File a Claim


The City of Huntsville and its staff are committed to delivering the best possible service without endangering citizens or their property. Occasionally, an incident occurs in which a citizen believes the city made a mistake or did not take appropriate action.

The citizen may elect to file a claim for damages against the city. Claims are the responsibility of Risk Management. Risk Management investigates each claim.

The Process

If you believe that the city is responsible for a loss, a claim can be filed following these steps:
  • Immediately after an incident, contact Risk Management with the claim details at 936-291-5425. On weekends and holidays, a message can be left at 936-291-5425. Your call will be returned by the next business day.
  • Complete "Notice of Claim against the City of Huntsville." The form must be completed and returned within 6 months of the injury or property damage.  Para forma en espanol oprima aqui.
  • Email, fax, or drop off your completed form with the City Secretary's office, 1212 Avenue M, Huntsville, Texas 77340.
  • Fx: 936-291-5406
  • Ph: 936-291-5425