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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Section of Raines Road Temporarily Closed for Water Plant Upgrade

Raines Road westbound, photo of street, trees, sky

As part of the Water Treatment Plant upgrade, contractors will close a portion of Raines Road between State Line Road and Carl Street on Thursday, July 29, 2021, for approximately 4 days. Detour signs and barricades will be in place, giving drivers altern...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Considering Solar or Wind as an Energy Source? Read This FIRST!

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BEFORE YOU BEGIN:

Before deciding to install solar panels or any other form of renewable energy production, please take the time to fully understand the City of Siloam Springs' Buy-All/ Sell-All policy. You are welcome to direct your questions to ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Siloam Springs Electric Recognized for Reliability and Safety

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Oklahoma Municipal Alliance (OMA) announces that the City of Siloam Springs Electric is recognized for Outstanding Achievement in the association’s annual Electric Operations and Reliability Competition. Siloam Springs Electric was recognized in...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Milling and Overlaying Holly, University, and Dogwood Streets

Holly Street looking south to Highway 412 with a Flagger sign on the side of the road

Contractors will begin work milling and overlaying Holly and University Streets starting Wednesday, July 21, and work for approximately 10 days. Traffic will be down to one lane; drivers may want to take alternative routes to avoid wait times. 

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

FHA Mortgage Assistance Available

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As the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic continue to ripple across our nation, an escalating foreclosure crisis among FHA-insured borrowers is reaching a cataclysmic point impacting hundreds of thousands of borrowers. We understand that many homeowners m...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Transmission Line Upgrade Could Cause One-Lane and Trail Closures

orange traffic cones and orange construction fence blocking part of the sidewalk

Beginning June 1, city crews and contracts will begin work to upgrade a transmission line near La-Z-Boy ballfields on Lincoln St. Occasionally this will require a lane closure on Lincoln or a portion of the Dogwood Springs Walking Trail to close. &nbs...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Grass Clippings on the Road Can Cause Problems

grass clippings on the road

They might not look like a problem, but grass clippings left in the road can create dangerous conditions for motorcyclists and bicyclists, plus they can be washed into the creek causing environmental problems.

Grass clippings can cause dangerous loss of tr...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Electric Charging Station Located at 205 E. Jefferson

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Siloam Springs officially has an electric car charging station! Located in the parking lot across from the Siloam Springs Public Library at 205 E. Jefferson. The cost is 25¢ per kilowatt hour. As estimated 2-hour charge will cost approximately $3...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Electric Department Recognized for Reliable Electric Service to the Community

electric substation at sunset

The City of Siloam Springs Electric Department has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2020. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (APPA), a trade group that represents more than 2,000...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Siloam Springs 2040 Comprehensive Plan

graphic for the 2040 Comprehensive Plan- illustration of gazebo, grass, sun, creek

Siloam Springs is planning for the future. A new comprehensive plan will be the city's long-term guide to growth and development. This guide will identify projects, policies, and programs that accomplish the community's shared vision. Learn more about thi...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

SSFD Earns Reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services

Siloam Springs Fire Department ambulance

The City of Siloam Springs Fire Department has earned reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services for its compliance with national standards of excellence. The Siloam Springs Fire Department (SSFD) is one of over 180 ambulan...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Board of Directors Re-Emphasize Resolution 34-20, Strongly Encouraging the Wearing Of Masks

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During its April 6th meeting, the City’s Board of Directors re-emphasized Resolution 34-20, which the Board adopted before the Governor established the state-wide mask mandate. While the resolution does not mandate the use of masks city-wide, it...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Benton County Rental Assistance Announced

small green craftsman house

Benton County Partners with Excellerate Foundation on $8MM in Rental Assistance

Benton County will distribute federal funds through the foundation to provide COVID-19 relief.

Benton County Judge Barry Moehring is pleased to announce a collaboration with Exc...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Ambulance and EMS Customer Survey

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The Siloam Springs Fire Department announces an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Customer survey. This will allow customers a way to provide valuable insight and feedback into our performance. The survey lets individuals who have been treated by one of th...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

City Begins Requiring Driveway and Fence Permits

privacy fence in a grassy backyard and driveway in front of a small home

The City will require driveway paving and fence permits starting on January 11, 2021. The permits apply to any new fencing or paving that is not already associated with an existing building permit. The fee for residential use is $10.00 for either permit.

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

City Water Treatment Plant Upgrades, Financing Administered by Arkansas Department of Agriculture

Aerial View of Water Treatment Plant

Construction of upgrades and improvements to the Daniels Water Treatment Plant, Water Plant Improvement Project for the City of Siloam Springs, was financed by the Environmental Protection Agency State Revolving Fund. The Environmental Protection Agency p...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

WOKA Whitewater Park Ground Breaking

artistic rendering of the WOKA whitewater park- drawing of people watching kayaking with dam behind

Officials from Grand River Dam Authority and City of Siloam Springs announced today a collaboration to build a new whitewater park on the Oklahoma and Arkansas border. Philanthropic support from the Walton Family Foundation provided funding for the design...

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