1. Government

Mayor’s Office

The Mayor of Huntsville.

Thomas "Tommy" Battle, Jr.

The 67th Mayor of the City of Huntsville

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Huntsville holds public input sessions on new City Hall project

February 27, 2020

The City of Huntsville is working on plans to build a new City Hall and the public is invited to learn more about the project and design process during three public meetings. On March 3, 4, and 5, architects from Goodwyn Mills Cawood will be available to explain the design process and public amenities slated for the new building and to receive public input. Huntsville’s municipal operations outgrew City Hall many years ago and [more]

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Groundbreaking held for $9.5M South Huntsville Public Library

February 25, 2020

The much-anticipated South Huntsville Library is now under construction on Bailey Cove Road. Mayor Tommy Battle, along with Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Executive Director Laurel Best, joined members of the community for a groundbreaking to celebrate the start of construction on the $9.5 million facility in the Sandra Moon Community Complex. The new 30,750 square-foot library will replace the Bailey Cove Library Branch in Weatherly Plaza. This location opened in 1997 [more]

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Applications are open for college age summer internships with the City of Huntsville

February 20, 2020

Looking for a summer internship? The City of Huntsville offers outstanding learning opportunities for motivated college students wanting career experience. We have positions in the Administration – Business Relations, Communication, Multicultural Affairs; in Animal Services, Community Development, Emergency Management (EMA), Engineering, Finance, Geographic Information System (GIS), Information Technology Services, Legal, Legal (prosecution office) Planning, Natural Resources, and Traffic Engineering. Applicants must be at least 19 years old and currently enrolled in [more]

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Municipal Offices Closed – President’s Day Holiday

February 13, 2020

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed for the Presidents Day holiday, Monday, February 17. This includes Parks & Recreation facilities and the Animal Shelter. Garbage Collection: Monday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Tuesday, February 18.   Households whose normal garbage pick-up day is on Thursday will have their garbage collected on Friday, February 21. Public Transit: Shuttle bus and paratransit service (Handi-Ride) will be in service on Monday, February 17. Public Safety:  Police and Fire essential personnel will remain on [more]

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Huntsville prepares for 2020 U.S. Census

February 12, 2020

The number of Alabama’s congressional seats, the proportion of City Council and School Board seats per Huntsville resident, and nearly $685 billion in federal programs per year will be determined by results from the upcoming 2020 Census. Mayor Tommy Battle, joined by representatives from organizations who stand to gain or lose funding based on the upcoming Census emphasized how the Census data is critical for Huntsville’s future. “It’s about roads, transit, schools [more]

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