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Chelsea Boozer

Little Rock City Hall reporter

Little Rock City Hall reporter

Recent Stories by Chelsea Boozer

Our Town: Little Rock notebook

posted: 12/21/2014 2:23 a.m. Discuss

Housing alliance approves budget

LR Wastewater budget contains rate-study cash

posted: 12/18/2014 3:17 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock Wastewater's 2015 budget, approved Wednesday, foresees a slight increase in operation and maintenance costs to $25.5 million and includes funding for a new sewer rate study that the utility's new chief executive officer said he hopes will guide the agency over the next decade.

LR center for blind at risk of shutdown

posted: 12/17/2014 4:29 a.m. Comments 2

Financial woes have put the future of World Services for the Blind in Little Rock into question, leaving its clients and employees in limbo. It will close its doors for the holidays Friday with no real assurance that the center will ever reopen, its new leader said Tuesday.

First-of-year bonuses voted into LR budget

posted: 12/17/2014 3:28 a.m. Discuss

After two failed amendments, the Little Rock Board of Directors approved a 2015 budget Tuesday that will give employees bonuses in January based on their salaries with the possibility of an additional bonus or raise being awarded midyear.

LR board loosens taxi-fare rules

posted: 12/17/2014 3:07 a.m. Discuss

Taxicab drivers can now negotiate ride fares in the city after the Little Rock Board of Directors approved an ordinance Tuesday that does away with board approval of taxicab rates.

LR proposal lets cabdrivers deal

posted: 12/16/2014 3:14 a.m. Discuss

Taxicab fares in Little Rock will get more competitive if the Little Rock Board of Directors approves an ordinance tonight that would allow drivers to negotiate rates, according to Little Rock Yellow Cabs owner Ellis Houston.

Our Town : Little Rock notebook

posted: 12/14/2014 2:44 a.m. Discuss

Raised permit fees on 2015 budget

City, utility cite progress in contract clash

posted: 12/12/2014 3:12 a.m. Discuss

Officials at Central Arkansas Water and Jacksonville Water Works are still negotiating the amount of water that Jacksonville will be required to purchase under its contract.

Venture Center's tie to tech park debated

posted: 12/11/2014 3:30 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board is weighing whether to continue a partnership with the Arkansas Venture Center that offers space for the center's programming and startup efforts.

Urged by board, 1-time bonuses proposed for LR

posted: 12/10/2014 3:32 a.m. Discuss

One-time bonuses ranging from $500 to $1,000 have been suggested for full-time Little Rock employees next year.

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