Bill Kling Third Presiding Officer

District 4

Bill Kling, Jr., was born and raised in Huntsville. He was elected to the Huntsville Board of Education in 1984, elected to the city council in 1988, and re-elected since. Mr. Kling was twice elected city council president.

Mr. Kling received a B.S. degree in Mass Media Communications and Public Administration from the University of Alabama and a M.S. degree in Urban studies from Alabama A&M University.

Mr. Kling has held numerous positions in the broadcast and public relations fields including public relations director, radio announcer and newscaster for a public radio station, and broadcast instructor and public relations specialist for John C. Calhoun Junior College.

Council Member Bill Kling, Jr.

City Council – Highlights from the February 22, 2018 Meeting

February 23, 2018

Highlights from the February 22nd regularly scheduled Huntsville City Council Meeting Annexation The City Council unanimously approved the annexation of  659.10 acres of land lying east of U.S. Highway 231 South and on the north and south sides of River Loop Road, in Morgan County. The annexation comes [more]

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City Council – Highlights from the February 8, 2018 Meeting

February 9, 2018

  MidCity The City Council approved an agreement with High Point Huntsville LLC for the company to lease a 6,500-square foot parcel at MidCity. The City has maintained 38 acres of the development for a park designated for unique recreational uses, including a climbing wall. High Point [more]

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Huntsville Earns “Straight A” Financial Report Card

January 26, 2018

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

January 22, 2018

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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City Garbage Collection Delayed

January 18, 2018

Public Works is experiencing additional garbage collection delays this week due to the effects of bitter cold temperatures and patchy ice on some streets. While most roads are passable, the severe cold plays havoc with the hydraulics and seals on the trucks, causing them to malfunction. “Our [more]

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