By Ray King
Pine Bluff Town Council’s Administrative Committee on Tuesday voted to allow the city’s maintenance office to tender for air conditioning and heating work on the outdated Lender of The us setting up downtown.
The city been given the making following Financial institution of America’s withdrawal and originally rented it to People’s Shores, but they moved to Southeast Arkansas Faculty and the making is at this time vacant.
Committee associates were informed through the assembly that a few providers experienced looked at the air conditioning, but only a single had built presents for mend perform.
People’s Shores and the city had used for a grant to repair service the constructing, but Mayor Shirley Washington claimed the metropolis was not eligible to utilize for the grant, it was manufactured on People’s Shores’ behalf, and the software was canceled when People’s Shores moved .
Councilor Joni Alexander, who is not a member of the committee, asked for recognition and asked the owner city of the creating.
Washington agreed, saying Alexander’s issue was just one for the city to take into consideration.
The mayor mentioned there ended up “some firms” inquiring about the making.