Articles Tagged “Huntsville City Council”

  • Council Approves Tax Rate

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council adopted a tax rate for levying taxes for the City of Huntsville for Fiscal Year 2017-18. Councilmember Rodriguez announced the rate . . . .   So, the council…

  • Position Additions and COLA Package Considered by City Council

    Among the decision packages for the proposed 2017-18 annual budget for consideration by the Huntsville City Council during their regular session earlier this week, were proposed funding sources and levels of various position additions and…

  • Council Approves Amended Resolution on Conduct

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, one of the agenda items to be discussed and to have possible action taken on was a resolution from Mayor Pro Tem Olson to “formally…

  • 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 Considers G-A White Subdivision Neighborhood Zoning Issues

    During Tuesday night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, one of the major issues the council focused on was the consideration of adopting an ordinance to change the Development District Classification of Block 3…

  • Council Authorizes Funds for Transfer Station

    At the Huntsville City Council’s regular session this week, councilmembers waived a second reading and approved authorizing the City Manager to sign Addendum E for $409,100 to the Construction Manager at Risk Agreement with Anchor…

  • Strategic Planning Session–Economic Development

    Last week, the Huntsville City Council held a Strategic Planning Session. In his presentation, City Manager Matt Benoit covered a myriad of topics including city appearance, communication, infrastructure, resource development, finance, public safety and economic…

  • Councilmembers Approve Fire Truck Purchase

    At the last session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers had a “First Reading” on  the purchase of a Ferrara pumper fire truck. After Police Chief Kevin Lunsford cleared up that there was no price…

  • City Council Discusses SHSU Easement Issue

    At Tuesday night’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed the signing of an access easement for SHSU to construct a sidewalk to connect a planned parking project. Councilmember Allen proposed that the engineering…

  • Parking Engineering Design-Work Agreement Approved by Council

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed adopting an ordinance to amend the 16-17 budget for various parking initiatives including approval of an engineering agreement to create approximately 185 paid parking…