Articles Tagged “City Council”

  • 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,…

  • 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.…