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Entegrity’s Flint Richter Discusses Solar Policies Shifting this FallLock Icon

On Oct. 1, the new state policy will cut the credit by about half, from the retail rate utilities charge for power to the wholesale rate they pay for it. read more >
Washington County's 2.01-megawatt, 5,400 panel solar system on its south campus near Clydesdale Drive in Fayetteville.
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Fayetteville, Others Race for Solar Savings

The city of Fayetteville is looking to save money on its electric bill, and it’s in a hurry to have solar power project plans in place with Entegrity of Little Rock by the end of September. read more >
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University Lofts to Build Apartment Complex Near Baum Stadium in FayettevilleLock Icon

The complex, 152 units in a four-story building on West 15th Street, is set for a 2025 opening. read more >
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Downtown Fayetteville Project Rambles OnLock Icon

Fayetteville voters approved a $226 million bond proposal, of which $31.7 million was designated for the development of the Cultural Arts Corridor along West Avenue in downtown Fayetteville. read more >
Work has begun on a $37 million project to improve the Interstate 49 interchange at Wedington Drive in Fayetteville, and state officials hope a federal infrastructure plan will provide money for more projects.
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Put Money on Roads, Arkansans Urge BidenLock Icon

In today’s political climate, even seemingly bipartisan issues like addressing the nation’s crumbling infrastructure can bog down quickly. read more >
Construction of a house in the Goose Creek subdivision, one of many residential projects going online in Farmington.
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Housing In Northwest Arkansas Presents ChallengeLock Icon

City planners in northwest Arkansas are trying to answer the same question: As the region continues to grow in population, how does a city plan its own growth and where can all the new family homes and other residential units go? read more >
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Pandemic Permitting: Virus Takes Minor Toll on Building Projects

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, city officials in Arkansas worried, among many possible effects, how the virus might derail the building permit process. It turns out that they worried unnecessarily. read more >
Argenta Outdoor Dining District
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Have Cup, Will Travel: Drinks Hit The StreetsLock Icon

Outdoor drinks and dining have become commonplace in American downtowns, a trend pioneered in Arkansas by Little Rock, which initiated the River Market Entertainment District last summer. read more >
Picnickers enjoyed lunch last week in Allsopp Park while a nearby playground went unused. Park playgrounds in Little Rock, closed for most of the spring, were reopened on Friday.
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Virus Has City Parks Scrambling to RecoverLock Icon

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed Arkansas’ municipal park programs, shutting down pavilions, pools and soccer programs. read more >
Mark Hayes, executive director of the Arkansas Municipal League, reports that cities are bracing for budget challenges caused by COVID-19’s affects on tax revenue.
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Municipal Employees Face Pandemic Job UncertaintyLock Icon

Most Arkansas cities have not had to lay off or furlough employees in the ongoing fiscal turbulence caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. How long that remains the case is a good question. read more >
Oaklawn in Hot Springs expected a crowd of 40,000 for the Rebel Stakes weekend of March 14, but the pandemic left the stands empty.
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Arkansas Cities Say Pandemic Losses of Revenue May Be OverstatedLock Icon

City leaders around Arkansas are holding their breath as business and social activities gradually restart after the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic. read more >
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City of Fayetteville Recruiting a RecruiterLock Icon

The city of Fayetteville is close to adding a business recruitment specialist to focus on attracting and retaining business investment. read more >
Paul Becker • CFO | City of Fayetteville

Paul Becker of the City of Fayetteville (WINNER: Public Sector CFO)

Paul Becker dabbled unhappily with part-time work after his retirement for a couple of years when he saw an advertisement for the open CFO position at the city of Fayetteville. Becker applied and got the job 10 years ago. read more >
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City of Fayetteville Seeks Director of Economic Vitality

The city of Fayetteville is advertising its newly created position of director of economic vitality, a position that was approved by the city council earlier this year. read more >

University of Arkansas’ Food Sustainability Project Wins Two National Awards

The University of Arkansas Community Design Center won two awards for its project, "Fayetteville 2030: Food City Scenario," a program that seeks to build food sustainability by promoting local agriculture. read more >
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Fayetteville Taking Bids For 2 City-Owned Acres

The city of Fayetteville is accepting bids for about 2 acres of property it owns on the east side of town. read more >