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Mayor Gives State Of Bentonville Report

Posted: January 29, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO MELISSA GUTE Mayor Bob McCaslin gives his State of the City report during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting in Bentonville.

The city has become the preferred place for work, play and living life, Mayor Bob McCaslin said in his State of the City report at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.

At A Glance

Council Action:

Bentonville's City Council met Tuesday and approved:

Rezoning the southwest corner of Southwest Rainbow Farms Road and Southwest Regional Airport Boulevard from general commercial to light industrial.

The Southeast Downtown Area Plan.

A contract for economic development with Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce.

Appointing Thomas Byland to the Planning Commission.

An animal services contract with Rogers.

Authorizing an agreement with Downtown Bentonville or services during 2014.

Waiving the competitive bidding for chlorine at the Aquatic Center, the Fountains at Lawrence Plaza and the Fountains at the Downtown Square.

A $96,729 Walmart grant for Fire and Police departments active shooter training.

Source: Staff Report

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