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.

Cast Away: Wally Vess Youth Fishing Rodeo happening Saturday, June 2

June 1, 2018

Dust off the kid’s fishing equipment and prepare some catfish bait, it’s time for the annual Wally Vess Youth Fishing Rodeo. This free fishing event is for children ages 6-12 years old and takes place at the Brahan Spring Park North Lagoon from 8:30 a.m. to [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from April 26, 2018

April 26, 2018

Planning Council set a public hearing for May 24 on a request to create a new zoning classification called “Research Park 2 District” that would create a live, work, play node and include opportunities for mixed-use development where applied in Cummings Research Park East. Economic Development Council passed [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from April 12, 2018

April 13, 2018

Planning Council set a public hearing for May 24 on a request to zone 659 acres of newly annexed property in Morgan County across the Tennessee River from Ditto Landing. The land, on the north and south sides of River Loop Road, would be zoned in [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from March 22, 2018

March 23, 2018

Infrastructure and Roads Council voted to approve a $7,560,203.21 contract with Reed Contracting Services to proceed with the Weatherly Road Extension. This new roadway, to include a pedestrian greenway, will continue Haysland Road from Grissom High School to South Memorial Parkway. See City Blog for [more]

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Spring Checklist for Maple Hill Cemetery   

March 12, 2018

Maple Hill Cemetery is one of the City’s oldest and largest perpetual care burial grounds. In preparation for the spring season, cemetery staff are asking family members to check the graves of their loved ones and to please remove anything on the ground that might [more]

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