Centerton shelter to house Bentonville dogs

Posted: January 24, 2018 at 1:06 a.m.

The kennels at the Centerton Animal Shelter. The shelter has 18 kennels, but is in the process of expanding to 60 with additional dog runs outside, Mayor Bill Edwards said.

The city council approved an animal services contract with Centerton to the dismay of a group of animal advocates concerned about the standard of care at the Centerton facility.

Council action

Bentonville City Council met Tuesday and approved the following:

• To set a public hearing for a utility easement vacation request in the Straube Business Park Subdivision for Feb. 13.

• To set a public hearing for a utility easement vacation request at 6302 S.W. Heritage Ave. for Feb. 13.

• To add two sworn police officer positions not included in the 2018 budget.

Source: Staff report

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