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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Springdale voters pass 2018 bond authorization

City of Springdale

Springdale voters have spoken and the City of Springdale will be able to move forward with a $200 million bond program that will help us to improve community resources and meet the needs of our growing city without a tax increase. According to the Washing...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Springdale City Council calls a special election for bond vote

At their regularly scheduled meeting on Nov. 28, the Springdale City Council voted to hold a special election on Feb. 13, 2018 so Springdale voters can decide if the City can sell bonds to finance capital improvements.

As outlined in the ordinance, the pro...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Springdale Fire Department achieves class one ISO rating

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The City of Springdale is excited to announce that the Springdale Fire Department (SFD) has achieved a class one Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO). The SFD has been a class two fire department since 200...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Springdale Fire Department highlights the importance of smoke alarms

Smoke Alarms

Recently, the Springdale Fire Department (SFD) has responded to multiple house fires with no working smoke alarms. Oftentimes, the difference between life and death during a fire is a working smoke alarm.

The SFD will install and test smoke alarms for any ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

Springdale Fire Dept. receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award

SFD Gold Award

The Springdale Fire Department (SFD) has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.

 “EMTs and parame...

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Posted on: April 7, 2016

Three structure fires in Springdale caused by improperly discarded cigarettes

This past April, improperly discarded cigarettes have caused three commercial structure fires in Springdale. Luckily, there have been no fatalities with those fires. These incidences highlight the importance of proper cigarette disposal.

The fires are esti...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Springdale Parks and Recreation hosts 2018 Music in Murphy series

Music in Murphy Concert Series 2018

Springdale Parks and Recreation is excited to bring back the Music in Murphy FREE Summer Concert series for summer 2018! Come and bring your chairs/blankets to enjoy this great music line up! The shows are open to the public.

CONCERT LINEUP 2018:JUNE 1:Cal...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

City of Springdale offering free electronic recycling May 30-31

Free electronic recycling

The City of Springdale will be participating in a free electronic recycling event 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, May 30 and Thursday, May 31. Springdale residents, businesses, nonprofits, and schools can drop off their electric recyclables at the Recycling Cen...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

City of Springdale wins legal battle against the City of Tontitown

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The City of Springdale is pleased to report that the City was victorious in litigation resulting from an annexation dispute with the City of Tontitown.

The property located on the southwest corner of Jones Road and West Sunset Avenue was lawfully annexed i...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

City of Springdale named a finalist for the 2018 All-America City Award

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The City of Springdale has been named a finalist for the 2018 All-America City Award. This award is the flagship program of the National Civic League. Springdale is one of 20 finalists in the country and the only city in Arkansas to be named a finalist.

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Apply today for the Springdale Youth Council!

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The City of Springdale is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Youth Council class. The program is free and open to students in grades 10-12 who live in the Springdale School District. This includes public school, private school, charter school, ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Notice for Waste Management customers

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If you were one of the Waste Management customers who did not receive notification of your trash and recycling day moving, and your trash and recycling is not being picked up on what you believe to be the correct day, please contact Waste Management by ca...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Pump Station Road Bridge Update

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Update - April 25, 2018

The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) has retained McClelland Consulting Engineers, Inc. to perform survey work for the replacement of Pump Station Road Bridge.

On April 24, 2018, the City Council approved funding for thi...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Check out the Spring/Summer 2018 Springdale Newsletter!

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The Spring/Summer 2018 Springdale Newsletter is now available!

This is a special edition of our quarterly newsletter that is available on our website. It's a great way to catch up with what's going on in the City of Springdale!

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Improvements to be made to N. 48th Street and Elm Springs Road

48th St. Improvements

To view any road or lane closure related to this project, please click here.

Update - Jan. 5, 2018

The widening at the intersection of N. 48th Street and Elm Springs Road will begin on Monday, Jan. 8 and will continue throughout the week. For this phase, th...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Check out the new online mapping tool, MySpringdale!

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MySpringdale allows residents to obtain location-specific information by selecting a location on the map or by entering an address into the search box. MySpringdale displays the location of parks, government buildings, schools, hospitals, and other commun...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

City of Springdale offering free electronic recycling May 30-31

Free electronic recycling

The City of Springdale will be participating in a free electronic recycling event 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, May 30 and Thursday, May 31. Springdale residents, businesses, nonprofits, and schools can drop off their electric recyclables at the Recycling Cen...

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visit Boston Mountain Solid Waste District online. Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 10, 2018

City of Springdale wins legal battle against the City of Tontitown

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The City of Springdale is pleased to report that the City was victorious in litigation resulting from an annexation dispute with the City of Tontitown.

