News & Updates

City Council – Highlights from the January 11, 2018 Meeting

Toyota-Mazda Development Agreement Council voted unanimously to approve a Development Agreement with the Industrial Development Board and Toyota Motor North America that is expected to provide a $5.6 billion return on investment in the next 20 years. In turn the City will offer the companies incentives and [more]

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Toyota and Mazda Select Huntsville for $1.6 Billion Auto Plant

Intense speculation over a major industrial project for Huntsville’s TVA-certified megasite ended today when Toyota and Mazda executives announced they will jointly build their new $1.6 billion assembly plant in the Rocket City. “This is one of the most sought-after economic development projects in the nation, [more]

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Animal Shelter Celebrates the Year of the Dog with $10 Adoption Special

Huntsville Animal Services is celebrating the Chinese zodiac Year of the Dog for the month of January by offering a special dog adoption rate of $10. The Chinese Horoscope predicts this year of the ‘Earth Dog’ is going to be a good one. You can [more]

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Huntsville Seeks Development Proposals for Johnson High Property

The City of Huntsville is seeking proposals to redevelop the former Johnson High School site north of Winchester Road. A Request for Proposal was issued today by the City’s Urban Development team. Their goal is to attract a developer or development team committed to creating a [more]

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Huntsville Signs Toyota-Mazda Development Agreement

With the stroke of a pen, Mayor Tommy Battle and members of Huntsville’s economic development team gathered in City Hall today to sign a development agreement that contractually “seals the deal” for Toyota-Mazda’s $1.6 billion manufacturing plant to be built on the City’s megasite. Execution of [more]

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City Hall Delayed Opening – 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 17

City Hall, municipal offices, facilities and City services will open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, due to winter weather conditions. Public Transit will resume normal schedules at 10 a.m. Handi-Ride will operate for dialysis transportation only. Garbage collection is operating on a holiday schedule this week and will experience further delays. Residents should place their trash cans curbside and leave them there [more]

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Winter Weather Alert: Huntsville municipal offices closed, Jan. 16

City Hall, municipal offices, facilities, and Municipal Court will remain closed today, Tuesday, January 16, due to the winter weather and hazardous road conditions. Public Transit will close at 10 a.m. Handi-Ride will continue with dialysis patients only. Garbage collection is operating on a holiday schedule this week and will experience further delays. Residents should place their [more]

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Winter Weather Alert: City delayed opening until noon, Jan. 16

City Hall and municipal offices will delay opening until noon on Tuesday, January 16, due to the winter weather forecast and potentially hazardous road conditions. Public Transit and Handi-Ride will continue to run as long as roads are passable; however, patrons should be alert to possible closings and make their travel plans accordingly. “We [more]

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Air Quality Forecast January 12, 2018

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Huntsville lands $1.6 billion Toyota-Mazda manufacturing plant

The TVA-certified megasite in Huntsville-Limestone County will be the future home for a new automotive manufacturing plant as part of a coveted $1.6 billion investment between Toyota Motor Corporation and Mazda Motor Corporation. Toyota and Madza ended a five-month national competition over their site selection for [more]

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MLK Parade – Road Closures

The annual MLK Parade will be held on January 13th, 2018. Road closures for the parade will last approximately from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. Please take note of road closures along the path of the parade and look for pedestrian traffic if you’re in [more]

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Cold Weather Trash Collection Days

Extreme cold temperatures are causing additional delays in this week’s holiday schedule for trash and garbage collection. Public Works hopes to be caught up by Friday, but cans not emptied during regularly scheduled routes, or Christmas trees and garbage not picked up, should be left curbside until workers [more]

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