Public Information

  1. Street Closures for SPA Running & GudRun Northwoods events

    Various streets in the downtown area will be closed during the SPA10K/5K/Half Marathon race and the following Gudrun Slow Roll group ride Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. Read on...
  2. Southwest corner of Hill Wheatley Plaza closing for holiday tree installation

    The southwest corner of the Hill Wheatley Plaza, near the Visitor's Center, will be closed from Tuesday, November 12, until the first week in January 2020 as the Hot Springs Parks & Trails Department will be installing the animated Christmas tree Read on...
  3. Desoto Park restroom closing for winter

    The restroom at Desoto Park, 1700 Park Ave., will be closed for the winter starting on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Read on...
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24/7 Action Line

In today’s digital communication age, citizens expect prompt, accurate, and complete information on city services and events. Public Information, as the communications link between citizens and city government, handles more than 25,000 public inquiries per year. It operates a 24-hour Action Line, 501-321-6808, for citizen convenience. You can also submit an online General Inquiries and Service form.

Dial the Action Line any time of day or night to record your message. The next business day, it will be forwarded to the proper city department for action.


Besides publishing internal and external communications, publicizing city departments’ services and activities, managing the city’s website and producing special events, Public Information fosters interactive communications through its Facebook and Twitter pages. It also maintains City12, Hot Springs’ government access cable television channel. City12 broadcasts computer-produced messages on city programs, street closings, community events and much more. It also airs live city board meetings and other local programming, along with government-related programs provided by partner agencies. View the City12 broadcast schedule.

Sister City Program

Public Information also provides staff support for the Sister City Program, in partnership with the Hot Springs National Park Sister City Foundation.

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