Articles Tagged “FEMA”

  • Disaster Funds Applied For

    As you have likely noticed, the incredible amount of rain we got in Huntsville and Walker County did a lot of road damage. Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis informed Commissioners Tuesday morning that he had…

  • New GPS Point In Huntsville Under Consideration

    Registered Surveyor for the City of Huntsville, Gene Woods, addressed Walker County Commissioners Monday morning in regard to allowing LEICA Geosystems to place a GPS base station antenna on the Walker County Storm Shelter .…

  • Commissioners Move Forward on Subdivision

    Monday morning, Walker County Commissioners moved a step forward in bringing the Texas Grand Ranch subdivision development to FM 1374. They approved the variance request to drop going through the machinations of a detailed study…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will hold a regular session at City Hall at six this evening. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes adoption of an ordinance denying the Entergy rate increase request and approving a recommended settlement…

  • Advanced Emergency Management Training Given Locally in October

    October 21st through 23rd, employees from the City, Walker County, SHSU, HISD, and TDCJ participated in advanced emergency management training, created by FEMA, at the Walker County Storm Shelter. Texas A&M Forest Service facilitated the…

  • Boys & Girls Club Facilities Discussed by Council

    This week the Huntsville City Council voted in approval to appeal the denial from FEMA on the cost overrun for the Community Safe Room that would bascially be used by the local Boys and Girls…

  • Local Agencies to be Chosen to Receive Emergency Food and Shelter Program Funds

    Our county has been selected by a national board chaired by FEMA to get $21,170 dollars in support of emergency food and shelter programs. A local board has been chosen to recommend local agencies to…

  • Council Continues Discussion of $1.8 Million Dollar FEMA Grant

    This afternoon at 5:30 the Huntsville City Council will convene in a “Special Session” to continue discussion of an amendment in regard to applying for a $1.8 million dollar grant from FEMA for a Community…

  • City Council Holds Public Hearing for Boys & Girls Club

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council held a public hearing. The Boys and Girls Club of Walker County is asking for an additional in-kind funding match in order to apply for a grant from FEMA.…

  • City Council Meets for Special Session

    The Huntsville City Council will meet tonight at 7:15 at City Hall for a special session to discuss applying for, and accepting, if awarded, a request for an amendment to the Texas Department of Emergency…