The “Innovex” lease specifies that the lines be installed at the site, though Arkadelphia City Manager Gary Brinkley noted that the cost of $1.2 million would benefit future development at the site, not just “Innovex.”
Asking for fairness in regards to small businesses receiving EDCCC funds, NAACP President Bruce Bell addressed Monday evening’s meeting of the Clark County Quorum Court.
Short brings over 15 years of economic development and chamber of commerce experience to Arkadelphia. Most recently she served over seven years as Vice President of Programs and Partnerships at the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Executive Director of the Arkansas Economic Developers and Chamber Executives (AEDCE) organizations.
For the Week in Clark County History, we combed through bound copies of the Daily Siftings Herald, housed in the archives of Riley-Hickingbotham Library at Ouachita Baptist University.
An incentive application at least six months in the making will remain in its draft form for another month following much discussion Tuesday on whether to include the word “new” in the application.
There will be discussion on requests to be included on EDCCC agendas and the EDCCC incentive application, as well as the interview process for a CEO of the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance.
In the lawsuit, the county claimed the 2016 faulty installation of a boiler had caused a carbon monoxide leak, which made jail staff and inmates ill and forced the jail to make numerous accommodations for inmates.