The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Previous to the meeting at 5 PM, there will be a Workshop to discuss the Transportation Alternative statewide program to provide sidewalks and or/bike lanes in Huntsville and to discuss the vacation buyback policy.

Six-foot social distancing will be in effect for those in attendance. Tonight’s session will be broadcast live at or on Facebook.

Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes accepting the Fiscal Year 2021-22 Victims’ Service Coordinator Grant for $79,394, plus a $20,348 City match and adopting a Resolution in support; awarding of the complete rebuild of the Robinson Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant aeration basin gearbox including other related work for $61,485 and the purchase of standard law enforcement equipment for outfitting Fiscal Year 2021 police vehicles currently on order from Dana Safety Supply utilizing the Buy Board Cooperative.

In other Council business, Councilmember Blake Irving will discuss removing the required 80-hour prerequisite in order to sell back a maximum of 40 hours during the vacation buyback program.

During Citizen Participation, Nicholas Polk will discuss the Student Government Association at Sam Houston State University inquiring in regard to the childhood literacy project and increasing student involvement in the community.


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