Rogers to receive FEMA dollars for repair, improvement to Lake Atalanta

Posted: September 13, 2017 at 1:10 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/FLIP PUTTHOFF Ahtziri Maldonado, a student at Heritage High School, boards a canoe Tuesday during an outdoor education class taught by Tom Olsen (right) at Lake Atalanta Park in Rogers. Parts of the park were damaged by flooding in April.
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NWA Democrat-Gazette/FLIP PUTTHOFF Ahtziri Maldonado, a student at Heritage High School, boards a canoe Tuesday during an outdoor education class taught by Tom Olsen (right) at Lake Atalanta Park in Rogers. Parts of the park were damaged by flooding in April.

Lake Atalanta will be safeguarded from future flooding once repairs are made with federal money, Mayor Greg Hines said during a City Council meeting on Tuesday.

Council action

Rogers’ City Council met Tuesday and approved:

• Agreements necessary for the Bellview South Road project and accepting the lowest qualified bid for construction.

• A Crafton, Tull & Associates contract for construction observation, inspections and material testing.

• A contract change with Crafton, Tull & Associates for moving utilities associated with the Pleasant Grove Road Phase III project for design services of water and sewer line extensions.

• Accepting a $12,378 grant from the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District.

• Rezoning 0.42 acres on the south side of West Pleasant Grove Road, 0.60 miles west of the intersection of Interstate 49 from agricultural to residential office.

• Rezoning 1.97 acres on the northwest corner of the intersection of South Dixieland Road and West Laurel Avenue from agricultural to residential single family.

Source: Staff report

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