Articles Tagged “City Council”

  • “Sagging Pants” Ordinance Requested

    Have you ever seen some people around town that maybe you’d like to call in the “fashion police” on . . . . or maybe, the real police? Local citizen Walter Johnson asked the City…

  • Council Meets On Budget

    The Huntsville City Council met this week to discuss the proposed 2014-15 budget. On August 5th, the council will discuss the tax rate and set public hearings for the tax rate if required. On August…

  • Economic Development Director Aron Kulhavy Discusses Huntsville Construction

    As you can see by the many building projects going on around the city of Huntsville, construction is beginning to grow in our area. We asked Community and Economic Development Director Aron Kulhavy, “How has…

  • Wayfinding Signage Project Discussed By City Council

    Wayfinding signage for Huntsville was a major focus of discussion at last night’s City Council session. Curtis Roberts, with the fd2s design firm in Austin under consideration, explained how they initially research their ideas for…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council meets at six this evening at City Hall. Previous to the meeting at 5:30, the Department of Tourism and Cultural Services will present their new video and promotional information to the…

  • 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…