The Arkansas Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Amendment 89 could provide the Fort Smith Board of Directors more options in addressing sewer system improvements, expansion of the city’s fire department and other city projects.
A change in police pay policy and improvements to the city’s fire protection — two items to result in significant budget increases if approved — are on tap for discussion during Tuesday’s (June 14) study session of the Fort Smith Board of Directors.
Mary Jan Blount was honored with the 2011 Iverson Riggs Memorial Citizen of the Year Award in front of a crowd of at least 400 attending the 56th Annual Meeting and Banquet of the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce.
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