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Mayor Battle appoints inaugural Music Advisory Board

January 23, 2020

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle appointed nine members to the inaugural Music Advisory Board of Directors at the January 23 City Council Meeting. In 2018, the City of Huntsville entered into an agreement with Sound Diplomacy, an internationally recognized consulting group, to conduct an extensive music audit to assess the strengths and opportunities of Huntsville’s music economy. The Music Advisory Board, an organizing body that was a key recommendation of the music audit, will work with [more]

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Healthy Huntsville Kicks-off 2020 with Scale Back Alabama 

January 21, 2020

It’s time to make good on those New Year’s resolutions to shape up in 2020. To help everyone reach their fitness goals, Mayor Tommy Battle and the Healthy Huntsville team partners officially kicked off Scale Back Alabama today at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Scale Back Alabama is a free program that encourages teams of two to lose weight (a goal of 10 pounds each) from the end of January to the beginning of April. The teams must register [more]

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City of Huntsville closure information for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

January 17, 2020

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, January 20.  This includes Animal Services, Parks & Recreation, Public Transit (shuttle and paratransit) and Municipal Court. Garbage Collection:  residential curbside collection will be delayed one day for the week of Jan. 20-24. Monday’s collection will be picked up on Tuesday, Tuesday’s will be collected on Wednesday, and so on. Public Safety:  Police and Fire essential personnel will remain on duty throughout the holiday.

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Hays Farm Village Center to feature nine-acre community green

January 9, 2020

Huntsville City Council approved a development agreement that would include a new nine-acre community green space in southwest Huntsville as part of a proposed mixed-use development across from Grissom High School. The development will also include the revitalization of the former Haysland Square Shopping Center along Memorial Parkway. In the agreement, the City committed to spend $3.6 million to develop a public passive park as part of the proposed Hays Farm Village Center. In [more]

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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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Mayor Battle statement on special election results

December 16, 2019

Citizens of Huntsville went to the polls today and overwhelmingly approved updates to Alabama legislation that reaffirms 15.5 mills in school ad valorem taxes. The successful vote “for” schools ensures Huntsville residents in Madison County, Morgan County and Limestone County pay equally to fund Huntsville City Schools. “Today’s vote validates our City’s support of education,” Mayor Tommy Battle said. “A strong education system is paramount for a successful and thriving City, [more]

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Updates: Fallen HPD Officer Billy Clardy III

December 10, 2019

The latest updates can be found via the Huntsville Police Department’s Twitter – @HsvPolice. Funeral Arrangements Funeral services for STAC Agent Billy Clardy III will take place on Tuesday, December 10, at Mayfair Church of Christ located at 1095 Carl T. Jones Drive in Huntsville, Alabama. A public viewing will be held from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m., service to follow. A processional to Agent Clardy’s gravesite will immediately follow. Out of [more]

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Mayor Battle: Celebrate generosity on this Giving Tuesday

December 3, 2019

Huntsville’s Mayor Tommy Battle released the following statement ahead of Giving Tuesday on December 3, 2019.  Giving Tuesday is an annual, global generosity movement celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving that aims to create an intentional day of charitable acts. “On this Giving Tuesday, we pay special recognition to Huntsville’s array of exceptional nonprofits who work tirelessly on our behalf to provide significant and necessary services to the sick and differently-abled, [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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