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Huntsville Finance Director paints positive picture of TIF performance

June 24, 2022 Click to view Huntsville Finance Director paints positive picture of TIF performance

A key tool used to improve infrastructure and development of industrial sites continues to show positive dividends as City leaders look to the future. An aerial view of Huntsville’s western industrial corridor. Tax increment finance districts, or TIFs, have helped the City lure industry as well as improve public infrastructure. Finance Director Penny Smith said Huntsville tax increment finance districts, or TIFs, have contributed directly to continued growth and public improvements. TIFs [more]

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Air Quality Forecast June 23, 2022

June 23, 2022 Click to view Air Quality Forecast June 23, 2022

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Huntsville Music Office to host Quarterly Music Meetup, announce new initiative

June 17, 2022 Click to view Huntsville Music Office to host Quarterly Music Meetup, announce new initiative

North Alabama music lovers are invited to connect with fellow fans and musicians and get more involved with Huntsville’s music scene at the next HSV Quarterly Music Meetup on Thursday, June 23. The event will run from 6-8:30 p.m. at The Orion Amphitheater at MidCity District. Musicians and curators from Blast Music, a free streaming platform from the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library (HMCPL) featuring local artists, and members of the Huntsville [more]

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City of Huntsville offices to close Monday for Juneteenth

June 15, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville offices to close Monday for Juneteenth

Most City of Huntsville employees will enjoy a day off Monday, June 20, to celebrate Juneteenth National Independence Day. All municipal offices will close Monday, including Animal Services, Public Transit (Orbit and Access) and Municipal Court. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 21. Garbage Collection: Residential collection will be delayed one day the week of June 20-24. Residents should leave carts at the curb until they are collected. Parks & Recreation: All facilities [more]

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A Call to Be the Best: Join Huntsville Police for recruitment open house

June 6, 2022 Click to view A Call to Be the Best: Join Huntsville Police for recruitment open house

For those considering a rewarding career in public safety, now’s their chance to learn about the exciting opportunities available at the Huntsville Police Department (HPD). HPD will host an informal meet-and-greet event on Wednesday, June 8, from 5-7 p.m. at the HPD’s West Precinct, 2110 Clinton Ave. Attendees will get a behind-the-scenes look at how HPD operates and talk with officers about joining the force. The department is currently taking applications for [more]

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Celebrate National Best Friends Day with a new BFF from Huntsville Animal Services

June 3, 2022 Click to view Celebrate National Best Friends Day with a new BFF from Huntsville Animal Services

As the old saying goes, “A good friend knows all your best stories, but a best friend has lived them with you.” Fortunately, finding a loyal and enthusiastic best friend is as easy as visiting Huntsville Animal Services (HAS). June 8 is National Best Friends Day and HAS is celebrating with $10 adoption fees for most dogs through June 12. The number of dogs at the shelter has swelled and HAS [more]

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Get ready for ‘reel’ fun, as Wally Vess Youth Fishing Rodeo returns to Brahan Spring Park

June 3, 2022 Click to view Get ready for ‘reel’ fun, as Wally Vess Youth Fishing Rodeo returns to Brahan Spring Park

For more than 35 years, the City of Huntsville Parks and Recreation Department has helped introduce children to the joy of fishing. This year is no exception. On Saturday, June 4, the Wally Vess Youth Fishing Rodeo returns to Brahan Spring Park North Lagoon. Whether it’s your child’s first time to fish or they’re a practiced hand at casting a line, this free event, for ages 6-12, is fun for the whole family. With [more]

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How sweet the sound! Lineup announced for Jazz in the Park

May 31, 2022 Click to view How sweet the sound! Lineup announced for Jazz in the Park

It’s been two years since jazz lovers gathered for the popular Jazz in the Park-Huntsville concert series, but organizers hope a return of live audiences and a slate of all-star performers will make this year’s event bigger and better than ever. Kenny Anderson, Director of the City’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ODEI), talks to the media about Jazz in the Park-Huntsville. Jazz in the Park events in 2020 and 2021 [more]

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Traffic Alert: Cotton Row Run

May 27, 2022 Click to view Traffic Alert: Cotton Row Run

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) will assist with traffic control for the Cotton Row Run from 7 a.m. to noon on Monday, May 30. Officers will be posted along the route to ensure runners’ safety. Areas impacted include downtown Huntsville, Blossomwood, Five Points, Old Town and Twickenham. Race routes can be found here. Drivers should use caution and expect delays in these areas.

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Construction contract approved for new Legacy Park in northwest Huntsville

May 26, 2022 Click to view Construction contract approved for new Legacy Park in northwest Huntsville

The City is moving forward with plans to build a unique recreational space in North Huntsville the community can enjoy for generations to come. During its regular meeting Thursday night, the Huntsville City Council approved a $4.6 million construction services contract with Consolidated Construction Company to build Legacy Park near the new Johnson Legacy Center (JLC) on Cecil Fain Drive. The JLC, a membership-based City recreation center, will complement the planned Legacy [more]

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