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  1. Sidewalks in all new residential developments

    I would like a zoning change that requires sidewalks put in all new residential and any time a road undergoes major work such as widening. In too many areas of this city children, teens and adults...

    Nov 10, 2014 by Jeff Crump (10 points)

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  2. Property rights

    Did anyone at latest meeting talk about neighborhood property valuesSCREW THOSE WHO RENT......THEY DONTCARE.....but the owhers a home owner I do

    Jun 11, 2015 by Blake Mills (12 points)

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  3. Dog Parks

    I believe that Jonesboro and its dog owners would benefit greatly if a dog park was built. There are severe people who advocate this and would like to see this put into action. I know at some point...

    Jan 23, 2015 by Deleted User (5 points)

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  4. Jonesboro Maker Space

    There are lots of options as to what this space could look like and how it could be setup: it could be supported by a Kickstarter, private donations, corporate sponsors, members-only access, public...

    Jan 25, 2015 by Steven Trotter (13 points)

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  5. Christmas Lights

    How about come Christmas time the whole city make a big deal about decorating for Christmas-get the city government, the local businesses, the various neighborhood associations and other local...

    Dec 24, 2014 by David McAvoy (12 points)

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  6. Vicious dog insurance requirement

    Many cities have a requirement of 25 to 50K in insurance on vicious dogs just in case the get loose and maul another dog or person in order to pay for the medical bills after an attack. Just...

    Aug 26, 2016 by Matt Harden (17 points)

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  7. Renaissance Festival

    I would like to see a Renaissance Festival happen in Jonesboro. Craighead Forest Park would be a great location for the event. There could be jousting, music, maybe a costume contest, and local...

    Nov 11, 2014 by AmberMoon (5 points)

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  8. Drainage

    This city is in desperate need of an improved drainage system. There needs to be be more drainage piping, channels, and drains. The city needs to hire a talented hydraulic engineer that can develop a...

    May 25, 2016 by J. Justin Castro (8 points)

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    Jonesboro needs a flag. A modern design that can be placed on businesses and shirts with little hassle. A flag without a seal, wording, or more than three colors. Refer to "The Five Basic Principles...

    Feb 17, 2016 by jtown4ever (5 points)

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  10. New approach on crime in Jonesboro

    I don't have a specific resolution, but something needs to be done about the crime we have in Jonesboro. Robberies, shootings, animal mutilations, and vandalism seems to be out of control. Everyday...

    Sep 15, 2015 by Kimberly Owens (5 points)

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  11. I think the city and the county should work to keep the craighead county fairgrounds intact

    I think the city and the county should work to keep the Craighead county fairgrounds intact, There was a movement to invest in a hotel and convention center on Race street I think maintaining the...

    Aug 10, 2015 by N W (10 points)

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  12. why no one way streets, instead of millions of dollars on new roads. this would also help traffic flow

    we all know we need help with traffic. you want to raise taxes for ten years to raise 144 millon dollars, to rebuild roads for better,safer,quicker acces. why cant we turn some of our roads into one...

    Sep 29, 2015 by Johnny Masonry (5 points)

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  13. Our Safety

    It bothers me to think that a number of our veteran police officers feel the need to go elsewhere. They risk their life everyday and deserve not only a decent wage but also our thanks and gratitude....

    Mar 28, 2016 by Blake Mills (12 points)

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  14. City of Jonesboro, needs to take care of the citizens that pay taxes and salaries!

    Discussion Robert Wilson Mayor Perrin, you came here, you know your actions and lack of. No plausible deniability. Mr. Presley, David Moore, Craig Light????Folks I have spoken with on City Council?...

    Oct 27, 2016 by Robert Wilson (16 points)

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  15. sidewalks in new developments

    There has been some concern expressed by developers about the addition cost, if they cannot afford the cost of a sidewalk in their subdivision then they should not be building it.

    Nov 28, 2016 by N W (10 points)

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  16. Term Limits

    I understand that the Mayor is looking to do away with term limits and it will be attached to another proposal so that the citizens of Jonesboro will not realize that they will be voting on that. Why...

    Apr 10, 2016 by Blake Mills (12 points)

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  17. Community Choir

    I would love to see a community choir someday.

    Sep 6, 2015 by Amy Ottoson (5 points)

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  18. need to fill the pot hole along the road at 900 Paragould RD b4 it causes an accident

    fill the pot hole on the shoulder at 900 Paragould road

    Aug 29, 2016 by N W (10 points)

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  19. shooting complex

    What's NOT a great idea, the city council waved all procedures to commit 1.5 million dollars of a potential $10 million for a shooting complex! Really in the wake of Los Vegas? Forget the water park,...

    Oct 4, 2017 by N W (10 points)

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  20. Election time - ask questions

    Citizens of Jonesboro, your home could be NEXT! This is due to the city of Jonesboro, the leadership, not taking action. A home located in Jonesboro, AR, of nearly 30 years, ruined, flooded, due to...

    Oct 27, 2016 by Robert Wilson (16 points)

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  21. Invite ride sharing companies Uber and Lyft to Jonesboro

    Bus and Taxis are inferior to ride sharing programs like Uber and Lyft which provide better service, lower fares, and can employ citizens as drivers. Please send an open invitation to Uber and Lyft...

    Nov 16, 2016 by Matt Harden (17 points)

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  22. Can we get a section added to the concerns list for Parks and Recreation also a misc. sectoin someone could review and forward to the appropriate personnel

    nothing in report a concern for Parks/Rec plus need a misc. catagory

    Mar 10, 2018 by N W (10 points)

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  23. Stop puppy mills

    Put puppy mills out of business. In the case of the Dreamweavers puppy mill where dogs were left in horrendous conditions and owner was not punished. Why not and why is she still in business? 10,000...

    Nov 10, 2017 by Susan Squires (5 points)

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  24. Flags in the street

    The Jonesboro tradition for the Fourth of July of planting cheap plastic flags at busy intersections and along streets quickly results in scenes like this This...

    Jul 4, 2016 by Jeff Drake (5 points)

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  25. Conserving our green spaces.

    I feel like there should be an ordinance against unnecessarily removing trees for new developments. I know this would be difficult to enforce but we have a duty to keeping this city beautiful. Perhaps...

    Jan 1, 2016 by Aaron Houston (31 points)

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