Hendrix College came out with a report Thursday that said there is evidence that indicates doing away with at-large seats on the Little Rock Board of Directors would advance the city and give minority-group populations a better representation in local government.
A segment of Chester Street in downtown Little Rock will be reduced to a single travel lane in each direction with a center turn lane after Ward 1 City Director Erma Hendrix told city officials Wednesday that she is no longer opposed to the plan, according to a city spokesman.
3 lanes or 4? Vote’s next week
The entire Little Rock Board of Directors will decide the future striping design of a downtown portion of Chester Street rather than a single director having influence on the decision, the board decided Tuesday.
2-day September session set
It was early December when top city officials presented a proposed budget to the Little Rock Board of Directors for approval last year -- prompting intense and repeated criticism from board members that its arrival left little time for changes.
When Joan Adcock is in southwest Little Rock in her official capacity as city director, she often is told by Hispanic residents that they don't trust her, city government or the police.
Wastewater utility adds anti-bias rule Little Rock Wastewater followed the city’s lead last week by adopting an official resolution pledging nondiscrimination against employees and vendors.
For two months now, officials involved in central Arkansas' criminal justice system have been brainstorming ways they can improve the system at the state, county and local levels.
For its LR clients, upgrade aims to give 24-hour access
Little Rock's public housing authority is switching to an upgraded software system at a cost of almost $183,000 in hopes of easing several agency processes as well as making it simpler for residents to submit forms.
$18,940 buys help with long-term aims
One of the first orders of business the governing body of Little Rock Wastewater acted on while operating under its new name Wednesday was approving a nearly $19,000 contract for a consultant's help developing a long-term strategic plan.
Little Rock's bicycle and pedestrian coordinator resigned earlier this month, leaving the part-time position open for applications.