Articles Tagged “City”

  • Alarm Permits Update

    The City of Huntsville recently amended its alarm ordinance, requiring those utilizing commercial and residential alarms within the city to have permits. The ordinance also outlines penalties for excessive false alarm calls at a given…

  • Council Discusses Preservation Ordinance

    One of the central topics for discussion at Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session was an historic preservation ordinance. During a public hearing local property owner George Russell, who owns several homes of historical significance…

  • Water Main Flushing Underway in Huntsville

    The City of Huntsville started a routine maintenance process on its water distribution Wednesday which will continue through October 22. This activity, which will primarily entail water main flushing, will help maintain a bacteria-free environment…

  • November Election Update

    The November 5 Regular and Special Election is fast approaching, and the deadline to register to vote or make any changes to name or address information is October 7. The ballot will include several City…

  • City Secretary Lee Woodward on Access to City Information

    Huntsville’s City Secretary Lee Woodward was our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend. We asked Lee to fill us in on how the public can access information from the City under the Texas Public…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular sesion at six this evening at City Hall. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes the acceptance of an award for $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts…

  • Professor Mike Yawn Comments on SHSU Interns Successful Placement

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was SHSU Political Science Professor Mike Yawn. SHSU political science students have been successful in being placed in internships like in Willis and the City of Huntsville.…

  • Military Reserve Building Deal Completed

    The $650,000 deal on the 2.5 acres of the Miltary Reserve Building location has been completed between the City and Maalouf Properties. The building and land had been a bone of contention over its purchase…

  • Stop Sign Issue Discussed in Council Session

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, stop signs which have been in place at the intersection of Spring Drive and Winter Way for 18 years was an issue for discussion. The City…

  • City Council Budget Reviewed

    At Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, Finance Director Steve Ritter presented adjustments to the City’s budget overseen by City Manager Matt Benoit. In regard to cost-cutting measures, the budget plan could still eliminate eight…