Council Member Jennie Robinson
Prior to her election to the Huntsville City Council in 2014, Dr. Jennie Robinson served three terms on the Huntsville City Schools Board of Education. Before being elected to the School Board in 2002, Dr. Robinson served five times as a PTA president in Huntsville schools. She has also served on the Executive Committee of the Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB) and chaired the State Legislative Committee for AASB.
Dr. Robinson received her Doctor of Philosophy and Master’s Degree in Consumer Behavior from Purdue University, and she owns a management consulting firm specializing in strategic planning and leadership development for corporations and non-profits. Full Bio >
Due to the high volume of curbside debris this week, curbside debris collection may be delayed one day on some routes. Sanitation appreciates the public’s patience and will complete all curbside debris collections by the end of the week. Please call Sanitation at 256-883-3964 with any questions.Read More
Huntsville Public Transit is making adjustments to the Shuttle Bus schedule in order to continue to provide critical transportation services to the citizens of Huntsville and to protect the health and safety of the public during the coronavirus outbreak. Beginning Wednesday, April 1, Shuttle Bus service will operate Monday through Friday starting at 6 a.m. and ending at 7 p.m. Saturday service will be suspended effective Saturday, April 4, 2020. “These changes will allow us [more]Read More
The National Weather Service in Huntsville is forecasting storms this week, some possibly severe, and the Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Management Agency is recommending residents consider their plan for shelter. The decision to seek protection in a community storm shelter may be more difficult this spring by restrictions in place for COVID-19. “Each individual needs to make an educated decision on where and when to shelter from strong winds or tornado,” said Jeffrey Birdwell, Director of the Huntsville Madison Emergency Management Agency. At [more]Read More
The City of Huntsville is working on plans to build a new City Hall and the public is invited to learn more about the project during three public meetings. On March 3, 4, and 5, architects from Goodwyn Mills Cawood will be available to explain the design process and public amenities slated for the new building and to receive public input. Huntsville’s municipal operations outgrew City Hall many years ago and offices [more]Read More
The much-anticipated South Huntsville Library is now under construction on Bailey Cove Road. Mayor Tommy Battle, along with Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Executive Director Laurel Best, joined members of the community for a groundbreaking to celebrate the start of construction on the $9.5 million facility in the Sandra Moon Community Complex. The new 30,750 square-foot library will replace the Bailey Cove Library Branch in Weatherly Plaza. This location opened in 1997 [more]Read More