Mayor Appoints Director

Aldermen Approve New Title For City Position

Posted: January 9, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Aldermen approved a new title Tuesday for the financial officer of the city and Mayor Greg Hines introduced the new director of finance.

At A Glance

Council Action

Rogers’ City Council met Tuesday and passed:

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

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

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

• Amended Chapter 14 of the city code, changing some wording in the design standards for driveways and sidewalks.

• Moved a $232,969 Homeland Security grant into several payroll accounts to allow the Fire Department to hire six firefighters.

• A $7,000 amendment to the Morrison Shipley Engineer contract to add a left turn lane to Locust Street west of the Second Street

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

Source: Staff Report

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Great hire by the city. Casey will do a great job with the highest level of integrity.

Posted by: mdp

January 9, 2013 at 10:52 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

“Municipal accounting is my first love and my passion." Mine, too.

Jeez, that's the worst political pick-up line in history...

Posted by: CaptainQuint

January 10, 2013 at 12:04 a.m. ( | suggest removal )