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Shelli Poole's Blog Posts Tagged 'council' (36)

Benton City Council Nov 23: Fire SCBA, Zoning for Shopping Center & Other, Park IT & Equipment, New Commish

Benton City Council at the Benton Municipal Complex Monday, Nov. 23, 2015.

6:30 p.m 

Agenda meeting in the mayor's conference room.



Added by Shelli Poole on November 20, 2015 at 12:57pm — No Comments

City of Bryant Seeks Bids on Sprinkler System Installation for Echo Lake Boulevard

Bid Title:

Echo Lake Boulevard-Sprinkler System…


Added by Shelli Poole on November 16, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Bryant City Council Meets Tuesday, November 17th

Bryant City Council Regular Meeting November 17th, 2015
Boswell Municipal Complex-City Hall Courtroom, 210 SW 3rd St., Bryant. AR 72022, (501)943-0999 


Added by Shelli Poole on November 13, 2015 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Benton City Council Nov 9: Cable Agreement, Accounting Policy, Closing Road, Historic District

The Benton City Council will hold its regularly scheduled agenda meeting at 6:30 P.M., Monday, November 9, 2015, in the Mayor’s Conference Room at the Benton Municipal Complex.

Public hearing at 6:50…


Added by Shelli Poole on November 9, 2015 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Benton City Council: Yes to all items, including parks, rezoning, streets, Palace, sidewalks, trails & more

The Benton City Council met Monday night, October 26th, 2015 at the Benton Municipal Complex to discuss matters concerning accounting policies, utility funds, bank bids, rezoning land, halting demo on the Palace Theatre, street abandonment, sidewalks, trails, playground…


Added by Shelli Poole on October 26, 2015 at 10:52pm — No Comments

Bryant Council Considers Which Alcohol Permit, Replacing Goats, Water Bill Increase

The following is description of what was decided during the regular meeting held by the Bryant City Council, 7pm, Tuesday night, September 29, 2015. Click for the agenda.

City Council approved minutes from…


Added by Shelli Poole on September 30, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Bryant’s Mobile City Hall leads to Great Community Conversations

This month’s…


Added by Shelli Poole on September 23, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Benton Committee Gives the Palace Theatre 6 Months More (Meeting Video)

Benton City Attorney Brent Houston points to the illustration of the shared brick wall, as Mayor David Mattingly (not pictured) explains how the intertwining of the bricks could pose a concern for the Christian Community Care Clinic next door to the Palace Theatre. Alderman Jerry Ponder and Alderwoman Evelyn Reed listen.…


Added by Shelli Poole on September 1, 2015 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

Friends of the Palace & Curtis Ferguson Make Their Case in Workshop Regarding Saving or Demolishing the Theatre

The ongoing efforts to save the Palace Theatre in downtown Benton from demolition got real last night, as two parties spoke to members of the City of Benton's Community Service Committee - made up of members of City Council.

The Palace has sat dormant on South Street near Market since the Saline County Library vacated the…


Added by Shelli Poole on August 28, 2015 at 1:30pm — 5 Comments

City of Bryant Officials Holding "Community Conversations" in Local Neighborhoods

Bryant City Hall is coming to a neighborhood near you!

Mayor Dabbs, along with Chief Kizer, Chief Jordan and Bryant City Council members are excited to be setting up very soon in your neighborhood - or at least one nearby.

Most Bryant residents work during the 8:00-5:00 hours that City Hall is…


Added by Shelli Poole on August 26, 2015 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Benton Committee Met Tuesday Night, Interviewed 7 Candidates & Chose One to Fill Vacant Benton City Council Seat


9 members of the City Council were present. 7 candidates showed up to interview. Judd Hart was selected to fill the vacancy on the Council. More details soon.


