After hearing opinions from residents and business owners for and against a proposed south route in Bryant, the city council approved an resolution allowing Mayor Jill Dabbs to begin speaking with property owners about right-of-way on three possible routes.
Three aldermen voted against the resolution and Alderman Rob Roedel was absent during the meeting. To break the tie Dabbs voted in favor of the resolution.
More information about this issue will be include in Thursdayâ€™s edition of The Saline Courier.
During the meeting the council also:
Four ribbon cuttings to be hosted by the Bryant Area Chamber of Commerce set for Thursday have been cancelled due to weather conditions, according to Rae Ann Fields, executive director of the chamber.
The cuttings will be rescheduled at a later date, she added.
According to the National Weather Service/Little Rock, the heaviest of the snow can be expected across southern Arkansas where 4-6" of snow will be possible.
Snow will taper off by the late afternoon hours with a sharp cutoff between places that receive over three inches of snow and locations that see just a dusting. The wide variation of snowfall totals could fall within the same county, they say.
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