Articles Tagged “Huntsville City Council”

  • 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…

  • City Receives Good Audit Report

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, Chris Pruitt from Patillo, Brown, and Hill presented the City’s audit report for fiscal year 2011 through 2012. The City of Huntsville received a good report . .…

  • Municipal Setting Designation Ordinance Discussed by City Council

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, one of the issues given a lot of discussion regarded a  first reading of an ordinance creating a Municipal Setting Designation located near the intersection of Avenue…

  • Public Works Director Reed Explains Lake Camelia Pipeline Issues to Councilmembers

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, Public Works Director Carol Reed said, “Monday afternoon the influent flow, the raw water flow into the N.B. Davidson plant” on Elkin’s Lake south side “began increasing…

  • Councilmembers Discuss Development Code Change

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed the first reading of a proposal to change the Development Code in regard to lot standards. This is in reference to changes recommended…

  • Amendment of Alarm Ordinance Reviewed by City Council

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed a first reading of the amendment of an ordinance regarding alarm systems that would provide for a penalty and other provisions. Police Chief Kevin Lunsford…