"The Firehouse Museum is no longer available as a polling site and the Elections Superintendent plans to relocate the voters effective for the next scheduled election on November 5, 2019."
The Broad Street Project will include green space in place of a strip of blighted buildings torn down last year. The change the the AIA agreement costs $25,000 and will be funded by Community Development Block Grant Money.
Officer John Upole, who has been with the Jonesboro Police Department since November 2012, was promoted to sergeant, while Investigator Ronnae Tolbert, who has been with the department since January 2016 was promoted to detective.
The changes are essentially technical, swapping the county's zoning designations for the corresponding city designations.
The Jonesboro location will be a training center for local employment programs and act as a connection point for non-profit groups by hosting events in a meeting room built specifically for community gatherings.
The project's goal is to provide economic stability for downtown Jonesboro while creating a vibrant streetscape for residents and visitors.
The council approved a measure that Police Chief Clifford Kelker said would give the department the ability to train candidates more thoroughly and widen the pool of applicants for existing vacant positions.