"Rogers Recovers" -State of the City Address

March 12, 2021


"Rogers Recovers" -State of the City Address

NWA Daily (Lake Atalanta; Rogers)

The City of Rogers held its first virtual State of the City address on Tuesday, March 9, where Mayor Greg Hines made an optimistic announcement that nearly all jobs lost due to the pandemic have been recovered. The meeting also began with a moment of silence for the 128 Rogers residents who have died due to COVID-19

  • Hines also mentioned the city’s sales tax collection increased by 1.6% last year, and the city has recovered 99% of jobs lost in relation to the pandemic.

  • “I have maintained steadfast in the strategy of keeping our foot on the accelerator as I believe once we get past the pandemic there will be unforeseen opportunities and we want to be in a position of strength,” he said. -KNWA/Fox24

  • Mayor Hines closed out the meeting by making it clear that he encourages people to continue wearing masks and social distancing until the pandemic is over.

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