Rogers residents in annexed areas can use firearms on personal property, city officials say

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

The city's newest residents, who were annexed in on the western border during a special election in November, can continue to use firearms on their property.

Other action

The Rogers City Council met Tuesday and also approved:

• An ordinance waiving competitive bidding for the purchase of 13 police vehicles for the Rogers Police Department.

• A resolution authorizing a contract with Gray Barn, a landscape company in Fayetteville, for services in 2018 not to exceed $111,203. The resolution combines landscaping services, which were previous split between a landscaping company and the Parks Department.

• A resolution authorizing a recreation and sports agreement and sublease with Rogers Community School Recreation Association of Rogers for 2018.

• A resolution authorizing a lease agreement with Rogers Youth Center Inc. for property in the Rogers Activity Center and part of Foerster Park. The western side of the Rogers Activity Center was separated in this lease for Pedal It Forward, a nonprofit, to operate there.

• A resolution amending the 2018 budget to appropriate $368,273 from Community Development Block Grant Fund reserves to various accounts.

• A resolution authorizing an agreement for transit services with Ozark Regional Transit for 2018 not to exceed $200,000.

• An ordinance assigning recently annexed territory known as “certain lands east of Highway 112” to City Ward 3.

• A resolution authorizing the destruction of certain records of the offices of Finance, Human Resources and City Clerk/Treasurer.

• Accepting the replat of Pinnacle Heights Subdivision, Lot 4.

Source: Staff report

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