1. Media Center
  2. News & Updates

Mayor Tommy Battle Declines Pay Raise  

Published on August 9, 2019

Huntsville City Council - August 8, 2019

Mayor Tommy Battle informed City Council this morning of his intent to veto the pay raise approved at their meeting Thursday night. This is Battle’s first veto in his 11-years as Mayor of Huntsville.

“I have said I am satisfied with my salary and I knew what it was when I went into public service. My focus remains on our 2,100 employees and the job I do as Mayor.  I deeply appreciate the intent of Council.”