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.
Mayor Tommy Battle joined Huntsville City Schools representatives and members of Huntsville City Council to celebrate the groundbreaking on a new state-of-the-art Central Office and Career Technical Facility. The City transferred 14 acres at the corner of North Memorial Parkway and Max Luther Drive to Huntsville City Schools for the new campus. The projected completion date is fall 2025. Referencing the new career tech center, Mayor Battle said the facility will empower [more]Read More
If you live in Huntsville’s District 1 get ready to untangle your lights, check the bulbs and participate in the Deck the District holiday light contest. Whether you prefer classic colors or inflatables, residents are encouraged to make spirits bright by going all out for the season. The contest is open to District 1 residents only. Council Member Devyn Keith is organizing Deck the District, which includes prizes for first, second and [more]Read More
With the new Huntsville City Hall set to open in April 2024, the City is moving ahead with plans to take down the current Administrative Building. City Council on Thursday approved a resolution allowing Mayor Tommy Battle to enter into an architectural agreement with Fuqua & Partners Architects related to the demolition. The contract does not include physical demolition, but instead the creation of a roadmap guiding the process, from utility [more]Read More
The William Hooper Councill School Alumni Association unveiled four new statues during a dedication ceremony at William Hooper Councill Park on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The unveiling represents the completion of the $1.65 million park, which opened on St. Clair Avenue in Downtown Huntsville in 2020. The park is located on the site of the former Councill School. The City’s first public school for African-American students served the Huntsville community from 1867 [more]Read More
The Huntsville City Council has approved an ordinance that restricts the use of wireless communication devices while driving. During its Oct. 12 regular meeting, City Council voted to green-light an amended ordinance that would upgrade the City’s existing no-text ordinance from a secondary to a primary offense, allowing officers to stop a driver when they see a violation and issue a citation. In a secondary offense, officers can only issue a [more]Read More