Articles Tagged “Councilmember Keith Olson”

  • Councilmembers Discuss Insurance Issue

    One of the agenda items during this week’s council session that received a lot of attention regarded a contract with the American Fidelity Insurance Company for Stop Loss insurance coverage and payment of nearly $397,000.…

  • 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 Approves Budget and Tax Rate

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council approved a $58.5 million budget without a tax increase. Position #4 Councilmember Keith Olson commented on the move and complimented City Manager Matt Benoit’s recent work on the project…

  • City Council Discusses Mural Issue

    At Tuesday night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed how to solve an issue regarding repairs to a mural of Sam Houston at the former Adam’s Furniture building in downtown Huntsville. There…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Director of Community and Economic Development Aron Kulhavy and City Attorney Leonard Schneider will discuss and have the…

  • City Council Approves Hiring Customer Analytics Firm

    The Huntsville City Council recently approved hiring a Forth Worth customer analytics firm to put together data to help Huntsville recruit and retain various forms of economic development. Councilmember Keith Olson talked with us about…

  • Keith Olson’s Council Win Confirmed

    A recount done by hand of the votes in the Huntsville City Council race between incumbent Councilmember Keith Olson and opponent Kendall Scudder confirms Olson’s win on November 6th. The recount tally shows Olson got…

  • Search Firm for City Manager Approved

    At Tuesday night’s special session of the Huntsville City Council, the Council approved a search firm to help them select a new city manager. Councilmember Keith Olson said the ad hoc committee looking into search…