Feb 13, 2024 - Politics

The Agenda: What's on deck at city council this week

Bentonville City Hall

Bentonville City Hall. Photo: Alex Golden/Axios

Here's your guide to local city council meetings tonight.

Bentonville will vote on:

  • Rezoning about 7.8 acres of land on SE J Street from office and public/semipublic to medium-density residential at the request of Bentonville Public Schools. The nonprofit Excellerate Foundation plans to build affordable housing for Bentonville teachers.

Rogers will vote on:

  • Appropriating about $3 million, including a federal grant of $2.65 million, for several municipal airport projects. Among them is reconstructing the taxiway lighting and airfield electrical vault at a cost of $1.88 million.
  • Designating $1.16 million in American Rescue Plan Act money for sewer infrastructure.

Springdale will vote on:

  • Endorsing Central States Manufacturing for the state's tax refund program that allows businesses to be reimbursed for a portion of sales taxes on materials purchased to start the business.

Go to the meetings: 6pm at Bentonville and Springdale city halls; 6:30pm at Rogers City Hall.

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