Posted on: July 11, 2017

The City of Springdale to hold budget input sessions this month

2018 Budget Input Sessions

The City of Springdale is providing opportunities for residents to offer input for consideration during preparation of the 2018 City Budget. We encourage everyone who lives, works, or plays in Springdale to attend either budget input session or send in th...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

The Summer 2017 edition of the Springdale Newsletter is now available!

Summer 2017 Newsletter Image

In this edition, you'll see:

- Springdale Spirit Award Winners

- An update on current road projects

- Spotlight on the Springdale Senior Center

- Adoptable animals available at the Springdale Animal Shelter

- Recent City news

And more!

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

City requests resident feedback on proposal to widen and extend Don Tyson Parkway

DTP Extension Project - Prelim Design

Springdale City Council passed a resolution on Jan. 10, 2017 authorizing the City to enter into an engineering design contract with Springdale-based firm ESI. The contract is for the design of the Don Tyson Parkway extension from S. 56th St. (renamed Gene...

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Click here to view the preliminary design. Mayor's Office
Posted on: June 27, 2017

City of Springdale is currently accepting applications for Youth Council

Springdale Youth Council

The City of Springdale is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 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, and homesch...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Springdale wins national award for efforts to improve early literacy

AAC

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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Mayor's Office
Posted on: June 19, 2017

Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse elected president of the Arkansas Municipal League

Photo Courtesy of the Arkansas Municipal League

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 19, 2017

Work started this week to improve S. 48th St. and Jennifer Terrace

Jennifer Terrace and S. 48th St.

This week, Center Point Contractors, hired by Wal-Mart Real Estate Business Trust, began working on a project to improve S. 48th St. and Jennifer Terrace.

At the Feb. 14, 2017 City Council Meeting, the Council voted to authorize Wal-Mart Real Estate Busine...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Cambridge Street Improvement Project Update

Cambridge Update

Update - May 15, 2017

The Cambridge Street Improvement Project is on track to be completed by September. Despite setbacks, this project has remained on course for its initial completion date. So far, 80% of the box culverts have been installed, and almost ...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 12, 2017

City working to repair and rebuild after the flood

Greenway

As a result of the flooding that occurred on Saturday, April 29, Springdale sustained significant damage to the sum of $3.375 million.

This includes damage to the following locations:

  • Pump Station Bridge (currently closed)
  • Lake Springdale Trailhead
  • The Mounta...
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Mayor's Office
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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Click here to see an enlarged map for reference. Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 3, 2017

How residents can help after the flood

Help

Many residents have reached out to us wanting to know what they can do to help after the flooding that occurred this weekend. We sincerely appreciate the outpouring of community support, and it is heartwarming to see so many people ready and willing to he...

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Mayor's Office
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

Form-base code cover

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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View the form-based code Mayor's Office
Posted on: February 28, 2017

2017 State of the City Address

State of the City Address Presented by Mayor Doug Sprouse

Mayor Doug Sprouse presented the 2017 State of the City Address on Feb. 28, 2017. This is Mayor Sprouse's ninth Address since taking office in 2008.


Read the full State of the City Address Mayor's Office
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 21, 2016

Milestone Construction hired to complete Walter Turnbow Park

At a special City Council meeting on December 21, the City Council voted to waive competitive bidding and enter into a contract with Milestone Construction to complete the Walter Turnbow Park project.

Milestone Construction will begin working on the park b...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: December 15, 2016

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

Holiday Inn

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

Public Transit Meeting

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: November 16, 2016

City of Springdale removes contractor from Walter Turnbow Park

In January, the City of Springdale entered into a contract with JLA Construction for the purpose of building Walter Turnbow Park in downtown Springdale. The job was bid publicly through a sealed competitive bidding process and JLA Construction was the low...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Kawneer Drive in Springdale renamed Reinert Drive

Reinert Drive Map

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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Please see map for reference. Mayor's Office
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.

Christmas Toy Giveaway

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.

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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