Articles Tagged “Huntsville City Council”

  • City Council Joins Purchasing Cooperative

    At the last Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers considered having the City join the Education Service Center 19 Purchasing Cooperative. Locally, Region 6 doesn’t have one. Ward 4 Councilmember Joe Rodriguez asked Director of Finance…

  • Credit Card Fee Issue Discussed at Council Session

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, City Councilmember Keith Olson cleared up a misconception about the City’s credit card fee. He said, “This is a pass-through for only citizens that use…

  • City & County Meet on Old Jail Issues

    Tuesday afternoon, members of the Huntsville City Council and Walker County Commissioners met to discuss how to proceed with disposing of the old County Jail which is now abandoned. Walker County District Attorney David Weeks…

  • City Manager Matt Benoit on Tenaska Plant Water Supply Deal

    Recently on our “Around Town” program, City Manager Matt Benoit filled us in on the Huntsville City Council this month reaching agreements with the Tenaska Roan’s Prairie power plant. The City will supply them with…

  • Fiber Installation Approved by the City Council

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers looked at approving awarding the fiber installation project to Network Cabling Services for the installation of conduit and fiber from the City Service Center to Solid Waste…

  • Tenaska Agreements Approved

    At this week’s regular Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers met in closed “Executive Session” to discuss five agreements related to the supply of water and wastewater services to the Tenaska Roan’s Prairie electric power plant.…

  • Council Discusses One-Way Street Changes & Paid Parking Issues

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed changing two major streets two one-way and installing paid parking. City Engineer “Ram” Ramachandra explained the change to councilmembers in a “First Reading” .…

  • City Hiring Economic Development Services Group

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers considered and approved an amended motion authorizing the City Manager sign a contract with Mike Barnes Group for professional economic development services and interview him that night.…

  • City Council Approves 2016 Strategic Plan

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, counclmembers considered adopting their 2016 Strategic Plan. Councilmember Allen voiced his disagreement with a section of the plan. He expressed that before a recommendation by the…

  • City Council Looks at Sam Houston Statue & Visitor Center Remodeling Issues

    There was much discussion at last night’s Huntsville City Council session over an approval of an agreement with PGAL Architects to complete design and provide construction observation services for a remodel and expansion to the…