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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Municipal Election Candidates

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Announcing the candidates for the upcoming municipal election August 11. 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 the respective offices to be vo...

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

Governor Hutchinson 6/4/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/4/2020 Press Conference 

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

-Yesterday 8,067, additional 358 to 8,425 cases (only 2 from correctional facilities) 

-Deaths increased by 9 to...

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

Governor Hutchinson 6/2/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/2/2020 Press Conference  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8HEjHL7SOw  
-State Revenue Report: May- up $80 million over the revised forecast 
-May 3.4% below state revenue compared to last year. &...
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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 6/1/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/1/2020 Press Conference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oth6jVQu2qM 

  • Yesterday 7,253 cases; increase of 190 cases to 7,443 cases (187 community cases) 

  • 1,909 active cases: 78 in nursing home...

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

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 5/29/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference 5/29/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3nyLlelGAY 

-6538 yesterday, today another 239 cases to 6777, 237 community cases 

1699 active cases; 73 in&...

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

Governor Hutchinson 5/27/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 5/27/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6IYyMmhxkA 

-Case update: 6,180 cases yesterday, up 97 to 6,277 cases; 1,733 are active, 68 in nursing home, 466 in correctional fa...

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

Governor Hutchinson 5/26/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 5/26/2020 Press Conference 

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

-6,029 yesterday, increase of 151 cases for a total 6,180 

-1,729 are active cases, 72 in nursing homes, 466 correctiona...

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

Municipal Election- Candidate Information

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PRESS RELEASE

 

2020 MUNICIPAL ELECTION INFORMATION

FOR SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS

City Administrator Form of Government

 

OFFICERS TO BE ELECTED:  Director, Position 5, 6, 7 and Mayor (which terms expire 12/31/2020)

 

FILING TIM...

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

Governor Press Conference 5/23/2020

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Governor Hutchinson’s COVID-19 press conference updated cases which included the second highest day of positive cases with an additional 23 coming from Benton County, referred to increased testing, and discussed creating the Governor’s...

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

Governor Hutchinson 5/22/2020 Daily COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson Daily COVID-19 Press Conference 5/22/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PB6sdJil9IY 

  • April national unemployment rate 14.7%; Arkansas at 10.2% 

  • 102k Arkansans are unemploye...

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

City Eases Into Re-Opening Buildings and Facilities

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Based on continuing decline in COVID-19 cases, Governor Hutchinson has begun to ease back the various restrictions that he previously implemented.  To date, these eased restrictions include: 

  • Restaurants – subject to various res...
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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 5/21/2020 Press Conference- Large Case Number Increase, Team Sports Directive

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference 5/21/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJpPSE3f3V8 

  • 5,003 cases yesterday, today increase of 455, for a total of 5,458 cases 

  • 1,433 are ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 5/18/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference 

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

-On Sunday had 4,759 total cases, added 54 cases to a total of 4,813 

-1068 active cases- 378 in correctional institutions, 99 in ...

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

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hrgm4pwgRKA 

-4,813 cases yesterday, up 110 to 4,923- 4 in correctional, 106 community 

-1,082 are active case, 86 in nursing home, 369 correc...

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

Governor Hutchinson 5/15/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson Daily COVID-19 Update 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMrFyIfjra4 

-After Monday, May 18, all retail stores in Arkansas are open for business except bars.  

-4,366 yesterday, 97 new c...

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

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference 5/14/2020 Case Update and Contact Tracing

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Governor Hutchinson Daily COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3woYHVJCyS8 

-Cases yesterday 4,236 up 130 cases, to 4,366 cases (17 in correctional facility, 113 community) 

-928 active cases- 305 in ...

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

Governor Hutchinson 5/12/2020 Press Conference- Number Updates and Announcement Dates

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Governor Hutchinson Daily COVID-19 Press Conference 5/12/2020  

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

-Case updates: 

-Yesterday 4,043 cases up 121 cases to 4,164 cases 

-Active ca...

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

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson Daily COVID-19 Press Conference 5/11/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFh6kUcwvzw 

Governor Hutchinson broadcast the press conference from El Dorado, AR.  

Cases: 

  • Saturday&nbs...

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

Governor Hutchinson 5/9/2020 Press Conference- Update of Numbers

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Governor Hutchinson Daily COVID-19 Press Conference 5/9/2020 

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

  • It is important to remember that we are still dealing with the pandemic. Governor Hutchinson encouraged everyone&a...

