Entries by Cozetta Jones

Vision 2025 program kick-off proves successful

Pulaski County Youth Services kicked off its Vision 2025 Leadership Institute with the 2016 Women’s Power Breakfast Saturday, April 16. More than 160 filled the Little Rock Club to honor prominent female community leaders Linda Leopoulos, Tjuana Byrd, Georgia Mjartan and Senator Joyce Elliott, who received the Philanthropy Award, Advocate for Youth Award, Visionary Award […]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) will operate the below listed locations during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 30, 2016.  The sites will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The Sheriff’s Office maintains a 24-hour Rx Drug Drop Box at 2900 South Woodrow Street in Little Rock for those […]

Pulaski PACE

In 2013, Arkansas passed legislation authorizing local governments to create PACE districts. The Pulaski County Energy Improvement District was created in 2015 by the Pulaski County Quorum Court to help create jobs, retain wealth and grow Pulaski County’s economy by enabling Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing. Our program, Pulaski PACE, provides commercial property owners the opportunity to realize […]

Adult and Veteran Drug Treatment Court Receives State Grant to Enhance Services

Sixth Circuit Court Judge Mary Spencer McGowan announced the Adult Drug Court and Veterans’ Drug Court, specialty programs for non-violent offenders battling drug addiction, received more than $290,000 in grant funding from Arkansas Community Corrections’ Accountability Court Grant Program. Through Act 895 of the 90th General Assembly, Gov. Asa Hutchinson provided more than $2.9 million […]

Pulaski County Youth Services Receives $150,000 in Grant Funds

  Pulaski County Youth Services received $150,000 in grant funding from the City of Little Rock Department of Community Programs to continue after-school and summer programs that serve the John Barrow Corridor. Since 2015, Second Baptist Church on John Barrow Road has been the site for these programs and serves youth who live in the 72204, 72205, 72210 and 72211 […]

County Housing Agency to Add 150 to Wait List

Pulaski County Housing Agency will add 150 names to the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list, Friday, April 15, 2016 at 8 a.m. at the Southwest Community Center at 6401 Baseline Road. This is for placement on the waiting list. No vouchers will be issued. Those who wish to be added to the […]

Pulaski County Youth Services to Host Women’s Power Breakfast

Pulaski County Youth Services will host the Vision 2025 Women’s Power Breakfast Saturday, April 16, 2016. This annual fundraising event will launch the 2016 inaugural class of the Vision 2025 Leadership Institute. The Vision 2025 Leadership Institute is the first program of its kind in the Central Arkansas area. Pulaski County Youth Services will introduce 33 […]

Pulaski County Supports Legislation to End Dual Holiday

The Pulaski County Quorum Court will vote tonight to support potential state legislation that would end the dual holiday commemorating Civil Rights Leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Confederate General, Robert E. Lee. “Pulaski County takes great pride in its longstanding tradition of celebrating Martin Luther King Day as a standalone holiday to honor […]

County Judge Announces Appointments to Personnel Task Force

Little Rock, March 18, 2016 – Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde announced today his appointments to the Pulaski County Task Force on Personnel Policies and Practices. The eight-member task force will evaluate and recommend necessary improvements to the county’s personnel policy. Sherry Williams, former Senior Vice President of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services will chair the […]

Notice of Public Informational Meeting

The Pulaski County Planning Board will hold a Public Informational Hearing on proposed amendments to the Pulaski County Subdivision and Development Code on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 3:00 pm. The meeting will be held in the Jeffrey Hawkins Conference Room, located at 501 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201. Narrative of Subdivision Ordinance […]