Articles Tagged “Huntsville City Council”

  • Council Approves Street Overlay Work

    On Tuesday’s regular Huntsville City Council session “Statutory Agenda,” councilmembers considered authorizing the purchase of street milling and overlay services from Smith and Company for $1,091,800. Mayor Andy Brauninger mentioned an earlier street study and…

  • HPD Buying New Motorcycles and Radar

    One of the “Consent Agenda” items on Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Huntsville City Council was an authorization for the City Manager to purchase two police-equipped motorcycles from Longhorn Harley Davidson and police speed radars…

  • City Council Postpones Decision on Animal Shelter Issues

    A major point of discussion at Tuesday night’s regular Huntsville City Council session centered around animal sheltering issues. Councilmembers were trying to figure out whether it is better to continue to let the City of…

  • Joint General Election Update

    There was a low voter turnout overall in our joint general election. The reported turnout was only 13.59 percent. In the Walker County Hospital District race, coming out on top were Dr. W. David Toronjo…

  • Alpha Chi Omega Sorority Honored by SAAFE House

    At the last regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Mayor Andy Brauninger proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Month in Huntsville. Locally, SAAFE House is committed to empowering victims of family violence and sexual assault…

  • Roof Repair on Wynne Home Considered by Council

    Tuesday, the Huntsville City Council considered replacing the Wynne Home roof. The recommended motion was to enter into a contract with Redemption Roofing for $57,074 for standing seam with shingles. Mayor Andy Brauninger commented .…

  • City’s Sherry McKibben Addresses Recovery Grant to Councilmembers

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, the council considered applying for a General Land Office Disaster Recovery Grant. Director of Neighborhood Resources, Dr. Sherry McKibben, said the grant concerned floods in…

  • City Manager Matt Benoit Gets Pay Raise

    At the Huntsville City Council’s regular session last night, councilmembers approved a 2.5% raise for City Manager Matt Benoit–raising his annual salary to $167,216. All councilmembers present and the mayor voted “for” the pay raise.…

  • City Recognizes Hurricane Harvey Heroes Today

    The City of Huntsville would like to recognize the many citizens and area residents who made such a difference during Hurricane Harvey. Many were doing their jobs or responding through formal arrangements, but as many…

  • Council Approves Purchase of Land for Storage Tank

    At last night’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers approved executing all documents necessary for the purchase of approximately 1.9 acres located in the R.P. McMillan Survey for the construction of a ground storage…