Articles Tagged “budget”

  • Strategic Planning Meeting-2017 Update

    At this past week’s City Council Strategic Planning Session, City Manager Matt Benoit commented on what’s ahead in 2017 . . . .   Matt also said the “Animal shelter should be open to the…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda,” will be an adoption of an ordinance to amend the budget for Fiscal Year 16-17.…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Before the regular meeting, there will be a public reception thanking Councilmembers Lydia Montgomery and Don Johnson for…

  • Ambulance Remount Approved by Commissioners

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, EMS Coordinator John Nabors addressed commissioners for approval of a bid for the purchase of an ambulance remount. With a budget for the remount of $102,500 the County received bids higher…

  • FBI’s Director Comey Questioned at Oversight Hearing

    The saga of the email server that just keeps on raising questions continues. Wednesday in Washington, FBI Director James Comey was questioned at an oversight hearing regarding the FBI’s operations. He was questioned on FBI…

  • City Council Passes Budget

    The Huntsville City Council met last night in regular session at City Hall. Before voting on whether to pass the Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget, Councilmember Allen wished to remove a section of an ordinance by…

  • Local AFSCME Union President Against Proposed 4 Percent Cut

    Local AFSCME union President Lance Lowery has expressed his concern recently about a proposed cutback to TDCJ’s budget. He says, “State leadership, governor and lieutenant governor, have called for state agencies to cut back 4…

  • Galilee Citizens Express Concern over Store Construction

    During “Citizen Input” at Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, citizens were in attendance to express concern about new construction near churches on Highway 30 near Galilee. Galilee area resident and Mayor Tom Freeman initially…

  • Trinity ISD Board Meets Tonight

    The Trinity ISD Board meets this evening at six at their Administration Building. They will recognize students and staff for accomplishments. Natalie Barrett will talk about STAAR Testing Results. The Superintendent will deliver his report.…

  • Commissioners Comment on Budget & Two Percent Across-the-Board Raise

    During last Thursday’s special session of Walker County Commissioners Court, County Auditor Patricia Allen passed along the effective tax rate calculation from the Appraisal District and commented on the budget. We reported this Friday. There…