Posted on: January 3, 2017

Remember to keep your pets safe this winter!

Cold Pets

The City of Springdale Department of Animal Services would like to remind residents that as the temperatures drop this winter, they should keep their outdoor pets in mind.

It is important to make sure animals have adequate shelter and abundant food during ...

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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 29, 2017

A portion of Cambridge St. to be closed March 13-May 5

Cambridge St. Road Closure

Update - 3/29/2017

Due to inclement weather, the Cambridge Street closure will be extended to May 5 so the contractor can continue working to reinforce the existing road material in order to ensure the street is safe for future traffic.

On April 14, the con...

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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 28, 2017

Public hearing for towing services scheduled for April 6

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The Springdale Police Department (SPD) will hold a public hearing to discuss a policy change regarding its use of towing services. This hearing will take place from 5:30-7 p.m., April 6 in the City Council Chambers located at 201 Spring St. The SPD is ask...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Nominate Springdale to win a $20k grant for park improvements

Meet Me at the Park

 Local parks make Springdale a better place to live and shape so many of our lives. Parks are essential to our city’s health and wellbeing. They provide safe places to be active and enjoy nature—and they help preserve the environment and bring people...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Historic Springdale Building on Track for Completion

Shiloh Museum 2017

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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Visit the Shiloh Museum online
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Springdale welcomes the Hogeye Marathon on April 8!

Hogeye Marathon

Runners from around the country will be in Springdale on Saturday, April 8 starting at 7 a.m. for the 41st annual event, featuring a Marathon, Half Marathon, 4-Person Relay, 5K and Kid Runs.Street ClosuresThe event will start and finish on Emma Ave. in Do...

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Hogeye Marathon Website
Posted on: March 24, 2017

I-49 Northbound and Southbound Nightly Lane Closures in Springdale

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News Release from AHTD -- The Contractor has informed the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department District Four Headquarters at Fort Smith of planned lane closures on I-49 in Springdale.

 

Monday, March 27, motorists should expect lane clo...

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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 Spouse laid out his plans to separate Community Engagement from the Public Works ...

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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: March 2, 2017

Elm Springs Road Overpass Project Update

Elm Springs Rd. Overpass

Update - March 22, 2017

Elm Springs Road Nightly Lane Closures in Springdale: Thursday, March 23, motorists should expect lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. for both Westbound and Eastbound traffic on Elm Springs Road in Springdale. M...

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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.


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Posted on: June 2, 2016

East Emma Ave. improvement project

Emma Ave. Improvement

Update - Feb. 9, 2017

At the January 10 City Council Meeting, the Council approved a resolution for Springdale Water Utilities to award the construction contract for the streetscape improvements to Crossland Heavy Contractors in the amount of $1.164 millio...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Winter 2017 Springdale Newsletter Available Now!

Winter 2017 Newsletter

The quarterly Springdale Newsletter is a great way to catch up with what is going on with your city government and in your community!

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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.

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 21, 2017

City Council to vote on form-based code March 28

Form-base code cover

The Springdale City Council will vote on the final draft of the form-based code at their regularly scheduled City Council Meeting at 6 p.m. on March 28 at 201 Spring St. A public hearing was held on the proposed code by the Planning Commission at its Marc...

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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: February 21, 2017

Public hearing to discuss form-based code scheduled for March 7

Form-base code public hearing

The first agenda item for the regularly scheduled Planning Commission Meeting at 5 p.m. on March 7 will be a public hearing to discuss form-based code for Downtown Springdale. Planning Commission meets in the City Council Chambers, located at 201 Spring S...

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First Draft of the Form-Base Code
Posted on: February 14, 2017

State of the City Address scheduled for February 28

State of the City

The annual State of the City Address, presented by Mayor Doug Sprouse, will take place on Tuesday, February 28 immediately following the conclusion of the Springdale City Council Meeting, which begins at 6 p.m.

We invite the media and public to attend this...

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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.
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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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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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
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.
Posted on: August 23, 2016

Cambridge Street improvement project to begin mid-September

Cambridge Street

A project to improve Cambridge Street and its associated drainage channel is scheduled to begin mid-September. Two contracts have been awarded to ARCO Excavation & Paving for the widening and drainage improvements, and the water and sewer improvements.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Nominate Springdale to win a $20k grant for park improvements

Meet Me at the Park

 Local parks make Springdale a better place to live and shape so many of our lives. Parks are essential to our city’s health and wellbeing. They provide safe places to be active and enjoy nature—and they help preserve the environment and bring people...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Public hearing for towing services scheduled for April 6

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The Springdale Police Department (SPD) will hold a public hearing to discuss a policy change regarding its use of towing services. This hearing will take place from 5:30-7 p.m., April 6 in the City Council Chambers located at 201 Spring St. The SPD is ask...

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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: 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 Spouse laid out his plans to separate Community Engagement from the Public Works ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

A portion of Cambridge St. to be closed March 13-May 5

Cambridge St. Road Closure

Update - 3/29/2017

Due to inclement weather, the Cambridge Street closure will be extended to May 5 so the contractor can continue working to reinforce the existing road material in order to ensure the street is safe for future traffic.

On April 14, the con...

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Click here to view enlarged maps for reference.
Posted on: March 24, 2017

I-49 Northbound and Southbound Nightly Lane Closures in Springdale

LaneClosed

News Release from AHTD -- The Contractor has informed the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department District Four Headquarters at Fort Smith of planned lane closures on I-49 in Springdale.

 

Monday, March 27, motorists should expect lane clo...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Elm Springs Road Nightly Lane Closures in Springdale

LaneClosed

News Release from AHTD -- The Contractor has informed the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department District Four Headquarters at Fort Smith of planned lane closures on Elm Springs Road in Springdale.

Thursday, March 23, motorists should expect ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

I-49 Northbound Nightly Lane Closures in Springdale

Lane Closure

From AHTD -- The Contractor has informed the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department District Four Headquarters at Fort Smith of planned lane closures on I-49 in Springdale.

Beginning Wednesday, March 8, motorists should expect lane closu...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Lane closure on Emma Ave. Tuesday, March 7

Emma Ave. Lane Closure March 7

Crews will be returning tomorrow, March 7, to Emma Ave. from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., weather permitting, to continue installation of sewer service to the Apollo Theater. Crews will have the street shut down to one lane with flaggers directing traffic. Some minor d...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Temporary road closure scheduled for Cambridge St. on February 25

Cambridge Street Closure

Cambridge Street, between Cambridge Park Place and Oxford Place, will be closed this Saturday, February 25, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. so Brother's Construction can perform a coring operation on an existing manhole.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Plea...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Temporary road closure scheduled for Cambridge St. on February 18

Cambridge Closure

Cambridge Street, just north of Oxford Place, will be closed this Saturday, February 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. so Brother's Construction can finish installing a manhole in the street.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Please see the attached map for...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Temporary road closure scheduled for Cambridge St. on February 11

Cambridge Closure Feb 11

Cambridge Street, just north of Oxford Place, will be closed this Saturday, February 11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. so Brother's Construction can install a manhole in the street.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Please see the attached map for reference.

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Historic Springdale Building on Track for Completion

Shiloh Museum 2017

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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Visit the Shiloh Museum online

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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Springdale Water Utilities
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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