Congratulations to Mayor Judy Nation, At-Large Director Reid Carroll, At-Large Director David Allen, and At-Large Director Carol Smiley who were sworn in by Judge AJ Anglin at the Tuesday, January 5 Board of Directors Meeting.
The form of government authorized by Siloam Springs is known as the City Administrator form of municipal government. The Mayor, Board of Directors, and District Judge are each elected positions. The other officials are appointed with Board approval.
The Mayor of a city having this type of government is recognized as the head of city government for all ceremonial purposes and by the Governor for the purposes of military law. The Mayor serves as Chairman of the Board and presides at regular and special meetings of the Board.
There are seven members constituting the Board of Directors. The Board serves as both the legislative and executive body of the City government. A majority of the elected members of the Board of Directors constitutes a quorum for the transaction of City business.