Ambulance Contract Approved With Benton County

Officials Considering Ending Calls Outside City

Posted: March 26, 2014 at 5 a.m.

The City Council approved a contract Tuesday to provide ambulance service to rural Benton County, a service the city has provided for years the Fire Department would like to see end.


Council Action

Springdale’s City Council met Tuesday and approved:

• Rezoning 5.2 acres at Elm Springs and Oak Grove roads owned by Steenbergen Family from general commercial to thoroughfare commercial; rezoning 1 acre at 1503 Carley Road owned by Jimmy and Mary Allred from neighborhood office to general commercial

• Amending requirements for the zoning ordinance to adjust parking spaces for new businesses

• On-call pay for the fire marshal and a backup battalion chief at a cost of $5,475

• A contract for mutual aid with the Lowell Fire Department

• A construction management contract for three fire stations with Commerce Construction Co.

Source: Staff Report

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