Having become “a victim of its own success,” the Arkadelphia Parks and Recreation Department will be adding a position to assist in management of programs and the youth involved.
Ward 3 Director Keith Crews asked is the existing electrical lines, which run between power poles, would remain above ground or be buried.
Asked when the next city-hosted event will take place, Brinkley told the board there are more “in the pipeline. We’ll surprise you in a little while.”
The 6th Street property is currently where the Clark County Democratic Committee meets; that group is in the process of moving to a new headquarters on Village Drive.
Ward 3 director Keith Crews said he’d been approached by more than one citizen regarding the intersection at Country Club Road and North 15th Street.
Brinkley reported that the city of Greenbrier opened a similar bid this week with “favorable” results, giving Arkadelphia “hope we can move forward with this project.”
First, he thanked the sponsors, staff and volunteers who made the Arkadelphia Festival of the Arts an “excellent event.” Brinkley said his administration was “pleased with the first year’s turnout and had so many people ask to be included next year” so he wants to keep the festival an annual event. “We will have our followup meeting next week and are looking forward to an excellent 2022 event,” City Manager Gary Brinkley told directors.
Arkadelphia City Manager Gary Brinkley applauded the city’s street and police departments Tuesday for several ongoing projects in town.
“This will be the highest revenue total since the Aquatic Park opened in 2002,” Brinkley told directors.