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Council Approves 2013 Budget

Church Relocation Passes

Posted: December 12, 2012 at 3:07 a.m.

The City Council approved on Tuesday a 2013 budget with a substantial pay raise for city employees.

At A Glance

Springdale City Council

Actions On Items From The Agenda:

-Approved a lease agreement with the Arkansas Department of Correction on the armory to allow the expansion of the department’s work release program

-Approved a Comprehensive Land Use Plan for the city

-Approved an cooperative agreement with Benton County for hazardous materials response

-Approved condemnation proceedings on property located at 3320 S. 48th St. owned by Richard and Carol Lane for $708,000; on property located on the east side of 56th Street owned by 4&P LLC for $93,500

-Approved reserving $4 million from the city Capital Improvement Program fund for emergencies

-Approved rezoning 1.6 acres at 600 W. Sunset Ave., the armory building, owned by Springdale from general commercial to institutional; rezoning 172 acres south of Emma Avenue and west of Old Missouri Road, the Springdale Municipal Airport, owned by the Springdale Airport Commission, from multifamily residential, general commercial and light industrial to institutional.

-Approved using $16,000 drug forfeiture money to purchase 10 refurbished computers for patrol cars

-Re-appointed Philip Taldo as a Springdale representative to the Northwest Arkansas Airport Authority

-Approved the conditional use of a cell tower at 1844 Louisiana Place for AT&T Wireless

Source: Staff Report

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