- MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Aug. 20, 2014
- City Welcomes Intern for Promoting Events
- Green and White High School Football Record Setter on Screen
- CFPB Takes Action Against Auto Finance Company for Distorting Borrower Credit Reports; First Investors Fined $2.75 Million for Knowingly Providing Inaccurate Information to Credit Reporting Agencies for Years
- MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Aug. 19, 2014
- Early Childhood Education Providers in West Virginia to Receive Online Resource Platform Developed by CCA For Social Good
- DEVELOPING: Former MU Coach Perry Moss Dead
- Huntington Council Agenda Announced; Work Session Monday Evening
- Come and Be 'Frozen' by Elsa at Art Walk; Pullman Concert Series Follows
- CoreLogic: U.S. Had 49,000 Completed Foreclosures in June; Foreclosure inventory down 35 percent nationally from a year ago
Mayor Tells Comcast, "Folks Aren't Happy...."
Williams asked council members to email complaints to Westell.
The mayor confirmed that a franchise agreement is in the "negotiation" phase, but emphasized "we have work to do."
In other business, council has approved the police interceptor purchase which is from reimbursed funds.
On first reading, councilman Pete Gillespie asked about the 110 heads up fire department equipment replacement at $175 each. Fire Chief Carl Eastham indicated that only one company manufactures the devices and they provided the one bid.
Council has approved the resolution supporting a new visitor's center and ride commuter lot at Interstate 64 Exit #1.
Mayor Williams told council, "Every area in the state with the exception of Huntington has a state of the art visitor's center when people come in or exit the state. The resolution will go to the governor for his input."Cabell County Commission President Nancy Cartmill, Wayne County Commission President Robert E. Pasley. and the Cabell Huntington Convention and Visitors Bureau support the proposed new center, along with Kenova Mayor Ric Griffith.