The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall.
There will be a presentation of City of Huntsville Employees’ Scholarship recipients and an introduction of SHSU government representatives.
The “Consent Agenda” includes a second reading of the ordinance to amend the traffic schedule to ratify No Parking signs on Avenue J between 15th Street and Bearkat Boulevard and the consideration of the award of a contract for the construction of several low income housing developments within the city limits.
During tonight’s “Statutory Agenda,” councilmembers will discuss and possibly take action on approving an ordinance authorizing the City to enter into all necessary agreements with the Employees Retirement System of Texas to extend federal health insurance benefits to the officers and employees of the City of Huntsville.
Tonight, the council will discuss the selection of a new city manager, and the fiscal year 2012-13 budget. They will also discuss the possible approval of the nomination of Dessie Cherry for reappointment to the H-GAC Aging Programs Advisory Committee, the appoinment of Rhonda Hanks to the H-GAC Solid Waste Management Committee, and the nomination of Bill Gibson to the City’s Texas Veterans Affairs Advisory Board. Councilmembers may also ratify nominations for the PEB Trust Trustees of Thomas Heidt of the Port of Houston Authority, and Winston Duke, Finance Director, of the City of Huntsville.
Tonight’s City Manager report will feature updates on City construction, grants, studies, projects, purchases, and economic development.