Articles Tagged “Huntsville City Council”

  • Council Considering Amendments to Animal & Fowl Ordinance

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, in a first reading City Police Chief Kevin Lunsford addressed the council in regard to an amendment to the City of Huntsville Code of Ordinances referring…

  • Councilmembers Discuss Employee Policies and Procedures Manual Update

    One of the agenda items focused on at last night’s meeting of the Huntsville City Council involved the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the City Manager to update the Employee Policies and Procedures Manual.…

  • Charter Review Committee Approved

    This week, the Huntsville City Council approved an eight-member City Charter Review Committee. The new committee includes James Anderson, Bill Daugette, John Escobedo, Maria McIver, Vanetta Mills, Rhonda Reddoch, Charles Smither, Jr., and Mike Yawn.…

  • Council Votes Again on Buxton Retail Recuritment Study

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, the council had to reconsider a $60,000 dollar contract with the Buxton Company for a retail recruitment and retention study. The council’s original mistake occurred…

  • City Providing Good Drinking Water

    The City is providing good drinking water. At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, City Manager Matt Benoit said that the City had been notified back in December that the City of…

  • HISD Joint Workshop Held Last Night

    Last night various members of the Huntsville City Council and the City, and Walker County Commissioners, met with the HISD Board of Trustees for a joint workshop to discuss a long-range facilities plan. The plan…

  • City Council Moving Forward on City Charter

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Mayor Mac Woodward talked about forming a committee to review the City Charter . . . . COUNCIL1-23-13 Indeed, if passed, the charter is submitted…

  • Keith Olson’s Council Win Confirmed

    A recount done by hand of the votes in the Huntsville City Council race between incumbent Councilmember Keith Olson and opponent Kendall Scudder confirms Olson’s win on November 6th. The recount tally shows Olson got…

  • City Council Plans to Discuss Deficit-Cutting Proposals at Tuesday’s Session

    Tuesday, during the Huntsville City Council’s regular session at six, they will consider moves toward lowering a million dollar deficit in a couple of ways. The “Statutory Agenda” includes a proposal to offer an early…

  • Council Continues Discussion of $1.8 Million Dollar FEMA Grant

    This afternoon at 5:30 the Huntsville City Council will convene in a “Special Session” to continue discussion of an amendment in regard to applying for a $1.8 million dollar grant from FEMA for a Community…