The Waldron City Council met on Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m. Just prior to that meeting, a second public hearing was held for the community development block grant program.
“One of the first things people look at when moving to the city is walk-ability. I’m really proud of our sidewalks. The next thing they look at is parks. I think we are moving in the right direction,” commented Mayor David Millard.
Future projects will include sidewalk additions to 2nd Street and the Tyson Industrial park area.
After approving the minutes from the March meeting, Police Chief Jeremy Hunt reported the following:
crimes against a person-11
theft of property- 5
total of 77 cases reported with 29 arrests
Alderman June Haas inquired about a recent incident that had happened at the city park involving alleged bullying. Chief Hunt said he was not aware of any report that had been filed. Waldron City Attorney Mark Johnson said
Mayor Millard reminded everyone of the first annual “Mayor Dave’s Easter Egg Hunt.” There will be lots of prizes, including four bicycles and two tricycles.
City Superintendent Brandon Nelson reported on two water leaks,
Next, Greg Walker with Landmark Engineering reported on the audit for the city’s water and wastewater department. “As usual it’s been great, working with Sherry (Johnston) has been a great experience. She always gets everything to us on time….There were no issues with the audit.”
The council voted unanimously to authorize the mayor to enter into two contracts, one for the waste water treatment plant oxidation ditch aerator replacement and the other for the water treatment plant backwash de-chlorination addition.
With no other items of business, the meeting of the Waldron city council was adjourned.