The property located on the southwest corner of Jones Road and West Sunset Avenue was lawfully annexed i...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 8, 2018

City of Springdale named a finalist for the 2018 All-America City Award

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The City of Springdale has been named a finalist for the 2018 All-America City Award. This award is the flagship program of the National Civic League. Springdale is one of 20 finalists in the country and the only city in Arkansas to be named a finalist.

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 2, 2018

City of Springdale moving forward with Phase I construction of Dean's Trail

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The City of Springdale is expanding its trail system with the addition of Dean's Trail. At their April 24, 2018 meeting, the City Council authorized the City to contract with Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc. for the Phase I construction of Dean's Trail. Emery ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Apply today for the Springdale Youth Council!

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The City of Springdale is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Youth Council class. The program is free and open to students in grades 10-12 who live in the Springdale School District. This includes public school, private school, charter school, ...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Check out the Spring/Summer 2018 Springdale Newsletter!

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The Spring/Summer 2018 Springdale Newsletter is now available!

This is a special edition of our quarterly newsletter that is available on our website. It's a great way to catch up with what's going on in the City of Springdale!

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Click here to check out the Springdale Newsletter. Mayor's Office
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Springdale voters pass 2018 bond authorization

City of Springdale

Springdale voters have spoken and the City of Springdale will be able to move forward with a $200 million bond program that will help us to improve community resources and meet the needs of our growing city without a tax increase. According to the Washing...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Improvements to be made to N. 48th Street and Elm Springs Road

48th St. Improvements

To view any road or lane closure related to this project, please click here.

Update - Jan. 5, 2018

The widening at the intersection of N. 48th Street and Elm Springs Road will begin on Monday, Jan. 8 and will continue throughout the week. For this phase, th...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Springdale City Council calls a special election for bond vote

At their regularly scheduled meeting on Nov. 28, the Springdale City Council voted to hold a special election on Feb. 13, 2018 so Springdale voters can decide if the City can sell bonds to finance capital improvements.

As outlined in the ordinance, the pro...

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Click to learn more about the 2018 Bond Program. Mayor's Office
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Check out the new online mapping tool, MySpringdale!

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MySpringdale allows residents to obtain location-specific information by selecting a location on the map or by entering an address into the search box. MySpringdale displays the location of parks, government buildings, schools, hospitals, and other commun...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Springdale has been named the nation's 45th Best City to Live!

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Springdale has been named the nation's 45th Best City to Live in a new ranking released last week by 24/7 Wall St. The website considered 590 cities with at least 65,000 residents for its list of America's 50 Best Cities to Live.

Only the top performing ci...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: October 2, 2017

Springdale named 6th fastest-growing small city in America

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Springdale has jumped two spots to become the 6th fastest-growing small city in America for 2017, according to a recent study from WalletHub.com. Last year Springdale ranked number eight on this list. A "small" city is defined as one with fewer ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Springdale Building Department sees a spike in commercial and residential building permits

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The City of Springdale Building Department reports that their office has issued 41 commercial building permits so far this year. By comparison, they had issued 13 by this time last year and 19 by this time in 2015. Commercial permit sales this year repres...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Mayor Sprouse presents the Prayer Breakfast proceeds to Arkansas Children's Northwest

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Mayor Sprouse, along with members of the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast committee and councilwoman Kathy Jaycox, donated a check for $23,767.51 to Arkansas Children's Northwest on August 9. The money was raised through the Springdale Mayor’s Prayer Br...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Springdale wins national award for efforts to improve early literacy

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Contact: Kristen Peterson, The Hatcher Group410-990-0284kristen@thehatchergroup.com

 

SPRINGDALE WINS NATIONAL AWARD FOR EFFORTS TO IMPROVE EARLY LITERACY

SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS (June 20, 2017) – The City of Springdale rece...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse elected president of the Arkansas Municipal League

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Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse was elected president of the Arkansas Municipal League this past week at its 83rd Convention. Mayor Sprouse has served as the first vice president for the past year. He has served on the Executive Committee from 2009-2013 and...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Statement from Mayor Doug Sprouse About the Attack in Virginia

Statement from Mayor Doug Sprouse About the Attack in Virginia

Like most Americans, I was shocked and sickened by the vicious attack that took place in Virginia this morning. Unfortunately, a member of our Springdale family, Matt Mika, was also injured in the attack.

Tyson Foods and all of their employees in Springdal...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

A portion of S. 56th Street renamed Gene George Boulevard

56th Street Renamed Gene George Boulevard

At the regularly scheduled Springdale City Council meeting on May 9, the Council voted to rename the portion of S. 56th Street from Don Tyson Parkway to Bleaux Ave. Gene George Boulevard. The change will go into effect immediately upon the signing of the ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Mayor Sprouse signs contract bringing Cal Ripken Tournament to Springdale

Cal Ripken Signing

This morning, Mayor Doug Sprouse signed a contract to bring Cal Ripken Southwest Regional 12-year old Major/60 Baseball Tournament to Springdale July 12-15.

