Posted on: October 19, 2016

Public Input Meeting- Sidewalk and Trail Connectivity Master Plan

sidwalk in need of repair downtown

City staff would like the public's feedback on the proposed sidewalk and trail master plan before it goes to the Board of Directors for approval. The first draft of the document was presented to the Board in workshop earlier in 2016 and now we need your ...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

National Drug Take Back

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National Drug Take Back, October 22nd 10a.m. - 2p.m. at the Lobby of the Siloam Springs Police Department. Safely get rid of any unused/expired/unwanted pharmaceutical drugs (prescription or over the counter)

We have a free drop box in the lobby of PD ...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2016

SSPD Awarded Grant from Arkansas Highway Safety Office

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The Siloam Springs Police Department has received a $21,000.00 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) grant. The grant is made possible by funds from the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Arkansas State Polic...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Fall Clean-Up Scheduled for October 24

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City-wide fall cleanup is just around the corner.
In order to take advantage of this free service, please have materials set out on the curb no sooner than Saturday, October 22, 2016 and no later than 7:00 a.m. on Monday, October 24, 2016.

Acceptable...Read on...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Clown Sightings in Siloam Springs

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Over the past few days, Siloam Springs residents may have heard rumors or seen social media postings about clowns that are threatening or harassing people. As of release time, there has been one investigation opened by Police related to a disturbing socia...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

Parks Advisory Board Looking to Fill Vacancy

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Do you want to be an active part of the City of Siloam Springs? Do you have an interest in Parks and Recreation and want to be a part of the Parks Advisory Board? The consider submitting an application to be on the Parks Advisory Board and assist in the d...Read on...

Application and detailed information
Posted on: September 12, 2016

Fall Clean Up Scheduled for Week of October 24, 2016

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Fall Cleanup has been set for October 24, 2016. Cleanup items need to be placed by the curb no sooner than Saturday, October 22nd. Crews will collect clean-up items following the same route as your regular weekly trash. Monday’s trash route will have t...Read on...

Additional Clean Up Details and Limits
Posted on: September 13, 2016

Planning and Zoning Commission Vacancies

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The Planning and Zoning Commission is looking to fill to vacancies on the commission for the City of Siloam Springs. Anyone residing within the planning area of the City of Siloam Springs who would like to be considered for an appointment to this may fill...Read on...

Application and Commission Information
Posted on: August 16, 2016

SSPD Assisted in Traffic Control for Fallen Deputy Bill Cooper

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The Siloam Springs Police Department sent a detachment of officers to attend funeral services of Fallen Deputy Bill Cooper. SSPD units also assisted in providing traffic control along the processional route. Rest in Peace Brother. Read more »

Posted on: August 10, 2016

Mt. Olive Street Diet Update and Information

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The City has been fielding a number of questions about the Mt. Olive Street Diet project as it nears the conclusion. Here are your answers.

Question: When will the project be completed?
Answer: The roadway re-opening has tentatively scheduled for Aug...Questions and Answers

Posted on: August 10, 2016

A word from the Chief

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It is with a heavy heart that I post this open letter to the officers of our jurisdiction, the brothers and sisters of our profession and to the residents of our city. Today, an Arkansas brother of our thin blue line paid the ultimate sacrifice, another h...Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Pay City Bills with the Xpress Bill Pay App

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Now you can pay your bills with the new Xpress Bill Pay iOS mobile app
We are pleased to announce a new free mobile app that is now available for download from the App Store.

This new app allows you to:- Pay your bills in real-time
- Pay with a cre...Read on...
Posted on: July 18, 2016

City Fuel Farms Saves Big Annually- Updated through June 2016

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Since the fuel farm came on-line in the second half of 2013, the City has saved over $109,979 in vehicular fuel cost. Savings account from buying gas in bulk.

City staff tracks the number of gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel consumed monthly by the ...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

An Open Letter From the Siloam Springs Police Chief

Police Chief Jim Wilmeth

In light of the events in Dallas last week, I want the residents of Siloam Springs to know how much we appreciate you. We have been overwhelmed by the show of support you have expressed to us. Hardly a single call or foot patrol has occurred over the wee...Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

Electric Department Wins Award for Reliability

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The Siloam Springs Electric Department has been recognized for outstanding reliability and service from MESO (Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma) with an index of 99.9923 percent in 2015. Only four cities in the four-state, seventy-eight city region q...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Former Mayor M.L. "Moose" Van Poucke Passed Away

Mayor Van Poucke

The City of Siloam Springs would like to pay our respects to M.L. Van Poucke, Jr. , “Moose”, who passed away last night. He respectfully served the City of Siloam Springs as Mayor from 1979-1980 and again from 1989-2008. Mayor Van Poucke was extremely ded...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2016

Benton County Satellite Convenience Center Now Open

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Are you a Benton County resident and have items like old furniture, appliances, household electronics, household hazardous waste, scrap metal and more that you need to get rid of? Well, we can help you with a FREE resource.
The Benton County Sold Waste ...Read on...

Acceptable Items & Limits (More info)
Posted on: April 20, 2016

Updated Board of Directors Goals 2015-2016


On July 21, 2015 the City Board of Directors adopted goals in the following topics to accomplish: economic development/downtown redevelopment; planning/zoning/building/code enforcement; finance; parks and recreation; infrastructure. These are the updates....Read on...

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Posted on: March 21, 2016

City Electric Department Wins National Recognition for Reliability

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The City of Siloam Springs Electric Department has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2015. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (APPA)—a trade group in Washington, D.C., that repres...Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2016

Siloam Springs Wins Main Street Arkansas Honors for Downtown

Main Street Award 2016

The City of Siloam Springs won honors this year from Main Street Arkansas for multiple categories in downtown development and historic preservation. During an awards ceremony held Thursday, February, 18 business supporters, Main Street Siloam Springs memb...Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2015

City Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Receives Award

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The City of Siloam Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent, Tom Meyers, received an award at the 2015 Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works and Water Environment Association quarterly meeting Wednesday, December 9th. .
Mr. Meyers was ...Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2015

SSPD K9 Fado Receives Ballistic Vest

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Siloam Springs Police Department is excited to announce that K9 Fado has received the ballistic vest awarded to him via a grant through the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Fado’s vest is embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of pr...Read on...

Posted on: November 5, 2015

Basin 5 Project Nears Completion- Phase 1

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City crews are nearing completion of phase 1 of the Basin 5 sanitary sewer infrastructure project after months of work. This project has impacted residents along University Street, Garret and Maple. The completion date is this project is January 2016.
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