Bella Vista City Offices Close

November 27, 2020

City

Bella Vista city offices close

Bella Vista city facilities closed earlier this week and will remain closed to non-emergency public traffic until the beginning of the year.

  • "Bella Vista announced Monday that the administration offices at city hall, the Bella Vista public library, the Bella Vista District Court, community development services and the city's street department, would all be closed until January 4, 2021." - NWA Democrat Gazette
  • Emergency facilities remain open for emergency use only. The statement can be found HERE

Business

NWA land deals

Multiple large scale land deals went down last week. Here is the recap in our area...

  • Bentonville - NorRho LLC bought 78.23 acres south of Southwest Regional Airport Boulevard, on the southwest corner of Barron and Piercy roads. The purchase price equals 80 cents per square foot.
  • Fayetteville - An apartment complex near in Fayetteville changed hands recently in a $2.2 million deal.
    Fay Apartment Partners LLC bought the 44-unit Campus Edge Apartments on Whitham Avenue. - Talk Business & Politics
  • Rogers - A 4.75-acre commercial lot in Rogers was sold for $1.1 million. The purchase price equals $5.32 per square foot.
    Soho District LLC bought the property at 4901 S. Champions Drive. - Talk Business & Politics

Education

Bentonville School Board approves staff bonus

The School Board met Tuesday and unanimously approved a one-time payment to employees of the Bentonville School District.

  • The bonus is to be 1.2% of each employee's contract amount, with a cap of $1,000. "The bonuses will be paid Dec. 17. The average bonus will be about $670 and will cost the district $1.6 million, according to Deputy Superintendent Janet Schwanhausser. The district has about 2,300 employees.

Sports

Hogs win big

Hogs by 100.. well, at least 80.

  • The Arkansas Razorback Basketball team put on a clinic last night at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. With mostly all new players, the team filled the court with names most fans might not be too familiar with.
  • Some fun stats from last night: Hogs score 142 points - fourth most in SEC history. Hogs shot 40 3-pointers (3rd most in a game since 1998). 20 of the 40 3-pointers were made (tying for 2nd most ever in a game).
  • Game recap can be found HERE

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