HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — It’s no secret that Huntsville is continuing to rapidly grow as more people move to the area.

With that growth comes a lot of questions on how the City will approach development while preserving the natural environment that surrounds the Rocket City.

The Urban and Long-Range Planner for the City of Huntsville joins News 19’s Steve Johnson to discuss these issues.

In the interview, that can be found in the video player above, Madsen discusses the impact of development on the City, and trying to hang on to the natural environment while still growing.