Articles Tagged “Commissioners Court”

  • Commissioner Kuykendall’s First Day on Commissioners’ Court

    Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. has retired. We asked the new Precinct #1 Commissioner Danny Kuykendall about his impression of his first day as a commissioner Monday . . . .   We asked…

  • Local Candidates Platform Tonight

    The Walker County Republican Women will feature local candidates sharing their platforms and visions at 5:30 this evening at the Walker Education Center at 1402 19th Street in Huntsville. There will be various candidates running…

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a special session at nine this morning at the courthouse. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss possible approval of the payment for the EMS fiscal year 2017 renewal…

  • 4-H Members Recognized by Commissioners Court

    Coming up October 2nd through the 8th, it will be National 4-H Week and, to celebrate, local members of 4-H read a special proclamation about the 4-H organization during Monday morning’s regular session of Commissioners’…

  • Commissioners Add Trinity ISD Election to Joint Election Agreement

    Several elections are planned in Walker County for November. In this week’s Commissioners Court, commissioners looked at approving an election agreement with Trinity ISD. Tax Assessor-Collector Diana McCrae explained . . . .   Ms.…

  • Tax Rate & Fire Equipment Issues Discussed in Commissioners’ Court

    Monday, Commissioners approved a measure that proposes a tax rate of 61.57 cents per $100 taxable assessed valuation. Also, Commissioners looked at approving a proposal in the amount of $7,790 from Standard Automatic Fire Enterprises…

  • Walker County Needs Election Workers

    The Walker County Elections Department is actively seeking citizens to serve as election workers during early voting and on election day. County Election Officer Diana McRae said,“The Secretary of State’s Office is predicting a record…

  • Proposed Juvenile Residence Facility Discussed in Commissioners’ Court

    Walker County Commissioners met for a regular meeting at the courthouse at nine this morning. A major focus for discussion was a proposed juvenile residential home in Walker County at 683-D FM 980 in the…

  • Local Group of Citizens Oppose Proposed Juvenile Residential Home

    During “Citizen’s Input” this morning at Commissioners’ Court a group opposed to putting in a juvenile residential unit in the Huntsville area let their opposition be known to commissioners. We talked to spokesperson Ann Darby…

  • Commissioners Move to Save Money on Energy

    This week in Commissioners’ Court, commissioners moved forward in pursuit of saving on energy for the County. Assistant maintenance director Marvin Cannon explained to commissioners that some LED bulbs and devices had already been installed…