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The Mayor of Huntsville.

Thomas "Tommy" Battle, Jr.

The 67th Mayor of the City of Huntsville

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Old Highway 20, portion of Greenbrier Parkway, opens to public Friday

April 15, 2021 Click to view Old Highway 20, portion of Greenbrier Parkway, opens to public Friday

Traffic moving in and out of Huntsville’s booming western corridor should flow much smoother with the dual openings of Old Highway 20 from Greenbrier Parkway to County Line Road and Greenbrier Parkway between Old Highway 20 and Mooresville Road. Both projects will be open to through traffic beginning Friday, April 16. The multimillion dollar improvements were part of the City’s infrastructure commitment to the new Mazda Toyota Manufacturing plant, expected to [more]

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Focusing on Huntsville’s future: An update on TIF districts

April 8, 2021 Click to view Focusing on Huntsville’s future: An update on TIF districts

For more than a decade, the City of Huntsville has successfully financed many major improvement projects by using Tax Increment Financing, better known as TIFs. They have helped provide schools, roads, and other infrastructure to support economic development and growth. In Thursday night’s Huntsville City Council meeting, the City’s Finance Director, Penny Smith, provided an update on the City’s six TIF districts. “The TIFs are performing very well and they have played [more]

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Huntsville Extends Face Cover Requirements in City Buildings

April 8, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Extends Face Cover Requirements in City Buildings

The City of Huntsville will require employees and the public to wear face coverings in all City buildings, Mayor Tommy Battle announced Thursday during a news conference at City Hall. Though Alabama’s Safer at Home Order expires Friday, April 9, the City decided to continue its face covering protocols until further notice. There are several exceptions, however, for essential job functions, such as eating or drinking, working outdoors or to enhance communication. “We [more]

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City Celebrates Opening of Dr. Robert Shurney Legacy Center and North Huntsville Library

April 7, 2021 Click to view City Celebrates Opening of Dr. Robert Shurney Legacy Center and North Huntsville Library

The City of Huntsville debuted its latest public amenity on Sparkman Drive to benefit residents living in North Huntsville. Mayor Tommy Battle and District 1 Council Member Devyn Keith hosted a ribbon-cutting on April 7 to open the Dr. Robert Shurney Legacy Center, an eleven-acre campus featuring the new North Huntsville Library and recreation facilities. The $11 million project was funded by the City of Huntsville and donations from private and [more]

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City of Huntsville Secures Team Pain to Design World Class Skatepark in John Hunt Park

April 1, 2021 Click to view City of Huntsville Secures Team Pain to Design World Class Skatepark in John Hunt Park

A new cutting-edge sports complex designed by Team Pain is heading to John Hunt Park, this time in the form of an innovative skatepark that will challenge skaters, from professional to novice. The Huntsville City Council approved a resolution on January 14, 2021 that authorized the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and Friends of Parks & Recreation for the construction and maintenance of the John Hunt [more]

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