Campaign: What do you think should be central Arkansas' top priorities?

Trains and better public transportation

It's no joke that the United States is the land of the car. Yet consistently 'better transportation' is the most popular topic that has been reoccurring on Imagine Central Arkansas and with people I've talked to. You just have to look around, people want trains connecting our cities, and every time someone mentions it, they are getting a lot of votes: http://imaginecentralarkansas.ideascale.com/a/dtd/Trains/176635-19834 ...more »

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Campaign: What do you think should be central Arkansas' top priorities?

Implement flat land taxes for funding infrastructure

I am a concerned citizen of Conway that is worried about the way our city maintains and funds infrastructure, and how it will continue to do so in the future. I propose that we at least look at switching from a property tax system (where what you pay is based on your property value) to a flat land tax based system (where what you pay is based on your land area). The fact of the matter is that for many services - maintaining ...more »

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