Headlines From The Future
In one exercise during the Aug. 22 meeting to involve the public in creation of the city’s 2040 plan, residents were asked to write headlines they’d like to see in the newspaper 20 years from now.
Below is a selection of the headlines produced during the meeting.
• Bella Vista Booming
• Bella Vista: Where the young go to retire
• Bella Vista restaurant entertainment district pushes property values to 20-year high
• Bella Vista celebrates 20 years of lightning-fast municipal fiber internet
• Pedestrian-only town center features food and entertainment.
• Bella Vista has sales tax revenue increase
• Bella Vista voted best small city/family city
• Bypass, adding exits, expands the city and shifts revenue to a new hub
• Bella Vista wins national award for growth while maintaining natural environment
• City announces agreement with developers for multiuse Town Center
• Bella Vista is a great place to live for all ages
• Bella Vista is an incubator for new businesses
• Bella Vista, the natural community, meets needs of young and old
• Bella Vista, a small town, a large resort experience
• New Bella Vista town square enables square to square to square bike race
• Mountain biking national championship held at Bella Vista Back 100
• A natural corner of the natural state
• Bella Vista established as regional arts center