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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 9/22/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 9/22/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Myj5TuIwFZo 

>Up 486 cases in last 24 hours 

>Cumulative total of 74,772 

>6,188 confirmed active cases in the commu...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 9/15/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID 9/15/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqd4Bx1NbLI 

>First weekly COVID update 

>Department of Health has received 12,000 antigen tests- will allow for two months of&...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

East Tahlequah Street Overlay

Tahlequah St Work

Beginning Wednesday, September 9th the Street Division will begin milling and overlaying E. Tahlequah St. from the bridge across Sager Creek at N. Washington St. to N. Country Club Rd.

Work will be done in three phases:

  • First phase will begin from N. Washin...
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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Parks Advisory Board Vacancy

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The City of Siloam Springs has open one position for the Parks Advisory Board. Residents of Siloam Springs who would like to be considered for an appointment can complete an online application or may obtain a copy at the Parks and Recreation office locate...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 9/11/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 9/11/2020 COVID Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hDdiFr2BMA 

>1,107 new cases, a new high number of cases 

>Nearly 13% of the new cases are from colleges and universities. That a...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 9/10/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 9/10/2020 COVID Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rdH2bARGFM 

>Will be going to a weekly update or as needed. Weekly updates will start on Tuesday.  

>Still in a...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Planning and Zoning Commission Vacancies

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The City of Siloam Springs has two available positions for Planning and Zoning Commission/Board of Adjustments. Anyone residing within the planning area of the City of Siloam Springs who would like to be considered for an appointment may fill out an appli...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 9/9/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID 9/9/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sx9s-Bq_MEA 

>Expanded capacity and partnerships in testing. ADH partnering with Baptist health= will increase testing capac...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 9/8/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 9/8/2020 COVID Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lS0ZmmKARXE 

>Arkansas joining multistate purchasing agreement to get a larger volume of antigen tests.  

>Using ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 9/4/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 9/4/2020 COVID Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbJ818RO6MQ 

>Reminder that we need to be safe and precautious  

>Highest number of new cases to date 

>Up 1,094 new cas...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Municipal Election Primary Results; At-Large Board Positions

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Unofficial election results: https://vote.bentoncountyar.gov/results/

Positions 6 and 7 will have runoffs since no candidate received the majority of the votes. The top two candidates for these positions will be on the ballot Tuesday, November 3.

Position 5...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 9/3/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 9/3/2020 COVID Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyGxJyebx0Q 

>Up 969 cases to 63,081 cumulative 

>Decline down 10 to 425 hospitalizations 

>Up 20 deaths to 861 ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 09/02/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 09/02/2020 Press Conference

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiE1cBiB-FY

> 615 new cases reported, cumulative total 62,112

> Up 12 to 435 hospitalizations

> Up 27 deaths to 841

> 4,773 tests performed in the past 24 hour...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID 09/01/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 09/01/2020 Press Conference

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mn5F8U7VZpg

> 273 new cases reported, cumulative total 61,497

> Up 3 to 423 hospitalizations

> Down 2 to 85 on ventilators

> Up 17 deaths to 814

> Top counti...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID 8/31/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 08/31/2020 Press Conference

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX5swsDGPno

> 368 new cases reported, cumulative total 61,224

> 5,466 active cases

> Up 29 to 420 hospitalizations

> Up 3 to 87 on ventilators

> Up 13 deaths...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID 8/28/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 08/28/2020 Press Conference

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_A7eJKJZkY

> 838 new cases reported, cumulative total 59,583

> 5,496 are active cases = 225 in nursing homes, 268 in correctional facilities, and 5,003 active com...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID 8/27/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/27/2020 Press Conference

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5macC1v5654

>Yesterday 58,023 up 722 cases to 58,745

> 6,682 tests in last 24 hours

> Down 2 hospitalizations to 433

> Up 7 deaths to 739

> Top counties for n...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Census Takers Follow Up With No Response Households

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Census takers are visiting residences that have not yet responded to the 2020 census.  https://2020census.gov/en/census-takers.html 

Census takers will wear masks and follow local public health guidelines when they visit your hom...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 08/26/2020

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Governor Hutchinson 8/26/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8GUIYdpHW0 

>Zero COVID cases at Cummins and Ouachita River Unit. Clear from positive cases.  

