Articles Tagged “budget”

  • Dedicated Sales Tax For Economic Development Discussed By City Council

    City Manager Matt Benoit explained ways to initiate a dedicated sales tax for economic development for Huntsville at last Tuesday’s special session of the city council. Benoit considered several options, such as a budget for…

  • City Council Holds Special Session On Budget

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council got together to discuss the proposed Fiscal Year 2015-16 budget, tax rates and calculations and economic development. During the beginning point of the session, City Manager Matt Benoit pointed…

  • City Council & TIRZ Meets Today

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in special session this evening at six at City Hall. The council will hear presentations on and discuss the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2015-16, the tax rates and…

  • Interim Funding Approved By Commissioners For Road Repair

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, commissioners discussed approval of amending the 2014-15 budget to approve interim funding of operation budget increases for repairs related to the declared disaster that are expected to be eligible for…

  • Legislative Update From John Otto

    In his Legislative Update, Representative John Otto reports that the House and Senate have approved two tax relief measures that total $3.8 billion over the biennium. One measure is a constitutional amendment that provides for…

  • Legislative Update For Representative John Otto

    In his Legislative Update Representative John Otto says the legislature has hit the last few weeks of session, which typically constitutes long days and nights as the House and Senate try to wrap up the…

  • Town Creek Drainage Issue Discussed At Council Session

    At Tuesday’s Huntsville City Council session, much of the discussion focused on amending the Klotz and Associates’ Phase I contract for the Town Creek Drainage Project to include an additional $360,000 for Phase II which…

  • The Council Looked At The 2015-16 Budget This Week

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Finance Director Steve Ritter previewed the budget for the fiscal year 2015-16. One of the areas of the budget he passed along was a look…

  • Legislative Update From Representative John Otto’s Office

    We have this week’s “Legislative Update” from State Representative John Otto. The House Appropriations Committee voted Tuesday to send the 2016-2017 state budget to the full House for consideration. House Bill 1 is a conservative…

  • Cornyn On Taxes

    Recently from the House side of the our legislature in Washington, Representative Kevin Brady emphasized a balanced budget for the United States. Now from the Republican Senate side, Senator John Cornyn follows suit . .…