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City Council Regular Meetings are held in the 1st floor Chambers of the Municipal Building on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

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City of Huntsville approves project to support affordable housing

April 11, 2024

City of Huntsville leaders approved a project to build a 42-unit multi-family development partially supported by American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds to provide safe, affordable housing for the homeless and other vulnerable groups. The facility will be constructed on Venona Avenue, on land owned by Neighborhood Concepts Inc. Neighborhood Concepts will leverage the City’s commitment of $2,300,376 in HOME Investment Partnerships ARP funding to apply for $12.8 million in State ARP ...

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City of Huntsville services reopen Monday, Jan. 22

January 21, 2024Photo of Huntsville City Hall

The City of Huntsville will reopen on Monday, Jan. 22 at 6 a.m. This includes regular operating hours for all municipal departments and services. Residents should expect delays in garbage collection. Please place your can out on your regularly scheduled day and leave it curbside until Sanitation workers are able to collect.  

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City of Huntsville municipal offices closed Friday, Jan. 19

January 19, 2024Winter weather alert

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed Friday, Jan. 19, due to continued travel issues from this week’s winter weather event. Offices were set to reopen at 11 a.m. today, but after reassessing road conditions, the decision was made to close to ensure employees’ safety. All offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22. The closure means court functions, government offices, services, trash collection and transit operations will not operate. ...

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City of Huntsville, City of Madison and Madison County will remain closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17 

January 16, 2024Winter weather alert

Icy, hazardous road conditions and frigid cold temperatures will persist through Wednesday, prompting the City of Huntsville, City of Madison and Madison County government operations to remain closed on Jan. 17. This includes the Madison County Courthouse, City of Huntsville Municipal Court, and all government offices, services and facilities. Huntsville Transit will not run Orbit busses, but Access will continue to handle dialysis patients.  Madison County TRAM will be closed. Residents may expect ...

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City of Huntsville, City of Madison and Madison County will close on Tuesday, Jan. 16 

January 15, 2024

The City of Huntsville, City of Madison and Madison County government operations will be closed, on Tuesday, Jan. 16, due to the winter weather event and hazardous road conditions. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for the area through 6 a.m. Tuesday. Continued sleet and snow, along with below-freezing temperatures, are causing icy road conditions. For the City of Huntsville, the closure includes Municipal Court, and all municipal services and facilities. ...

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Huntsville and Madison County ramp up preparations for severe winter weather event

January 14, 2024Winter weather alert

The National Weather Service (NWS) has revised its forecast for North Alabama to reflect a shifting timeline for winter weather that could begin as early as 8 p.m. in the Huntsville area. A fast-approaching system is bringing ice, snow, sleet, freezing rain and frigid temperatures that will have widespread impacts on the region. Gov. Kay Ivey has declared a State of Emergency ahead of the event, which could last several days. The ...

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Huntsville awards contract for Pratt Avenue streetscape project

January 11, 2024Pratt Streetscape area near Maysville Road. There are houses and a roadwork sign in the photo as well as garbage receptacles.

The City is moving forward with a construction project that will spruce up a gateway to Monte Sano from the Five Points district. A contract with Grayson Carter & Son Contracting Inc. will make streetscape improvements along Pratt Avenue from Russell Street NE to Maysville Road NE. The total cost of the project is $789,490.52. Pratt Avenue between Grayson to Russell Street will also be resurfaced at the same time. As a ...

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Huntsville approves contract for Mark C. Smith Concert Hall expansion

January 11, 2024Attendees watch a concert at the Mark C. Smith Concert Hall at the Von Braun Center. There are colored lights reflecting off the walls.

Some big back-of-house changes at the Mark C. Smith Concert Hall may lead to some big shows on the stage. The concert hall will be undergoing the most extensive changes in its history after the City approved a $15.3 million contract with Turner Construction Company. The project includes a 12,000-square-foot addition to the facility of about 12,000 square feet as well as about 6,000 square feet of renovated backstage space. Von Braun ...

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Huntsville prepares for icy cold blast

January 11, 2024

The City of Huntsville and its community partners are preparing for the coldest temperatures so far this winter, including the opening of warming centers. Temperatures are expected to drop into the teens on Monday and Tuesday nights. There is a chance of snow flurries starting Sunday night and continuing into Tuesday, though the National Weather Service said no accumulation is expected. The City will also monitor the impact weather ...

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Huntsville celebrates new beginnings for academic hub on North Parkway

December 6, 2023Mayor Tommy Battle and Huntsville City Schools officials break ground on a new Central Office and Career Technical Facility

Mayor Tommy Battle joined Huntsville City Schools representatives and members of Huntsville City Council to celebrate the groundbreaking on a new state-of-the-art Central Office and Career Technical Facility. The City transferred 14 acres at the corner of North Memorial Parkway and Max Luther Drive to Huntsville City Schools for the new campus. The projected completion date is fall 2025. Referencing the new career tech center, Mayor Battle said the facility will empower ...

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