Entries by Cozetta Jones

Youth Services breaks fundraising record

In 2017, Pulaski County Youth Services raised a record-breaking total of $505,735 for after school and out-of-school programs. Of the total funding, $466,260 came from grants awarded by the City of Little Rock, State Farm Insurance, First Electric Cooperative and other organizations. Special events including Women’s Power Breakfast and the Fourth Annual Champions of Youth Awards […]

Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative to Launch in January

Pulaski County has been approved to participate in the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), a nationally recognized model created by the Annie E. Casey Foundation to promote detention reform. The model will be implemented in the county under the leadership of the juvenile courts and the Office of the County Judge and County Attorney. This […]

Sold out event raises funds for youth services programs

The 2017 Champions of Youth Awards Dinner was Pulaski County Youth Services’ largest and most successful event to-date. More than 200 attended the sold-out event honoring Theresa Timmons Shamberger, Kathy Webb, Dawn Scott, and Rick Fleetwood. Special guests included: Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde, event emcee Craig O’Niell, Reverend Betsy Synder, Judge Rita Bailey, Judy […]

Brownfields Accepting Public Comments for Subgrant Award

Pulaski County Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund is accepting comments during a 30-day period on the subgrant award to First United Methodist Church Downtown Little Rock. The purpose of the public notice is to inform the public of the environmental issues present, and the proposed cleanup process for the property located at 307 West 7th Street, […]


Voluntary Tax raised $45,000 for Spay/Neuter Services In November 2016, the Pulaski County Quorum Court voted to create the “Voluntary Animal Control Spay/Neuter Tax.” This voluntary tax allows county residents to add $5 to their personal or business property tax bill. The County is proud to announce that in its first year, the spay/neuter fund […]

PCYS presents Champions of Youth 4th Annual Awards Dinner

Please join Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde for an evening honoring Advocate for Youth Award recipient Dawn Scott, Director’s Choice Award recipient Theresa Timmons-Shamberger, Visionary Award recipient, the Honorable Kathy Webb, and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Rick Fleetwood. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at the […]

Pulaski County to Host Veterans Benefits Fair

Veterans Benefits Flyer Pulaski County Community Services will host a free Veterans Benefits Fair, Saturday, October 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pulaski County Regional Building in Downtown Little Rock at 501 W. Markham. This is the first veterans benefits fair held by Pulaski County. Vendors will share information, answer questions regarding […]

Pulaski County and Entegrity Energy Sign $4.96 million energy contract to improve energy efficiency

Pulaski County and the Arkansas Energy Office (AEO) recently executed a $4.96 million energy and water savings performance contract, through the Arkansas Energy Performance Contracting (AEPC) Program, to address the county’s deferred maintenance concerns while improving county facilities’ operations. This public-private partnership is possible though Arkansas’ Guaranteed Energy Cost Savings Act. Entegrity Energy Partners, LLC […]