Franklin & Scott Counties Mitigation Planning

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National Preparedness Month (NPM) is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning. WAPDD is proud to be of assistance in helping to develop Hazard Mitigation Plans to area communities. As part of this process, Franklin and Scott … Read More

Welcome to our new website!

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Besides some appearance changes, our content has been rearranged a little so you may find a few things in a different location. Services are listed prominently at top center of each page Board Members and Meeting Schedules can be found … Read More

Funds available to WAPDD to determine “brownfield” status

posted in: General, Grants

Abandoned factories, gas stations and asbestos-laden homes are target areas for environmental assessments with a $400,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant to the Western Arkansas Planning and Development District. Economic development and environmental hazards may not often be thought of as going hand … Read More

State Economic Development Website In Works

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By John Lovett Times Record – jlovett@swtimes.com Arkansas will become one of the first states in the country to have a web-based comprehensive economic development strategy. At the Western Arkansas Planning and Development District board of directors meeting Thursday, Jim Youngquist told local … Read More