City Beautiful Commission

In October 1976, the current City Beautiful Commission of Little Rock was created by Little Rock City Code 15-26,27. Members of the City Beautiful Commission are appointed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors. The duties of the commission are to review variance requests to the landscape ordinance; promote beautiful landscape throughout the city; provide environmental policy directions and aesthetic improvement guidelines to the Board of Directors.

The City Beautiful meets the first Thursday of Each Month at 11:30 AM at Curran Hall, 615 East Capitol Avenue.

CITY BEAUTIFUL COMMISSION WEBSITE: Little Rock City Beautiful Commission

For More Information

Darren Spillman, Plans Development Administrator
Planning and Development Department
723 West Markham Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone: (501) 371-4864
Fax: (501) 371-6863
dspillman@littlerock.gov

AUTHORITY: Little Rock City Code 15-26, 27; Ordinance No. 20,395
TERM: Three (3) years
MEMBERS: Eleven (11)
DUTIES: To promote public interest in the general improvement and appearance of the City of Little Rock; to prepare and transmit to the City Board of Directors recommended policies implementing the plans prepared by and/or for the Commission; and to establish, subject to Board of Directors’ approval, regulations of aesthetic quality for public and private lands and improvements.
SELECTION:
Members are appointed to this Commission by the Little Rock City Board of Directors. The eleven (11) members should be qualified electors of the City of Little Rock with two (2) members chosen from the following professions:
Professional Civil Engineer,
Professional Urban Planner,
Registered Architect, or
Registered Landscape Architect
MEETINGS:
First Thursday of Each Month
Curran Hall
615 East Capitol Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72201
11:30 AM
CONTACT Darren Spillman, Plans Development Administrator
Planning and Development Department
723 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 371-4864
Fax: (501) 371-6863
Email: dspillman@littlerock.gov

Jamie Collins, Director
Planning and Development Department
723 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 371-6818

Current Members

Phillis Anderson
(At-Large)
Term Expires: 10-19-2021

Robert Cushman
(At-Large)
Term Expires: 10-19-2019

Michael Harvey
(At-Large)
mwharve@yahoo.com
Term Expires: 10-19-2021

Melissa Henshaw
(At-Large)
Term Expires: 10-19-2019

Steve Homeyer
(At-Large)

Term Expires: 10-19-2021

Troy Laha
(Professional Urban Planner)
lahaengrls@sbcglobal.net
Term Expires:  10-19-2021

Edward Peek
(Registered Architect)
eepeek1@wddarchitects.com
Term Expires: 10-19-2020

Robert Walker
(At-Large)
therobertwalker@hotmail.com
Term Expires: 10-19-2021

Janet Wilson
(At-Large)
jwilson@asbca.com
Term Expires:  10-19-2019

Robert Winchester
(At-Large)
robert.winchester@sbcglobal.net
Term Expires:  10-19-2020

Billie Woods
(At-Large)
4yourtime@sbcglobal.net
Term Expires:  10-19-2020
 
City Director Dean Kumpuris
(Board of Directors Liaison)
board@littlerock.gov
Term Expires: 12-31-2020