City of Hot Springs News Releases

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Posted on: August 21, 2014

Valley Street closing

HOT SPRINGS -- Valley Street from Maurice Street to East Grand Avenue will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily until Friday, August 29 for a gas line project.

Signs will be posted. Motorists will need to seek an alternate route dur...Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Greenwood Avenue closing

HOT SPRINGS -- Greenwood Avenue, from Linwood to Third Street, will be closed to through traffic during daytime hours for three weeks beginning Friday, August 22 for the installation of a water main.

Signs will be posted, and motorists are asked to se...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

Kimery Park receives GIF check

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HOT SPRINGS – Aided by the support of local legislators, the City of Hot Springs recently accepted a $41,000 General Improvement Fund (GIF) check from West Central Arkansas Planning & Development District for infield improvements to Kimery Park. From left: Lance Spicer, Assistant City Manager; Bill Burrough, Deputy City Manager; Steve Arrison, Chief Executive Officer, Visit Hot Springs; David Watkins, City Manager; John Vines, District 25 State Representative; Alan Clark, District 13 State Senator; Bruce Cozart, District 24 State Representative; and Dwayne Pratt, WCAPDD Executive Director.

This funding installment completes the Kimery Park infield rehabilitation project, which involved designing and installing artificial turf on all four infields.Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

Street and lane closings

HOT SPRINGS – Woodlawn Street, from Seventh to Summer Street and Ranch Street, from Woodlawn to Seventh Street will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20 for street repairs at the intersection of Woodlawn and Ran...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

Street closings

OT SPRINGS -- Valley Street, from Maurice Street to East Grand Avenue, will be closed intermittently between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. two more weeks beginning Monday, August 18 for a gas line project. Signs will be posted, and motorists will need to...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

City advisory group openings

HOT SPRINGS -- The City of Hot Springs will accept applications for volunteer positions on 17 advisory boards and commissions until 5 p.m. on Friday, September 19. Applicants must be registered voters of the City of Hot Springs unless otherwise specified...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

HDC Public Hearing notice

Hot Springs --The Hot Springs Historic District Commission will hold a public hearing at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 21 in the Board Chambers of Hot Springs City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard. This hearing is to consider the following certificate of ap...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

Stormwater certification course scheduled

Hot Springs -- A certification class will be held by the City of Hot Springs Stormwater Division from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, September 19 at the Transportation Depot, 100 Broadway Terrace. The course fee is $100, and the registration deadline is Sep...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

Airport hosts monthly art exhibit

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The public is invited to an opening reception featuring the works of Traditional Art Guild Artist Betty Christensen from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 16 in the terminal building at Hot Springs Memorial Field, 525 Airport Road. The collection will rema...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2014

Meeting notice regarding groups planning haunted houses

HOT SPRINGS – With October and Halloween rapidly approaching, the Hot Springs Fire Department reminds those who are planning on opening a haunted house, haunted maze, scare house or similar facility within city limits must first obtain a permit prior to c...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2014

A&P Commission opening

HOT SPRINGS -- Applications for an opening on the Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission are being accepted until September 15, 2014. The position is available to an applicant who meets the following qualifications: a qualified elector in the City of Hot Springs and the owner or manager of a hotel, restaurant or tourism business located within the city limits. The position is a four-year term.

The seven-member commission administers the collection and expenditure of the city's 3% tax on prepared food and lodging for the purpose of promoting Hot Springs. The commission also oversees operation of the Convention Center and the Hot Springs Mountain Tower. All positions on the commission are volunteer and unpaid. Meetings are generally held the last Monday of each month.

Applications are available by contacting Leysa Lowery at the Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Boulevard, 321-2027, ext. 6123, or via e-mail, Deadline for completed applications is noon, September 15, 2014. Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2014

Ingram becomes HSFD legacy firefighter


HOT SPRINGS – The following report is from the Hot Springs Fire Department:
Probationary Candidate Chris Ingram became Hot Springs Firefighter Chris Ingram on Tuesday, August 5 during afternoon ceremonies at the Central Fire Station. Firefighter Ingram s...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2014

City water connection report released

HOT SPRINGS -- The attached 15-month status report from Hot Springs Utilities shows that 532 of 547 formal requests for water service, both residential and commercial, were approved by the City of Hot Springs since the implementation of the city’s current...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2014

Water supply presentation, FAQ’s available to public

HOT SPRINGS – Last night’s water supply presentation to the Garland County Quorum Court and Hot Springs Board of Directors is available in video format on the city’s YouTube channel, under the Special Topics playlist. The presentation was...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2014

Winona Street closing

HOT SPRINGS -- Winona Street, from Central Avenue to Miller Street will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the next month beginning Monday, August 4 for water main replacement.

Signs will be posted. Motorists will need to seek an al...Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2014

Runyon Street closing

HOT SPRINGS -- Runyon Street, from the 200 block of Runyon to Gaines will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. beginning Wednesday, July 23 for water main replacement. The closing will occur Monday through Friday for approximately 1 month...Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2014

Free bus service offered between Memorial Day and Labor Day

Hot Springs - The Mountain Xpress, a free bus service to Hot Springs attractions, will be offered again this summer between the Memorial Day weekend and the Labor Day weekend.

Steve Arrison, CEO of Visit Hot Springs, and Richard Grandon of Hot Springs ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

Donate your old charging cables and accessories

Got a bunch of old charging cables, chargers and accessories lying around? Don't throw them away...donate your phone, tablet, laptop and camera charging accessories to the police department and help us return recovered electronics to their owners. Without a charge we have no idea who the owner is so any brand, any model, any age charging accessories are appreciated. Put those old cables to good use and help your community. We don't need your old phone, only the chargers, and if we can't use the one you donate we will re-donate it or safely dispose of it for you. Just drop them off at the police department desk at 641 Malvern Avenue from 8am-4pm Monday-Friday and we'll take care of the restLearn more about it...

Donate your old charging cables and accessories
Posted on: August 11, 2014

Uniformed Police Applications Deadline

The City of Hot Springs is now accepting applications for uniformed police officer - deadline is September 26, 2014. Please visit the City of Hot Springs Human Resources page for more details.

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Posted on: July 21, 2014

National Night Out

Register your neighborhood, street, area or organization's location with your local police department for National Night Out and "America's Night Out Against Crime" October 7th from 7pm-10pm and let others know that you will be holding a block party, cookout, fair, group stroll or other fun community event to show your community spirit and to promote unity for a safer America.Read on...

Visit Hot Springs National Night Out
Posted on: July 11, 2014

Citizens Police Academy

The Hot Springs Police Department will hold its next Citizens Police Academy sessions on Thursday evenings beginning September 4 through November 20, 2014. For more info visit our Citizens Police Academy page.

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