The Personnel/Health & Safety Committee will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25th, in the Mayor's Conference Room at the Benton Municipal Complex to interview candidates to fill the vacant Ward 4, Position 1 seat on the Benton City Council. The seat…


Added by Shelli Poole on August 25, 2015 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Benton Alderman Resigns, Council Must Pick a Replacement

During the July 27 meeting of the Benton City Council, Mayor David Mattingly announced the resignation of Alderman Jim Gardner. In a statement read by Mayor Mattingly during the meeting, Gardner expressed his appreciation to the city and residents for his time on…


Added by Shelli Poole on July 28, 2015 at 10:14am — 2 Comments

Benton Mayor Mattingly Gives Raises and Lowers Taxes, Shows Off New Facility & Mascot

City of Benton Mayor David Mattingly held a press conference this morning to make a couple of announcements that will come as good news to City employees, as well as local residents. 

Mattingly announced that employees will be receiving a cost of living allowance (COLA) raise of 3.5%, and he also wants to lower property taxes for Benton residents - from 4.9% to 4.1%.

More details coming, but Mattingly also showed a video of how the inside of Riverside Park will look AND…


Added by Shelli Poole on July 2, 2015 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

CADC Single Parent Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications Through July 1st


Central Arkansas Development Council’s Single Parent Scholarship Fund (SPSF) is accepting applications in Saline, Hot Spring, Pike, Clark, Dallas and Columbia Counties. The deadline to apply July 1, 2015.

The SPSF program provides scholarships to low-income single parents who…


Added by Shelli Poole on June 19, 2015 at 9:18pm — No Comments

VIDEO: Benton City Council Discussed Bonds, Rezoning, Renovating, Salaries & Annexing

The Benton City Council held their regular meeting Monday April 27, 2015. Agenda topics included Bonds, Rezoning, Gann House, Salary, and Annexing Land. Read the agenda below the video.

At the end of the video, Benton Police Chief Kirk Lane talks about the new radios on the AWIN system that the…


Added by Shelli Poole on April 28, 2015 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Bauxite City Council Approves New 4x4 Vehicle Purchase for Fire Department

On Monday night, April 27, 2015, the Bauxite City Council held a special called meeting to discuss allowing the Fire Department to purchase a service…


Added by Shelli Poole on April 27, 2015 at 9:43pm — No Comments

VIDEO: Bauxite Council Says "Yes" to Landfill Expansion, "I Don't Know" to Alcohol, Court Venue, Water Contract & Code Enforcement

On Monday, April 20th, 2015, the Bauxite City Council convened in their regular meeting to discuss the following agenda items:

  1. Comprehensive alcohol ordinance
  2. Landfill expansion 
  3. IRS back payments
  4. Planning and zoning
  5. Judge Stephanie Casady - requesting to…

Added by Shelli Poole on April 21, 2015 at 2:02pm — 1 Comment

Benton Doesn't Want You Feeding Stray Animals - For This Reason

The City of Benton has adopted an ordinance (Number 22 of 2015) stating there will be a fat fine associated with feeding stray animals on property other than where you yourself reside. If animals are getting fed in a certain spot, that's where they will congregate.…


Added by Shelli Poole on April 15, 2015 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Bryant State of the City: New Business, Construction, Jobs, Planned Growth, Department Goals, Livability

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, Bryant Mayor Jill Dabbs gave her State of the City Address at the regular City Council Meeting at City Hall. Video and text of that address are shown below.




Added by Shelli Poole on April 2, 2015 at 9:42am — No Comments

Bryant City Meeting Showcases Video of the Robot Bryant Students Built, Recognizes Citizens & Organizations

The Bryant City Council Meeting was held Tuesday night, March 31, 2015. This video shows the first part of the meeting. The rest of the meeting is to come in another post.

00:00... Awards and Recognition 

  • The Bryant Boys and Girls Club-- National Boys and Girls Club Week
  • Autism Speaks - Autism Awareness
  • CASA - Child Abuse Awareness
  • Centerpoint --Safe Digging Month

08:00... …


Added by Shelli Poole on April 1, 2015 at 5:29pm — No Comments

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