Council votes unanimously to fund clean-up

Council votes unanimously to fund clean-up
The meeting was called to consider funding clean up on the building razed earlier this year on Abbey Road. (Source: KAIT-TV)

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (KAIT) -A special city council meeting took place at the Walnut Ridge Police Department on Tuesday, July 2.

The meeting was called to consider funding clean up on the building razed earlier this year on Abbey Road.

Building on Abbey Road in Walnut Ridge that was razed earlier this year due to it's poor condition
Building on Abbey Road in Walnut Ridge that was razed earlier this year due to it's poor condition (Source: KAIT-TV)

According to Mayor Charles Snapp, the council members voted unanimously to enter into agreement with the Environmental Protection Associates out of Little Rock to oversee and manage the clean-up.

Mayor Snapp said those in attendance acted pleased with the results.

“People in attendance seemed happy with the decision,” Mayor Snapp said. “This decision will continue to keep the city moving forward.”

7 out of 8 of the council members were present. One member was out of town.

Mayor Snapp said work on the clean-up should start on Aug. 5.

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