Articles Tagged “budget”

  • City Budget Packages Approved

    Tuesday night, Huntsville City Councilmembers approved 27 out of 28 decision packages for the 2013-14 budget. A decision on administrative positions for the Main Street program have been postponed to their September 17th meeting. City…

  • Commissioners Discuss Budget & Taxes

    Walker County Commissioners held a public hearing on the proposed budget Tuesday morning which includes a raise in the tax rate to 67.78 cents per $100 taxable assessed valuation. No citizens showed up to express…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular sesion at six this evening at City Hall. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes the acceptance of an award for $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts…

  • County Commissioners to Hold Public Hearing Tuesday, September 3rd

    On Tuesday, September 3rd, a public hearing on the proposed budget for Walker County fiscal year October 1st through September 30th will be held at 9 AM.  This budget will raise more revenue from property…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse for a regular session at nine this morning. They’ll hear an update on the construction of the new County Jail and receive departmental reports. Juvenile Services Director…

  • City Council Budget Reviewed

    At Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, Finance Director Steve Ritter presented adjustments to the City’s budget overseen by City Manager Matt Benoit. In regard to cost-cutting measures, the budget plan could still eliminate eight…

  • Commissioners’ Court Holds Tax Rate Public Hearing

    Monday morning it was a standing-room-only crowd in Walker County Commissioners’ Court, as they held a public hearing in consideration of increasing the tax rate to 67.78 cents per $100 valuation. Those who spoke before…

  • Voters for Lower Taxes PAC Formed

    A political action committee, has been formed in reaction to Walker County Commissioners’ Court proposal to raise taxes. Voters for Lower Taxes, or VOLT, was put together a few weeks ago to influence commissioners to…

  • HISD Board Approves Tax Rate and Budget

    The HISD Board of Trustees met last night for a regular board meeting. The board approved a new budget as well as approving the tax rate. Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson confirmed the tax rate to…

  • City Insurance Premium Increase

    The City of Huntsville continues to move forward in efforts to balance their budget without another tax increase. In a workshop Tuesday night, it was discussed that the City’s recommendation is to increase employee insurance…