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Little Rock city board codifies tenants' rights

Little Rock landlords who fail to provide hot and cold water, electricity, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, a functioning roof and general maintenance could face fines of up to $1,000, or $500 a day for continuing offenses.
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City director takes on bad landlords with Little Rock renters’ rights ordinance

The city board will vote on Director Antwan Phillips' tenants’ rights ordinance and other resolutions at its meeting next Tuesday.

City officials OK financial plan for Little Rock solar array

The solar array would only be used to power city government buildings such as City Hall; nothing would be sold to power commercial businesses or residences.

Activists call on Little Rock officials to support ceasefire in the Middle East

A multi-faith coalition turned up Tuesday to ask Little Rock leaders to get on the right side of history.

Electric vehicles, solar array finance deal up for discussion at LR city meeting

A proposed $12 million finance plan for a solar array project is of high interest, as is land acquisition for the Tri-Creek Greenway Trail and new electric vehicles.

Little Rock city attorney gets 2% salary boost after annual evaluation

Carpenter’s current salary of $186,385 makes him the second highest city employee behind Mayor Frank Scott Jr., who makes $200,000.

Little Rock officials approve new recycling contract, glass is back

“It’s a big day for sustainability,” Mayor Frank Scott Jr. said Tuesday.

$4.3 million Little Rock port expansion up for a vote tonight

If approved, the proposed land would boost both economic development and environmental conservation, said Bryan Day, executive director of the Port of Little Rock.

Little Rock’s city boardroom still under construction, April return hopeful

The Little Rock Board of Directors hasn't had a meeting at City Hall in about four years. While the risk of illness during the COVID-19 pandemic was the initial cause for the directors’ leave, a remodel of the boardroom has extended it.

Little Rock officials pave way for street resurfacing projects

$6 million in voter-approved bond funds is going toward street resurfacing projects that will extend into 2025.

Little Rock officials approve step toward city-owned solar array

When it’s all said and done, the solar array is expected to provide 70% of Little Rock city government's electricity needs. At that rate, about $27 million would be saved over the next two decades, according to an estimate provided Tuesday.

Plans move forward for Markham Street ‘road diet’ near Stifft Station

The project would narrow Markham Street to three lanes for several blocks heading west of the intersection with Kavanaugh Boulevard and add sidewalks to either side of the street.