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City approves contract to build Hays Farm Sports Park

January 26, 2023 Click to view City approves contract to build Hays Farm Sports Park

Two new sports fields are coming soon to South Huntsville. The City approved a $2.4 million contract with Chorba Contracting Corporation to build facilities for the Hays Farm Sports Park. The contract includes two regulation-size, multipurpose fields suitable for soccer, lacrosse and other activities. The lighted turf fields will be supported by a restroom pavilion, 120 lighted parking spaces, perimeter fencing, landscaping and irrigation. The nine-acre sports park will be located on [more]

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Phase III construction set to begin on Sandra Moon Community Complex

January 26, 2023 Click to view Phase III construction set to begin on Sandra Moon Community Complex

The City of Huntsville has awarded a $3,381,700 contract to Lambert Contracting LLC to complete Phase III of the Sandra Moon Community Complex on Bailey Cove Road. The construction contract includes a new playground, public areas, sidewalks, lawn, landscaping pedestrian lighting, irrigation system and storm drainage facilities. “This phase focuses on the landscaping, decorative lighting and walkability components of this community amenity, but the exciting component is the new playground,” said John [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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Huntsville municipal offices closed Jan. 2 for New Year’s holiday

December 28, 2022 Click to view Huntsville municipal offices closed Jan. 2 for New Year’s holiday

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices will close Monday, Jan. 2, for the New Year’s holiday. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3. The closure will affect the following City services: Garbage Collection: Residential collection will be delayed one day the week of Jan. 2-6. Residents should leave carts at the curb until they are collected. Public Transit: Orbit fixed-route and Access paratransit services will end at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31. There will [more]

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Municipal offices delay opening to 10 a.m. to Dec. 27

December 26, 2022 Click to view Municipal offices delay opening to 10 a.m. to Dec. 27

Dec. 27 UPDATE: Many roads are either closed or impassable this morning due to black ice. > more info City of Huntsville municipal offices will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, due to the possibility of early morning icy road conditions. Orbit fixed-route and Access paratransit service will begin at 9 a.m. Citizens can sign up for emergency notifications via the City of Huntsville’s website or follow the Huntsville Police Department’s Facebook and Twitter for road closures and [more]

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City of Huntsville recreation centers close early due to extreme temperatures

December 23, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville recreation centers close early due to extreme temperatures

City of Huntsville recreation centers closed early today and will not reopen until Tuesday, Dec. 27.  The City is assisting TVA and Huntsville Utilities in reducing high power demand during the extreme cold weather. Due to dangerously low temperatures forecast throughout the Tennessee Valley Authority service area and the expected high electric demand expected on their system, TVA has initiated voluntary curtailment across their entire system. The City encourages residents and business [more]

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Municipal offices on two-hour delayed opening, Friday, Dec. 23

December 22, 2022 Click to view Municipal offices on two-hour delayed opening, Friday, Dec. 23

City of Huntsville municipal offices will open at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 23, due to the possibility of early morning icy road conditions. Orbit and Access paratransit service will operate on a normal schedule, from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Huntsville organizations are opening warming centers for those seeking shelter from severe cold temperatures. More information is available here. Citizens can sign up for emergency notifications via the City of Huntsville’s website or follow the [more]

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Huntsville municipal offices closed Dec. 26 for Christmas

December 21, 2022 Click to view Huntsville municipal offices closed Dec. 26 for Christmas

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices will close Monday, Dec. 26, for the Christmas holiday. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27. The closure will affect the following City services: Garbage Collection: Residential collection will be delayed one day the week of Dec. 26-30. Residents should leave carts at the curb until they are collected. Public Transit: Orbit fixed-route and Access paratransit services will end at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24. There will be [more]

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Walk through a winter wonderland with Huntsville Parks & Recreation

December 13, 2022 Click to view Walk through a winter wonderland with Huntsville Parks & Recreation

Stroll through a winter wonderland, enjoy hot chocolate and meet Santa from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 17. That’s when Huntsville Parks & Recreation and some special elves are bringing a little North Pole magic to the Dr. Richard Showers, Sr. Recreation Center, 4600 Blue Spring Road NW. Families are invited to enter several holiday scenes, where Santa’s helpers will make sure they get the perfect holiday picture. Expect [more]

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Join City of Huntsville, Land Trust of North Alabama for greenway public input sessions

November 22, 2022 Click to view Join City of Huntsville, Land Trust of North Alabama for greenway public input sessions

Want to weigh in on the future of Huntsville’s greenway network? Then mark your calendar for the City of Huntsville and Land Trust of North Alabama’s public input meetings Nov. 28-30. The Land Trust and City’s Planning Department will hold a series of evening forums to engage the public on the Greenway Master Plan. The goal of the open-house events is to review past progress and plan the next five years [more]

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