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Mayor’s Office

The Mayor of Huntsville.

Thomas "Tommy" Battle, Jr.

The 67th Mayor of the City of Huntsville

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Huntsville Police release report on community suggestions and recommendations

July 31, 2020 Click to view Huntsville Police release report on community suggestions and recommendations

The Huntsville Police Department has released its report to address 28 community suggestions and recommendations about the department’s policies, procedures and techniques. The questions came from several different organizations in the community following the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. READ:  HPD Response to Community Input “Huntsville police strive to maintain a culture of continuous improvement,” said Police Chief Mark McMurray. “We recognize this can only be accomplished through routine engagement [more]

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Huntsville Finance Director reviews COVID-19 impact on municipal budget

July 29, 2020 Click to view Huntsville Finance Director reviews COVID-19 impact on municipal budget

As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds, the City of Huntsville continues to fare well and tackle fiscal challenges that arise throughout the pandemic. That was the consensus on Wednesday, July 29, during a special City Council work session with Director of Finance Penny Smith, who provided an update on the financial impact of the coronavirus outbreak. “Overall, we have faced the challenges of COVID-19 well,” she said. “We’ve held our own because of [more]

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Police Citizens Advisory Council Now Accepting Public Comment

July 9, 2020 Click to view Police Citizens Advisory Council Now Accepting Public Comment

The Huntsville Police Citizens Advisory Council (HPCAC) is undertaking a review of police actions that occurred before and during recent protest events in Huntsville from May 30 to June 5. Part of the HPCAC review includes input from the general public. Residents may now submit their comments through an Online Form at HuntsvilleAL.gov/PoliceCitizensAdvisoryCouncil. The form will be active through August 7. While the review process is expected to take time, HPCAC Chair [more]

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City opens 58-acre Dallas W. Fanning Nature Preserve

July 1, 2020 Click to view City opens 58-acre Dallas W. Fanning Nature Preserve

The City of Huntsville opened its newest nature preserve on 58 acres of land off Martin Road West. Named in honor of the late Dallas W. Fanning, former director of urban development and architect of the City’s western expansion, the park will provide residents in the westernmost part of the City with outdoor trails for exercise, passive recreation, star-gazing and nature hikes. “I can’t think of a more fitting tribute to [more]

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Celebrate Parks & Recreation Month in July

June 26, 2020 Click to view Celebrate Parks & Recreation Month in July

Mayor Tommy Battle and Huntsville Parks & Recreation Director Steve Ivey are excited to kick-off Parks & Recreation Month as part of the National Recreation and Park Association’s (NRPA) national campaign on Friday, June 26 at 10 a.m. in Brahan Spring Park. “This year, we want to highlight the numerous ways our department provides services and activities for the community,” Ivey said. “We are particularly excited to introduce the public to the many new recreation activities we’ve created.” Huntsville’s parks and recreation services are an essential [more]

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