Gravette, Siloam Springs, Gateway see sales tax on ballot

Posted: January 25, 2016 at 1 a.m.

Emily Williams, office manager for a Gravette insurance agency, walks Thursday on a downtown sidewalk. Gravette is looking at taking an existing tax devoted exclusively to sewers, now that the bonds are paid off, and asking voters to repurpose it for streets, parks and recreation, sidewalks and sewer. For more photos, go to

Voters in three Benton County towns will decide sales tax questions in the March 1 elections that could pay for improvements to roads and sewer, sidewalks and parks.

Up next

Gravette officials will discuss more city improvements during a public forum at 6 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Gravette Civic Center.

Early voting begins Feb. 16 for the March 1 elections.

Source: Staff report

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