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Category: District 3

Education Celebration returns for 8th year

– From the desk of City Council Member Jennie Robinson, District 3 – This year will mark the 8th Annual Education Celebration.  Scheduled for Saturday, August 18th from 9 am to Noon at Grissom High School, this outdoor event celebrates the eleven public schools in Madison County Commission [more]

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A note about the American Flag Patriotism Project from Council Member Robinson

The South Huntsville Optimist Club initiated their “American Flag Patriotism Project” in 2016 and began providing a service to display flags in South Huntsville yards. This year, they have added Hampton Cove Subdivision and proudly display over 300 flags.  The organization purchases the materials, assembles the flag [more]

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South Huntsville Business Association Earns Main Street Designation

The City of Huntsville and the South Huntsville Business Association (SHBA) are honored to be selected as one of three new Main Street designated communities in Alabama this year.   The proposed Main Street district begins just north of Martin Road and includes the commercial corridor along the [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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10 things you should know about the South Huntsville Cleanup

On Saturday, May 19, the Annual South Huntsville Cleanup Day will offer District 3 residents a chance to pick up cleaning supplies to spruce up their neighborhoods. It will also be a chance for South Huntsville residents to drop off hazardous waste like old paint, [more]

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Aldridge Creek Greenway Opens Half-Mile Extension

The Aldridge Creek Greenway is one-half mile longer, following today’s opening of a new segment from Weatherly Road to Essingler Road. This brings the total miles completed on the Aldridge Creek Greenway to six. Mayor Tommy Battle and Council Member Jennie Robinson joined City planners, the Land [more]

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Fiber Installation Check-in from Huntsville Utilities

An update from Huntsville Utilities on Fiber Build-Out: Huntsville Utilities continues to build fiber in Southeast Huntsville and currently has completed construction to more than 4,500 residences and small businesses which have been turned over to Google fiber to service. Google fiber is currently installing network equipment [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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Site Study Recommends Downtown Location for New Municipal Complex

City leaders have published the final report from the first phase of a site study and concept plan for a new municipal complex conducted by Goodwyn Mills Cawood (GMC), the architectural and engineering firm retained to work on the analysis in February 2017.  The administration [more]

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