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Council Member Jennie Robinson

Jennie Robinson

Council President , District 3

Jennie Robinson was elected to serve on the Huntsville City Council in 2014 after serving three terms on the Board of Education for Huntsville City Schools. She was re-elected to serve a second term on the Council in 2018 and was twice elected to serve as Council President, most recently in fall 2020.  She is only the second woman to serve in that role.

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Huntsville Animal Services ‘barking’ at the seams

June 15, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services ‘barking’ at the seams

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]

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Council approves $1.2 million contract for Huntsville Animal Services renovation

June 14, 2021 Click to view Council approves $1.2 million contract for Huntsville Animal Services renovation

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]

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Huntsville City Council approves agreement to develop former Coca Cola bottling site

June 10, 2021 Click to view Huntsville City Council approves agreement to develop former Coca Cola bottling site

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]

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City of Huntsville Municipal Offices Closed for Memorial Day

May 26, 2021 Click to view City of Huntsville Municipal Offices Closed for Memorial Day

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]

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Huntsville Animal Services reduces fee for ‘genetically adoptable’ pets

May 20, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services reduces fee for ‘genetically adoptable’ pets

It’s become increasingly popular for pet owners to submit DNA tests to determine an animal’s breed, but Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) has taken away some of the guesswork by certifying its pets as 100% genetically adoptable. Starting Friday, May 21, adopters can take home a furry companion for as little as $10. There are more than 50 dogs, puppies, cats and kittens at the shelter in need of a temporary or [more]

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