Articles Tagged “Huntsville City Council”

  • Council Discusses Open Hours Cutback at Library

    Huntsville Public Library Head Librarian Linda Dodson addressed the Huntsville City Council this week about a proposal she took to City Manager Matt Benoit asking to reduce the hours that the library is open to…

  • City Charter Amendments Approved for Ballot

    At the regular Huntsville City Council meeting Tuesday night, six of eight Charter Review Committee recommendations were agreed upon to be put before voters in November. Charter amendments to be offered for voter consideration include…

  • Proposed Budget Presented for Council Discussion Tuesday Night

    Last night, the Huntsville City Council watched and participated in a PowerPoint presentation and discussion of the proposed upcoming budget for the City. City Manager Matt Benoit prefaced the presentation with the input he hoped…

  • Update on November Elections

    The official date to file to run on the upcoming November ballot is July 27th. Because it falls on a Saturday, candidates must wait until the 29th to file. The deadline for filing is August…

  • Public Works Director Reed Update on New Well

    At this week’s regular Huntsville City Council session, Public Works Director Carol Reed filled councilmembers in on the completion process of a new well, Well #21, in Huntsville. Ms. Reed said construction on the new…

  • Aquatic Center Renamed

    A good number of local citizens spoke at last night’s Huntsville City Council session in recommending that the Aquatic Center be renamed in honor of Frank D. “Poncho” Roberts. Chamber President Carol Smith, among them,…

  • Amendment to Solicitors and Hawkers Ordinance Discussed by Council

    During this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers considered for a “first reading” an amendment to an ordinance regarding door-to-door solicitors and hawkers. Police Chief Kevin Lunsford explained the changes for door-to-door…

  • Councilmembers Tour TRA Plant

    Thursday, several members of the Huntsville City Council went on a tour of the Trinity River Authority plant to get an update on the construction underway on their expansion from 6 million gallons a day…

  • Charter Review Committee Meets

    Huntsville’s City Charter Review Committee met Tuesday to discuss issues that could affect Huntsville’s City Council. Major issues discussed included term lengths for councilmembers, number of councilmembers, ward versus at-large seats, and residency and age…

  • Deputy City Secretary Update on City Public Information Strategies

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, Deputy City Secretary Kristin Edwards informed councilmembers and local citizens on current public information strategies and a couple of new ways being initiated in which important…