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City Council Regular Meetings are held in the City Council Chambers of the Municipal Building on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

Huntsville holds public input sessions on new City Hall project

February 27, 2020Huntsville City Hall

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 and design process 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 ...

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Sports tournaments generate $1.7 million economic impact in Huntsville

February 26, 2020swimmers in pool getting ready to race

Huntsville isn’t just a high-tech town known for helping put man on the moon. It’s also a magnet for competitive sports tournaments that attract thousands of visitors and produce millions of dollars each year in the community. In fact, the Southeastern Short Course Championships and NASA Volleyball Bash this past weekend had an economic impact of more than $1.7 million in Huntsville alone. With more than 25 sporting events scheduled for 2020, ...

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City of Huntsville to Host Amnesty Court for Unpaid Traffic Tickets, Warrants

February 25, 2020

Residents with outstanding traffic tickets who have an active warrant for failing to appear in court will get a second chance during one of two public sessions next month in Huntsville. The Huntsville Municipal Court will host Amnesty Court at 10:30 a.m., March 13 & 27, at the Municipal Justice & Public Safety Complex (MJPSC) on 815 Wheeler Ave. Municipal Court Judge Lonzo Robinson said Amnesty Court will allow defendants to start ...

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Applications are open for college age summer internships with the City of Huntsville

February 20, 2020Summer Internships graphic

Looking for a summer internship? The City of Huntsville offers outstanding learning opportunities for motivated college students wanting career experience. We have positions in the Administration – Business Relations, Communication, Multicultural Affairs; in Animal Services, Community Development, Emergency Management (EMA), Engineering, Finance, Geographic Information System (GIS), Information Technology Services, Legal, Legal (prosecution office) Planning, Natural Resources, and Traffic Engineering. Applicants must be at least 19 years old and currently enrolled in ...

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TVA proposes new long term agreement with Huntsville Utilities, City of Huntsville

February 17, 2020Tennessee Valley Authority Logo

At the February 13 meeting of the Huntsville City Council,  Huntsville Utilities and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) presented information on a proposed resolution that would authorize the Mayor to execute the “TVA Long Term Agreement,” a modification to the City of Huntsville’s current contract with TVA that would increase the length of the contractual agreement to a 20-year term. City Council will vote on the proposed resolution at its February ...

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Municipal Offices Closed – President’s Day Holiday

February 13, 2020

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed for the Presidents Day holiday, Monday, February 17. This includes Parks & Recreation facilities and the Animal Shelter. Garbage Collection: Monday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Tuesday, February 18.   Households whose normal garbage pick-up day is on Thursday will have their garbage collected on Friday, February 21. Public Transit: Shuttle bus and paratransit service (Handi-Ride) will be in service on Monday, February 17. Public Safety:  Police and Fire essential personnel will remain on ...

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Huntsville prepares for 2020 U.S. Census

February 12, 2020dozens of supports with support the 2020 Census signs

The number of Alabama’s congressional seats, the proportion of City Council and School Board seats per Huntsville resident, and nearly $685 billion in federal programs per year will be determined by results from the upcoming 2020 Census. Mayor Tommy Battle, joined by representatives from organizations who stand to gain or lose funding based on the upcoming Census emphasized how the Census data is critical for Huntsville’s future. “It’s about roads, transit, schools ...

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Huntsville cyclists collaborate with City to launch See & Be Seen reporting tool

January 23, 2020Photo of downtown Huntsville bike path

Keeping roadways safe is a high priority for the City’s urban development and public safety departments. Together, these teams of engineers, planners, and police officers work in tandem to integrate new forms of mobility to the transportation plan. This includes safely accommodating bicycle, pedestrian, and motor vehicle traffic. Long enjoyed for pleasure riding and sport, bikes have become a popular method of transportation on Huntsville streets. As more bicycles enter the ...

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City of Huntsville closure information for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

January 17, 2020

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, January 20.  This includes Animal Services, Parks & Recreation, Public Transit (shuttle and paratransit) and Municipal Court. Garbage Collection:  residential curbside collection will be delayed one day for the week of Jan. 20-24. Monday’s collection will be picked up on Tuesday, Tuesday’s will be collected on Wednesday, and so on. Public Safety:  Police and Fire essential personnel will remain on duty throughout the holiday.

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Hays Farm Village Center to feature nine-acre community green

January 9, 2020rendering of the Hays Farm Village multi-use complex with the 9 acre public green space in the center

Huntsville City Council approved a development agreement that would include a new nine-acre community green space in southwest Huntsville as part of a proposed mixed-use development across from Grissom High School. The development will also include the revitalization of the former Haysland Square Shopping Center along Memorial Parkway. In the agreement, the City committed to spend $3.6 million to develop a public passive park as part of the proposed Hays Farm Village Center. In ...

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    City Council OfficeCity Hall, 7th Floor308 Fountain CircleHuntsville, Alabama 35801View Map
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    Huntsville City Council OfficeHsvCityCouncil@HuntsvilleAL.gov
  • Hours:
    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


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