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Special Election Asks Huntsville Voters to Support City Schools

December 2, 2019

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

November 11, 2019

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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South Huntsville Water Infrastructure Updates from Huntsville Utilities

November 8, 2019

At District 3 Council Member Jennie Robinson’s November 4 town hall, Huntsville Utilities provided an update on four water infrastructure projects happening in South Huntsville: Bailey Cove Road Phase I, Bailey Cove Road Phase II, South Parkway Water Plant and Raw Pump Station Refurbishment and the addition of a second water source on Green Mountain. Bailey Cove Road Phase 1 7,400 linear ft. of 24” water main from Ditto Marina to Hobbs [more]

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Cecil Ashburn Drive re-opens ahead of schedule at 10 a.m., Friday, October 18

October 18, 2019

Two-way traffic on Cecil Ashburn Drive will reopen to the public beginning at 10 a.m. today, October 18, marking the completion of Phase I of the $17.9 million road improvement project. The overall project includes four-lanes of divided highway and is slated to be complete within six to eight months in time for a Spring 2020 opening. Hanceville, Alabama-based Contractors Carcel & G Construction LLC completed the first phase of the [more]

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District 3 August 19 Town Hall Update

September 3, 2019

District 3 Council Member Jennie Robinson held a joint town hall on August 19 at Grissom High School with representatives from Huntsville City Schools. View the presentation Bookmark HuntsvilleAL.gov/JennieRobinson for upcoming town hall dates, subscribe to the District 3 e-newsletter or sign up for text alerts to be notified of upcoming town halls.

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“To Market to Market” in South Huntsville

June 3, 2019

One of the best parts of summer is an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables and other goodies that can be found at our local farmers’ markets. We are fortunate to have two very popular markets right in South Huntsville. The Latham Farmers Market has become a gathering place for the South Huntsville community every Tuesday afternoon from 3 – 6 p.m.  The Market is located at Latham United Methodist Church [more]

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City Council Establishes Selection Process for School Board Vacancy

May 23, 2019

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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South Huntsville Neighborhood Clean Up Day April 13

March 4, 2019

Our annual South Huntsville Clean Up Day will be on April 13 and we hope you will join us! Some of you have participated in the past and we welcome your participation again. To help us get ready for the Clean Up, please contact me in advance if you have any problem areas in your neighborhood including code violations (hanging gutters, peeling paint, overgrown vegetation, junk cars and appliances sitting in [more]

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

February 18, 2019

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 of Huntsville is reminding residents of the following: Remove debris from gutters. Take a look at your neighborhood curbs, gutters and inlets. If they are blocked [more]

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

February 7, 2019

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 of street repaving and $600,000 in street maintenance and repairs. “Huntsville is a City on the move, and it is critical we keep up with our [more]

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