The concept of a regional park was first discussed 13 years ago when the city commissioned a 10-year Master Plan to determine the recreation needs of Fayetteville citizens.
Voters will decide whether taxpayer money is used to help fund Walton Arts Center renovations and a planned regional park in southwest Fayetteville.
Months of discussion over whether to use taxpayer money to fund Walton Arts Center renovations and a regional park in southwest Fayetteville could come to a head this fall.
Advertising and Promotion commissioners approved plans on Monday to help fund Walton Arts Center renovations and a regional park in southwest Fayetteville.
Walton Arts Center officials will have to wait at least another month for a decision on a plan that would help fund an expansion of the arts center’s Dickson Street facility.
A plan to help the Walton Arts Center expand its Dickson Street facility has grown to include funding for a 200-acre regional park and a possible permanent home for the Arkansas Music Pavilion.
A decision on whether to give $8.5 million to the Walton Arts Center will likely be delayed.
City Council members will consider a plan to survey Fayetteville citizens on how best to use funds from a possible extension of bonds used to finance the Fayetteville Town Center.