Articles Tagged “City Council”

  • City Manager Benoit Will Talk About Effective Tax Rate at Tonight’s Council Session

    City Manager Matt Benoit will present information to the City Council this evening with respect to the effective tax rate and rollback rate figures based on valuations from the Walker County Appraisal District. The Council…

  • City Election Filings Underway

    Several candidates for City office have filed to run in the November 5th election in Huntsville. Kendall Scudder, who works as a leasing agent, will be running against Ward #2 City Council incumbent Tish Humphrey.…

  • Election Filing Dates

    The City of Huntsville would like to remind all residents that the official filing dates for a place on the November 5, 2013 General Election ballot are now through August 26, 2013. City Hall, located…

  • Charter Review Committee Meets

    Huntsville’s City Charter Review Committee will meet for two successive meetings–this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon at five at City Hall. After meeting for several months to look at possible improvements to the City Charter–the committee…

  • Mayor Woodward Comments on Buxton Retail Study

    Last week the Buxton Company submitted their approximately 1,000 pages of retail data for Huntsville to the City Council. Mayor Mac Woodward filled us in on the study recently . . . . BUXTONMAC6-7-13 Mayor…

  • Huntsville’s Charter Review Committee Met Monday

    Monday, Huntsville’s Charter Review Committee met. Committee members looked at the option of having regularly scheduled City Council meetings at other locations, instead of council chambers, in cases of larger citizen attendance. The committee also…

  • Municipal Setting Designation Ordinance Discussed by City Council

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, one of the issues given a lot of discussion regarded a  first reading of an ordinance creating a Municipal Setting Designation located near the intersection of Avenue…

  • Amendment of Alarm Ordinance Reviewed by City Council

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed a first reading of the amendment of an ordinance regarding alarm systems that would provide for a penalty and other provisions. Police Chief Kevin Lunsford…

  • City Receives Awards

    At this week’s regular City Council session, City Manager Matt Benoit passed along information about a couple of awards the City had recently earned . . . . BENOITAWAR3-6-13 Benoit gave special recognition to Becky…

  • City Manager Spotlights Good Work of Employees at Council Session

    At this week’s regular City Council session, City Manager Matt Benoit brought to the attention of the council the good work, volunteer and otherwise, of several employees . . . . MANAGER2-20-13