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Earth Day 2020: How to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary at Home

April 21, 2020 Click to view Earth Day 2020: How to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary at Home

April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, a global civic event that launched the environmental movement we know today. Though our celebrations may look different this year due to COVID-19, the City of Huntsville’s Operation Green Team encourages everyone to celebrate in their own way while continuing to practice safe social distancing. “It’s an important time to realize how we are all connected and how our personal choices can [more]

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Submit Your 2020 Huntsville Beautification Applications Today

February 12, 2020 Click to view Submit Your 2020 Huntsville Beautification Applications Today

Updated May 1, 2020: Due to COVID-19, the Huntsville Beautification Board will not be able to judge applications. Green Team would like to thank everyone who entered this year for their efforts to keep Huntsville clean and green. Please note: Beautification statuses awarded in 2019 will be upheld until the 2021 awards. No awards or signage will be added or removed in 2020.  Know of a beautiful, litter-free property in Huntsville that [more]

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

December 31, 2019 Click to view City of Huntsville closure information for New Year’s Day Holiday

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 Click to view City of Huntsville closure information for Christmas Holiday

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

November 11, 2019 Click to view Fall Cleanup: Keeping curbs, gutters free of leaves and debris

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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Winter Weather Alert: Huntsville municipal offices will be closed, Tuesday, Jan. 29

January 28, 2019 Click to view 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 scheduled day and leave them there until crews can pick them up. For more information about the impact of the weather event on City services, visit HuntsvilleAL.gov/WinterWeather.

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City of Huntsville Holiday Hours for week of December 24, 2018

December 21, 2018 Click to view 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 sanitation will not collect garbage on December 24 and 25. View the alternate garbage pick up schedule for the week of December 24. Public Transportation Holiday [more]

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North Huntsville Cleanup Canceled for April 14

April 13, 2018 Click to view North Huntsville Cleanup Canceled for April 14

  This event has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 23. Due to the possibility of severe weather, the Annual North Huntsville Cleanup, presented by Council Member Devyn Keith and the City of Huntsville’s Operation Green Team has been canceled for Saturday, April 14. No makeup date has been determined. When a new date is scheduled, the information will be available on HuntsvilleAL.gov and via the District One and Operation Green Team Facebook pages. More [more]

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Spring Checklist for Maple Hill Cemetery   

March 12, 2018 Click to view Spring Checklist for Maple Hill Cemetery   

Maple Hill Cemetery is one of the City’s oldest and largest perpetual care burial grounds. In preparation for the spring season, cemetery staff are asking family members to check the graves of their loved ones and to please remove anything on the ground that might affect lawn care. Spring is also a good time to update ownership records with the cemetery office. If any issues arise, the City will know who [more]

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How to properly dispose of fall leaves

November 13, 2017 Click to view How to properly dispose of fall leaves

Now that fall has sneaked right in, there’s a good chance that your yard is proving the seasons have changed. The autumn leaves are now a challenge for many residents, and for the City of Huntsville as well. Chris McNeese, Director of Public Works for the City of Huntsville, reminds that bagged leaves will be picked up during the regular neighborhood trash pickup routes. “We just ask that residents bag their leaves securely, [more]

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