Bentonville takes steps toward next fire station

BENTONVILLE -- The city is moving forward on its seventh fire station, according to contracts the City Council approved at its meeting Tuesday.

Council action

Bentonville’s City Council met Tuesday and approved:

• Simultaneously detaching and annexing a piece of Cave Springs into Bentonville.

• Adopting the 2017 National Electric Code and the 2014 Arkansas Energy Code.

• Waiving the competitive bidding to rebuild the JWC Muffin Monster Grinder and Bar Screen assembly at the McKissic Lift Station.

• Hiring Mitchell Williams Selig Gates and Woodruff for legal services associated with establishing a nutrient water quality trading regulation through the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission.

• Hiring Luttrell Enterprises for $150,000 to remove and dispose of litter and mowing and trimming of the state right of ways within the city.

• Leasing a cab tractor for bush-hog mowing for $9,950 a year from Williams Tractor in Fayetteville.

• A reconciliation change order for the Elm Tree and Arkansas 72 intersection improvement.

• Hiring Harness Roofing for $28,000 to repair a leaking roof at City Hall.

Source: Staff report

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