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It’s a Full House at Huntsville Animal Services

Huntsville Animal Services has more than 80 animals in the Shelter and more are coming in each day.  Starting now, April 17 through Saturday, April 20, Animal Services needs the community’s help. Please stop by the Shelter and adopt a pet for FREE during our [more]

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Mandatory Spay Neuter Pet Ordinance Helps Reduce Homeless Pet Population 

Huntsville Animal Services reminds the public it is enforcing the City’s mandatory spay/neuter ordinance approved in October 2018. The Huntsville City Council adopted Ordinance No. 18-952, Section 20 (b) where all animals impounded by Huntsville Animal Services will have mandatory sterilization and microchipping. It is important [more]

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Air Pollution Control Awards: Promoting a Clean Environment

Each year, the Air Pollution Control Board recognizes voluntary efforts to reduce air pollutant emissions by industrial, institutional and commercial facilities within the City. Only those projects which go beyond regulatory requirements for controlling emissions are eligible for recognition. Mayor Tommy Battle recognized six companies for [more]

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Fool For Love – April’s Pet Adoption Special

No fooling, Huntsville Animal Services receives an average of 15 homeless pets every day at the Shelter.  These loveable animals easily win the hearts of staff, but what they want and need is a permanent home. To help make that happen, we’re offering a “Fool [more]

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What’s new in plans to build a new City Hall

City plans to replace the aging municipal building on Fountain Circle are moving forward with a projected construction timeline for late 2020. Mayor Tommy Battle and his administration have been working on plans for a new municipal complex for many years. The need has been long-recognized [more]

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Join Mayor Battle and turn a Working lunch into a Walking lunch!

Healthy Huntsville and the City of Huntsville are partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama to celebrate National Walk @Lunch Day on Wednesday, April 3 between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., in Big Spring Park. Mayor Tommy Battle will lead a kick-off walk at 11 [more]

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City Garbage Collection Operating on One Day Delay

Due to the increased volume of garbage from yard work and spring cleaning, the City of Huntsville’s residential garbage collection is delayed by one day starting Thursday, March 21. Residents whose garbage is normally collected on Thursday should leave their cans curbside until City crews arrive [more]

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Name Your Price Pet Adoptions – Help Empty the Shelter!

Huntsville Animal Services is filled to capacity with too many dogs and cats needing a safe and loving home. The community can help through a “Name Your Price” pet adoption special from March 12 through March 23.  Stop by the Shelter, select a pet, name your price, and take home a new best [more]

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Parks & Recreation Opens First Phase of Merrimack Sports Complex

The City of Huntsville hosted a ribbon-cutting today to celebrate the opening of four artificial turf fields at the new Merrimack Sports Complex. The bright green synthetic fields are a first for Parks & Recreation, allowing for year-round league play, rain or shine. The turf fields are [more]

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Flooding Forecast: City of Huntsville crews prepare for hazardous weather​ potential

The Huntsville Office of the National Weather Service is forecasting between 6 and 8 inches of rain accumulation in Huntsville and North Alabama through Sunday, February 24. Flooding of local waterways, including the Tennessee River, is possible. In preparation for this potentially hazardous weather, the City [more]

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