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Grant Helps Hire More Firefighters

Posted: January 5, 2013 at 4:51 a.m.

A two-year Department of Homeland Security grant will allow the city to hire six firefighters.

At A Glance

Rogers City Council

When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Council Chambers, City Hall, 301 W. Chestnut St.

On the agenda:

• A $9,395 contract with Radiophone for a computer upgrade in the dispatch center

• A $3,694 grant form the Arkansas Fire Prevention Commission

• A $48,600 contract with FTN & Associates for work on the Blossom Way Creek project

• Amending Chapter 14 of the City Code changing some wording in the design standards for driveways and sidewalks

• A lease extension and assignment agreement with Spectrasite Communications for a cellular tower at Dock Wheeler Park, the site of the new aquatic center

• A $200,000 contact with the Rogers-Lowell Industrial Development Corporation, which will handle economic development services for the city in 2013.

Source: Staff Report

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The department currently has 104 firefighters and 4 civilians.

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