Articles Tagged “City”

  • Easement Issues Discussed at Tuesday Night’s Council Session

    A controversy over payment for easements from the City was one of the main focuses of Tuesday’s Huntsville City Council session. Owner of Jerry’s Appliance, Jerry Dewitt, who represented himself and five other citizens felt…

  • City Elections Web Page Updated

    The City of Huntsville has just updated its Elections web page with scans of the City’s historic Election Register. City Secretary Lee Woodward says, “Since the 1980s, the Texas Election Code has required that each…

  • 116-Year-Old Farmhouse Destroyed in New Waverly Fire

    New Waverly Firefighters responded just before 1 PM Monday to a house fire on Marion Lane, just South of the City. Within five minutes of the initial 9-1-1 call, the first crews were on the…

  • City Manager Benoit Reflects on New Officers Added

    Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit was our guest on “Around Town” this weekend where he highlighted several accomplishments by the City and council this past year. One had to do with the Huntsville Police Department…

  • City Staff Participates in Fundraiser

    During a first-time charity bowling event on Thursday, December 19th, the staff of the City of Huntsville raised over $6,600 and collected thousands of food items to benefit local agencies. The five organizations benefitting from…

  • New City HR Director

    The City of Huntsville is excited to announce the impending arrival of Julie O’Connell, who has accepted the position of Human Resources Director. O’Connell, who for the last five years has served as the Human…

  • Renovations on Fire Station No. 2 Going Well

    The renovation and repairs to Fire Station No. 2 in Huntsville is moving along well. At this week’s council session, Fire Chief Tom Grisham reports the drainage issues they’ve been having have been fixed .…

  • Council Discusses City Retirement Benefits

    Tuesday night, Huntsville City councilmembers began tackling the issue of establishing stable retirement benefits for City employees. City Finance Director Steve Ritter discussed various ways to do this. In a conversation with Ritter, Ward #4…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Tonight’s “Statutory Agenda” includes Director of Community and Economic Development Aron Kulhavy discussing the first reading of a request…

  • HPD Investigating Thefts

    The Huntsville Police Department is currently investigating the theft of a piece of City of Huntsville equipment as well as a theft from Johnson’s Wrecker Service. The department is also working with the Department of…