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.
The Huntsville City Council canvassed and certified the results of the Sept. 20, 2022, municipal runoff election during a Sept. 26 special work session. The following candidates were elected for a term to begin Nov. 7: David Little – District 2 City Council Member Andrea Alvarez – District 3 Board of Education Member During the session, City Clerk-Treasurer Ken Benion opened and counted nine provisional ballots: two for Little, three for District 2 candidate [more]Read More
Ribbon-cutting and Inaugural Walk Set for Saturday, Sept. 10, 9 a.m. Huntsville’s greenway network is growing! The City of Huntsville and Madison County Commission are pleased to announce the grand opening of a new 12-foot wide greenway, the Weatherly Multi-use Path. The 1.2 mile stretch provides pedestrians and cyclists with connectivity from Aldridge Creek Greenway and Weatherly Road to South Memorial Parkway. From there, users may access Elgie’s Walk along Haysland [more]Read More
Music is in the air in the City of Huntsville as Mayor Tommy Battle has proclaimed September as Huntsville Music Month. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle joins artist Deqn Sue and Huntsville Music Officer Matt Mandrella at the kickoff for Huntsville Music Month at Tangled String Studios at Lowe Mill. On stage is R&B group Element XI, which performed at the event. The inaugural event, promoted by the Huntsville Music Office, is designed [more]Read More
City of Huntsville municipal offices will close Monday, Sept. 5, for Labor Day. This includes Animal Services, Public Transit (Orbit and Access) and Municipal Court. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. Garbage Collection: Residential collection will be delayed one day the week of Sept. 5-9. Residents should leave carts at the curb until they are collected. Parks & Recreation: All facilities will be closed, except the Brahan Spring Park and [more]Read More
As the City of Huntsville grows, Huntsville Transit is exploring ways it can improve operations while also evaluating an expansion of its service area. To that end, a series of community outreach meetings will be held next month to hear comments from Huntsville Transit users or anyone who has a suggestion about operations. The City will use comments to help shape a strategic plan designed to guide future service improvements. “Receiving public [more]Read More