Tag: Accessibility Advisory Board

Applications invited for city’s new Community Spirit Award Committee

Arkansas City residents are invited to apply now to join a new city committee that will select the annual winner of the Joe B. Avery Community Spirit Award. The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 4-0 on Tuesday night to create the new Community Spirit Award Committee. The first members […]

Equal Opportunity and Accessibility Advisory Board picks officers for 2017

The Arkansas City Equal Opportunity and Accessibility Advisory Board met Jan. 5 to select its officers for 2017 and hear a legal presentation. Tammy Lanman-Henderson, who previously served as chair of the Human Relations Commission for three years, was selected unanimously as chair for the new board that inherited the […]

Equal Opportunity and Accessibility Advisory Board has first meeting

The Arkansas City Equal Opportunity and Accessibility Advisory Board met Dec. 15 at City Hall for the first time as a combined board. The board was formed from the remnants of the Accessibility Advisory Board, which had not met in several years, and the Human Relations Commission, which decided in […]

City Commission discusses advisory boards

City commissioners discussed concerns regarding filling spots on city advisory boards during a work session Friday afternoon at City Hall. Arkansas City is facing “a crisis of volunteerism,” said Public Information Officer Andrew Lawson. “My generation does not get involved.” The problem facing the City is how best to fill […]