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AHPP to hold 'listening session' at Municipal Building
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AHPP to hold 'listening session' at Municipal Building

LITTLE ROCK–The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, will conduct a series of listening sessions in June, July and August to solicit comments on regional historic preservation issues, AHPP Director Frances McSwain announced today.

“The AHPP is updating its state historic preservation plan and will hold meetings across the state to determine the historic preservation priorities of the people of Arkansas,” McSwain said. “The comments we get at these meetings and through a questionnaire that will be available on our website at www.arkansaspreservation.org between July 1 and August 31 will help shape our goals and efforts for the next five years.”

       The forums will be held:

  • Tuesday, June 5, 5 p.m., City Council Chamber, El Dorado City Hall, 204 North West Avenue
  • Thursday, June 7, 5 p.m., Rogers City Council Chambers, 201 West Chestnut Street
  • Tuesday, June 19, 5 p.m., Texarkana City Hall Board of Directors Room, 216 Walnut Street
  • Tuesday, June 26, 5 p.m., Room 107, Tower Building, 323 Center Street, Little Rock
  • Thursday, June 28, 5 p.m., Russellville City Hall Meeting Room, 209 West Second Street
  • Tuesday, July 24, 5 p.m., Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce Office, 1888 Courthouse, 300 West Court Street
  • Thursday, July 26, 5 p.m., Reynolds Center, 300 West Second Avenue, Pine Bluff
  • Tuesday, July 31, 5 p.m., City Municipal Building, 500 East Main Street, Batesville
  • Tuesday, August 14, 5 p.m., Hot Springs City Board Chamber, 133 Convention Boulevard, Hot Springs
  • Tuesday, August 21, 5 p.m., Main Street West Memphis Office, 231 East Broadway, West Memphis.

For further information, write the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, 1500 Tower Building, 323 Center Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, call (501) 324-9880 [TDD 501-324-9811] or send an e-mail message to patriciab@arkansasheritage.org.  

       The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is the agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage responsible for the identification, evaluation, registration and preservation of the state's cultural resources. Other agencies in the department are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission and the Historic Arkansas Museum.

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