown pedestrian access while providing an economic boost to low-income communities is a step closer to reality after securing $20 million in federal grant funding. The pedestrian access and redevelopment corridor (PARC) project has been on the City’s wish list for over a decade, but funding shortfalls kept the project in a holding pattern. The Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant, [more]

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Green Team launches survey to evaluate sources, scale of litter in Huntsville

August 5, 2022 Click to view Green Team launches survey to evaluate sources, scale of litter in Huntsville

Huntsville’s Green Team wants to know what you think about litter. As part of the City’s larger commitment to being responsible stewards of our environment, Green Team is conducting a city-wide survey through Aug. 31 to receive public input on litter. Green Team is the City’s division responsible for litter prevention as well as environmental outreach and education. TAKE GREEN TEAM’S LITTER SURVEY “Even with our wonderful volunteer groups, it’s hard for a [more]

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City of Huntsville to transform former armory into community center

July 15, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville to transform former armory into community center

The City of Huntsville’s efforts to provide more recreation offerings at John Hunt Park will soon include a new community center geared toward the senior population. The old National Guard Armory near John Hunt Park in Huntsville has been closed since 2017. It will be renovated and transformed into the Raymond W. Jones Community Center. The City Council voted Thursday to approve a contract with Lee Builders to transform a former National [more]

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