Aldermen said they want to allow more time for public input on the proposal, but also want to consider adding assurances about the Walton Arts Center’s planned expansion on Dickson Street.
We talked to WAC CEO Peter Lane and Parks & Recreation director Connie Edmonston Tuesday night, and here’s what they said about next steps for expansion of the Walton Arts Center, and development of Fayetteville’s regional park.
Fayetteville voters approved measures to help fund Walton Arts Center renovations, a planned regional park in southwest Fayetteville, and to refinance the bonds originally issued to build the Fayetteville Town Center in a special election held Nov. 12.
A special bond election today will determine whether taxpayer money is used to help fund Walton Arts Center renovations and a planned regional park in southwest Fayetteville.
Ballots can be cast between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. through Friday, Nov. 8.
The election is set for Nov. 12, but voters can weigh in early beginning Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the County Clerk’s office inside the Washington County Courthouse.
Fayetteville residents now have a more detailed look at what is envisioned for the future of the Walton Arts Center on Dickson Street.
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.