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Category: Mayor Tommy Battle

Mayor Battle Kicks Off Preservation Month: #ThisPlaceMattersHsv

“This Place Matters!” So proclaimed Mayor Tommy Battle today as he kicked-off Preservation Month during a news conference in the Old Town Historic District. For the next 31 days, the City will highlight significant spaces and places in preservation to celebrate, in a variety of fun [more]

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Fun, Fit, Free – Two Months of Healthy Huntsville Events to Get You Moving

Try something new or tried and true! That’s the message from the Healthy Huntsville team after announcing the 2018 Mayor’s Bike Ride and summer series of free fitness classes designed to have you riding, rowing, dancing, balancing and more. From POUND Fit to Zumba, the Mayor’s Bike [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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Senator Shelby Leads Congressional Approval of $110 Million Federal Courthouse in Huntsville

Mayor Tommy Battle is commending Alabama Senator Richard Shelby for his leadership in the Congressional appropriations process to secure funding for programs that benefit national defense and federal activities in Alabama, including the construction of a $110 million federal courthouse in Huntsville. “The federal courthouse, a legacy [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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Mayor Battle Statement on Overnight Shooting

Mayor Tommy Battle released the following statement regarding last night’s shooting and subsequent death of a two-year-old child at a home on Murray Road. “An innocent child is dead because of a senseless shooting evolving from an argument among reckless adults. No matter the root cause, [more]

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Geo Huntsville Announces Annual Summit 2018

GEO Huntsville proudly announces its annual conference, GEO Huntsville Summit 2018. The event is designed to give participants the latest information on innovations in the Geospatial industry and related government and educational initiatives. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle will deliver a welcome and introduction promptly at [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on Passing of Huntsville Native Reg E. Cathey

Mayor Tommy Battle and the City of Huntsville are saddened to hear about the death of actor Reg E. Cathey Mr. Cathey, a J.O. Johnson graduate and Emmy award-winning actor, was well-known for his roles on House of Cards and The Wire. Mayor Tommy Battle made the following statement on Mr. Cathey’s passing. “Reg made Huntsville proud,” [more]

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Huntsville Earns “Straight A” Financial Report Card

For the 10th straight year, two of the nation’s top credit rating agencies assigned the City of Huntsville their highest scores. Standard & Poor’s Rating Services awarded Huntsville a rating of “AAA” and Moody’s Investors Service awarded a rating of “Aaa,” each company reaffirming their prior [more]

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City Garbage Collection Operating on One Day Delay

Public Works is experiencing additional garbage collection delays this week after last week’s winter weather. Today, Monday, January 22 crews will be collecting last week’s Thursday routes. Monday’s garbage will be collected on Tuesday, January 23. Tuesday’s garbage will be collected on Wednesday, January 24. Wednesday’s garbage will be [more]

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