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Fifty free dogs & fifty free cats to kick off fall 2017

It’s official. Friday, September 22 is the first day of fall, and Huntsville Animal Services’ is celebrating by offering free dog and cat adoptions for the first 50 people adopting dogs and the first 50 people who adopt a cat at the Huntsville Animal Shelter. This [more]

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Mayor Battle Introduces FY 2018 Budget to City Council

Mayor Tommy Battle presented the City’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018 to the City Council at tonight’s regularly scheduled meeting. The Mayor proposed a balanced $400.6 million budget, which includes $197.6 million in general fund operations and $157.6 million in capital projects. The general fund, or operating budget, represents [more]

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Helping Houston’s Flood Victims in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Mayor Tommy Battle and City Council Members extend their thoughts and prayers to the residents and public safety workers in Houston, Texas, as they deal with the worst flooding in recorded history from Hurricane Harvey. After the water recedes, it will take significant time to [more]

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Mayor’s 100 Miles – 100 Days Walking Challenge

Mayor Tommy Battle will launch his annual 100 Miles – 100 Days Walking Challenge on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. with a brisk walk through the Huntsville Botanical Garden. The kick-off event will join“Fidos After Five” walkers, and participants are invited to bring their leashed [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from August 10, 2017

City Council voted unanimously to rename the site of the former Grissom High School property on Bailey Cove Road as the Sandra Moon Community Complex. Moon, one of the Council’s most popular and highly regarded members during her tenure, served as District 3 Council Member [more]

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Huntsville Fire & Rescue Receives Firehouse Subs Grant

Huntsville Fire & Rescue is pleased to announce it received a $13,651.50 grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, a nonprofit foundation founded in 2005 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.  The foundation’s mission is to impact the life‐saving capabilities, and the lives, of local [more]

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Teacher’s Pet Adoption Special

Huntsville Animal Services’ is offering a Teacher’s Pet special half off adoption fee through Saturday, Aug. 12. Take this opportunity to find a new best friend for $17 on adult dogs and cats or $25 on puppies and kittens. The adoption fee includes vaccinations, microchip, City [more]

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Public Meeting for Downtown Bike/Pedestrian Plan

Urban planners will host a public meeting on Aug. 2 to review implementation plans for bike and pedestrian improvements in the City’s core as recommended in the Downtown Master Plan Update. Residents are invited to join us as we review the bike plan for Downtown, and [more]

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Animal Services – Fee Waived Extension to Empty the Shelter to July 28

  Huntsville Animal Services’ is extending its Fee-Waive adoption event through Friday, July 28, to empty the shelter. The shelter is full with dogs, cats, and kittens, and no room to spare. Staff and volunteers are asking for the community to help by visiting the shelter [more]

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City of Huntsville Opens Applications for Municipal Court Judge

The City of Huntsville is calling for applications for a full-time Municipal Court Judge. Potential candidates must be licensed to practice law in the state of Alabama, in good standing with the Alabama State Bar, and must be a qualified elector of the state. No judge [more]

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