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  • Job Announcement: Become a Career Consultant and Help Others Achieve Their Dreams with CAPDD

    The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. (CAPDD) will be accepting applications/resumes for a Career Consultant to work in the Arkansas Workforce Center at Lonoke Arkansas serving Lonoke, Monroe and Prairie County . Career Consultant must possess a formal education equivalent of an associate degree and additional experience in the delivery of job training or people-oriented services will be a plus; applicants must be self-motivated and able to effectively communicate accurately in both oral and written modes; Related or equivalent education or experience may be substituted; must have computer skills; must be able to work with little supervision; and must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel in the Central area, as needed. Applicant selected to fill the position will be required to submit to Criminal background checks and drug screening after a conditional offer of employment unless you currently have a background check on file. Interested applicants should submit a resume to Tina Roush at CAPDD, P.O. Box 300, Lonoke, AR 72086 or tina.roush@capdd.org. Resumes must be accepted until this position is filled by a qualified applicant. CAPDD is an "Equal Opportunity Employer/Program" and "auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities".

  • Media Notification: CAPDD Board of Directors to Meet Jan. 25

    The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District (CAPDD) Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, January 25, 2024. The meeting will take place at 10:30 a.m. in the CAPDD Office in Lonoke, which is located at 902 North Center Street. For those who would like to attend the meeting virtually, the information to join the meeting from a computer, tablet, or smartphone is below. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors Meeting The governing body of the CAPDD is composed of twenty-five (25) members of the Board of Directors, composed of fifteen (15) local elected officials and ten (10) private citizens representing the various social and economic elements of the population. Each of the six (6) participating counties in the District is represented by four (4) board members. Minority representation on the Board shall be the same percentage as that of the District population. Meeting Time: 10:30 a.m. About CAPDD As a major tool of the Economic Development Administration, the Development District Program is intended to promote economic growth through multi-county planning and investment. Both the federal and state governments in Arkansas use the Planning and Development Districts as a service delivery system. Faulkner, Lonoke, Monroe, Prairie, Pulaski, and Saline Counties are served by the Central Arkansas Planning and Development District. To help District residents, we provide community and economic development services to the local municipalities within each county. The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. is an “Equal Opportunity Employer/Program” and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.”

  • Free "Pathway to Prosperity" event coming to Little Rock Jan. 24

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Small Business Administration (SBA) will present the South-Central "Path to Prosperity" regional economic development series at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Wednesday, January 24. The free event will be held at UALR's Engineering and Information Technology 142 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are invited to take part in the regional economic development series to engage with experts and learn best practices and resources from Federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as the private sector and nonprofits. During the day, there will be discussions on how to start a business, how to access capital, and how to do business with the government. There will also be lender-small business matchmaking sessions. This is a hybrid event with both an in-person and virtual option. For more information on the event, visit the following links: https://www.usda.gov/path-to-prosperity https://www.fdic.gov/resources/consumers/events/2024-01-24-path-prosperity.html To register for the event, visit this link: https://www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJIscu6urTItHTAVvsjW4wvqs2s9yd5lL_k#/registration

  • ACT brings Work Ready Community Boot Camp Training to UCA February 21-22

    ACT will host a Boot Camp training for new Arkansas counties interested in becoming a Work Ready Community at the University of Central Arkansas Conference Center in Conway on February 21-22, 2024. ACT Work Ready Community is a program that "empowers states, regions and counties with data, processes and tools that drive economic growth", according to the website. The goals of the ACT Work Ready Community is to align career education to local employer needs, boost credentials and earnings for Arkansas students and job seekers, sharpen aim for growth in Economic Development and employer awareness and increase collaboration with a Results-Driven Framework. More than half of Arkansas counties participate in the Work Ready Communities program. The training is $150 per person. There is a requirement of at least two team members from each county to attend. Lunch will not be provided. For more information on the Boot Camp training, email cheri.hughes@act.org.