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

Governor Press Conference- Updating Data and Easing Restrictions on Pools and Splash Pads

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Governor Hutchinson Daily COVID-19 Press Conference 5/8/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZFFY7ue0y0 

***Please note- City of Siloam Springs staff is working on a plan to reopen the Family Aquatic Center and the wate...

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

Governor Hutchinson 5/5/2020 Press Conference- Data Update and Recreational Travel Restrictions Ease

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Governor Hutchinson Daily COVID-19 Press Conference 5/5/2020 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yyz3BrCU6_Y  
Number update and easing restrictions for recreational travel. 
-3,485, additional 38 cases to 3,496 cases (4 in correction...
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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 5/4/2020 Press Conference- Places of Worship, Large Indoor and Outdoor Venues

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Governor Hutchinson Daily COVID-19 Press Conference 5/4/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TH_iS6O0lHI 

  • 3,431 yesterday, increase of 27 for a total 3,458 of those 1362 are active cases 

  • Of the 27 new cases, 14 were in&a...

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

In-Person Board of Directors Meeting May 5

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The Tuesday, May 5 Board of Directors meeting will be held in-person at City Hall located at 400 N. Broadway in Siloam Springs. Social distancing measures will be in place for the Board, staff and members of the public. Additionally, a limited number of p...

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

Governor Hutchinson Daily COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson Daily COVID-19 Press Conference 5/2/2020 

  • 3,321 yesterday; today up 51 to 3,372; of those 4 were in the correctional institute 

  • 1,312 active cases 

  • 1987 reco...

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

Governor Hutchinson 5/1/2020 Press Conference- Numbers and Salon Restrictions

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Governor Hutchinson Press Conference- Daily COVID-19 Update 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9J6S2_SgDVI 

  • 3,255 yesterday; up 66 today to 3,321 cases in Arkansas 

  • 1,973 recovered 

  • 1,284 active cases&nb...

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

Governor Hutchinson 4/30/2020 Press Conference- Numbers Update and Gyms Restrictions

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Governor Daily COVID-19 Press Conference 4/30/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6dby_zfIOY 

  • Yesterday 3,192; today up 63 to 3,255 total cases 

  • 1,888 are active cases 

  • 1,305 recovered- up 56 from yesterday&...

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

Governor Hutchinson 4/28/2020 Press Conference- Restaurant Phase One Reopening

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Governor Hutchinson Daily COVID-19 Press Conference 04/29/2020 

  • 3,111 cases yesterday up 81 to 3,192 cases today 

  • 1884 active cases, a decrease of 29 from yesterday 

  • Added Montgomery Cou...

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

Governor Hutchinson 4/28/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 4/28/2020 Daily COVID-19 update 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXud-aPB3mE 

  • 3,017 cases yesterday, up 94 today to 3,111 

  • 20 in Cummins, 74 in the community 

  • 3111 total cases ...

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

Governor Hutchinson 4/22/2020 Press Conference- Information about Target Dates

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Data/information from Gov Hutchinson: 

  • As a State we are addressing continuing health and economic needs in Arkansas 

  • 2227 cases yesterday 2276 cases today 

  • 49 new cases 

  • 97 hospitalizations 

  • 42 de...

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

UPDATED City of Siloam Springs COVID-19 Restrictions, Closures, and Information

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On March 16, 2020, Siloam Springs City Administrator Phillip Patterson declared a city-wide Public Health Emergency. "We must work together to uphold the health of our community by responding to COVID-19 appropriately. This...

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

Governor Hutchinson 4/27/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Press Conference- COVID-19 Update 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MztbJoo4Z0I 

  • Yesterday 2,941, today 76 new for a total of 3,017  

  • 1.8% positivity rate yesterday 

  • Total tests 40,074 in ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: April 25, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 4/25/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Daily Update 04/25/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82H2ZDt10SQ 

  • 2741 cases yesterday, additional 89 

  • 47 of the 84 cases in Cummins, 42 from the community 

  • 2830 total cases&nbs...

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

Governor Press Conference 4/23/2020

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference 4/23/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q334YKr9h3M 

Data/ information from Gov. Hutchinson: 

  • 2276 yesterday, increase of 189 cases 2465 COVID-19 cases 

  • Of the 189, 122 are f...

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

Resources Regarding Benton County Waste Haulers- EDIT

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In an effort to best serve our customers during the COVID-19 pandemic while still following public health guidelines, the Transfer Station will open Tuesdays 8 am- 1 pm, Thursdays 8 am-1 pm, and Saturdays 9 am- 12 pm. beginning Tuesday April 21. ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: April 18, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 4/18/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson Press Conference 4/18/2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90WD3LWo5R0 

COVID-19 Governor Hutchinson- 

Thank you to the EMT workers and ambulance drivers across the state. &a...

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

Governor Hutchinson 4/17/2020

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Governor Press Conference 4/17/2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcyyCs8y_aQ  

Case report/information 

  • 1620 yesterday, 1695 today 

  • 37 deaths, no new 

  • 93 hospitalizations&am...

