Council Member Jennie Robinson
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.
No matter how you travel in Huntsville, whether taking a drive or a scenic walk, planning played a key role in the construction of streets and sidewalks. Planning also guided the development of everything from single-family homes to retail stores and restaurants. Those who enjoy seeing a show at The Orion Amphitheater or watching a soccer match at Wicks Family Field at Joe Davis Stadium should also thank a City planner. To [more]Read More
A discretionary improvement fund established for each Huntsville City Council district is helping to improve quality of life for citizens across all parts of our community. (From left to right) District 2 Council Member David Little, District 3 Council Member Dr. Jennie Robinson, District 5 Council Member John Meredith, District 4 Council Member Bill Kling and District 1 Council Member Devyn Keith. The City Council proposed a resolution last year that would [more]Read More
The City of Huntsville continues to invest in quality-of-life offerings by expanding its greenway network from South Huntsville to Ditto Landing. City Council this week authorized Mayor Tommy Battle to enter into a contract with Garver LLC as part of Phase 3 of the Tennessee River Greenway. The contract is for land surveying and engineering design related to the project. Specifically, the project would add 1.5 miles of new greenway between Hobbs [more]Read More
The City of Huntsville is increasing its budget for the new Hays Farm Park in South Huntsville. Huntsville upped its commitment from $3.6 million to $4.6 million for construction and development of the nine-acre park on Haysland Road. In turn, Hays Farm developer, Hylis Inc., led by John Hays, will provide another $1 million toward the project, bringing the total budget to $5.6 million. The additional funding, approved by City Council through [more]Read More
The City of Huntsville has awarded a $3,381,700 contract to Lambert Contracting LLC to complete Phase III of the Sandra Moon Community Complex on Bailey Cove Road. The construction contract includes a new playground, public areas, sidewalks, lawn, landscaping pedestrian lighting, irrigation system and storm drainage facilities. “This phase focuses on the landscaping, decorative lighting and walkability components of this community amenity, but the exciting component is the new playground,” said John [more]Read More