By Frank Leeming, January 15, 2020
Our most comprehensive look at What’s Happening in Hot Springs Village is ready. Click here to see it.
It includes a close look at POA finances, the real-estate market, new-home construction, the use of our amenities, the cost of gasoline and electricity, weather, crime rates, school performance and population in 2019.
Of particular interest is the table on page 3 showing POA revenue and spending compared to 2018 and the POA’s budget.
The POA missed its revenue budget by $2.4 million, or 6.6 percent, lending credence to on-going criticism of the job the POA does in planning for the coming year.
Some numbers are missing from this year-end wrap-up. We’ll tell you why in a couple of days.