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

Governor Hutchinson 4/16/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Press Conference 04/16/2020  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qCxE1gCblM 

Information from Governor Hutchinson 

  • 1569 yesterday, today 1620  

  • 85 hospitalization, increase of 2 

  • 4 deaths, 3...

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

Governor Hutchinson Press Conference 4/14/2020

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Governor Press Conference 4/14/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82Oh_wIRxhY 

COVID-19 Daily Update 

Sec Dr. Smith 

Dexter Payne- Dpt of Corrections 

  • 1410 yesterday, 1498 today (88 new...

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

COVID-19 City Restrictions and Staff Directives for Spending

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AN ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE CITY OF SILOAM SPRINGS REGARDING COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS:

1. All previously directed public facility closures and restrictions on public access to city facilities are hereby extended through May 15th.

2. Beginning April 13th through J...

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

Governor Hutchinson 4/13/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Press Conference 4/13/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2j6mySKOsRA 

  • Yesterday 1280, today 1410 cases 

  • 74 hospitalized 

  • 30 deaths 

 

  • Have&am...

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

3% Fee Suspended, Late Fees and Shut Offs Discontinued

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Beginning April 13 through June 11, the 3% fee charged by the City to residents paying bills with credit cards is suspended. The City will continue to not charge late fees on utility bills and will continue to not shut off utilities. These both have been ...

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

Governor Hutchinson 4/10/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Press Conference 4/10/2020 COVID-19 Update 

  • Yesterday 1094, today 1171 cases in Arkansas 

  • 86 hospitalized 

  • 23 deaths, increase of 2 

  • Presented a chart two weeks ago that we would have 3500 actual cases. Shows where...

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

Governor Hutchinson 4/9/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Press Conference 4/9/2020 

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

Governor Hutchinson: 

  • Thank you to workers at Department of Workforce Service. Working with those who are seeking unemployment. Thank you for...

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

Governor Hutchinson 4/8/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Press Conference 4/8/2020 

Data and case numbers- 

  • 1023 cases today 

  • Added Franklin County 

  • 76 hospitalized (two more than yesterday) 

  • 68 in nursing homes (7 more than yesterday) 

  • 30 on ventilators ...

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

Governor Hutchinson Press Conference 4/7/2020

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Governor Press Conference 4/7/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0P0HXEp98A 

Special thanks to the childcare workers who are taking a special effort to provide childcare for those who are in essential service...

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

Mayor Announces April 7 Board of Directors Meeting will be Virtual

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Siloam Springs Mayor John Mark Turner has announced that the April 7 meeting of the Board of Directors will take place in a virtual setting, via Zoom Video Conferencing. Using Zoom Video Conferencing, residents will be able to join the meeting online or b...

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

Governor Hutchinson 4/6/2020 Press Conference

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Governor press conference 4/6/2020  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KS2Kb4V8U3I  

Case update: 

  • 830, now 875 cases 
  • 74 hospitalizations  
  • Added Izzard County 
  • 16 deaths 
  • 102 recovered (5 mo...
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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: April 5, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 4/5/2020 Press Conference

Dr. Smith, Arkansas Director of the Department of Health stands in front of a podium with the Arkans

Governor Press Conference 4/5/2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGLeGLkW5jY

COVID-19 update 

Speakers:  

  • Dr. Nate Smith 
  • Heather Larking, Ex Director of Arkansas Community Foundation 
  • Laurie Landrow, Pres, CEO of Entergy&...
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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 4/4/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Press Conference 4/4/2020 

COVID19 Data: 

People are paying attention and doing what they need to do 

It adds to the stress on our economy and business, specifically tourism 

  • 701 yesterday, 743 cases today ...
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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 4/3/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Press Conference 4/3/2020 

COVID 19 

  • Total 646 yesterday, up to 704 cases total 4/3/2020 
  • Hospitalizations: 71, up 5 from yesterday 
  • 26 on ventilators, up 3  
  • Total of 12 deaths, same as yesterday ...
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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference 4/2/2020

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Governor Hutchinson Press Conference 4/2/2020 

COVID 19 

  • Cases: 643, up 59 from yesterday 

  • Hospitalizations: 66 

  • Total deaths: 12 (8 are 65+, 4 are 19-65) 

  • Recoveries: 47 

Sheltering in pla...

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

A Message from Mayor John Mark Turner and City Administrator Phillip Patterson

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A message from City of Siloam Springs Mayor John Mark Turner and City Administrator Phillip Patterson: 

The City of Siloam Springs continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and take our direction from Governor Hutchinson and the Arkansas Departm...

