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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 welcomes premier cross-country championship event

December 3, 2021 Click to view Huntsville welcomes premier cross-country championship event

More than 2,300 of the world’s best youth runners will compete Saturday in the Garmin RunningLane Cross-Country Championships at John Hunt Park’s Cross-Country Course. “These are the best 18-and-under cross-country runners in the nation,” said Huntsville City Administrator John Hamilton. “That means they are here with their families, friends and coaches enjoying a memorable weekend here in Huntsville. This is one of the fastest courses in the nation and we hope [more]

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$500,000 in grant funds to help Huntsville’s vulnerable residents

December 2, 2021 Click to view $500,000 in grant funds to help Huntsville’s vulnerable residents

Several local agencies serving Huntsville’s more vulnerable residents will receive nearly $500,000 in Emergency Solutions Grant funds from the City of Huntsville. At its regularly scheduled meeting Dec. 2, the Huntsville City Council approved 10 resolutions allowing Community Development to administer financial assistance from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA). Under the conditions of ADECA’s 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant Program, Community Development Manager Scott Erwin said the City [more]

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Huntsville redistricting plans formally introduced

December 2, 2021 Click to view Huntsville redistricting plans formally introduced

The City of Huntsville made progress on its 2021 redistricting effort when four plans were formally introduced at the Huntsville City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting on Dec. 2. The plans were previously presented and discussed during five public hearings held in October and November at City Hall. Three plans were submitted by members of the public, and one was developed by the City of Huntsville Administration, using input from City departments, [more]

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Preserving Huntsville’s history: City outreach aims to educate historic district residents

December 1, 2021 Click to view Preserving Huntsville’s history: City outreach aims to educate historic district residents

Huntsville’s four designated historic districts are home to some of the state’s oldest dwellings, and the Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission’s (HHPC) mission is to ensure they are preserved for future generations. To educate current and future historic district residents, the Commission recently produced a brochure with information about the districts, HHPC’s mission and process for making changes to a historic home. Preservation Planner Katie Stamps said the brochure, which is available [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services slashes orphan pet fees for ‘Home for the Holidays’ promotion

December 1, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services slashes orphan pet fees for ‘Home for the Holidays’ promotion

Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) wants to put furry friends in loving homes this holiday season and is slashing fees to make it happen. As part of its “Home for the Holidays” promotion, HAS is waiving adoption fees on 25 different animals that will be featured on Facebook.com/HuntsvilleAnimalServices each day leading up to Christmas. Kicking off the promotion is Moore, a mixed breed that loves walks and other dogs. HAS Director Dr. Karen [more]

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