JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - With Craighead County having very few tax dollars to keep up paved county roads, a study was conducted by Ergon Asphalt to see which roads needed repairs or replacement.
During Monday night’s Quorum Court meeting, the justices learned more about which roads will need more prioritizing, as well as cost-effective ways to keep the roads in good shape for the next decade.
County Judge Marvin Day wanted the justices to understand the importance of stretching tax dollars to ensure every road gets attention.
“I’ll be the first to admit, there’s a lot of roads that have more needs than what we can do for them," Day said. “But we’re trying to do the best we can and utilize the tax dollars wisely.”
The presentation is also intended to further educate the quorum court justices on the importance of voting on the proposed Issue One in November.