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

Governor Hutchinson Talks Projections

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Governor Hutchinson spoke about modeling and projections of COVID-19 cases during his /3/31/2020 press conference. There’s some good news for Arkansas. "Let’s follow the guidelines from the CDC and Dr. Smith and the Arkansas Healt...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Governor Hutchinson's COVID-19 4/1 Press Conference

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 Per Governor Hutchinson’s COVID-19 press conference today (4/1/2020)

COVID-19 data today:  

  • 584 cases 
  • 56 hospitalized 
  • 25 on ventilators 
  • 10 total deaths 
  • Over 800 tests in the last 24 h...
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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Helpful Information from the CDC on how to Disinfect Properly

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Here’s some helpful information about how to properly disinfect. 

 

There is much to learn about the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Based on what is currently kno...

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

City of Siloam Springs Restrictions and Closings Extended through April 17

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The City of Siloam Springs is working to keep city employees, residents and visitors to Siloam Springs safe during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.   

Based on the Governor’s decision to extend school closing through April 1...

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

Gatherings of More Than Ten Prohibited

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Per Governor Hutchinson’s Executive Order: "All public and private gatherings of any number of people occurring outside a single household or living unit are subject to the following directives and exceptions:

Due to the high risk o...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Park Amenities Closed, Trails Remain Open

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Effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. the City of Siloam Springs will close park amenities. This includes all playground equipmentbasketball courts, tennis courts, skateb...

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

Barber Shops, Salons, Nail Salons, Massage Therapists, Tattoo Studios to Close March 24

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Dr. Nate Smith, Director and State Health Officer for the Arkansas Department of Health has issued a directive that barber shops, beauty shops, salons, nail salons, massage parlors, massage therapists, and tattoo parlors are ordered to close beginning Tue...

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

Wipes, Paper Towels Causing Clogs; Could Lead to Sewer Line Backups

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City crews are experiencing an increase in clogged lines due to "flushable" wipes. Clogged lines from wipes and additional rubbish could cause sewer lines to back up in your house. 

While wipes are marketed as flushable, these are still ...

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

Update: District Court/ Court Offices Closed Through April 17

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Due to COVID-19 and the practice of social distancing, the Siloam Springs District Court is closed through April 17th.  

All court cases will be rescheduled by staff. If you have a pending case and would like to check on the status, please contact...

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

UPDATE: City Board Meeting will be Virtual

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UPDATE: 

Siloam Springs Mayor John Mark Turner has announced that the April 7 meeting of the Board of Directors will take place in a virtual setting, via Zoom Video Conferencing. Using Zoom Video Conferencing, residents will be able to join the me...

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

Ark. Dpt. of Parks, Heritage & Tourism Announces Closings, Limitations

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Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism Announces Closings and Limiting of Some ServicesLITTLE ROCK—Stacy Hurst, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism (ADPHT), today announced that ADPHT is instituting closings an...

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

Office Access Limited; Appointments Only

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Effective at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 20, all City buildings will have limited access to members of the public. We will be seeing customers only on an appointment basis, and then only one at a time. Appointments can be made by ca...

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

Governor Hutchinson's COVID-19 3/19 Press Conference

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Per Governor Asa Hutchinson’s press conference on Thursday, March 19, 2020: 

  • Arkansas K-12 schools will be closed through April 17 and then reevaluated based on the current health information. Education will continue through alternative ...
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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Bars and Restaurants Closed (Carry out only), Indoor Venues Only Open for Essential Business

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Governor Hutchinson announced today in a press conference that bars and restaurants in the state will be closed for dine-in. Carryout and delivery services will be available.

Indoor venues, such as gyms, will be closed to non-essential functions, according...

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

Benton County Satellite Convenience Center Suspends Operation

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The Benton County Satellite Convenience Center is suspending the operation of the Siloam Springs location for the foreseeable future amid COVID-19 concerns. 

In an effort to maintain the health and safety of citizens and the District employees, Be...

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

Temporary Curbside/Carryout Parking Only Signs

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Please note the "Curbside/Carryout Parking Only" signs throughout town. These signs are to help businesses that only have public parking temporarily reserve space for their customers. Please avoid parking in these spaces unless you are utilizing...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

City-Wide Public Health Emergency

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Siloam Springs City Administrator Phillip Patterson has declared a city-wide Public Health Emergency. "We must work together to uphold the health of our community by responding to COVID-19 appropriately. This includes social distancing, which has bee...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Emergencia de Salud Publica en Toda la Ciudad

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Administrador de la ciudad de Siloam Springs Phillip Patterson ha declarado una Emergencia de Salud Publica en toda la ciudad. “Debemos trabajar juntos para defender la salud de nuestra comunidad respondiendo a COVID-19 adecuadamente. Esto inclu...

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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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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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Posted on: December 20, 2019

2019 Year In Review

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Every year, the City of Siloam Springs reviews completed projects, accomplishments, events and milestones. Attached you can read the 2019 Year in Review for the City of Siloam Springs. Each resident and business will also receive a hard copy inserted into...

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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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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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