>Up 649 new cases for a cumulat...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 8/21/2020

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/21/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyQN9iKk1B4 

>Unemployment rate has been reduced to 7.1%, down a full percentage point in June. The June unemployment rate was 8.1%&nb...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/19/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/19/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiubkR-bz8U 

>Arkansas will be submitting its application to FEMA for the $300 a week enhanced unemployment compensation 

>UA...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/20/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cqwYiMx7EY 

>Up 549 cases to a cumulative total of 54,765 

>Steady at 499 hospitalizations 

>48,558&nb...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/17/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/17/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80h-uzw6z9I 

>Over 15,000 private school students and 2,000 staff are already back to school. Public education will resume on-campus August 24-26.&...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/13/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 8/13/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZpiRbJb8Gg 

>Up 652 cases to 51,766 cumulative cases 

>Down 13 to 473 hospitalizations 

>Up 9 to 582 deaths 

>Dec...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

City Response to EO 20-43 and Reports of Noncompliance

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To the Residents of Siloam Springs, 

As most of you probably know, Governor Hutchinson has issued Executive Order 20-43 which mandates that everyone in Arkansas wear a face covering over the mouth and nose in all indoor and outdoor environments wh...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/12/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/12/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXtObo7JW6A 

>Up 703 new cases up to 51,114 cases in Arkansas 

>Of the 703= 678 community cases, 24 correctional facil...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Information about the Municipal Election- Dates, Polling Places, Candidates

Siloam Springs City Hall front entry doors

The Siloam Springs municipal election for positions 5, 6, and 7 is Tuesday, August 11, 2020. 

If no candidate receives the majority of votes cast in the primary, the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be the nominees for th...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/11/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 8/11/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8Clv7MYP8w 

>Up 383 to 50,411 cumulative cases- 313 community, 69 correctional cases 

>Down 1 to 507 hospitalizations 

>Up 1...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/10/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 August 10, 2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IROpT6DJcV4 

>Friday had 1,011 new cases, Saturday 772, Sunday 572, today new cases 645 for a cu...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/7/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/7/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0b-ky1rYw4 

>47028 yesterday, up 1011 cases 

>Up 1,011 new cases to 47,028 

>Up 9 hospitalizations to 523 

>Up 6 d...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 8/5/2020 Press Conference- Information about Target Dates

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Governor Hutchinson 8/5/2020 COVID Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ln-5P-LM-6w 

>Dr. Jose Romero named the permanent cabinet level Secretary of Health for Arkansas.  

Yesterday- 45,381, u...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/30/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/30/2020 COVID Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdTMXDybMD8 

>Up 791 new cases to 41,559 

>Down 4 to 504 hospitalizations 

 Up 8 to 442 deaths&...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/29/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/29/2020 COVID Press Conference 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Id2a23ihu4U 

>Press conference live from Russellville.  

>$10 million provided for WIFI access points ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/28/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID 7/28/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pACCoaY_Ro 

>Up 734 new cases to 40181 total cases 

>Up 12 to 501 hospitalizations 

>Up 20 to 428 deaths 

>Top count...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/27/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 07/27/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ev3_cOXBQI 

>Need effective online education in additional to in room instruction. Need better internet coverage. $10 million for WIFI&a...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Siloam Springs Kayak Park Closed Due to Executive Order 20-43

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The Siloam Springs Kayak Park is closed until further notice from Governor Hutchinson’s Executive Order 20-43. https://governor.arkansas.gov/images/uploads/executiveOrders/EO_20-43.pdf   

Executive Order 20-43 ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/24/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/24/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpvet_il-Fo 

>Up 990 new cases to 37,249 total cases 

>We must work together to change the curve. Social distancing and wearing...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/23/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/23/2020 COVID Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzXuUXmtGcY 

>Solomon Graves- announced to be Secretary of Corrections.  

