Group Reviews City, UA Plans

Population Growth Prompts Discussion on Housing, Traffic

Posted: December 18, 2012 at 2:05 a.m.

Members of the Town and Gown Advisory Committee familiarized themselves Monday with long-range city and University of Arkansas plans in an effort to address issues that come with population growth on campus and in Fayetteville.

At A Glance

Town And Gown Advisory Committee

The Town and Gown Advisory Committee is a 21-member board, comprised of city officials, university representatives and Fayetteville residents at-large, that was formed in July to discuss issues of mutual interest to the city and university.

The committee is working to create a priority list of issues to discuss in 2013. The group’s next meeting is scheduled Jan. 28.

Source: Staff Report

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Long-range City, University Plans

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Good article. I did not realize that we had 25K students. That's 1/3 of the city population. I wonder if they pay 1/3 of the taxes that it takes to run our infrastructure?

They must be paying the tax because they can't seem to afford building another theater. They want $1M from us perminant citizens so we can recoop $36,000 a year in A&P taxes. Hmmm. Must be that new math.

Is anybody else tired of dealing with children who seemingly have endless expense accounts?

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December 18, 2012 at 7:57 a.m. ( | suggest removal )