Posted on: May 27, 2016

City manager selects Jason Stachey as city’s new police chief

Jason Stachey web.jpg

Hot Springs City Manager David Frasher announced today his selection of Jason Stachey of Hot Springs as the new police chief for the Hot Springs Police Department.

Stachey was chosen from an initial pool of 75 candidates. The detailed selection proces...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2016

City Memorial Day closings

All city offices, except public safety and the airport, will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. Residential solid waste collection and Earth Angel will run one day behind schedule (Monday on Tuesday, Tuesday on Wednesday, etc.) Comm...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Traffic interruptions during religious procession

Traffic interruptions will occur between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday for the St. Mary of the Springs Catholic Church Religious Procession. The route for the walk will begin at the Church of St. John the Baptist on West Grand Avenue and proceed northwest on ...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

City receives six proposals for Majestic Hotel abatement/demolition

The City of Hot Springs received six proposals by 2 p.m. today for the abatement and demolition of the remaining structures of the Majestic Hotel complex in downtown Hot Springs. City staff has begun evaluating the proposals with the goal of submitting a ...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Notice of special called meeting

A special meeting of the Hot Springs Board of Directors will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard, to conduct an executive session for the purpose of considering applicants for various city advisory ...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Park playground closing

The 5 to 12 year old playground at Family Park will be closed Tuesday, May 31 through Friday, June 10 for safety base repair.

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Road closures, Aviation Plaza to reopen

Olive Street, between Ouachita Avenue and Broadway Street, will remain closed to through traffic through Tuesday for water line construction. The intersection of Central Avenue and Olive Street will be closed intermittently as construction progresses. ...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Planning Commission meeting scheduled

The Hot Springs Planning Commission regular monthly meeting has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, June 9 in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard. The meeting will include a public hearing to consider the following land use requests...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2016

City closings

Aviation Plaza will be closed on Wednesday, May 25 due to construction.

Holly Street at Aspen Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic from Wednesday, May 25 until Friday, May 27 for gas line construction.

Lane reductions will continue along Om...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2016

City compost facility closing

The city’s compost facility, 318 Davidson Drive, is closed to the public until Tuesday, May 31 due to construction.

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Indian Hills lane closing

Indian Hills Street, between Gray Circle and Clearview Loop, will be reduced to one lane from Tuesday, May 24 until Friday, June 3 for a gas line project. Signs will be posted, and motorists are asked to use caution when traveling in the area.Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Police chief finalist withdraws candidacy

Hot Springs police chief candidate Philip Dupuis, currently serving as the chief of police for the City of Conroe, Texas, withdrew his candidacy for the Hot Springs position late Friday afternoon. “Upon finding out through the media, the City of Conroe ha...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Aviation Plaza closure

Aviation Plaza, between Lakeshore Drive and McLeod Street, will be closed intermittently from Tuesday, May 24 through Tuesday, June 7 for force sewer main construction. Closures are planned from 7 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The roadway is scheduled to be open...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

City recognizes HSHS East students for developing ESRI storymap

HSHS EAST Storymap

From left: Hot Springs Information Systems GIS Administrator Mary Donaldson, left, and Public Information Director Terry Payne, right, recently visited Hot Springs High School’s EAST classroom to present appreciation certificates to EAST students Kason F...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2016

City of Hot Springs announces police chief finalists

The City of Hot Springs released today the names of the five finalists for the position of police chief for the City of Hot Springs, Arkansas. They are Amy Barlow of Morton, Mississippi; Philip Dupuis of Montgomery, Texas; Jeffrey Fitzpatrick of Hot Sprin...Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2016

City acquires new sculpture for its outdoor art collection

Running in Circles sculpture

"Running in Circles," an original welded sculpture by Glenwood artists John Mark and Nikki Baker of Baker’s Fabrication & Welding, Inc., is the latest artwork purchased for the city's outdoor art collection by the Hot Springs Arts Advisory Committee. Made...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2016

City compost currently unavailable

City-produced compost is temporarily unavailable, due to equipment repair. In the meantime, leaf and wood mulch is still available. Additionally, due to upcoming utility construction along Shady Grove Road, the city recommends that anyone wishing to pic...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2016

Board of Directors election packets available

Election packets for city residents interested in running for city director positions representing Board Districts one, three or six are available in the city clerk’s office at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Candi...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2016

Michael Street access closed to all traffic

Access to Michael Street from Leonard Street, will be closed to all traffic, including emergency vehicles, for three months beginning Thursday, March 24 for bridge replacement. Michael Street, north of the bridge, can be accessed from Woodlawn Avenue. S...Read on...