Council Seeks Arts Center Request Input

Tax Money Could Also Pay For Regional Park

Posted: January 4, 2013 at 4:25 a.m.

Kit Williams, standing, city attorney, passes out material to Alan T. Long and other members of the City Council before the start of the council meeting in Fayetteville.

The City Council wants more public input before Advertising and Promotion commissioners decide whether to give the Walton Arts Center $8.5 million for a renovation.

At A Glance

Council Action

Also on Tuesday, Fayettevilles City Council:

Welcomed three new members. Sarah Marsh (Ward 1), Martin Schoppmeyer (Ward 3) and Alan Long (Ward 4) took the oath of office, along with incumbent Alderman Matthew Petty (Ward 2), Mayor Lioneld Jordan and City Clerk Sondra Smith.

w Designated one block of Ila Street between Wilson and Vandeventer avenues as residential permit parking only.

w Allowed the Arkansas Entertainers Walk of Fame to commemorate famous Arkansans with a series of bronze plaques on sidewalks in downtown Fayetteville.

Source: Staff Report

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