2020 Surface Transportation Project proposal submitted seeking $525k from Metroplan and $525k from ARDOT. The City and the County have pledged $200k.
6/24/20 - ARDoT approved $375,000 in additional funding. $150,000 short-fall will be off-set by the County.
Bids go out in November
Estimated Construction Start Date: Spring 2021
AR Economic Development Grant $200,000 will remove 17 houses off Vacuum Wastewater System, which will eliminate 12 pits
Official Presentation by Governor - October 24,. 2019
Water/Wastewater Superintendent & Chief Engineer with each house affected seeking easement rights.
The AR Department of Health has approved the engineering/construction plan submitted by Bond Engineering to remove 17+ plus homes from the vacuum system. This project is funded from a $200,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) we received in 2019 from the AR Economic Development Commission. Bid applications will be advertised soon and construction should begin within 90 days following bid opening. Our thanks to Bond Engineering for their outstanding work on this project.
2020 AR Parks and Tourism Grant Request: The city's Park and Recreation Director and the Mayor will brief the project proposal to the Committee on October 29. The 50/50 matching grant request is to build a new ADA Compliant Concession Stand, an ADA/All-Inclusive Playground, and a new 200' ball field. More information by December 2019.
Awarded the FULL amount for our 2020 AR Parks and Tourism Outdoor Recreation Grant proposal