BENTONVILLE — City officials are looking at projects that will get the first infusion of money from the bond issues approved Tuesday.
Voters backed the $266 million bond plan for capital projects and bond refinancing by approving all nine questions on the special election ballot. The city will pay for the bonds by extending a 1%t sales tax. The tax was approved in 2003 and extended in 2007.
Southwest Bright Road and Southwest A Street projects and design for more than 15 additional street projects will be part of the first bond series, according to the city.
The first issue also is going to pay for a new radio system, training facilities for fire and police departments, the downtown Quilt of Parks, Phillips Park, design for the library and all 25 drainage projects, said Debbie Griffin, city community relations and economic development director.
Revenue from the initial bond is…