02/08/2021

New fire truck, rezoning requests on Board’s agenda

TEXARKANA, Ark. — Through a assembly Monday, the town Board of Administrators will think about the order of a new pumper truck for the Fireplace Department and a pair of rezoning requests to let housing growth.

Goldy’s Fireplace Apparatus of Tupelo, Mississippi, was the small bidder for the new truck, featuring a full price of $378,182 for it and related devices. That amount of money is much less than the $400,000 allotted for the acquire in the present metropolis funds.

The Board will also get up proposed ordinances that would rezone 3211 Preston St. from basic producing to medium density residential and 1619 Lincoln St. from retail professional to medium density household.

No facts about planned housing advancement on the loads had been integrated in briefing components included with the meeting’s agenda.

The Board will also contemplate amending the Texarkana Arkansas Community Worker Retirement Method prepare doc in accordance with authorized suggestions with regards to using the services of a substitution for a retiring district courtroom clerk.

The truck invest in is on the consent agenda, which means it will be voted on without having dialogue together with several other measures at when.

Also on the consent agenda is acceptance of a deal for a Texarkana Drinking water Utilities valve substitution undertaking at the Millwood Drinking water Therapy Plant. MVA Companies of Quinlan, Texas, was the very low bidder for the contract at $462,628. Texarkana, Arkansas, would spend far more than $170,500 and Texarkana, Texas, the remainder.

A different consent agenda merchandise would approve the city’s 2021 Bi-condition Justice Creating spending plan and amend the typical fund budget appropriately. The city will add much more than $314,000 to the building’s operations and maintenance this calendar year.

Government Director J.D. Phillips will update the Board on billing problems TWU has had relevant to a December 2020 cyberattack on its computer system methods.

The agenda incorporates a citizen interaction time during which members of the community might deal with the Board on any subject matter for up to five minutes every single.

The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at City Corridor, 216 Walnut St.