Arkansas

Majestic site board’s top 2021 priority

The former Majestic Hotel site as seen from Park Avenue. The Hot Springs Board of Directors ranked the redevelopment of the Majestic Hotel site as its top priority in 2021, putting it ahead of 17 other items that were up for discussion at the board’s work session last month. City Manager Bill Burrough told the board negotiations he and City ...

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Paragould, Evergy Announce Solar Energy Agreement

Paragould Light Water and Cable will partner with Missouri-based, Evergy, to provide solar power to the Paragould, Ark., community. Evergy was selected through an RFP process that was conducted by GDS Associates to build a new solar array that will generate 1.44 MW of energy. “Paragould’s strong leadership shows their investment to continued growth in renewable energy and commitment to our partnership,” ...

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Fort Smith, Ark., seeks record keeper for 2 DC plans

Fort Smith, Ark., is searching for a record keeper for its $45 million 401(a) plan and $12 million 457 plan. The city is seeking a firm to provide “record keeping, fiduciary services, investment review services, participant education/communication and plan administrative services,” according to an RFP posted on the city’s website. ICMA-RC is the current record keeper; whether the firm is ...

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Not So Deep Thoughts

With age some of us — not the president, of course — find concentration increasingly difficult. At those times, we bring out the arrows. ↓ Any proposal for War Memorial Park in Little Rock that doesn’t involve primarily green space open to the public, preferably featuring walking and biking trails, a dog park and possibly space for youth sports. The city ...

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Bid approved for warning sirens

City to now seek funding Tornado siren in Bentonville A bid has been approved for a new early-warning emergency system for El Dorado and city officials have agreed that the next step is to request funding from the El Dorado Works Board, who administers the city’s one-cent sales tax for economic development, municipal infrastructure and quality-of-life projects. On July 23, ...

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Little Rock park lease-proposal deadline put off 2 weeks

FILE — Little Rock City Hall is shown in this 2019 file photo. The deadline for golf entertainment vendors to submit proposals for an 18-acre lease of Little Rock’s War Memorial Park has been pushed back two weeks. The city, through a request for proposals, is seeking to lease a portion of the park to a nontraditional golf entertainment venue. ...

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Same developer groups respond to Majestic RFP

Motorists drive past the Majestic Hotel site Thursday. The city said the request for proposals to redevelop the site garnered two responses. The city’s second request for proposals to redevelop the Majestic Hotel property drew two respondents, the same two that responded to the initial solicitation. A joint proposal Grand Point Investment Group of Hot Springs and Cienda Partners of ...

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JOHN BRUMMETT: Greens for some green?

Appearances matter much in politics. So, it’s fair and relevant to say there is an appearance that the fix may have been in with Mayor Frank Scott angling to get the War Memorial Golf Course closed so that choice midtown greenery could get partially ceded to private development. You could establish a perfectly logical linear narrative by which the mayor ...

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COVID cancellations discussed at A&P Commission meeting

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced the cancellation or modification of several local events for which the El Dorado Advertising and Promotion Commission approved a total of $260,000 in its 2020 budget. While discussing the matter Tuesday, commissioners agreed to notify groups who were awarded A&P funding to promote 2020 events that the money must be used within the calendar ...

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University of Arkansas delays RFP process for sports medicine provider due to COVID-19

The University of Arkansas said April 6 it was postponing the request for proposal (RFP) process to award a new seven-year contract for the athletic department’s orthopedic and sports medicine services. The reason? COVID-19. “With the ongoing commitment of the medical entities related to the pandemic and some limitations related to completing the process (i.e. on-site visits etc.), the process ...

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SOLICITATION TO BID

Details for SOLICITATION TO BID SOLICITATION TO BID Notice to Bidders SEALED BIDS for the Stadium Turf Field Project at Benton High School, will be addressed to and be received at: Benton School District, 207 W Conway, Benton, AR 72015. The project consists of the installation of new synthetic turf at the existing Stadium field. Bids will be received until 2:00pm, ...

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock Issues Marketing RFP

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Issues Marketing RFP 2016-03-01 by Jason Tannahill Leave a Comment The University of Arkansas at Little Rock The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) is seeking a comprehensive marketing program for the UALR Graduate School. They want a marketing company ywho can help them maximize the number of submitted applications from students whose ...

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