News Flash Home
The original item was published from 6/16/2022 8:31:01 AM to 10/29/2022 12:00:00 AM.

News Flash

City News

Posted on: June 16, 2022

[ARCHIVED] City of Bentonville names new Director of Planning and Community Development

City of Bentonville logo

Bentonville, AR…  The City of Bentonville is proud to announce the promotion of Tyler Overstreet, AICP, to Planning and Community Development Director. Overstreet will lead the department in managing development, long range and comprehensive planning, community engagement, neighborhood improvement and community visioning.  

Overstreet began his planning career as a planner for the City of Joplin, MO in 2014. He joined the City of Bentonville is 2017 as a planner and was promoted to Current Planning Manager in 2021 supervising development review and code enforcement. His experience includes management, development review, cultivating effective working relationships, grant writing, program administration, demographic research, and mapping analysis. He has a passion for leadership and complex problem-solving while striving toward community empowerment. 

Overstreet graduated from Missouri Southern State University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science in 2015. In, 2021, he obtained a Master of Public Administration from the University of Illinois and a Graduate Certificate in Community Planning. He is also an adjunct instructor for the University of Arkansas teaching urban planning and politics. 

Overstreet says, "I am honored to be selected for this opportunity and look forward to Bentonville's continued success and growth. There is no better city in the country to be a planner than Bentonville." 

Tyler Overstreet is married to his wife, Itzamar, and he has four children.

Tyle Overstreet

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City News

Under Construction

Street Closure - NW A Street

Posted on: May 30, 2023
Vicinity Map


Posted on: May 24, 2023

150th Celebration Bike Drive

Posted on: May 23, 2023
Vicinity Map_Stonehenge

STREET CLOSURE - Stonehenge Dr.

Posted on: May 22, 2023

Exit Numbers to Change on I-49

Posted on: May 12, 2023
Under Construction

LANE SHIFT – E. Central Avenue

Posted on: April 20, 2023
Parks & Recreation logo

Razorback Greenway Realignment at I-49

Posted on: February 9, 2023
Under Construction

SE J Street - Lane Closures

Posted on: October 19, 2022