Articles Tagged “County”

  • Commissioners Approve Agreement for Telecommunications Savings

    At Commissioners’ Court this week, commissioners looked at an agreement to help save the County money. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford filled the court in on an agreement with Telanalysis to audit and analyze all…

  • A/C Upgrade Continues at Courthouse

    At this week’s regular session of the Walker County Commissioners’ Court, commissioners heard an update on the second phase of an AC upgrade at the courthouse from Maintenance Director Ken Nabors. Nabors said they were…

  • Commissioner White on Budget

    Walker County Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White was our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend. Decisions about the County budget will be made in the coming weeks. We told Commissioner White we knew he…

  • Walker County Health Initiative Underway

    There’s a special Walker County Health Initiative underway. Huntsville Family YMCA Community Executive Director Sandra Clifton said it “was inspired by a grant that the County received.” She passed along that “Walker County is the…

  • County Helps Fund Riverside Fire Truck

    At Tuesday’s meeting of the Walker County Commissioners, partial funding for a fire truck for the Riverside Volunteer Fire Department was considered. Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. said the County’s share of helping fund…

  • “Knox Box” Interlocal Agreement Discussed by Commissioners

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell presented for discussion a “Knox Box” agreement with the City of Huntsville . . . . KNOXBOX5-15-13 Isbell said, “Huntsville’s…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. This morning’s “Consent Agenda” includes the issuance of an interest-bearing Certificate of Obligation for $106,758 dollars for the purchase…

  • Judge Pierce Comments on Courthouse and Prosecutor Security

    Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia were found dead last weekend in their home in Forney. This occurred only a few months after one of Kaufman County’s Assistant District Attorneys was…

  • Commissioners Meet: Update on Jail Construction & Redistricting

    The construction of the new County Jail is really moving along. Walker County Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith updated everyone at Monday morning’s Commissioners’ session. He said they “have six subcontractors on the site right…

  • No Outdoor Burning Recommended

    Walker County Emergency Management requests that everyone in the County refrain from all outdoor burning today. There is no official burn ban in effect, but because of wind, low relative humidity, and warmer temperatures lately…