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In Memory of Jim McKay


Early Saturday morning, February 18, 2023, we received the sad and devastating news that former Mayor Jim McKay, had passed. 

Jim McKay was a Huntsville native who served valiantly and diligently as our Mayor for 16 years.

During his tenure, there were many accomplishments and improvements to our great town.  However, the one he will always be remembered for is our water system and plant, which was state of the art when it was constructed about 25 years ago.   Many will remember our old system that would spew out nasty, reddish brown water each spring during runoff season.   Residents typically had to fill up five gallon jugs from friends who had a well outside of town.

Our flag will be flown at half mast in honor of Mayor McKay until his funeral, and we invite our residents to fly their flag in Jim’s honor.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Carson, and his family.  


Richard L. Sorensen

Mayor, Huntsville