Articles Tagged “budget”

  • State Senator Schwertner Named to Finance Committee

    Lt. Governor David Dewhurst has appointed State Senator Charles Schwertner to serve as member of the Senate Finance Committee–the powerful 15-member legislative body responsible for writing the Senate’s version of the biennial budget for the…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets For Budget Workshop

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse to begin a Budget Workshop. Today, Commissioners will hear budget requests beginning with Constable Precinct #4, then Purchasing, the…

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this afternoon in the small District Courtroom on the third floor at 1:30. Today’s Statutory Agenda includes discussion and possible approval of a first amendment to…

  • District Clerk Robyn Flowers On Record-Scanning Efforts

    Walker County District Clerk Robyn Flowers informed County Commissioners that she is ordering a book scanning machine that was approved on last year’s budget. Total cost for the machine, including associated costs, is around $21,000.…

  • Tuesday’s City Council Session

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Finance Director Steve Ritter said the City has a $969,000 surplus in the fiscal year’s budget. The council tabled the interlocal agreement between the City…

  • Commissioners Meet this Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet at the courthouse at nine this morning. County Auditor Patricia Allen will discuss approval of a payment of $188,900 to the jail construction company Sedalco and for $19,250 to the jail…

  • Council Discusses Traditional Bid Vs. Construction Manager Concept

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, Fitzpatrick Architect’s Trey Greer explained a new approach for the City in their hiring of contractors for capitol improvement endeavors called the “Construction Manager at Risk” As opposed…

  • Representative John Otto Spoke to Rotarians Wednesday

    Our State Representative John Otto spoke to Huntsville Rotarians Wednesday about budget issues. In the 83rd Legislative Session, Representative Otto was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee and served as chair of the Education Subcommittee.…

  • Website Transparency Discussed in Commissioners Court

    At the Commissioners’ Court regular meeting Monday, County Auditor Patricia Allen explained efforts to raise to an even higher level the transparency of their operations on the County’s website . . . . TRANSPAR#1-2-24-14 Ms.…

  • HISD Board Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting at the Huntsville High School this evening at six. The Board will recognize employees and students for their accomplishments. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes adoption of…