City of Hot Springs News Releases

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Posted on: October 6, 2015

Public hearing scheduled re: Area A Enclave annexation

The Hot Springs Board of Directors will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20 in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard, to hear the public’s views on the proposed Area A Enclave annexation (map attached). Interested in...Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2015

Downtown Redevelopment Action Plan findings to be presented

The City of Hot Springs, West Central Arkansas Planning and Development District and the Hot Springs Metro Partnership will host national economic development consulting firm Thomas P. Miller and Associates (TPMA) as it presents its findings of the Hot Sp...Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Tikes, Trikes and Trails slated for Saturday, Oct. 10

Tikes, Trikes, and Trails, a family-friendly event to promote bikes on trails, will be held on Saturday, October 10 at Entergy Park, 530 Lakepark Drive. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and activities will begin at 10.

Ages 8 & under will ride on paved ...Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Household Hazardous Waste collection event is Oct. 10

Garland County residents can bring items to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 10 to the Garland County Fairgrounds at 4831 Malvern Avenue (Highway 270 East) for safe, free disposal of unused or leftove...Read on...

Posted on: September 24, 2015

Higdon Ferry Road closure

Higdon Ferry Road, from Central Avenue to Harvard Street, will be closed to through traffic from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. beginning Monday, September 28 for roadway paving. The closure will continue daily until the project is completed. Signs will be posted,...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2015

Planning Commission to hold public hearing

The Hot Springs Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 8 in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard. The hearing will be to consider the following land use requests:

117 Blake Street – Carrigan ...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2015

City accepts applications until October 23 for advisory group positions

The City of Hot Springs will accept applications until 5 p.m. on Friday, October 23 for a total of 20 volunteer advisory group positions. Applicants must be registered voters of the City of Hot Springs (unless otherwise specified). Board and commission me...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2015

A&P Commission Opening

Completed applications for a volunteer opening on the Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission are being accepted until noon on Monday, October 19. This four-year position is available to any applicant who is a qualified elector in the City of Ho...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2015

All city residents encouraged to register for CivicReady

All city residents are encouraged to register now for text, voice call or email emergency alerts with CivicReady, the city’s new emergency notification provider.

The City of Hot Springs will officially transition from CodeRED to CivicReady on Thursda...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2015

Entries now being accepted for 2015 Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade

Area groups, businesses and organizations are encouraged to begin preparing their float entries for the 2015 Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 7 in downtown Hot Springs. The application deadline is 5 p.m....Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2015

Notice to haunted house planners

The Hot Springs Fire Department reminds those planning to open a haunted house, haunted maze, scare house or similar operation inside city limits this year that there are strict codes that must be met before this type of facility can be opened to the publ...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

Hot Springs wins grant to develop Community Forest Storm Mitigation Plan

As a winner of the National Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA designation for 14 consecutive years, Hot Springs has been selected to participate in a grant program through the Arkansas Forestry Commission that will provide free technical assistance to ...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

City accepts applications for 2016 CDBG project funding

The City of Hot Springs will launch the competitive application period for an estimated $300,000 in fiscal year 2016 HUD funding at the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 6 in the City Hall Board Chambers...Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2015

2015 City Paving Program begins

The city’s 2015 Paving Program begins on Tuesday, June 23 with the paving of Walter and Cedar streets. Paving crews generally begin at 8 a.m. on weekdays only and end at approximately 5 or 6 p.m.

The program includes 22 streets to be paved before Than...Read on...