An ad-hoc committee studying where to put a temporary animal shelter met last week before submitting its findings to the Huntsville City Council, which was to address the issue at its meeting on Monday.
Huntsville’s City Council voted Monday night to build kennels for temporary housing of stray animals at the city’s industrial park site. The exact location on the site and the starting construction date will be determined after the Ad Hoc Committee on Kennel Location meets again.
Madison County Judge Frank Weaver has been awarded the Association of Arkansas Counties’ (AAC) 2019 Wes Fowler Advocacy Award for his “tireless work in boldly advocating for the counties of Arkansas,” a news release said.
Former Adjutant General Mark Berry has announced his candidacy for House District 82, which includes portions of Crawford, Franklin and Madison counties.
The Huntsville Economic Development Commission recently did further study of the state’s Competitive Communities Initiative Evaluation, according to Economic and Tourism Director Nancy Marsh.
Madison County has seen a slight reduction in the money spent to house prisoners in Washington and Carroll counties this year, according to County Clerk Tamitha Blocker.
District 82 State Rep. Sarah Capp said a meeting last week concerning poultry farmers’ property taxes was productive, not only for lawmakers but state officials, as well.
The Madison County Jail is once again out of compliance with state regulations after another inspection was performed this summer, according to Madison County Judge Frank Weaver, who told the quorum court the findings at Monday’s regular monthly meeting.
The Huntsville City Council Monday tabled a decision on where temporary animal kennels will be placed after a motion to approve a plan did not get enough votes for passage.
Madison County has received $164,019 in Phase 1 funding for an elevator to be installed in the courthouse, according to a news release Tuesday from the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.
The Huntsville Economic Development Commission last week continued its work on the state’s Competitive Communities Initiative Evaluation, according to Economic and Tourism Director Nancy Marsh.
The swimming pool at Withrow Springs State Park will not open for the Labor Day weekend after a leak was discovered Monday morning, according to Arkansas State Parks Director Grady Spann.
The Madison County Quorum Court on Monday voted to amend the county’s subdivision ordinance, but tabled further discussion about individual sewage disposal systems.
Madison County Clerk Tamitha Blocker informed the county election commission last week that new voting equipment should arrive sometime in October, just before the filing period begins for next year’s election.
The Huntsville City Council on Monday chose for the second time in as many months not to approve a possible grant application for a splash pad to be located behind the Basham building.
The Huntsville Water Commission last Thursday selected water operator Sean Davis – a city employee since 2005 – to take over when Director Larry Garrett retires next year.
The Madison County Quorum Court met in a special session on Monday to discuss subdivision regulations and how to curb often unsightly and unsafe buildings in the county.
Madison County elections are officially headed toward vote centers after the Arkansas Secretary of State’s Office released funds last week to go toward the purchasing of new voting equipment for counties still using outdated systems.
The Huntsville Planning Commission on Monday discussed building permits and how to educate contractors on state required best practices plans.
ELKINS – The Elkins City Council last Thursday agreed to hear an ordinance next month to adjust water and sewer tap fees on new construction projects.
A team studying the U.S. 412 Corridor – including the Huntsville area – could present its findings by the end of this year, according to Danny Straessle, public information officer with the Arkansas Department of Transportation.
A plan proposed by the Fourth Judicial District of Arkansas would split up the case load of juvenile cases between the Division 3 judge and a newly-created judge position, if approved by the Arkansas Supreme Court.
The City of Huntsville’s fire services will be assessed this year by the Insurance Services Office (ISO), which could have an effect on what homeowners pay for insurance.
Documents filed earlier this summer in the Carroll County Circuit Clerk’s office in Berryville state that tax debt owed by State Sen. Bob Ballinger (R–Berryville) has been paid off.
The cost to maintain and operate a new jail could require more than a one-cent sales tax, according to officials with the Madison County Clerk’s Office.
The Huntsville Planning Commission on Monday approved a site plan for a new Subway eatery and four other businesses at Madison Crossing, a development along the U.S. 412 bypass.