Articles Tagged “Huntsville City Council”

  • County Historical Commission Archivist James Patton on New Preservation Ordinance

    This week, the Huntsville City Council passed an Historic Preservation Ordinance. We asked Walker County Historical Commission Archivist and Director of the Gibbs-Powell Home, James Patton, about how the ordinance would help out . .…

  • City Preservation Ordinance Passed

    At Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, an historic preservation ordinance was up for consideration which allows special designations for landmarks and districts. The ordinance has previously been under lengthy discussion by the council. After…

  • Council Schedule Update

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, City Secretary Lee Woodward, at the suggestion of Mayor Mac Woodward, updated councilmembers on council proceedings in the coming days . . . . COUNCSKED11-13-13 The recount…

  • Council Discusses Preservation Ordinance

    One of the central topics for discussion at Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session was an historic preservation ordinance. During a public hearing local property owner George Russell, who owns several homes of historical significance…

  • City Council Approves Funds for Downtown Fire Station Restoration

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers approved $75,000 dollars for further restoration and repair of the downtown fire station. More funds will need to be allocated in the future for…

  • City Council Approves Budget and Tax Rate

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council approved a $58.5 million budget without a tax increase. Position #4 Councilmember Keith Olson commented on the move and complimented City Manager Matt Benoit’s recent work on the project…

  • Councilmember Allen Running Unopposed

    Ward #3 Huntsville City Council incumbent Ronald Allen will run for re-election unopposed in November. Mr. Allen is a lifelong Huntsville resident and has lived in Ward #3 all his life. In a recent Huntsville…

  • Stop Sign Issue Discussed in Council Session

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, stop signs which have been in place at the intersection of Spring Drive and Winter Way for 18 years was an issue for discussion. The City…

  • City Council Budget Reviewed

    At Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, Finance Director Steve Ritter presented adjustments to the City’s budget overseen by City Manager Matt Benoit. In regard to cost-cutting measures, the budget plan could still eliminate eight…

  • Councilmembers Approve Speed Cushion Resolution

    At this weeks Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers approved a resolution authorizing the placement of speed cushions in the 2200 to 2400 blocks of Avenue S. Ward #2 councilmember Tish Humphrey cast the project in…