Local Cal Ripken baseball district commissioner, Larry Clinkscales; assistant Southwest Regional co...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

City Council approves form-based code for Downtown Springdale

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The Springdale City Council approved the Downtown Springdale Form-Based Code at their regularly scheduled City Council Meeting on March 28, and with the adoption of an emergency code it will go into effect upon the signing of the ordinance. The Downtown F...Read More

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Planning Commission forwards form-based code to City Council with recommendation for approval

The Springdale City Council will vote on the draft of the form-based code at their regularly scheduled City Council Meeting at 6 p.m. on March 28 at 201 Spring St.

The form-based code is intended to replace the current development code for buildings locate...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Springdale named one of the "Best Cities for New Grads"

Downtown Springdale

Springdale has ranked number 24 on a list of the best cities in the country for new graduates to live and work. College and careers website, GoodCall.com, evaluated 589 cities and towns in the U.S. and Springdale was in the top 25 based on affordability, ...

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The full list can be found here. Mayor's Office
Posted on: December 15, 2016

City of Springdale receives record-breaking A&P tax revenue

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The City of Springdale has received October's Advertising and Promotion (A&P) tax revenue, and for the first time ever the revenue has surpassed $50,000 for a total of $50,941.02 generated that month. This was a 15.72% increase over the A&P tax ge...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Results of the City of Springdale public transportation needs assessment

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The City of Springdale held two public meetings and distributed a survey to gauge the need for additional transportation services in the city.

This needs assessment was conducted as a result of the October 31 City Council Committee Meeting. Two taxi compan...

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Summary of the survey and meeting results Mayor's Office
Posted on: September 21, 2016

Kawneer Drive in Springdale renamed Reinert Drive

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The portion of Kawneer Drive that runs north-south between Emma and Huntsville avenues has been renamed Reinert Drive.

The decision to rename the street was originally proposed by the Springdale Public Facilities Board. A public hearing was held at the Sep...

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

Mayor Doug Sprouse elected first vice president of the Arkansas Municipal League

Mayor Doug Sprouse

Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse was elected first vice president of the Arkansas Municipal League this past week at its 82nd Convention. Mayor Sprouse has served on the Executive Committee from 2009-2013 and 2014 to the present, as District 3 vice president...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Springdale ranked as the 35th most diverse city in the U.S.

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In a recent study from WalletHub, the City of Springdale was ranked as the 35th most diverse city in the nation for 2016. It ranked number 18 among small cities, which are cities with populations below 100,000. Springdale has more than 75,000 residents.

&a...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 6, 2016

Springdale becomes the first city in AR to have an AHA-endorsed mandate for healthy food options

This affects all vending machines on City property.

The City of Springdale is now the first city in the state to have a mandate endorsed by the American Heart Association that requires all vending machines located in buildings and on property owned and/or ...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: April 28, 2016

Springdale Building Department sees a spike in new home permits

In another sign that Springdale is one of the fast-growing communities in Northwest Arkansas, the Springdale Building Department reports that so far this year, the number of residential single family building permits is up by almost 60% over this time las...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: April 27, 2016

The City of Springdale experienced a 22.64% increase in sales tax revenue for February

The City of Springdale received February sales tax revenue this month, which was a 22.64% increase over sales tax revenue generated in February 2015. The total sales tax revenue received from February sales was $1,121,625.07, compared to $914,547.51 gener...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: April 12, 2016

New pediatric hospital in Springdale will create an estimated 250 new jobs

The Springdale City Council has approved a resolution allowing the Public Facilities Board to sell up to $85 million in bonds to aid in the development of an Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) campus in Springdale. The pediatric hospital, called Arkansas ...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: April 12, 2016

Springdale City Council approves ordinance that gives preference to local businesses

The Springdale City Council has passed an ordinance giving financial preference to local companies that bid on jobs for the City of Springdale. The new ordinance gives local companies a preference of 5% up to $5,000. The purpose of this ordinance is to ma...

