Council Member Devyn Keith
Devyn Keith was re-elected to a second term as Council Member in August 2020. In this role, Keith represents District 1, an area that covers much of Northern Huntsville including Alabama A&M University and stretching into the downtown core.
Keith was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama and is a proud product of its large community network. Driven by a passion for public service and a deep connection to the people of his community, Keith is a true believer that “Huntsville is the best city this side of Heaven.”
Keith received his undergraduate degree from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, and was a scholarship player for the Samford Bulldogs football team. While in Birmingham, Keith launched the nonprofit Brothers of 1 Voice, an effort aimed at educating, empowering and advocating for youth who aged out of state support services.
HUNTSVILLE, AL – With so many dog of all ages, sizes and colors, Huntsville Animal Services is barking – er bursting – at the seams. To help clear the kennels, the Shelter has lowered adoption fees to just $10 this week, though some exceptions may apply. Most of the dogs are ages 1 and older and are waiting for a forever home. Some have been at the Shelter too long and [more]Read More
An upcoming third expansion and renovation at Huntsville Animal Services will help streamline day-to-day operations while also saving lives of adoptable pets. At its June 10 meeting, the Huntsville City Council unanimously approved a $1.2 million agreement between Mayor Tommy Battle and Chorba Construction Services. Construction is scheduled to begin this fall. Benefits of the planned expansion at Huntsville Animal Services include a larger surgical suite, streamlined laundry operations and a bay [more]Read More
Plans to develop a new urban center on 13 acres in the heart of downtown Huntsville advanced Thursday night after the City Council unanimously approved three project agreement resolutions. The resolutions represent the first step in a partnership between the City and New York City-based Rocket Development Partners LLC to develop the site of the former Coca-Cola bottling plant at 514 Clinton St. The project investment is estimated to be $325 million. [more]Read More
D1 residents responded to Council Member Devyn Keith’s annual Resident Satisfaction Survey by giving strong marks to parks and recreation, public safety, job offerings and housing options. Residents report general to high satisfaction with the 911 call center, Fire & Rescue and Police services, Animal Control, garbage pickup, recycling collection, neighborhood cleanup events, code enforcement and public transit. One area where they would like to see more investment is street [more]Read More
City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed Monday, May 31, for Memorial Day. This includes Animal Services, Public Transit (Orbit and Access) and Municipal Court. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 1. Garbage Collection: Residential collection will be delayed one day the week of May 31-June 4. Monday’s collection will be picked up Tuesday, Tuesday’s will be Wednesday and so on. Parks & Recreation: All facilities are closed except the splash [more]Read More