Articles Tagged “Councilmember Ron Allen”

  • City Manager Matt Benoit Gets Pay Raise

    At the Huntsville City Council’s regular session last night, councilmembers approved a 2.5% raise for City Manager Matt Benoit–raising his annual salary to $167,216. All councilmembers present and the mayor voted “for” the pay raise.…

  • Councilmember Allen Censured by City Council

    Huntsville City Councilmembers agreed to adopt a censure resolution in regard to Councilmember Ron Allen at this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council. We talked with Councilmember Paul Davidhizar who explained, “In July,…

  • Councilmember Allen Goes Off the Rails in Council Session

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session during the Items of Community Interest phase–which is traditionally used to make announcements of community interest from the mayor, councilmembers, and City staff, for which no action will…

  • City Council Discusses Visitor Center Lease Agreement

    At this week’s regular City Council session, councilmembers discussed whether to sign a lease agreement  for 1114 Sam Houston Avenue for $2,000 per month to provide space for a Downtown Visitors Center and the City’s…

  • Statue Visitor Center Renovation & Architect Issue Discussed by City Council

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers talked about possibly approving an agreement with architects to complete design and provide construction observation services for a remodel and expansion to the Sam Houston Statue and…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session at City Hall at six tonight. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda,” is a resolution for an agreement with Goodwin-Lasiter-Strong for professional engineering services for 2015-16 waterline replacement…

  • City Council Focuses On Town Creek Project At Tuesday Session

    The Huntsville City Council met in regular session last night at City Hall. One of the main topics for discussion centered around authorizing the City Manager to sign a Design-Phase Construction Manager-at-Risk contract with Garney…

  • Councilmember Needlessly Rude To Local CPA At Council Session

    There were some fireworks at last night’s Huntsville City Council session. Ward #3 Councilmember Ron Allen went into his rude-dude grandstanding mode when local CPA Chris Pruitt was innocently trying to answer a question regarding…

  • Town Hall Meeting For Ward #3 Held At Library

    City councilmembers and staff gathered at the library’s Community Room Tuesday night for a Town Hall meeting spotlighting issues for the City’s Ward #3. Ward #3 Councilmember Ron Allen emceed the event. City Engineer Ram…

  • “Political Theatre” Monday Night at City Hall

    It was pure political theatre starring Ward #3 Councilmember Ron Allen at City Hall in Huntsville Monday night. A special session ensued last night to reconsider two agenda items from the September 17th Council meeting…