  • Media Notification: December 2023 CAPDD Board Meetings Scheduled

    The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District (CAPDD) Boards will meet on Tuesday, December 5, 2023. The meetings will take place in the CAPDD Office in Lonoke, which is located at 902 North Center Street. For those who desire to attend these meetings virtually, the information to join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone is below. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US Central Arkansas Regional Solid Waste Management District Board of Directors Meeting The counties that make up the Central Arkansas Regional Solid Waste Management District are Lonoke, Monroe and Prairie Counties. The Solid Waste Districts are partners in Solid Waste Management with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. Meeting Time: 9:00 a.m. Central Arkansas Chief Elected Officials (CEO) Consortium Meeting CEO Board The CEO Board consists of the County Judges of each county of the Central Arkansas Planning & Development District and the Mayors of those Cities. The CEO Board organizes and appoints the workforce development board. As the Grant Recipient, it also oversees funding allocations within the region. Meeting Time: 9:45 a.m. Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors Meeting The governing body of the CAPDD is composed of twenty-five (25) members of the Board of Directors, composed of fifteen (15) local elected officials and ten (10) private citizens representing the various social and economic elements of the population. Each of the six (6) participating counties in the District is represented by four (4) board members. Minority representation on the Board shall be the same percentage as that of the District population. Meeting Time: 10:30 a.m. About CAPDD As a major tool of the Economic Development Administration, the Development District Program is intended to promote economic growth through multi-county planning and investment. Both the federal and state governments in Arkansas use the Planning and Development Districts as a service delivery system. Faulkner, Lonoke, Monroe, Prairie, Pulaski, and Saline Counties are served by the Central Arkansas Planning and Development District. To help District residents, we provide community and economic development services to the local municipalities within each county. The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. is an “Equal Opportunity Employer/Program” and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.”

  • Media Notification: Central Arkansas Workforce Development Board of Directors to meet December 4

    For More Information Contact: Tina Roush 501-676-2721 MEDIA NOTIFICATION Central Arkansas Workforce Development Board of Directors Meeting to be held December 4 The Central Arkansas Workforce Development Board of Directors will meet Monday, December 4 at 4 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Central Arkansas Planning and Development District (CAPDD) office located at 902 North Center Street in Lonoke. There is also an option for individuals who are not able to attend in person. Below you will find information to join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone if needed. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US To see the agenda click here. About the Central Arkansas Workforce Development Board The Central Arkansas Workforce Development Board is made up of representatives from the private sector, non-profits, and government agencies. The Workforce Development Board is mandated by federal legislation to oversee public investments in employment and training programs.

  • Invitation For Bid: CAPDD accepting sealed bids for Workers Compensation Insurance

    INVITATION FOR BID The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. is accepting sealed bids for Workers Compensation Insurance. Bid specifications are available at 902 North Center Street, Lonoke, AR 72086 or by calling Fay Cox at (501) 676-2721 or Arkansas Relay Service 1-800-285-1121 (voice), 1-800-285-1131 (TDD), from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or by writing/visiting the CAPDD Administrative Offices at 902 North Center Street, Post Office Box 300, Lonoke, Arkansas 72086. Bids must be received by 3:00 pm on Monday, November 27, 2023. Bids will be opened at Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc., 902 North Center Street, Lonoke, Arkansas on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 10:00 am. Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. is an “Equal Opportunity Employer/Program” and “Auxiliary Aids and Services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.”

  • MEDIA NOTIFICATION

    For More Information Contact: Tina Roush 501-676-2721 MEETINGS Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors will meet Thursday, October 26, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. The meetings will be held at the CAPDD Office located at 902 North Center Street in Lonoke or you can call in electronically due to Covid 19 health concerns. Below you will find information to join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone if needed. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. is an “Equal Opportunity Employer/Program” and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.”

  • Media Notification

    For More Information Contact: Tina Roush 501-676-2721 MEETINGS Central Arkansas Chief Elected Official Consortium Board of Directors The Central Arkansas Chief Elected Official Consortium Board of Directors will meet Monday, October 16, 2023 at 10:30. The meetings will be held at the CAPDD Office located at 902 North Center Street in Lonoke or you can call in electronically due to Covid 19 health concerns. Below you will find information to join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone if needed. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. is an “Equal Opportunity Employer/Program” and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.”

