Jonesboro officials agree to new contract to fight mosquitoes

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)-  Winter isn't normally a time to think about mosquitoes, but the City of Jonesboro has agreed to a deal to fight the insects in the years to come.

At Tuesday night's city council meeting, Jonesboro's city council and Mayor Harold Perrin agreed to a 7 year contract with Vector Disease Control.

The new deal will pay Vector $400,000 the first year.  The contract goes up 1.5% until year five, capping at $430,000 the final three years of the contract.

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