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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Deck The House! A City-Wide Holiday Decorating Contest

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The City of Siloam Springs is excited for the second annual citywide holiday decorating contest! This contest runs from Wednesday, December 1, through Friday, December 17, (at noon) and is open to all residents within the city limits of Siloam Springs.Thi...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Flags at Half-Staff in Tribute of Major Dean Douglas, Navy Veteran and First Responder

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Governor Asa Hutchinson has directed the United States flag and the state flag of Arkansas to be flown at half-staff in tribute to the memory of Major Dean Douglas, a Navy veteran and first responder with Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services (MEMS). Ma...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

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City offices will close Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26, 2021 for the Thanksgiving holiday. City Hall and Utility Billing, Public Library, Parks and Rec, Public Works, Sanitation, Community Development, Animal Shelter, Electric, and Police ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Flags at Half- Staff In Memory of Independence County Patrol Deputy Frank Ramirez.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson has ordered the United States flag and the state flag of Arkansas to be lowered to half-staff in tribute to the memory of Independence County Patrol Deputy Frank Ramirez. Flags will remain at half-staff until the day of interment.
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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Siloam Springs Awarded Bioeconomy Development Opportunity Zone

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The City of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, and Ecostrat are pleased to announce the issuance of a Bioeconomy Development Opportunity Zone (BDO Zone) designation. The ‘A’ Rating for poultry litter supply is expected to drive new market devel...

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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: February 3, 2021

Benton County Rental Assistance Announced

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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: 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: May 28, 2021

Grass Clippings on the Road Can Cause Problems

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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

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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: April 1, 2021

SSFD Earns Reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services

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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: January 8, 2021

City Begins Requiring Driveway and Fence Permits

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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: November 9, 2020

WOKA Whitewater Park Ground Breaking

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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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Posted on: January 4, 2021

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

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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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