Central Arkansas Water Commission

The Board of Commissioners, Central Arkansas Water (CAW), was created by Arkansas Code Annotated 25-20-301-Little Rock City Code 35-26. Its seven (7) members serve seven (7)-year terms. Commissioners have full and complete authority to manage, operate, improve, extend and maintain the water works and distribution system for the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock, and have full and complete charge of the water plan. Vacancies are filled by nominations from the remaining Commissioners, subject to confirmation by the Little Rock City Board of Directors and the North Little Rock City Council.

The Central Arkansas Water Commission meets the second Thursday of each month at 2:00 PM in the 3rd Floor Board Room of the Capitol Avenue Water Utility Building, which is located at 221 East Capitol Avenue. If the first day of the month falls on a Wednesday or Thursday, then the meetings will be held on the third Thursday of the month.

For More Information

C. Tad Bohannon, Chief Executive Officer
Central Arkansas Water
P.O. Box 1789
Little Rock, AR 72203
(501) 377-1345
www.carkw.com


AUTHORITY: Arkansas Code Annotated 25-20-301 - Little Rock City Code 35-26
TERM: Seven (7) years
MEMBERS: Seven (7)
DUTIES: The Commissioners have full and complete authority to manage, operate, improve, extend and maintain the Central Arkansas Water and distribution system, and have full and complete charge of the water plan.
SELECTION: Members of this Commission are nominated by the remaining Commissioners, subject to approval by the Little Rock City Board of Directors and the North Little Rock City Council.
MEETINGS: Second Thursday of Each Month
221 East Capitol Avenue
3rd Floor Board Room
2:00 PM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    If the first day of the month falls on a Wednesday or Thursday, then the meetings will be held on the third Thursday of the month.
CONTACT: C. Tad Bohannon, Chief Executive Officer
Central Arkansas Water
P. O. Box 1789
Little Rock, AR 72203
(501) 377-1345

Current Members


Jay Hartman
Entergy
900 South Louisiana Street
Little Rock, AR  72202
(501) 396-4932
jhartma@entergy.com
Term Expires:  6-30-2023
 
Kandi Hughes
201 Worthen Drive
Little Rock, AR  72223
(501) 482-2398
khughes@spp.org
Term Expires:  6-30-2022

Jim McKenzie
7914 Leawood Boulevard
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 352-4364
jim.mcnz49@gmail.com
Term Expires: 6-30-2020

Dr. Roby Robertson
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2801 South University Avenue
Little Rock, AR  72204
(501) 569-3564
rdrobertson@ualr.edu
Term Expires:  6-30-2018

City Director Gene Fortson
(Board of Directors Liaision)
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street, Room 203
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4510
board@littlerock.gov
Term Expires:  12-31-2018

North Little Rock Appointees

Anthony Kendall
Baptist Health
9601 Interstate 630, Exit 7
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 202-2497
Term Expires:  6-30-2021

Eddie Powell
24 Heritage Park Circle
North Little Rock, AR  72116
(501) 753-0819
epowell01@comcast.net
Term Expires: 6-30-2019

Carmen Smith
DataPath, Inc.
1601 Westpark Drive #9
Little Rock, AR  72204
(501) 765-6345
sanderscarmen@hotmail.com
Term Expires: 6-30-2024