>Cases- increase 1,013 to 36,259 

>1,008 in c...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/22/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/22/2020 COVID Press Release 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fm_rLbHmNDM 

>Adding 125 jobs at the La-Z- Boy facility in Siloam Springs. All the workers were wearing masks at the Governor&rsquo...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/21/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/21/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiDIIlJ0QB8 

>Cases in 24 hours- up 728 cases- 122 in correctional facilities, 606 community cases 

>17 additional hos...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/20/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/20/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiFfst3Lq3A 

>Today is the first day of the statewide mask mandate- must wear a mask: if they are exposed to a non-household member and&am...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/17/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/17/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoTaVdC0yKU 

>Economic crisis- state unemployment rate has declined again from 9.6% in May to 8% in June. National average is 11%. 

>&am...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Governor Hutchinson Executive Order Requiring Face Masks

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See the Executive Order as the original PDF

 

EXECUTIVE ORDER PURSUANT TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY CONCERNING COVID-19, AS DECLARED IN EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-37, FOR THE PURPOSE OF REQUIRING FACE COVERINGS

WHEREAS: An outbreak of coronavirus...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/16/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference- Mask Mandate

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/16/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sk3NOo84PDQ 

>STATEWIDE MANDATE FOR FACE COVERINGS that will begin Monday, July 20.  

>Face coverings mandate goes int...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/15/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/15/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtrgrYdejyk 

>Walmart announced today that they will require customers to wear masks in Walmart stores and Sams Clubs&am...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/14/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/14/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s69u_pJHG4w 

>Governor discussed the state strategy to reduce the spread of the virus, save lives and safely reopen the economy and get people back...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/13/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/13/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Pf2DMXuu9s 

>Masks- What we are in total agreement on is masks is the one tool we have to reduce the spread of the viru...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/10/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/10/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNZTiabC5D0 

>Yesterday 26052 up 751 cases to 26803 

>751 new cases- 149 in correctional, 602 in community 

>5,847 a...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/9/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/9/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rrzU1zVtuc 

-Yesterday we had 25,246 cases; up 806 new cases to 26,052 

-Second highest day of new cases since the pandemic ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/8/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/8/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gthhfI0Id64 

-Yesterday 24,512; up 734 cases to 25,246 

-4th highest day of new cases at 734 

-Of the 734 new cases 104 correc...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/7/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference 7/7/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmWmUIioBd4 

-Yesterday 2,4253; additional 259 cases to 24,512 

-236 were community cases, 23 in correctional facilities&...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/6/2020 Press Conference

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The Governor announced the new testing goal for July is 200,000. He also announced two contracts for more contact tracers.

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference 7/6/2020https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBNepPVvUGI-Saturday reported 587 new cases-Sun...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

3% Service Charge for Credit/Debit Cards Reinstated June 12

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We appreciate your cooperation during this difficult time, especially in regards to City building closures and restrictions. On April 11, the City suspended the 3% service fee for payment of City utility bills with credit/debit cards.

The service 3% servic...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

The Siloam Springs Virtual Library is Always Open

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While the Library may be closed, our digital resources are always available.

Thousands of e-books and audio books are available through Arkansas Library to Go.  https://lib2go.overdrive.com/

Magazines and audio books are available through RBDigital...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Wastewater Treatment Plant Team Featured

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One of the things that we don't talk about often is the wastewater treatment plant. Most people don't think about what happens down line from their drains and toilets. We rely on an incredibly talented team to make sure our wastewater is safely treated. H...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Outdoor Warning System Testing Changes Days

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The City of Siloam Springs will change the days of outdoor warning system to the first Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. beginning December 2. “Historically we have tested sirens on the first Friday of every month. We’re going to change...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Benton County Solid Waste Satellite Convenience Center Dates and Hours Change

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The Benton County Solid Waste Satellite Convenience Center changed dates and hours of operation to the first and third Saturday of every month from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. beginning November 1, 2019. The Convenience Center is located next to the Transfer S...

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