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Mayor's Office

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

City of Springdale moving forward with Phase I construction of Dean's Trail

Deans Trail overall

The City of Springdale is expanding its trail system with the addition of Dean's Trail. At their April 24, 2018 meeting, the City Council authorized the City to contract with Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc. for the Phase I construction of Dean's Trail. Emery ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Springdale Youth Softball Girls Enjoy Pre-Season Outing at University of Arkansas's Bogle Park

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Springdale Parks and Recreation and the University of Arkansas softball team put together a pre-season opener event for the players of Springdale youth softball.  Our league teams were invited to the softball game between U of A and Mississippi S...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Communities unite to expand youth football league

LOGO - Football for Kids NWA

With summer fast approaching, it is almost time for recreational football registrations to begin and there are major changes coming for some local teams. The league, formerly known as the NWA Boys and Girls Club League, just announced the addition of Spri...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Dive-In & Splash Pad Free Summer Movie Series

Movie Line up 2018

These events are FREE to the community. Gates at the Aquatic Center will open at 7:30. Movies begin at dusk. Please bring chairs to the movies at the splash pad.

MOVIE LINE UP:JUNE 15: DESPICABLE ME 3 @ The splash pad (C.L. "Charlie" & Willie...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Springdale Parks and Rec Present: Music in Murphy Summer 2018 Concert Series

MUSIC IN MURPHY

CONCERT LINEUP 2018:JUNE 1:Calle SoulNAMA Award winner band Calle Soul aka “El Ciclón del Caribe” in the U.S. South-Mid West is an ALL LIVE 8 piece salsa band making your best choice for Live Latin Music!Cuban conguero Fernando Sanchez and Colombian percu...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Springdale Parks and Recreation receives $13,000 Wal-Mart Foundation grant

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Springdale Parks and Recreation has been awarded a $13,000 grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation as part of the its Northwest Arkansas Giving Program.

Parks and Recreation will utilize this funding source to further its community outreach, such as through the...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Bobby Hopper Park has a new address

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Effective this week, the official address for Bobby Hopper Park has been changed to 1981 E. Huntsville Ave. From now on, the entrance to the park will be located on Huntsville Ave., and the park will no longer be accessible from Upton Lane.

For more inform...

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

Springdale Police Department sees an increase in applicants

 The City of Springdale has had an increased number of applicants interested in joining the Springdale Police Department this year. The SPD received 82 applications for police officer openings, up from 48 at this time last year. Of the applicatio...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Springdale Public Library Build a Better World Summer Reading Program 2017

Build a Better World

The end of the school year is quickly approaching. Like many parents, librarians are busy planning the long stretches of time ahead with activities to keep young people occupied and entertained. Our mission is to beat the Summer Slide, encourage reading f...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

City of Springdale offering free electronic recycling May 30-31

Free electronic recycling

The City of Springdale will be participating in a free electronic recycling event 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, May 30 and Thursday, May 31. Springdale residents, businesses, nonprofits, and schools can drop off their electric recyclables at the Recycling Cen...

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visit Boston Mountain Solid Waste District online. Public Works
Posted on: March 13, 2017

City of Springdale begins restructuring Community Engagement

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This week, the City will begin laying the groundwork for restructuring Community Engagement as a City department. At the 2017 State of the City Address on February 28, Mayor Sprouse laid out his plans to separate Community Engagement from the Public Works...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Shiloh Museum Summer Camps

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Registration is underway for the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History's summer camps for children. Campers will explore the decades of the 1900s through the 1940s. Camp is based on the shaded grounds of the museum. Snacks are provided for both camps; lunch is p...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Shiloh Museum events and meetings in May

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Photo Exhibit

Happy Birthday, Shiloh!, a photo exhibit exploring the first fifty years of the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, opens Tuesday, May 15. The exhibit is part of the museum's 50th anniversary celebration in 2018, and will be on vi...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Historic Springdale Building on Track for Completion

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A 145-year-old piece of Springdale and Northwest Arkansas history will soon come back to life, thanks in part to a Walton Family Foundation grant which completes a $1 million fundraising campaign.

"The 1871 Shiloh Meeting Hall in Springdale is one of ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

SWU and Garver Winner of 2018 ACEC Statewide Engineering Award

2018 ACEC Awards

The month of March is when the Professional Engineering firms of Arkansas, under their state umbrella organization ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies, Arkansas), recognize excellence in several categories of engineering projects.

The event was...

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Springdale Water Utilities
Posted on: December 7, 2016

Tips to prevent your pipes from bursting this winter

Bursting pipes

As temperatures dip below freezing, it's important to take the proper precautions to prevent pipes in your home from bursting. Springdale Water Utilities (SWU) has some recommendations for what you can do to help protect your home:

  • Winterize your outdoor f...
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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Springdale Water Utilities Recognized by Governor Hutchinson for Excellence

SWU and the Governor

Twenty-seven organizations from throughout the state were presented Arkansas Governor’s Quality Awards by Governor Asa Hutchinson during the 22nd Annual Awards Celebration for the Governor’s Quality Award Program on Tuesday evening, September 20 at the Ma...

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