Council Readies for New Members
Posted: December 29, 2012 at 3:13 a.m.
The new year will bring new faces to the City Council when it meets Jan. 8. Wards 2, 3 and 4 will each have a new representative as James Dotson, Ryan Parks and Ed Austin all take their leave at the end of the year.
At A Glance
Thinking About 2013
What Bentonville City Council members will be thinking about in 2013:
-Mary Baggett: “I am anxious for us to get the activity center started. I want to support revitalization of North Walton and adding more sidewalks there.”
-Chris Sooter: “I plan to continue to be an advocate for trees and landscaping throughout our city and to continue to support the construction of new streets and enhancements to our downtown area.”
-Roger Thomas: “How can I help make sure that the transition from ‘dry’ to ‘wet’ is handled intelligently, strategically and fairly for all involved — new businesses and the citizens in the city of Bentonville?”
-Leah Williams: “Bentonville is a beautiful city, and to preserve that I, as alderwoman, will strive to serve with integrity and help cultivate the council to ensure that Bentonville remains a first-class city.”
-Burton Head: “I would like to help the city with some of its growing concerns. The city is starting to improve some of its streets, but more are needed.”
Source: Staff Report
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