City Board discusses Regency House, Avery retirement

    The Texarkana, Arkansas, Board of Directors met to discuss the Regency House, a transfer of bonds from Cooper Tire to Good Year, a service agreement ordinance, and Doug Avery's retirement.

    The Regency House, located at 110 East Broad, as well as the building next door, have been sited for demolition in the past.  A resolution passed to enter into a contract with a company for the demolition, despite opposition. 

    The resolution to transfer bonds from Cooper Tire to parent company Good Year passed unanimously. 

    An ordinance to enter into a service agreement with the Chamber of Commerce for advertising and with Main Street Texarkana for the Christmas Parade passed unanimously. 

    Lastly, Doug Avery announced his retirement.

    More from News of the Ark-La-Tex