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Welcome to WAPDD
Welcome to the Western
Arkansas Planning and Development District website. Established
in 1966 as a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation, WAPDD serves
the western Arkansas six-county area of Crawford, Franklin, Logan,
Polk, Scott and Sebastian. Our organization's name reflects what
we do -- assist western Arkansas communities with the planning
for and development of local and regional programs and projects.
Working closely with city and county governments,
WAPDD offers an array of technical assistance and management
services. These relate to community and economic development,
solid waste management, census information and population data,
911 mapping and addressing, geographic information systems,
work force development, and transportation planning. For information
about these areas of service, click on the icons above.
Learn More about WAPDD
here to learn more about WAPDD,
including listings of board members and staff, office location and
how to contact us.
Need a Street Address?
We can help you get a street address for
a new structure being located in Sebastian, Crawford or Scott counties.
[Click here for more
Want to Know More About Our Area Economy?
Prepared by WAPDD's director of economic
development, you can download or read a reprint of an article
for the Southwest Times Record, February 2004 [click
here] and a power point slide presentation
describing the Fort Smith Region's Economy, February 2006. [click
here to view slide presentation].
For economic information and labor force and employment statistics
for the state, its metropolitan areas and counties, we suggest
you click on "Census Information &
Population Data" at the top of this page and check out
the following websites:
Want to Know More About Sebastian County Solid Waste?
ECCO Partners assists in educating Sebastian County citizens of the programs and resources available to support recycling and environmental conservation. Dedicated to keeping our environment clean and saving our natural resources, our programs encourage and support residents, businesses and institutions to actively participate in environmental conservation efforts and provide guidance on how to properly handle recyclable materials. Working together, we will conserve and protect the natural beauty and resources of our region. Click here to go to the Sebastian County Solid Waste Website.