Articles Tagged “City Council”

  • City Gospel Musical Extravaganza Saturday

    A huge gospel celebration comes to Huntsville this weekend. At a recent City Council session, City Parks spokesperson Joseph Wiggs filled everyone in on the big event . . . .  

  • Fiber Installation Approved By Council

    At this week’s City Council session, councilmembers approved a special fiber installation project to Maverick Communications to save the City money and a budget amendment for it. In regard to the installation, City Councilmember Joe…

  • Council Approves Changes In City’s Health Plan

    A resolution regarding some changes in the City’s Health Plan was up for approval at last night’s City Council session. One of the changes would include a $50 surcharge for smokers. The City’s Human Resources…

  • “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…