Articles Tagged “City Council”

  • Fire Truck Purchase Discussed at City Council Session

    During Huntsville’s regular City Council session last week, councilmembers heard a first reading regarding the purchase of a 75-foot custom cab ladder truck for the Huntsville Fire Department and equipment for $715,000. It’s basically replacing…

  • Agreement with new Kroger Approved by Councilmembers This Week

    At this week’s City Council session, councilmembers considered a proposal that would let City Manager Matt Benoit approve an agreement with a new Kroger that waives all permit and inspection fees. This is an in-kind…

  • Council Hears First Reading of the Proposed Entergy Rate Settlement

    At last night’s City Council session, councilmembers listened to a first reading of the proposed Entergy rate settlement between them and a coalition of cities which includes Huntsville. City Attorney Leonard Schneider said Entergy responded…

  • Downtown Fire Station Renovation Moving Forward

    Improvements have been moving forward at the renovation of the downtown fire station in Huntsville. Chief of Police and Huntsville Public Safety Director Kevin Lunsford filed an update at the regular City Council session this…

  • Police Chief Lunsford Update on Alarm Ordinance

    Huntsville Police Chief Kevin Lunsford presented an alarm ordinance update at this week’s City Council session. He said, after software issues were taken care of, they were finally able to go live with the system…

  • Council Candidate Requests Recount

    Kendall Scudder, candidate for the Ward #2 City Council seat in the most recent election, has filed for a recount. Scudder’s petition is for a recount by hand. He is concerned over possible voter mix-ups…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council held a regular session last night at City Hall. One of the major topics for discussion was an historic preservation ordinance. The council did not pass the measure by a vote…

  • Mayor Woodward with Community Interest Information

    Huntsville Mayor Mac Woodward passed along a few items of community interest at this week’s City Council session . . . . MACREMIN8-21-13

  • Eminent Domain Issues Discussed at City Council

    Tuesday afternoon, members of Voters for Lower Taxes, the Sam Houston Tea Party, and Eminent Doom got together at Jaidyn’s Restaurant to sign a petition and talk about their opposition to the possible use of…

  • Rachel Willeford Running for City Council

    In a press release Wednesday, local Huntsville resident Rachel Willeford announced her candidacy for the Huntsville City Council. She will be running in the Position #1 seat vacated by James Fitch. Married to Ty Willeford,…