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The Mayor of Huntsville.

Thomas "Tommy" Battle, Jr.

The 67th Mayor of the City of Huntsville

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Huntsville City Council approves agreement to develop former Coca Cola bottling site

June 10, 2021 Click to view Huntsville City Council approves agreement to develop former Coca Cola bottling site

Plans to develop a new urban center on 13 acres in the heart of downtown Huntsville advanced Thursday night after the City Council unanimously approved three project agreement resolutions. The resolutions represent the first step in a partnership between the City and New York City-based Rocket Development Partners LLC to develop the site of the former Coca-Cola bottling plant at 514 Clinton St. The project investment is estimated to be $325 million. [more]

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Finance Presents Mid-Year Budget Review

May 27, 2021 Click to view Finance Presents Mid-Year Budget Review

City of Huntsville Finance Director Penny Smith provided a mid-year budget review to Mayor Tommy Battle and the Huntsville City Council at their regularly scheduled May 28 meeting. “You’ve heard me say a budget is just a plan, and you need to adjust your budget as your needs change,” said Smith. The Finance Director reviewed revenue collections and stimulus funding to date and shifts in City expenditures. Highlights include: $1 million increase for [more]

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City of Huntsville Municipal Offices Closed for Memorial Day

May 26, 2021 Click to view City of Huntsville Municipal Offices Closed for Memorial Day

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed Monday, May 31, for Memorial Day. This includes Animal Services, Public Transit (Orbit and Access) and Municipal Court. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 1. Garbage Collection: Residential collection will be delayed one day the week of May 31-June 4. Monday’s collection will be picked up Tuesday, Tuesday’s will be Wednesday and so on. Parks & Recreation: All facilities are closed except the splash [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services reduces fee for ‘genetically adoptable’ pets

May 20, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services reduces fee for ‘genetically adoptable’ pets

It’s become increasingly popular for pet owners to submit DNA tests to determine an animal’s breed, but Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) has taken away some of the guesswork by certifying its pets as 100% genetically adoptable. Starting Friday, May 21, adopters can take home a furry companion for as little as $10. There are more than 50 dogs, puppies, cats and kittens at the shelter in need of a temporary or [more]

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Historic marker recognizes Huntsville’s role in women’s suffrage movement

May 19, 2021 Click to view Historic marker recognizes Huntsville’s role in women’s suffrage movement

Mayor Tommy Battle joined the Historic Huntsville Foundation (HHF) and other state and local preservation officials Wednesday to dedicate a historic marker celebrating Huntsville’s involvement in the women’s suffrage movement. Donna Castellano, executive director of the Historic Huntsville Foundation, unveils a marker noting Huntsville’s role in the women’s suffrage movement. She is joined by Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, Rebekah McKinney, Janet Watson, and Marsha Weinstein. McKinney and Watson are the owners [more]

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