News & Updates
Category: District 3

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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South Huntsville Library Progress Report – Demolition Complete

By Melanie Thornton, Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Progress is underway on the northern end of the old Grissom High School. The demolition has been completed and debris is scheduled to be removed by the end of January.  Current plans call for the library project to go [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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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 18, from 9 a.m to Noon at Grissom High School, this outdoor event celebrates the eleven public schools in Madison County Commission District [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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