  • Attention

    From: Rodney Larsen CAPDD, Executive Director Date: October 10, 2023 Re: CAWDB Directors meeting The Central Arkansas Workforce Development Board of Directors will meet on Monday, October 16, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. (A working meal will be provided during the meeting.) The meeting will be held at the office of Central Arkansas Planning and Development District located at 902 North Center Street in Lonoke, Arkansas. Below you will find the information to join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone, if needed. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US If you are unable to attend, please send the proxy that is enclosed in your packet and/or designate someone to represent you at the meeting. If you have any questions or if we could provide any additional information, please feel free to call.

  • MEETINGS

    Central Arkansas Regional Solid Waste Management District and Central Arkansas Chief Elected Official Consortium and Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors The Central Arkansas Regional Solid Waste Management District will meet Thursday, September 28, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., the Central Arkansas Chief Elected Officials Consortium will meet at 9:45 a.m. and the Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors will meet at 10:30 AM. The meetings will be held at the CAPDD Office located at 902 North Center Street in Lonoke or you can call in electronically due to Covid 19 health concerns. Below you will find information to join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone if needed. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. Zoom Rooms is the original software-based conference room solution used around the world in board, conference, huddle, and training rooms, as well as executive offices and classrooms. Founded in 2011, Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Zoom is a publicly traded company headquartered in San Jose, CA. us02web.zoom.us Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. is an “Equal Opportunity Employer/Program” and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.” Reply Reply all Forward

  • ATTENTION

    The Central Arkansas Workforce Board of Directors meeting scheduled for Monday, September 11, 2023 @ 4:00 p.m. has been canceled. Rodney Larsen Executive Director

  • Media Notification

    For More Information, Call: Tina Roush (501) 676-2721 Central Arkansas Workforce Development Board of Directors Meeting The Central Arkansas Workforce Development Board of Directors will meet Monday, September 11, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the office of Central Arkansas Planning and Development District located at 902 North Center Street in Lonoke, Arkansas. Below you will find information to join meetings virtual if needed : Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US The Central Arkansas Workforce Development Board is “an equal opportunity employer/program "and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.”

  • Media Notification

    For More Information Contact: Tina Roush 501-676-2721 ZOOM MEETING Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Director’s Revolving Loan Fund Committee The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors Revolving Loan Fund Committee will meet Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. via a Zoom meeting Below you will find information to join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone if needed. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. is an “Equal Opportunity Employer/Program” and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.”

  • Board of Directors Meeting

    The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors will meet Thursday, August 24, 2023. The meeting will be held at the CAPDD Office located at 902 North Center Street in Lonoke. CAPDD Board meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. and a working brunch will be provided during the meeting. Below you will find the information to join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone, if needed. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US If you are unable to attend, please send the proxy that is enclosed in your packet and/or designate someone to represent you at the meeting. If you have any questions or if we could provide any additional information, please feel free to call our office.

  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON APPLICATION FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

    A public hearing will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at Office of Emergency Management, Lonoke County Courthouse Annex, 200 North Center Street, Lonoke, AR 72086 for the purpose of identifying and prioritizing the community needs of Lonoke County, determining whether an application for Arkansas Community and Economic Development Program (ACEDP) funds should be developed and if so, for what community need. Also, comments on proposed project activities will be discussed, especially those with possible impacts on the community, should the project receive funding. ACEDP funds are federal assistance received by the State of Arkansas and administered by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. These funds will be made available to cities and counties according to need and can be used for community facilities, public infrastructure, or economic development, but must address one of the following objectives: 1. Provide benefit to low and moderate income families, 2. Aid in the prevention of slum and blight, or 3. Meet other community needs, which pose a serious, immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community where no other funding is available to meet such needs. All residents of Lonoke County are encouraged to attend the hearing and participate in the community development process. Lonoke County will provide technical assistance in developing proposals by groups representing low- and moderate-income persons. Individuals requiring physical or sensory accommodations including interpreter service, Braille, large print, or recorded materials, please contact Conya Spencer at 902 N. Center Street, Lonoke, AR no later than August 15, 2023, 4:30 p.m. Accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and non-English speaking individuals provided that a 2 day notice is received by the Lonoke County. Lonoke County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Doug Erwin Lonoke County Judge

