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Proposed 1/4 Cent Event Center Tax – Monday Update

September 28th, 2015 by

AN ORDINANCE CALLING A SPECIAL ELECTION IN
DREW COUNTY, ARKANSAS ON THE QUESTION OF
ISSUING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS BONDS FOR EVENT
CENTER IMPROVEMENTS UNDER AMENDMENT NO. 62
TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS;
LEVYING A NEW ONE-FOURTH OF ONE PERCENT (0.25%)
SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE PURPOSE OF RETIRING
SUCH BONDS; AND PRESCRIBING OTHER MATTERS
PERTAINING THERETO.

If the event center tax continuatio of the old library tax passes, it would funded, not just by the tax bonds, but also by……

$3 million from the City of Montiello, from cash on hand,
35 acres of land donated by UAM at the college entrance on HWY 425,
Staffing, maintenance, and lawncare by UAM, (if located at proposed HWY  site).
Rental, concessions etc. are expected to rais $200,000 yearly.
$400,000 per year, from the city’s hotel tax.
Mayor Tucker also said that the City of Monticello would also cover the $400,000 debt reerve

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Updated Proposed 1/4 Cent Hospital Tax

September 28th, 2015 by

AN ORDINANCE CALLING A SPECIAL ELECTION IN
DREW COUNTY, ARKANSAS ON THE QUESTION OF
ISSUING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS BONDS UNDER
AMENDMENT NO. 62 TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE
STATE OF ARKANSAS; LEVYING A NEW ONE-FOURTH OF
ONE PERCENT (0.25%) SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE
PURPOSE OF RETIRING SUCH BONDS; AND PRESCRIBING
OTHER MATTERS PERTAINING THERETO.

 

 


Carnival Cancelled – Thursday Night

September 25th, 2015 by


There will be no rides at the Drew County fair carnival, Thursday night, acording to the Arkansas department of labor.

Although the Department of Labor did not have an inspector show up at the fairgrounds today, meaning no inspection of machinery or paperwork was possible on site, they still cancelled tonights carnival rides.

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Dunking Booth for City Employees at the Fairgrounds – VIDEOS

September 25th, 2015 by




Money raised by this project will be given to a city employee, who ,is expcted to be off work for 6 months, for medical  expenses, due to a serious illness.

Tonight’s Target, David Knight, water dept.
Saturday afternoon, Mayor Zack Tucker-1-3;
Laura Barnett-4 pm
Court Clerk Yukiko Bivens-5 pm
Water Dept. Charlie Hammock -6 pm
City Clerk Andrea Chambers- 7 pm


100 Birthday Party for Lois Nave, Saturday

September 25th, 2015 by

imageA 100th Birthday Party
will be held for Lois Nave,  Saturday, crom 2-4 pm, at the VFW Hut, at McCloy Park.

There will be a band playing “her era” music.

No gifts, please.  A birthday card with your memories of her and picture would be a treasure to her.


Carnival at Fair Cancelled by State, Wednesday – Thursday; Who Knows?

September 24th, 2015 by

After two days of “failing inspection” by the Arkansas department of labor, the traditional carnival that accompanies the annual Drew County Fair was again barred from operating their rides.

As MLive’s camera drew closer to the discussion between the carnival owners, the state Department of Labor inspector, and members of the local fair board, this is what we found out the violation was…..

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Winning Floats from Fair Parade

September 23rd, 2015 by

Here  are the winners in the Drew County Fair Parade for best floats in the commercial, nonprofit, and youth division…

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2015 Drew County Fair Parade

September 23rd, 2015 by

Weevil Welcome Thank You Note

September 23rd, 2015 by

glenda weevilThe 20th Annual Weevil Welcome event was held on September 15th in McCloy Park. Approximately 285+ people enjoyed a great evening of food, fellowship and fun as we gathered to show appreciation for UAM employees and their families. The City of Monticello and the Monticello-Drew County Chamber of Commerce wish to thank the many supporters who helped to make this appreciation cook-out possible, including:
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Bridge Club Winners

September 23rd, 2015 by

Winners at the Town and Gown Duplicate Bridge Club’s quarterly club championship game on Monday, September 21, 2015 were:

1st place Joann Hawley and Lowell Lynde
2nd place Joy and Fritz Hudson
3rd place Charles Dolberry and Gene Gulledge


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