Leader Blues

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

TOP STORY>> Where money would go

Area legislators have secured millions of dollars from the General Improvement Fund for local projects.

Rep. Will Bond
- Jacksonville Boys and Girls Club $50,000
- Jacksonville Senior Center $50,000
- Jacksonville Museum of Military History $10,000
- Reed’s Bridge Preservation Society, Inc. $10,000
- Jacksonville for construction, renovation and equipping of a library $300,000
- Camp Pfeiffer in Little Rock for operating and programmatic expenses $100,000
- Pathfinders, Inc. in Jacksonville, for a pilot jobs program for developmentally disabled adults, including the purchase of equipment program, construction and improvements $100,000
- Jacksonville, $20,000

Sen. John Paul Capps
- Institutional facilities ASU-Beebe $500,000
- Jacksonville Senior Center $20,000
- Jacksonville Museum of Military History $20,000
- North Pulaski Community Com-plex $20,000
- Arkansas Community Foundation (Three Cheerleaders Fund) $10,000
- North Pulaski Fire Department $10,000
- White County Aging Program (Lightle Senior Center) $50,000
- White County Regional Library System $50,000
- White County Fair $15,000
- White County United Way for any improvements or office lease rent or purchase costs $50,000
- Beebe for improvements for city streets, water, sewer, new projects, improvements and maintenance $20,000
- Judsonia for improvements for city streets, water, sewer, new projects, improvements and maintenance $20,000
- McRae for improvements for city streets, water, sewer, new projects, improvements and maintenance $20,000
- Garner for improvements for city streets, water, sewer, new projects, improvements and maintenance $15,000
- Higginson for construction and improvements to City Hall $25,000
- Kensett for costs associated with water, sewer, street repairs, new projects and or maintenance $40,000
- Little Red River Irrigation Water District $30,000
- Searcy Fire Department for operating expenses or building fund $50,000
- East Cypress Fire Department in Faulkner County, $5,000 Rep. Mark Pate (D-Bald Knob)

Rep. Lenville Evans
- Butlerville Volunteer Fire Department $5,000
- Carlisle Fire Department $5,000
- Coy Fire Department $5,000
- Crossroads Fire Department $5,000
- England Fire Depart-ment $5,000
- Hum-noke Fire Department $5,000
- Keo Fire Department $5,000
- Lonoke Fire Department $5,000
- Scott Fire Protection District #18 $5,000
- Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department $5,000
- South Bend Volunteer Fire Department $5,000
- East Pulaski Fire Department $5,000
- Lonoke County Council on Aging $10,000
- Lonoke Exceptional School $10,000
- Open Arms Shelter $10,000
- Bayou Meto Water District in Lonoke County, $113,000
- Martin Park in Lonoke County, purchase renovation of equipment $5,000

Sen. Bobby Glover
- Carlisle, for construction, equipping and associated costs of a civic center $1,000,000
- Stuttgart Chamber of Com-merce to build a stage for Wings Over the Prairie Festival $200,000
- Cabot Fire Department $5,000
- Austin Fire Department $5,000
- Ward Fire Department $5,000
- C & S Fire Department $5,000
- Mountain Springs Fire Department $5,000
- Lonoke County Jail Fund for construction and equipping $300,000
- Stuttgart for purchase, renovation and equipment for an administration building $20,000
- Arkansas County Radio Tower for fire departments in Arkansas County $25,000

Rep. Mark Pate (D-Bald Knob)
- Various improvements – ASU-Beebe $50,000
- White County Library System for maintenance and operation $20,000
- White County chapter of the American Red Cross purposes of obtaining a new or different facility either by lease or purchase and or purchase of a new or used vehicle or trailer for emergency disaster services $60,000
- North White County Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- Georgetown Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- Antioch Volunteer Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- Judsonia Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- West Point Volunteer Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- Rocky Point Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- Floyd Romance Volunteer Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- Southeast White County Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- McRae Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- El Paso Volunteer Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- Bald Knob Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- Beebe Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- Gum Springs Volunteer Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- Joy Volunteer Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $3,000
- Garner Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $10,000
- Center Hill Fire Department for purchase or maintenance of new or existing equipment or facilities $6,000
- Bald Knob, for water, sewer and street maintenance $25,000
- Beebe, for water, sewer and street maintenance $25,000
- Judsonia for water, sewer and street maintenance $20,000
- McRae for water, sewer and street maintenance $20,000
- Garner for water, sewer and street maintenance $15,000
- Georgetown for water, sewer and street maintenance $15,000
- Griffithville for water, sewer and street maintenance $15,000
- West Point, for water, sewer and street maintenance $15,000
- White County Fair Association for construction of or maintenance of new or existing facilities $20,000
- Little Red River Irrigation District $10,000
- Bald Knob Fine Arts Council promotion of Musical and Art programs Bald Knob Community $2,500
- White County Battered Women’s Shelter $2,500
- White County Senior Citizen Center $25,000

Rep. Sandra Prater (D-Jacksonville)
- Maumelle Police Department $20,000
- North Pulaski Fire Department $10,000
- Oak Grove Fire Department $10,000
- Maumelle Volunteer Fire Department for upgrades $10,000
- Highway 286 East Volunteer Fire De-partment $10,000
- Beaverfork Volunteer Fire Department $10,000
- Cato Volunteer Fire Department $10,000
- Liberty Volunteer Fire Department $10,000
- Mayflower Volunteer Fire De-partment $10,000
- Saltillo Volunteer Fire Department $10,000
- Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department Oak Grove Substation $10,000
- Arkansas Community Foundation3 Cheerleader Scholarship Fund $20,000
- Oak Grove Community Organization $30,000
- Our Club Program $10,000
- North Pulaski Community Complex $40,000
- Veterans Memorial in Maumelle, $25,000
- North Pulaski Recreation Ball Park for improvements $2,500
- Mayflower, Mayflower Parks Department $10,000
- Mayflower, $20,000

Rep. Susan Schulte
- Mt. Springs Fire Department $10,000
- Ward Volunteer Fire Department $10,000
- Austin Volunteer Fire Department $10,000
- CSZ Volunteer Fire Department $10,000
- Arlene Cherry Library $5,000
- Ward Li-brary $5,000
- Cabot Senior Center $5,000
- Open Arms Shelter $5,000

Rep. Jeff Wood
- Grants for Certified Teachers – Arkansas National Guard and C-Step Programs $62,701
- Runyan Acres Property Owners Associa-tion in Pulaski County $20,000
- Runyan Acres Volunteer Fire Department $10,000
- Gravel Ridge Volunteer Fire Department $10,000
- Sherwood Fire Depart-ment in Sherwood $10,000
- Sherwood Rotary Club Veterans Memorial Centennial Project $40,000
- Jack Evans Senior Center $40,000
- Sylvan Hills Optimist Club $5,000
- Bill Harmon Recreation Center $15,000
- Sylvan Hills Volunteer Fire Department in Sherwood, $10,000