Brinkley is requesting approval from the board to accept a $313,777 bid to paint the city water tower on 16th Street. The project would include the painting of both the exterior and interior of the facility. “It is a very technical process — which it should be — as this is 300,000 gallons of drinking water,” Brinkley informed the board in a memo.
The City of Arkadelphia issued building permits with an estimated construction value of $483,800 for the month of March. Records were obtained from the city’s Building Department under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and include valuations of work except where omitted from reports.
Registration is now open for the 2022 Arkansas Rural Development Summit, the state’s annual event for anyone interested in improving the quality of life in Arkansas’ rural communities.
The event titled “Cinco de Mayo” will be a celebration of Mexican culture, featuring a live, nine-piece salsa band, a minimum of six food trucks and custom beverages prepared by 67 Grill.
Clark County real estate transactions recorded between March 11 and March 25 having a value of $100,000 or greater.
Griffin only named one of the other four projects, “Yellow Pine,” but said he felt like that one could be “fading.”
“The biggest change” made to the draft, Jester pointed out, was the addition of a category allowing a company to be eligible by producing one job with a capital investment as low as $5,000.
“For a couple of years, the gas savings were huge,” said Arkadelphia Police Chief Jason “Shorty” Jackson. “But when we had to start replacing the hybrid batteries it was eating up the fuel savings and then some.”
The Arkadelphian learned in February’s EDCCC meeting that “Innovex” is a company that has developed a new technology used in fracking. “They build a charge that goes underground that is used in the oil and gas industry,” said Kevin Jester, chair of the EDCCC.
Ward 3 Director Keith Crews asked is the existing electrical lines, which run between power poles, would remain above ground or be buried.