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

December 31, 2019

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

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

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

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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