News & Updates

City Council Establishes Selection Process for School Board Vacancy

Candidate applications accepted through June 7 for Board of Education District 5 position The Huntsville City Council will be accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Huntsville City School Board. The District 5 position will become vacant effective May 24 following Pam Hill’s resignation. Under Alabama [more]

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Huntsville Retains “Straight A” Financial Report Card

Two of the nation’s top credit rating agencies assigned the City of Huntsville their highest scores this week.  Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Rating Services awarded Huntsville a rating of Aaa and AAA, respectively. The credit rating agencies cited Huntsville’s strengths to include a [more]

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Air Quality Forecast May 21, 2019

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Fee-Waived Pet Adoptions at Huntsville Animal Services on Saturday, May 18

Huntsville Animal Services continues to operate at capacity with dozens of homeless dogs and cats looking for forever homes.  On Saturday, May 18, most of the dogs and cats at the shelter will be available for free, in an effort to expediently find good homes [more]

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Huntsville earns national rankings for safe street policies and biking improvements

Huntsville’s commitment to making streets safer and more bike and pedestrian friendly has recently earned the City two national accolades. A Best City for Bikes People for Bikes reviewed biking infrastructure in 509 cities and Huntsville ranked 37th in its annual rating of  The Best Cities for [more]

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Cyclists gear up for the 10th annual Mayor’s Bike Ride on Saturday, May 18

 Mayor Tommy Battle and Healthy Huntsville invite the public to join them this Saturday, May 18, for a free, family-friendly four-mile bike ride around Downtown Huntsville. The annual Mayor’s Bike Ride will start and finish in Big Spring Park East by the Downtown YMCA. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and [more]

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April 2019 – Monthly Development Review

New industrial projects topped the list of the largest non-residential building permits issued in April. Residential permits and CO’s both increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In April, 439 housing units were permitted, 152 single- and 287 multi-family. The top tract for building [more]

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Healthy Huntsville Fun – Fitness in the Park Starts Saturday

Mayor Tommy Battle, Healthy Huntsville and Huntsville Parks & Recreation encourage everyone to head down to Big Spring Park each Saturday, from May 4 – June 29, for Fitness in the Park exercise sessions. Fitness in the Park 2019, formerly known as Saturdays in the Park, [more]

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Humphreys Bar and Grill Fire

Last night around 10:30 P.M., dispatched fire units responded to a business fire located at 103 Washington Street (Humphrey’s Bar and Grill). There was a fire in the kitchen area where it spread to an upper floor and roof. A rapid and well-coordinated attack reduced the [more]

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People of Preservation – This Place Matters 2019 Campaign

It’s the year of Alabama’s Bicentennial and Huntsville is celebrating the state’s 200th birthday with gusto. As part of this celebratory year, Huntsville is featuring its historic treasures as part of the City’s 4th annual “This Place Matters” campaign. Mayor Tommy Battle and preservation leaders gathered [more]

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