St. Andrew United Methodist Church (Photo: Google Maps)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The City of Little Rock is looking to create a Community Alert Center within in the city.
At a recent Board of Directors meeting, members discussed a contract that would last five years. The contract, which City of Little Rock Assistant Director Victor Turner said has already been signed, is between the City of Little Rock and St. Andrew United Methodist Church, located at 4600 Baseline Road.
The Alert Center's purpose is to provide better safety for people in the area and more access for residents to city services.
According to the Dec. 3 Board of Directors meeting agenda, this is what is being proposed:
"To authorize the lease of property owned by St. Andrew United Methodist Church, located at 4600 Baseline Road, to provide a Neighborhood Alert Center for five (5) years with an option to extend the term for two (2) additional years, in the amount of a Property Improvement Fee, not to exceed $10,000.00, to be reimbursed through a waiver of the monthly rental fee in $500.00 increments until such time as the improvement fee is repaid in full; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.
Synopsis: The resolution would authorize the lease of office space owned by St. Andrew United Methodist Church, located at 4600 Baseline Road. The facility would be utilized as an Alert Center for five (5) years with an option to extend the Term of the Lease for two (2) additional terms of one (1)-year each from the expiration of the initial term or any renewal term."
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