Thomas "Tommy" Battle, Jr.

The 67th Mayor of the City of Huntsville

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Huntsville Embarks on Downtown Master Plan

March 9, 2017

A public invitation to help the City update its downtown master plan drew hundreds to the Huntsville Museum of Art on March 7 for a visioning session with planning consultants Urban Design Associates. Architect and Urban Planner Rob Robinson opened the workshop with a synopsis of [more]

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City Council – Highlights from Feb. 23 Meeting

February 24, 2017

Police The Huntsville City Council authorized Huntsville Police Department to hire new officers to bring the manpower up to authorized strength. The approval enables HPD to have a second Police Academy class in 2017. Recruitment for that class will begin officially on March 6. A current group [more]

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City Council Approves $37 Million Bond Issue

February 17, 2017

The City Council unanimously voted to approve the sale of $37 million of general obligation warrants during a special called meeting today in City Hall. The bond issue will be used to provide $17.4 million for city schools, $8.6 million in funding for the capital [more]

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Restore Our Roads Moves Huntsville Forward in Infrastructure Planning

February 15, 2017

Huntsville’s major road network is undergoing nearly one-half billion dollars in improvements to keep up with the City’s continued growth and industrial development, thanks to the Restore Our Roads initiative and funding from the City’s capital plan. Projects include new overpasses and access roads on Highway [more]

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North Huntsville Industrial Park Site Earns AdvantageSite Designation

February 10, 2017

Huntsville’s “advantage” in the intense competition for jobs has been its infrastructure, pro-business environment and talented workforce, but now local officials have another tool in the economic development toolbox. Mayor Tommy Battle joined Council Member Devyn Keith, the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County and State [more]

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