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2010

WHEREAS, Johnson, Arkansas recognizes the need to provide public recreation facilitiesfor its local citizens and visitors; andWHEREAS, the City wishes to apply for General Improvements Funds through theArkansas Department of Parks and Tourism to provide programs, maintain, or fundimprovements at the City parks in Johnson, AR; andWHEREAS: the Mayor and…
A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE INTENT AND DESIRE OF THEJOHNSON CITY COUNCIL TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT WITHTHE CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE FOR WATER AND SEWER SERVICESTO SOUTH JOHNSON AND WHEREBY A PORTION OF SOUTHJOHNSON WILL BE DEANNEXED FROM JOHNSON AND ANNEXEDTO THE CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE AND WHEREBY THE CITIES OFJOHNSON AND FAYETTEVILLE…
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN CITY OFFICIALS TOEXECUTE A CONTRACT FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICESBETWEEN THE CITY OF JOHNSON AND THE JOHNSON AREAVOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTWHEREAS, there exists a need to exhibit the City of Johnson's support for theJohnson Area Volunteer Fire Department, and,WHEREAS, the Johnson Area Volunteer Fire Department has purchasedequipment, obtained…
A RESOLUTION APPOINTING TWO MEMBERS TO THEPLANNING COMMISSION FOR CITY OF JOHNSON,ARKANSAS, FOR TERMS BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2010.WHEREAS, Ordinance #22 created the Johnson Planning Commission and gaveauthority to the Mayor to appoint members and set the terms subject to confirmation by the CityCouncil.WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 96-27 amended Ordinance No. 22.WHEREAS,…
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY ATTORNEY,MAYOR AND RECORDER-TREASURER TO SETTLE APENDING LAWSUIT BROUGHT BY POWELLEMERGENCY SERVICES, LLCWHEREAS, the contractor hired to remove storm debris from the City filed suit againstthe City in May of 2009.WHEREAS, the City received FEMA's reimbursement in June of 2009 and payment of$88,500.00 was made at…
A RESOLUTION APPROVING AGREEMENT BETWEENCITIES OF FAYETTEVILLE AND JOHNSON INFURTHERANCE OF SIMULTANEOUS DETACHMENTAND ANNEXATION OF 99 ACRES (M/L) ASCONTEMPLATED BY JOHNSON RESOLUTION 2010-04BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, That,Section 1: The Agreement attached hereto is designed to put into effect the termsagreed to between Johnson and…
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OFJOHNSON TO APPLY FOR A GRANT ON BEHALF OFTHE JOHNSON COMMUNITY.WHEREAS, the Johnson City Council has determined that the Johnson Communitymeets eligibility requirements necessary to apply for a grant under the Arkansas RuralCommunity Grant Programs; andWHEREAS, the Johnson Community has presented plans to equip and…
A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING AMENDMENTS TO THECONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS: (1) TOELIMINATE CONSTITUTIONAL LIMITS ON INTEREST RATESFOR GOVERNMENT BONDS AND LOANS, REVISE INTERESTRATE LIMITS ON OTPIER LOANS, AND AUTHORIZE THEFINANCING OF ENERGY SAVINGS PROJECTS - (ISSUE #2 ATNOVEMBER 2010 GENERAL ELECTION); AND (2) TO MODIFYAND IMPROVE THE FINANCING ALTERNATIVES…
A RESOLUTION CONCERNING APPOINTMENT AND APPROVAL OFMUNICIPAL ATTORNEY FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS.WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 2010-06 of the City of Johnson established the procedure for appointment of aMunicipal Attorney and set terms for such appointments; and,WHEREAS, the appointment of Daniel Wright as City Attorney expires 12-31-2010; and,WHEREAS, Lonnie Barron,…
A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MEMORANDUM OFUNDERSTANDING FOR THE MS4 JURISDICTIONS OFNORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND THE NORTHWESTARKANSAS REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION.WHEREAS, twelve cities in Benton and Washington Counties, the countiesthemselves, and the University of Arkansas meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's"small" urbanized area municipal separate storm sewer (MS4) criteria, and must comply withnational…
A RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 2009-11 OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS; AMENDING THE BUDGET FOR THEPERIOD BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2010 AND ENDINGDECEMBER 31, 2010.WHEREAS: the City Council has been confronted with changes in various portions of the CityBudget affecting both anticipated expenses and income different than anticipated for 2010; andWHEREAS,…
A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF STATUTORY AMENDMENTS TO AUTHORIZE IMPROVEMENTS IN THE INFORMATION PROVIDED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS RELATED TO COLLECTIONS OF LOCAL SALES AND USE TAXES WHEREAS, the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DF&A) collects sales taxes levied by cities and counties in Arkansas…