Articles Tagged “Huntsville City Council”

  • Statue Visitor Center Renovation & Architect Issue Discussed by City Council

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers talked about possibly approving an agreement with architects to complete design and provide construction observation services for a remodel and expansion to the Sam Houston Statue and…

  • Radio & Police Body-Cam Grants Applied For

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers approved applying for grants for $93,600, $66,700 and $99,900 with a matching frund requirement for one for $16,600. The grants are for body cameras for…

  • Council Discusses Election Contract with Walker County

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed for approval entering into an election contract with Walker County for the May 7th Special Election to fill a vacancy to elect a…

  • Brazos Valley Solid Waste Issue Discussed at Last Council Meeting

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, the “Consent Agenda” included an item that would authorize the City manager to approve a purchase order for $250,000 for the disposal of solid waste…

  • McDonald Creek Water Flow Issue

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers looked into a Citizen Participation Request from Christie Clark, a resident of Summer Lane, to discuss redirecting waterflow at McDonald Creek..” Ms. Clark addressed…

  • New Mayor Sworn-in

    At last night’s Huntsville City Council session, our new mayor was sworn in by Judge Janie Farris . . . .   At last night’s session, Councilmember Keith Olson was re-elected as Mayor Pro Tem…

  • Council Acts on Retiree Health Plan

    At last night’s continuation of Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, City retirees who wished to stay on the United Healthcare plan were given what they asked for. Mayor Mac Woodward started the formal action…

  • Councilmembers Discuss Retiree Insurance Issues

    The primary topic for discussion at last night’s Huntsville City Council centered around health insurance for City of Huntsville retirees. A new policy was slated to go into effect that when a retiree hits 65…

  • High Potential Employee Leadership Academy Meets For Exercise at City Hall

    This week, participants in SHSU’s High Potential Employee Leadership Academy went through a couple of scenarios as members of the Huntsville City Council in the actual council chambers. The Academy’s facilitator, David Yebra, has led…

  • MAYORAL RUN-OFF ELECTION SET

    During a special session of the Huntsville City Council on Wednesday, the council voted unanimously to hold the runoff election for the mayor’s race on Saturday, December 12, 2015. Early voting will begin Wednesday, November…