Thomas "Tommy" Battle, Jr.

The 67th Mayor of the City of Huntsville


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Cross Country Championship Course Opens in John Hunt Park

September 20, 2019

The City of Huntsville hosted a ribbon-cutting today to open its newest athletic and recreational feature in John Hunt Park – a championship-caliber cross country running course. The scenic course is 10-meters wide with a manicured grass surface, varied grade changes, and multiple spurred loops for various [more]

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Mayor Battle calls for U.S. Space Command to land at Redstone Arsenal

September 16, 2019

In speaking to Huntsville members of the American Society for Industrial Security today, Mayor Tommy Battle reiterated his call for the new U.S. Space Command to be centered in Huntsville. The City is one of six finalist locations announced by the Pentagon to include four [more]

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Mayor Tommy Battle Vetoes Council Approved Pay Raises 

September 13, 2019

Mayor Tommy Battle released the following statement with regard to his decision to veto the Mayor and Council pay raise approved by City Council at their Sept. 12 meeting. “I hereby Veto Ordinance no. 19-769 pertaining to the annual salary for Mayor and City Council. As stated, [more]

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Mayor Battle Introduces FY 2020 Budget to City Council

September 12, 2019

City Council received its first look at Mayor Tommy Battle’s proposed municipal budget for Fiscal Year 2020 at the Council’s regularly scheduled meeting Sept. 12. The FY20 budget is comprised of a $228 million operating budget and $117.1 million in two capital funds (1990 and 2014). [more]

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John Hunt Park Sand Volleyball Complex to host 2020 & 2021 CCSA Beach Volleyball Championship

September 10, 2019

The Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) announced Tuesday that the 2020 and 2021 CCSA Beach Volleyball Championship will be moving to the John Hunt Sand Volleyball Complex in Huntsville. The 2020 edition marks the fifth championship for the CCSA in the sport of Beach Volleyball. The [more]

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