“State of City” address will be given by city manager Benoit today

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will present the “State of the City” address Thursday, according to a press release.

The address will include a description of major advances made by the city during the last fiscal year, as well as a few upcoming announcements, according to the press release.

The address will be presented by City Manager Matt Benoit.

“I am very excited to discuss the advances made by our departments this year,” Benoit said. “We hope the presentation will show our residents the many things they have to be proud of as members of the Huntsville and Walker County community.”

The event will be at 5:30 p.m. at the Walker County Storm Shelter and is open to all members of the public. Carol Smith, Chamber president, said there will be refreshments including wine and light hors d’oeuvres.

“The Chamber is very pleased to sponsor this seminar, and we feel it will be very advantageous for everyone in Walker County to participate in the event and meet the leaders of our various city agencies,” Carol Smith, Chamber president said.

Neighborhood resources director Sherry McKibben said tables will be set up throughout the storm shelter to display current city functions and projects.

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