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City & County Great American Cleanup Plans

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

kab-gac-logoVolunteers Take Action to Clean, Restore and Renew Monticello and Drew Co.

The 2016 Great American Cleanup will take place May 14.

COUNTY Cleanup Volunteers, will be launching the 2016 Great American Cleanup on our county roads. T shirts, gloves, vests, and water will be available in limited amounts. Please pickup up your supplies at the Drew County Judge’s office before May 14th. Thank you in advance for your effort of Keeping America Beautiful.

This year’s CITY event will kick off at 8 am on the Town Square with last minute sign up and supply distribution. Supplies are available on a first come first serve basis and will only be given out at the 8 am kickoff with no early distribution.


State of the City, by Mayor Zack Tucker – Video

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Last month I had the opportunity to join local history buffs to proclaim March, Archaeology Month. The highlight of Archaeology Month was a weeklong volunteer dig at the Hollywood Plantation near Winchester? the site of the historic pre-civil war log cabin that is currently being restored and developed into a heritage site by UAM. I mention this project because it is such a great example of what is right about our community in 2016.

First Responders Keep County Safe – Twice this Week

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Sunday morning, around 3:30, while most of the county was sleeping, the Sheriff’s Dept. began a manhunt for a jail escapee from Fordyce, who had been convicted of Murder, in 1998. The search continued until 11 am, Monday, with most offiers only getting around 3-4 hours sleep.

Monticello Police officers joined the search a couple of hours later, and they also were past midnight, working to apprehend the felon, who was a threat to the town they serve and protect. They also put the needs of residents in front of their own.

When Tuesday’s wildfire was reported, our Monticello Fire Dept., along with the Arkansas Forestry Commission, battled the blaze for over 6 hours, as the fire changed directions, as the wind changed several times, in the smoke and fire and fumes.

We need to recognize how valuable our first responders are to our community; keeping us safe, regardless of the threat that they are protecting us from.

Proposed Pay Increases on City Council’s Monday Agenda – Update

Friday, February 5th, 2016

CITY HALLMonday night, the City Council, at 6pm, to discuss he proposed  salary scale for city employees..
The Mayor’s request regarding salaries requested a plan to “levelize” the varying salaries among workers, from when there were fewer pay guidelines.

Posted below (from an  earlier article) are the current and proposed salaries for the city employees that will earn over $40,000, and the employees that are scheduled to receive over a $3,000 pay increase, plus a couple of other positions, of public interest.

Position Years Proposed Salary Current Salary
Administrative Asst—–0—– $25,292.29 $18,720.00
Finance Director —–3 —–$52,956.43 $39,033.80
Asst to the Mayor —–1 —–$37,142.57 $35,006.40
Mayor 1 —–$63,603.80—– $63,603.80

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