Submitted by bentoncity on Wed, 12/4/2013 - 4:36 PM
In a letter dated November 26, 2013 the Southwest Water Users Public Water Authority's attorney Ralph Ohm detailed a potential agreement with the City of Benton, which would make water available to the Exit 114 development. The emphasis of the letter was the Benton Public Utilities Commission (PUC) would purchase the water line for $396,407.99 if the current pipeline bond trustees would release it's interest as the financing agent for the construction of the line in 2009. The PUC requested Benton City Attorney Brent Houston make a formal request to Southwest Water's attorney regarding the
Submitted by bentoncity on Wed, 12/4/2013 - 4:23 PM
At the City Council meeting on December 9, 2013, Alderman Jerry Ponder Finance Committee Chairman, presented the 2014 Budget. Ordinance No 77 of 2013 represents the budget for General Fund, Animal Control, Parks and Streets funds, and establishes a procedure for revising the budget. The budget passed by a vote of 8 - 2, with 8 council members in attendance and 2 absent.