Community Profile

The City of Huntsville, the seat of Walker County, is located in the piney woods and rolling hills of East Texas, approximately 70 miles north of Houston and 170 miles south of Dallas on Interstate 45. It is also conveniently located at the intersection of Texas Highway 30 (west to Bryan-College Station) and Highway 190 (east to Livingston).
There are many projects underway to help strengthen the city and region for economic challenges that lay ahead. There is a need for affordable housing units, industrial development, business parks and commercial activities.  It is with these projects and further economic development efforts that Huntsville will realize its full potential as a regional economic powerhouse. The City of Huntsville is eager to help your development locate and thrive here.  Please let us know what we can do to make your investment in our community as pleasurable as it is profitable.

Come grow with us!
With a Historic and Strategic location along IH-45 and Market Opportunities... You can “Have it all in Huntsville!”


The City of Huntsville has a joint Council and Manager form of government, where the Council sets policies and the Manager is responsible for carrying out those policies to enhance the well-being of the Huntsville community.

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Position Name Contact
Mayor Andy Brauninger 936-291-5413
Ward 1 Daiquiri Beebe 936-291-5413
Ward 2 Russell Humphrey 936-291-5413
Ward 3 Blake Irving 936-291-5413
Ward 4 / Mayor Pro Tem Joe Rodriquez 936-291-5413
Position 1 at Large Bert Lyle 936-291-5413
Position 2 at Large Dee Howard Mullins 936-291-5413
Position 3 at Large Clyde Loll 936-291-5413
Position 4 at Large Mari Montgomery 936-291-5413
City Staff       
City Manager Aron Kulhavy 936-291-5401
City Secretary Brenda Poe 936-291-5413
Finance Director Steve Ritter 936-291-5486
Director of Public Works Brent Sherrod 936-294-5786
Economic Development Director Tammy Gann 936-294-5793
Building Official Kevin Byal 936-294-5772
City Engineer Ram Ramachandra 936-294-5760
City Planner Janet Ridley 936-294-5781