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Growing Huntsville’s Tree Canopy – Mayor Battle’s Tree Planting Day, Nov. 4

October 29, 2023 Click to view Growing Huntsville’s Tree Canopy – Mayor Battle’s Tree Planting Day, Nov. 4

Mayor Tommy Battle and the City of Huntsville’s Green Team will host the Mayor’s annual Tree Planting Day in John Hunt Park on Saturday, Nov. 4. The event is designed to bring community volunteers together to grow Huntsville’s tree canopy. Participation is easy! Green Team will prep the holes and provide all planting supplies. Mayor Battle, City Arborist Marc Byers and Green Team will have plenty of planting tips to share, [more]

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Meet the 2023 Huntsville Beautification Awards winners

September 1, 2023 Click to view Meet the 2023 Huntsville Beautification Awards winners

Since 1975, local leaders have joined the Huntsville Beautification Board to recognize citizen and business efforts to create a thriving, beautiful city.  To preserve that tradition of excellence, Mayor Tommy Battle joined board members at this year’s Huntsville Beautification Awards on Friday, Sept. 1, at Oakwood University’s Community Health Action Center.  “We’re blessed to live in a community filled with residents ready to continue the mission of the Beautification Board,” Mayor Battle [more]

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Winners announced for A Cut Above District 1 Summer Landscaping Challenge

August 10, 2023 Click to view Winners announced for A Cut Above District 1 Summer Landscaping Challenge

While the second annual A Cut Above District 1 Summer Landscaping Challenge has ended, the celebration of all things landscaping in North Huntsville is far from over. The front-yard competition, started by Council Member Devyn Keith in 2022, launched Monday, June 19, and concluded Monday, July 31. Citizens in District 1 competed for up to three titles, a prize pack and complimentary yard sign designating their award. During the Huntsville City Council [more]

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Merrimack Village Community Cleanup Day

August 8, 2023 Click to view Merrimack Village Community Cleanup Day

Help us keep Huntsville clean and green! Volunteers are needed on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 8-11 a.m. for a Green Team Community Cleanup Day at Merrimack Village. All ages are welcome and no experience is needed – just a heart for helping and a desire to keep our neighborhoods litter-free. Green Team will supply all the tools, so dress casually and bring a friend. Parking is available at 3317 Clopton Street [more]

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Green Team to host annual Spring Plant & Cleanup Supply Giveaway, April 14

April 11, 2023 Click to view Green Team to host annual Spring Plant & Cleanup Supply Giveaway, April 14

Huntsville’s Green Team is celebrating Earth Month with a host of community cleanup events across the City. To help facilitate these efforts, Green Team is sponsoring a Spring Plant and Cleanup Supply Giveaway on Friday, April 14, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Jaycee Building in John Hunt Park. The public is invited to drive through and pick up a FREE tomato and cucumber plant along with a [more]

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It’s time to spring clean! Dispose of hazardous waste, help clean up, March 11 and 18

March 3, 2023 Click to view It’s time to spring clean! Dispose of hazardous waste, help clean up, March 11 and 18

Spring is fast approaching! To help celebrate the season, and keep Huntsville beautiful, the City of Huntsville’s Green Team is hosting events on March 11 and 18 to help the community clean up and clean out. Residents have two opportunities to safely discard their household hazardous waste such as old paint cans, computers, televisions, car batteries, used motor oil, pool, lawn and household chemicals, and more. Properly disposing of these items [more]

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Huntsville Beautification Board accepting nominations for 2023 awards

February 21, 2023 Click to view Huntsville Beautification Board accepting nominations for 2023 awards

The City of Huntsville’s Beautification Board is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Huntsville Beautification Awards. The deadline to submit the entry form and $50 fee for each property nominated is Wednesday, April 5. Judging will take place after Memorial Day (May 29). Who is eligible? City of Huntsville-licensed commercial, business or government properties within the city limits. To qualify, the entity must be at least 1 year old. Properties that currently have an [more]

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Huntsville municipal offices to close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 11, 2023 Click to view Huntsville municipal offices to close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

City of Huntsville municipal offices will close Monday, Jan. 16, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This includes Animal Services, Parks & Recreation, Public Transit and Municipal Court. Residential curbside collection will be delayed by one day the week of Jan. 16-20. Residents should leave carts at the curb until they are collected. Essential police and fire personnel will remain on duty throughout the holiday.

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City of Huntsville Christmas tree and trash disposal tips

December 29, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville Christmas tree and trash disposal tips

The City of Huntsville will observe the New Year’s holiday on Monday, Jan. 2, which means City’s garbage collections will be delayed one day the week of Jan 2-6. Some routes may experience further delays because of the winter weather event earlier this week that impacted road conditions. Here are some helpful tips for residents to keep in mind: Christmas trees The City’s sanitation crews will haul away Christmas trees and other holiday plants [more]

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Christmas Cleanup: Holiday trash and tree recycling, Jan. 7

December 21, 2022 Click to view Christmas Cleanup: Holiday trash and tree recycling, Jan. 7

Wait! You don’t have to trash that live Christmas tree after the holidays. Operation Christmas Cleanup will recycle your “undressed” tree along with plain cardboard boxes, batteries and old electronics at no cost to you. This limited recycling collection event will take place Saturday, Jan. 7, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at two locations: John Hunt Park, 2315 Airport Road, and Madison City Schools Stadium, 211 Celtic Drive. Here’s what you [more]

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