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Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
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Pet of the Week
This is "Ricco" (No. 39). He's a handsome, medium-size, 10-month-old brown and black German Shepherd/Lab with a very pretty widow's peak. Ricco was from animal control. He's been leash-trained and sits and stays on command. He's also very sweet-natured with people and other dogs. ...
Council workshop focuses on proposed food truck ordinance (10/26/16)
The Eureka Springs City Council continued its ongoing discussion of food trucks at a workshop Monday night. The council looked over a proposed ordinance allowing food trucks in the city, and alderwoman Mickey Schneider said she wasn't happy with it...
Planning commission approves existing CUP for B&B at 28 Ridgeway (10/26/16)
The bed and breakfast at 28 Ridgeway will remain in operation under new owners. On Tuesday night, the Eureka Springs Planning Commission approved an existing conditional use permit for a five-unit bed and breakfast at the site. Chris Fischer spoke in favor of the CUP application during a public hearing, saying he supports B&Bs in Eureka Springs...
HDC approves revised site plan for Building 100 (10/26/16)
The Eureka Springs Community Center Foundation can officially move forward on the demolition of Building 100. On Wednesday, Oct. 19, the Eureka Springs Historic District Commission approved the revised site plan for demolition. The commission denied the foundation's request to revise the previously approved master site plan on Oct. 5, when foundation member Al Larson said the site plan had to be modified from the original plan...
Council approves resolution for trails grant (10/26/16)
Following lengthy discussion Monday night, the Eureka Springs City Council approved a resolution allowing the parks commission to apply for a trails grant. Parks commission chairman Bill Featherstone presented information about the grant, saying it will allow the commission to create an exercise trail at the Eureka Springs Community Center. The $35,000 grant has no matching funds, he said, and an application needs to be submitted by Friday, Oct. 28...
Council agrees to pay portion of judge's salary (10/26/16)
The city of Eureka Springs will do its part to support the new district judge for Carroll and Madison counties. On Monday night, the Eureka Springs City Council approved a resolution allowing the city to participate in a proportionate share agreement paying the district judge's base salary. The resolution says the city will spend $8,378 for the salary in 2017...
Citizen of the Week
Heath Redding is this week's Citizen of the Week. Redding takes pictures of trick or treaters and their families for free on White Street every Halloween. He will set up his photo booth on Monday, Oct. 31, on White Street, so be sure to stop by for a quick pic...
What do You think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley
Would you like to see food trucks here in Eureka? Why?
No. I like to go in a restaurant and sit down and enjoy my meal.
No. I like the view and to shop and sit down somewhere.
Yes. Ice cream trucks, not food trucks.
"Crazy White Mexican"
No. There are plenty of restaurants.
Absolutely, because food trucks provide different cuisines that we don't normally get to sample.
Yes. We can take a shot at it and see how many people use them.
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