Mayor says Lowell growing, thriving

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 1:05 a.m.

The city is thriving with business growth, improved roads, a steady budget and the creation of the Kathleen Johnson Memorial Park, Mayor Eldon Long said Tuesday night during his State of the City address.

Council action

Lowell’s City Council met Tuesday and approved:

• Annexing 25 acres just east of city hall, starting at a railroad spike and ending at the center line of North Old Wire Road.

• Accepting the rezoning land at the southeast corner of North Goad Springs Road and Oakwood Street from residential to commercial.

Source: Staff report

How they voted

Lowell’s City Council denied approving Corey Watson Attorneys, Reddick Moss Attorneys and the Arkansas Municipal League and its defense program as counsel for claims against opiod companies.

• Yes: Todd Fenix, Linda Vannoy

• No: Dean Bitner, Thomas Evers, Shawn Cheney, David Adams, Kendell Stucki, Lonnie Jones

Source: Staff report

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