Articles Tagged “budget”

  • Social Security To Expand Field Office Hours

    Social Security announces as a result of Congress’ approval of the fiscal year 2015 budget, the agency will expand its hours nationwide and offices will be open to the public for an additional hour on…

  • Legislative Update From Representative Otto

    Our state representative John Otto has sent us a legislative update. The report says they took care of housekeeping items such as re-electing Joe Straus as speaker and adopting their rules of procedure. On Thursday…

  • Texas Legislature Back In Session Today

    Today at noon the 84th session of the Texas Legislature gets underway to begin 140 days of considering legislation and putting together a budget. Legislators will be looking at a possible $113 billion to allocate…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will hold their regular meeting at six tonight at City Hall. Previous to the meeting, at 5 PM, there will be a presentation and discussion regarding developer agreements in the extra-territorial…

  • SHSU “Holiday Spending” Workshop Tomorrow

    The National Retail Federation estimates that Americans will spend at least $617 billion this holiday season, a 4.1 percent increase in holiday spending over last year. As students begin heading to the malls over the…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    The regular session of the Walker County Commissioners Court will get underway at 9 o’clock this morning (Monday) in the Commissioner’s Courtroom. Sheriff Clint McRae and Captain/Jail Administrator Steve Fisher will discuss their first annual…

  • Fiber Installation Approved By Council

    At this week’s City Council session, councilmembers approved a special fiber installation project to Maverick Communications to save the City money and a budget amendment for it. In regard to the installation, City Councilmember Joe…

  • City Council Approves Budget & Tax Rate

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council approved a $62 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year and approved a tax rate of 41.06 cents per $100 of evaluation. This drops the tax rate by a…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Today’s “Statutory Agenda” includes a public hearing on Senate Bill 1685 which is in regard to the District Clerk…

  • Commissioners Approved Budget & Tax Rate

    Walker County Commissioners approved a budget and tax rate for the fiscal year 2014-15 at Monday morning’s court session. The Expenditures budget as presented is $32,927,000 as compared to the Fiscal Year 13-14 budget of…