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Air Quality Forecast July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020 Click to view Air Quality Forecast July 10, 2020

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Police Citizens Advisory Council Now Accepting Public Comment

July 9, 2020 Click to view Police Citizens Advisory Council Now Accepting Public Comment

The Huntsville Police Citizens Advisory Council (HPCAC) is undertaking a review of police actions that occurred before and during recent protest events in Huntsville from May 30 to June 5. Part of the HPCAC review includes input from the general public. Residents may now submit their comments through an Online Form at HuntsvilleAL.gov/PoliceCitizensAdvisoryCouncil. The form will be active through August 7. While the review process is expected to take time, HPCAC Chair [more]

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Homicide Investigation

July 9, 2020 Click to view Homicide Investigation

Huntsville Police responded to the area of the 2700 block of Oakwood Rd. at approximately 8:30 am reference a body that was in a grassy area at this location. When officers arrived a deceased male was found in an open area at the location. The male is 20-30 yrs. old. The specific manner of death is not being released at this time. The investigation continues. If anyone has any information about [more]

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June 2020 – Monthly Development Review

July 9, 2020 Click to view June 2020 – Monthly Development Review

More activity at Mazda-Toyota and Redstone Gateway, and a new community health clinic at Oakwood University were among the non-residential permits issued last month. The number of residential units permitted decreased slightly year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In June, 128 housing units were permitted, 126 single- and 2 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.12 (72 West) where 18 units were permitted, all single-family. [more]

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Assault and Death Investigation Case

July 8, 2020 Click to view Assault and Death Investigation Case

Overnight at approximately 11:40 pm Officers were flagged down about an assault on the 2000 block of Levert St. Once they were at the residence they found an assault victim with non-life threatening injuries inside the home. They also found a deceased individual. Our Major Crimes Investigators are working the assault and death investigation. The investigation continues.

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Summer Season brings Cool Cats and Hot Dogs 

July 1, 2020 Click to view Summer Season brings Cool Cats and Hot Dogs 

There are a lot of cool cats and hot dogs available for adoption at Huntsville Animal Services. With the hot days of summer still ahead, this is the perfect time to help us cool down the Shelter by adopting one of the many kittens and cats, dogs and puppies needing good homes. To make your pet adoption a breeze, throughout the month of July most adult cats and dogs are only $5 [more]

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City opens 58-acre Dallas W. Fanning Nature Preserve

July 1, 2020 Click to view City opens 58-acre Dallas W. Fanning Nature Preserve

The City of Huntsville opened its newest nature preserve on 58 acres of land off Martin Road West. Named in honor of the late Dallas W. Fanning, former director of urban development and architect of the City’s western expansion, the park will provide residents in the westernmost part of the City with outdoor trails for exercise, passive recreation, star-gazing and nature hikes. “I can’t think of a more fitting tribute to [more]

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Municipal offices will be closed for Independence Day Holiday

June 30, 2020 Click to view Municipal offices will be closed for Independence Day Holiday

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed for the upcoming Independence Day Holiday on Friday, July 3. Residential garbage collection will not be affected. Police and Fire will continue to be on duty throughout the holiday weekend. Public Transit will provide regular Shuttle Bus and Handi-Ride service on Friday, July 3, but will be closed on Saturday, July 4. Parks & Recreation will close its recreation centers for the holiday weekend, [more]

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Celebrate Parks & Recreation Month in July

June 26, 2020 Click to view Celebrate Parks & Recreation Month in July

Mayor Tommy Battle and Huntsville Parks & Recreation Director Steve Ivey are excited to kick-off Parks & Recreation Month as part of the National Recreation and Park Association’s (NRPA) national campaign on Friday, June 26 at 10 a.m. in Brahan Spring Park. “This year, we want to highlight the numerous ways our department provides services and activities for the community,” Ivey said. “We are particularly excited to introduce the public to the many new recreation activities we’ve created.” Huntsville’s parks and recreation services are an essential [more]

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Partnership Preserves Land in Huntsville-Limestone County

June 23, 2020 Click to view Partnership Preserves Land in Huntsville-Limestone County

The City of Huntsville has donated 700 acres to the Land Trust of North Alabama preserving an extraordinary conservation area in Limestone County. This partnership with the City of Huntsville and Mazda Toyota Manufacturing ensures the protection of sensitive habitat along Beaverdam Creek, which is home to the endemic and threatened spring pygmy sunfish as well as the endangered slender campeloma snail. This land includes Beaverdam Swamp, Beaverdam Creek, Moore Branch, Ragland Spring and [more]

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