Articles Tagged “City”

  • City Manager Benoit Explains 4B Proposal

    Various possible City programs and projects were discussed by Huntsville’s City Manager Matt Benoit at Tuesday night’s State of the City Address. A new plan under consideration is the 4B proposal. Mr. Benoit explained it…

  • No Hazardous Weather Expected Today

    The National Weather Service reports that hazardous weather is not expected today. Emergency service personnel had been on standby as heavy rains swept through Walker County over the weekend. Walker County Dispatch told us no…

  • Huntsville Public Library Has Several Programs For Kids

    The Huntsville Public Library is a great place to take the kids for reading material as well as other activities geared to their age. Children’s coordinator Rachel McPhail filled us in recently on some of…

  • This Week In Huntsville

    The City has several ways you can keep up-to-date on what’s going on with them. One of them is “This Week in Huntsville.” At the last council session, Position #2 At-Large councilmember Lydia Montgomery updated…

  • Mayor Woodward Explains City Pay Raise

    City employees recently received a 7.5% raise from the City council that may be misunderstood. Mayor Mac Woodward broke the raise down for us in a recent interview. He says, “It’s really not an across…

  • Water Main Break

    Around 8:30 this morning the City reported that water service has been interrupted on FM 2821, FM 247, and Quality Boulevard due to a water main break.  City crews have been on site since approximately…

  • Public Hearing On City Tax Rate Held Tuesday Night

    At Tuesday night’s city council session, a public hearing was held for the public to comment on their consideration to adopt a maximum property tax rate of .$4106 per $100 evaluation for the 2015-16 Fiscal…

  • Greyhound & Bus Station Issues Discussed At Last Council Session

    At this week’s city council session, the issue with Greyhound’s possible plan to end their lease with the local bus station was discussed. The station is an important hub for TDCJ prisoner release as they…

  • Dedicated Sales Tax For Economic Development Discussed By City Council

    City Manager Matt Benoit explained ways to initiate a dedicated sales tax for economic development for Huntsville at last Tuesday’s special session of the city council. Benoit considered several options, such as a budget for…

  • Director Of Economic Development Kulhavy Comments On Future Development

    We talked recently with City of Huntsville Director of Community and Economic Development, Aron Kulhavy, about the City’s future economic development . . . .   Mr. Kulhavy said they do have a couple of…