Entries by Cozetta Jones

EPA partners with county to assist with flood clean-up

Pulaski County Government has partnered with the U.S. Enviromental Protection Agency to provide 40 yard dumpsters, to assist in the cleanup of flood affected communities within the county. Dumpsters will be made available until funds are exhausted. Dumpsters are available at the following locations: Two Rivers Park-6900 Two Rivers Park Road LR, AR West Pulaski Fire Department […]

Southwest Trail, connecting communities

Currently, there is no path from Hot Springs to Little Rock dedicated to pedestrians nor bicyclists. A surge in interest from the public in trails and greenways on existing trails in central Arkansas is creating a large demand for a trail to connect Hot Springs National Park with the Arkansas River Trail system. The 60-mile […]

Resources for flood victims; residential and business owners

 FEMA and SBA  Individuals who have lost property to the flooding in Conway, Crawford, Faulkner, Jefferson, Perry, Pulaski, Sebastian, and Yell counties should first contact their insurance agencies. If they are not sufficiently covered for their flood losses, they should  register with FEMA  at either 1-800-621-3362 (open 6am to 10pm CT, seven days a week) or […]

Flood Survivors can expect to see FEMA visiting their neighborhoods

From Federal Emergency Management Agency Housing inspectors and Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will soon be hitting the streets in towns throughout Conway, Crawford, Faulkner, Jefferson, Perry, Pulaski, Sebastian, and Yell counties. They are there to help disaster survivors get connected with potential assistance. Inspections occur once survivors register […]

Disaster Assistance, Clean up and Remediation Tips

From the Arkansas Department Emergency Management In case you missed it…the President granted a Federal Disaster Declaration for 8 counties in Arkansas (Conway, Crawford, Faulkner, Jefferson, Perry, Pulaski, Sebastian and Yell) due to damage sustained in the recent, historic Arkansas River Flood event. If you sustained damage and your area has not been declared yet, […]

Permit Reminder for Residents in Pulaski County with Flood Damage

As property owners in Pulaski County contemplate clean up and repairs following the recent flooding, Pulaski County is reminding residents to obtain local floodplain development permits before repairing or rebuilding flood-damaged structures. Flood permits are required as part of Pulaski County’s participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  This program provides eligibility for flood […]

Pulaski County Experiences Historic Flooding

Pulaski County experienced a major flood event following a flood system that passed through Oklahoma, May 20. What began in Sebastian County slowly made its way to Pulaski County. Once expected to reach 1990 levels quickly the Arkansas River exceeded those levels. Prior to the flood, our primary areas of concern were the Pinnacle Valley Community, […]

New development brings more than 500 jobs to Pulaski County

More than 500 jobs with an average salary of $50,000 are coming to Pulaski County. Firearm manufacturer CZ-USA is building a new facility at the LR Port. The new Development is made possible through a collaborative effort by Governor Hutchinson, the City of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Little Rock Port Authority, AEDC, Little Rock Chamber, […]