  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON APPLICATION FORCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

    A public hearing will be held on _August 14, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lonoke City Hall Courts building located at 107 W. 2nd Street, Lonoke, AR 72086 for the purpose of identifying and prioritizing the community needs of the City of Lonoke, determining whether an application for Arkansas Community and Economic Development Program (ACEDP) funds should be developed and if so, for what community need. Also, comments on proposed project activities will be discussed, especially those with possible impacts on the community, should the project receive funding. ACEDP funds are federal assistance received by the State of Arkansas and administered by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. These funds will be made available to cities and counties according to need and can be used for community facilities, public infrastructure, or economic development, but must address one of the following objectives: 1. Provide benefit to low and moderate income families, 2. Aid in the prevention of slum and blight, or 3. Meet other community needs, which pose a serious, immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community where no other funding is available to meet such needs. All residents of the City of Lonoke are encouraged to attend the hearing and participate in the community development process. The City of Lonoke will provide technical assistance in developing proposals by groups representing low- and moderate-income persons.

  • CAWDB Executive Committee Virtual Meeting

    The Central Arkansas Workforce Development Board of Director’s Executive Committee will meet virtually on Monday, July 31, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. Below you will find the information to join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone, if needed. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US If you are unable to attend, please send the proxy that is enclosed in your packet and/or designate an eligible individual to represent you at the meeting. If you have any questions or if we could provide any additional information, please feel free to call.

  • Invitation For Bid For Janitorial Services

    Invitation For Bid For Janitorial Services The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. (CAPDD) is seeking sealed bids for Janitorial Services for their office located at 902 North Center Street, Lonoke, Arkansas. The Invitation for Bid (IFB) packages may be obtained by contacting Fay Cox at (501) 676-2721, Arkansas Relay Service 1-800-285-1121 (voice), 1-800-285-1131 (TDD), from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, or by writing/visiting the CAPDD Administrative Office at 902 North Center Street, Post Office Box 300, Lonoke, Arkansas 72086. Sealed bids are to be mailed or hand delivered to Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc., P.O. Box 300, 902 North Center Street, Lonoke, AR 72086 and clearly labeled “Janitorial Bid Lonoke, Attn: Fay Cox”. Sealed bids must reach the CAPDD Administrative Office no later than 4:00 pm, Wednesday, June 21, 2023. Bids will be opened at 10:00 am on Thursday, June 22, 2023 at Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. located at 902 North Center Street, Lonoke, Arkansas. CAPDD is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

  • Media Notification

    For More Information Contact: Tina Roush 501-676-2721 MEETINGS Central Arkansas Regional Solid Waste Management District and Central Arkansas Chief Elected Official Consortium and Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors The Central Arkansas Regional Solid Waste Management District will meet Thursday, June 22, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., the Central Arkansas Chief Elected Officials Consortium will meet at 9:45 a.m. and the Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors will meet at 10:30 AM. The meetings will be held at the CAPDD Office located at 902 North Center Street in Lonoke or you can call in electronically due to Covid 19 health concerns. Below you will find information to join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone if needed. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. is an “Equal Opportunity Employer/Program” and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.”

  • Media Notification.

    For More Information Contact: Tina Roush 501-676-2721 MEETINGS Central Arkansas Regional Solid Waste Management District and Central Arkansas Chief Elected Official Consortium and Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors The Central Arkansas Regional Solid Waste Management District will meet Thursday, June 22, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., the Central Arkansas Chief Elected Officials Consortium will meet at 9:45 a.m. and the Central Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors will meet at 10:30 AM. The meetings will be held at the CAPDD Office located at 902 North Center Street in Lonoke or you can call in electronically due to Covid 19 health concerns. Below you will find information to join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone if needed. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9292459836?pwd=Lzl0V2NPZnJiTWUyc2wrRk5QbGRwdz09 Meeting ID: 929 245 9836 Passcode: 133867 One tap mobile +13126266799,,9292459836#,,,,*133867# US The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. is an “Equal Opportunity Employer/Program” and “auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.”

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