Articles Tagged “Huntsville City Council”

  • 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…

  • 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…