Located in Northwest Arkansas, Siloam Springs is a vibrant and growing community. With a spirit of volunteerism, friendly atmosphere, and abundant natural beauty, Siloam Springs offers a high quality of life in a setting that is unique and attractive. City services and strong local government make Siloam Springs a clean, safe and enjoyable place to live and work.
Spring Clean-Up Week
Spring Cleanup Week is set for April 7-11, 2014. Cleanup items need to be placed by the curb no sooner than Saturday, April 5, 2014, and no later than 7:00 a.m. on Monday, April 7, 2014.
Acceptable items include: appliances, furniture, mattresses, up to 4 used tires (without rims), etc. will be collected curbside. Please bag or box all items possible.
Paints, chemicals, fertilizers, household cleaners, batteries, oils, and fluorescent light bulbs must be taken to the Transfer Station at 1108 E. Ashley on Friday, April 11th from 8:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. There will be a $5.00 charge per load. For limits on quantities, please see our website at www.siloamsprings.com.
Electronics (TV’s, computers, monitors, microwaves, printers, fax machines, stereos, etc.) must also be taken to the transfer station at 1108 East Ashley for free disposal. Yard waste is not included in the spring cleanup, but will be picked up on the regular monthly schedule. Please call 479-524-8512 for more information.
CitySafe Presents: Emergencency Planning
CitySafe is a public safety initiative to help prepare the residents of Siloam Springs for all types of emergencies. We want this city to be the safest community possible with a resilient citizenry. The CitySafe initiative will educate residents, businesses and visitors about preparedness and planning.
Have you and your family planned for emergencies?
Tornados, straight-line winds, train derailments, natural disasters and civil unrest are all possible in Siloam Springs. We recommend you start with a plan and then practice your emergency plan with your family. Here are some ideas to get you started.
The video is a first in the CitySafe series and goes over the basics of how to take shelter during a tornado.
This Emergency Preparedness Brochure gives you the basics of what you might need during an emergency.
It can be downloaded by clicking below:
Tailwaggers is hosting "Chip, Dip & Shots" this Saturday 10-2 at 2024 Ravenwood Plaza. For just $35 get micro-chipping, a bath, "multi" shots, rabies shot and City registration.
Dogwood Street Improvements
Dogwood Street between Jefferson & University will be closed to thru-traffic from Thursday, March 6th until the middle of August. Only local traffic allowed to travel on the road. Please take caution and consider an alternate travel route.
Stadium Construction- Warning to Drivers
Due to the construction of the Stadium, the City will be operating heavy machinery and large trucks in the High School area. Efforts will be made to keep the street clean, but drivers should be warned of heavier traffic and construction activity. Street sweepers will be operating on the street North of the High School and on Sue Anglin. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Parks and Recreation Announcements
Gardening 101 Workshop
Saturday, March 15th, 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon
Community Building, 110 North Mt. Olive Street
Dawn Denton, owner of Gardens by You & Me, has arranged our spring workshop again this year. Guest speakers will be covering the following topics:
- "The Bottomless Box in the Garden" - Raised Bed Gardening Basics by Dawn Denton
- "Put Your Dirt to Work" - Building Living Soil by Cole Bilyk owner of Heirloom Soils, LLC
- "Companion Planting" - Maximizing Garden Space by Rachel Bilyk owner of Heirloom Soils, LLC
Door prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be served. No registration is needed for this free event. For more information, contact the Parks & Recreation office at 524-5779.
To view library events for the month, please click here:
March 2014 Library Events
All programs are FREE unless specifically listed. We hope you join us!
Public Library Design
The Board of Directors voted unanimously for the option "A" conceptual design for the Siloam Springs Public Library at the Board meeting held Tuesday, January 21. City staff has worked very hard to integrate comments from the Board as well as the public to create a design that will fit in with our community while still being functional and energy efficient.
Please contact the Friends of the Library to help with the next step of the building process.
To see Library Design Options, Click Here
Hazardous Waste Program
The City has resumed the Household Hazardous Waste Program. Residents of Benton County (with proof of address) can drop off household hazardous waste on Fridays from 8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. at the City’s Transfer Station located at 1108 E. Ashley. There will be a $5.00 charge and customers can bring up to the limits on the materials. Please see attached PDF for materials, limits and overage costs.
HHW Materials Volumes Price List
Overage fee receipt
City Encourages Use of Blackboard Notification- Emergency Notification System
City residents are encouraged to sign up for Blackboard Connect by clicking on the icon button to the left. Blackboard Connect is an alert system that allows officials to contact you immediately during a major crisis or emergency. Please visit the" MyConnect Siloam Springs Portal" to sign up.
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the Communcation Director at (479) 238-0940 or CityComm@siloamsprings.com.