Articles Tagged “budget”

  • Renovations on Fire Station No. 2 Going Well

    The renovation and repairs to Fire Station No. 2 in Huntsville is moving along well. At this week’s council session, Fire Chief Tom Grisham reports the drainage issues they’ve been having have been fixed .…

  • Commissioner Paulsel Comments on Recent Tax & Budget Decisions

    Walker County Commissioners had to make some hard decisions on a tax increase and a new budget recently. Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Walker County Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel. We asked…

  • Master Gardeners’ Program Presented to Commissioners

    Walker County Master Gardeners spokesperson Brenda Lichtman talked with Commissioners at their Monday special session seeking support for an HGAC grant for a program in regard to the appropriate management of garden-related solid waste and…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at six this evening in the Hawkins Administration Building. The Board will recognize students and staff for their accomplishments. They will hold a public hearing on SCHOOL FIRST–the…

  • Special Council Session Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will hold a special session tonight at six. The special session was called after the events of the September 17th meeting were reviewed, and it was discovered that two motions to…

  • City Council Approves Budget and Tax Rate

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council approved a $58.5 million budget without a tax increase. Position #4 Councilmember Keith Olson commented on the move and complimented City Manager Matt Benoit’s recent work on the project…

  • Representative Otto & Senator Schwertner Speak at Library Monday

    State Representative John Otto and State Senator Charles Schwertner spoke to a meeting of local Republicans in a meeting open to the public Monday night at the Huntsville Public Library. They covered a number of…

  • Commissioners Approve Raising County Tax Rate Monday

    After passing a new proposed budget, Walker County Commissioners took a record vote on raising the County tax rate Monday morning. County Judge Danny Pierce read the agenda item . . . . TAXRATE9-9-13 Commissioners,…

  • According to County Auditor Jail Costs May be Offset in Future Due to Tax Rate Increase

    Walker County Commissioners approved a new budget and higher tax rate Monday morning. Shortly before adoption of the new budget, and amid quite an opposition locally to raising the County tax rate to 67.78 cents…

  • Walker County Commissioners Vote to Raise Tax Rate

    This morning Walker County Commissioners approved their new budget along with an increase in County taxes to 67.78 cents per $100 valuation. It was approved in a 4 to 1 vote. Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie…