Articles Tagged “Councilmember Olson”

  • Councilmember Olson Comments On Incentives

    The use of incentives is sometimes the way the City brings in economic development to our area. Position #4 Councilmember Keith Olson, our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend, tells us Containment Solutions “are…

  • ETJ Developer Agreements Explored By City Council

    Previous to the regular session Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council met for a workshop. Councilmembers are exploring ways to improve developer agreements in the ETJ, or extra-territorial jurisdiction, of the City. Position #4 Councilmember…

  • Councilmember Olson Praises Community Efforts Of New Academy Store

    In trying to counter any anti-growth sentiments among councilmembers and others, at the last council session Councilmember Olson reiterated what the new Academy did earlier this month for the community. First off, he said the…

  • City Council Approves Budget & Tax Rate

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council approved a $62 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year and approved a tax rate of 41.06 cents per $100 of evaluation. This drops the tax rate by a…

  • Councilmember Olson Comments on Waiving of Permit Fees

    In order to bring in retail to our part of the Lone Star State the city council has, in certain cases, been waving various permit fees for businesses. We asked Councilmember and Mayor Pro Tem…