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Sample resolution on collection of existing Internet sales tax available

One of the biggest issues discussed at the League’s 83rd Convention in June was the issue of Internet sales tax collection. We are imploring Governor Asa Hutchinson to call a Special Session in order to pass legislation facilitating the collection of the existing Internet sales tax.

            With Amazon’s voluntary collection,

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Arkansas Municipal League Presents New Officers at 83rd Convention

The Arkansas Municipal League at its 83rd Convention presented a new slate of officers for the 2017-2018 year. Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse was elected president. In his acceptance speech during today’s Awards and New Officers Luncheon, he said he believed that, working together, cities and towns can face any challenge that comes

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Arkansas Municipal League names Sen. Jim Hendren its Person of the Year

The Arkansas Municipal League at its 83rd Convention, held June 14-16 in Little Rock, named District 2 Sen. Jim Hendren its Person of the Year. The League periodically presents the award to a person who, during the previous year, has made a special contribution to advancing the goals and objectives of the League and its member

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Arkansas Municipal League honors legislators at 83rd Convention

Following each General Session of the Arkansas Legislature, the Arkansas Municipal League honors a select group of legislators who have distinguished themselves by assisting cities and towns of Arkansas with key legislative issues affecting municipalities. The League at its 83rd Convention, held June 14-16 in Little Rock, presented

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League honors Jeff Hawkins at 83rd Convention

The Arkansas Municipal League at its 83rd Convention, held June 14-16 in Little Rock, honored Jeff Hawkins with the John Woodruff City Above Self Award. The award is presented to a person who has provided lasting benefits to cities and towns of Arkansas, either collectively or individually, by being an outstanding example of

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Arkansas Municipal League Presents New Officers at 83rd Convention (Doug Sprouse)

The Arkansas Municipal League at its 83rd Convention presented a new slate of officers for the 2017-2018 year. Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse was elected president. In his acceptance speech he urged cities and towns to continue to work together for the betterment of all Arkansans.

            Mayor Sprouse has served the League on

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Arkansas Municipal League Elects New Officers at 83rd Convention (Joe Smith)

The Arkansas Municipal League at its 83rd Convention has elected a new slate of officers for the 2017-2018 year. North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith was elected first vice president. Smith has served on the Executive Committee from 2014-2015 and 2016 to the present, as District 2 vice president in 2015-2016, and on the Large First

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Arkansas Municipal League Elects New Officers at 83rd Convention (Joe Dillard)

The Arkansas Municipal League at its 83rd Convention has elected a new slate of officers for the 2017-2018 year. Mountain Home Mayor Joe Dillard was elected District 1 vice president. Dillard has served on the Executive Committee from 1998-2002 and 2015-2017, and on the Large First Class Cities Advisory Council from 2014-2015.

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Arkansas Municipal League Elects New Officers at 83rd Convention (Debi Ross)

The Arkansas Municipal League at its 83rd Convention has elected a new slate of officers for the 2017-2018 year. North Little Rock Alderman Debi Ross was elected District 2 vice president. Ross has served on the Large First Class Cities Advisory Council from 2009 to the present.

            Other officers elected for 2017-2018

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Arkansas Municipal League Elects New Officers at 83rd Convention (Lioneld Jordan)

The Arkansas Municipal League at its 83rd Convention has elected a new slate of officers for the 2017-2018 year. Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan was elected District 3 vice president. Jordan has served on the Executive Committee from 2015-2017 and on the Public Safety Advisory Council from 2012-2014.

            Other officers

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Arkansas Municipal League Elects New Officers at 83rd Convention (Jerry Boen)

The Arkansas Municipal League at its 83rd Convention has elected a new slate of officers for the 2017-2018 year. Lamar Mayor Jerry Boen was elected District 4 vice president. Boen has served on the Executive Committee from 2016 to the present and on the League-affiliated State Aid Street Committee.

            Other officers

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