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City of Huntsville Reduces Paid Parking Hourly Rate

The City Council approved a reduction of the hourly rate on theMobileNOW! paid parking system, along Bobby K. Marks Drive and Bearkat Boulevard. The new hourly fee was reduced from $1.25  to $1.00 per hour plus a .25 cent convenience fee paid to MobileNOW!. There is a $5.00 maximum per day. The Council ...

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Hospital District Board Gets New Leadership

Hospital District Board elects new Chair and Vice-Chair. by Walker County News Today Staff Only minutes after being sworn in to office as one of two newly elected members of the Walker County Hospitial District’s Board of Managers, Anne Karr was elected to serve as Chair of that board.   ...

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More One-Way Streets and Parking Meters Coming to Huntsville?

by Walker County News Today staff At Tuesday’s Huntsville City Council Finance Committee meeting the committee discussed and voted on a variety of agenda items.  The committee’s recommendations will go to Huntsville City Council for their review at the December 6th council meeting. One-Way Streets and Parking Meters The Committee ...

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New Overtime Rules Won’t Take Effect Dec 1

Court Grants Nationwide Injunction Against Overtime Rule Today, a federal judge granted a nationwide preliminary injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor’s unlawful new Overtime Rule. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is co-leading a twenty-one-state coalition, along with Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt. The new overtime rule more than doubled ...

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HISD Board Trustees Sworn In

HISD Board Conducts Post-Election Business & Elects New Officers Updated 11-17-16 The HISD Board of Trustees held a special called meeting at noon Wednesday for post-election required business. Since all trustees were unopposed this year, HISD did not have to conduct an official election; however, the oath of office and ...

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Walker County Election Results

Unofficial election results for the Walker County November 8, 2016 election County Commissioner, Pct 3 Bill Daugette (REP):  2,685  (64.31%) Richard Harrison (DEM):  1,490  (35.69%) Walker County Hosp Dist Board of Managers (3 positions) Susan Mott:  4,217  (14.97%) Ron Lange:  2,468  (8.76%) Jerry Larrison:  4,534  (16.10%) Anne Karr:  5,134   ...

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City of New Waverly Election Results

Unofficial election results of the November 8, 2016 election for the City of New Waverly Councilmember (3 positions) Ignatius Slott:  170  (26.15%) Nathaniel James:  160  (24.62%) Cynthia Vance:  104 (16%) Jurrell  Gilliam:  84  (12.92) Vince Paulsel:  132  (20.31%)

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City of Huntsville Election Results

Unofficial election results for the November 8, 2016 City of Huntsville election.   Councilmember, At-Large Position 1 (uncontested) Paul Davidhizar – 5817  (100%) Councilmember, At-Large Position 2 Tyler McCaffety – 4,513  (67.02%) Matt Hannes –  2,221  (32.98%) Councilmember, At-Large Position 3 Clyde Loll – 4,375  (68.3) Mader R Hudspetch – ...

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Secret Chamber of Commerce Meetings Turn Political

Chamber President Refuses to Release Names of Committee Members The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce has recently announced on their Facebook page that the Chamber is officially supporting all three of the bond propositions in the upcoming November 8 election. At least two members of the chamber report that chamber ...

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The $128M Bond Question the City Can’t Answer

This is the only reason you need to vote NO on Nov. 8 The city of Huntsville is pretty good at sleight of hand, but there’s one crucial question about the $128 million in record bond debt on the Nov. 8 ballot city officials can’t answer. Why are they asking ...

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