Articles Tagged “budget”

  • 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 . .…

  • Congressman Brady On Budget

    Congressman Kevin Brady comments on a proposed congressional budget that is designed to do a very unusual thing in this day and time–balance . . . .

  • Water And Wastewater Study Considered By Council

    One of the several City issues focused on at Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session was the funding of a study on the City’s Water Distribution System and Wastewater Collection System. Councilmember Brauninger objected to…

  • Legislative Update From Representative Otto

    In his Legislative Update, our State Representative John Otto says our first responders, correctional officers and thousands of other employees have dedicated their livelihoods to public service and have counted on their pension to be…