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City of Arkadelphia
Town Hall
700 Clay Street
Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923

The City of Arkadelphia's administrative staff are located on the second floor of Town Hall, 700 Clay Street. The offices of the city manager, treasure, clerk, and accounts payable/payroll make the city's administration.

City of Arkadelphia, Arkansas: The City of Arkadelphia operates under the City Manager form of government. The residents of the City of Arkadelphia elect a seven member City Board of Directors who appoint the city manager. Five board members are elected by ward, and two are elected at large; one of which is the mayor position. The City Board serves the City of Arkadelphia as the policy-making/legislative branch of city government. The terms of the elected Board Members are four years. Each Board member has an overlapping term with the other Board Members. The Mayor presides over the Board meetings and serves as the ceremonial head of the city government.

Primary goals of the City Board of Directors are to set policy, approve the budget, determine tax and fee structures, and hire and fire the city manager. The Arkadelphia City Board of Directors formally meet on the first and third Thursdays of each month. The Board convenes at Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. on these nights. All meetings are open to the public.

The City Board members welcome any person wishing to appear before the Board. However, in order for the Board to take action on a citizen request, the nature of the request must first appear on the Board agenda. The citizen should notify city administration and request to be placed on the agenda and state the nature of their request. Administrative staff finalizes and publishes City Board meeting agendas by noon on Monday prior to the regular Thursday Board meetings

Arkadelphia City Website | Arkadelphia Chamber of Commerce Website

Job Openings: If you are interested in employment with the City of Arkadelphia, you can apply by downloading the application of employment forms and returning them to Arkadelphia Town Hall, 700 Clay Street, Arkadelphia, AR 71923. For a current list of job openings visit the City of Arkadelphia's Website.

Arkadelphia Fire Department:
Emergency Number 911

Station #1: (870) 246-9354
Station #2: (870) 246-5865

The Arkadelphia Fire Department has two fire stations, one is located at 6th and Caddo Streets and our substation is located at 26th and Pine.

Arkadelphia Police Department
Emergency Number 911

610 Caddo Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71923
Phone: 870-246-4545
Fax #: 870-246-1812

Arkadelphia Parks and Recreation Department
Arkadelphia Recreation Center

2555 Twin Rivers Drive
Arkadelphia, AR 71923
(870) 246-5499
Fax: (870) 246-5302

Parks & Facilities: Aquatic Park, Central Park, Clark Park, Feaster Park, Feaster Trail, Ouachita River Baseball Park, Ouachita River Bridge Park, Ouachita River Park, Recreation Center, Sturgis Baseball Field, Train Depot Park, Youth Sports Complex, 6th & Main Park

Sports & Activities: Baseball, Adult Basketball, Youth Basketball, Cheerleading, Fitness, Football, Gymnastics, Soccer, Adult Softball, Girl's Softball, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Special Events: Health & Fitness Expo, Sydney Moncrief Back 2 Basics, Cruisin' in the Park Car Show, Backpacking & Hiking, How to Canoe, Hooked on Fishing, Drama Skit, Painting w/ Acrylics & Water Color, Drawing w/ Pen & Ink, Badminton, Ping Pong, and more!

Arkadelphia Public Works Department

The Public Works Department encompasses the Building, Sanitation, and Street Departments. It is dedicated to provide Engineering and Operational Services to the City of Arkadelphia, as well as maintain the Arkadelphia Municipal Airport.

The Building Department administers and enforces regulatory codes and ordinances to protect local citizens. Codes enforced include building, fire, electrical, gas, plumbing, mechanical, and housing. Ordinances govern such issues as dilapidated structures, signage, trash and debris, junk cars, high grass, and tall weeds.

Grounds maintenance includes the mowing and upkeep of all our parks in the City of Arkadelphia, as well as street right-of-ways and other properties the city owns. The public works department is striving to make Arkadelphia a cleaner more beautiful place for everyone to live.

City Manager - 870.246.9864
Street Department - 870.246.1802
Sanitation Department - 870.246.1803

Arkadelphia Municipal Airport/ Dexter Florence Memorial Airport

INFORMATION: Little Rock Flight Standards District Office

Arkadelphia's 5000 ft runway with taxi way was completely resurfaced and re-striped in 2002 along with other improvements such as a new fuel system, new runway/taxi way lights, and remodeled terminal facilities.

Henderson State University operates the airport under contract for the city. They offer a variety of degree plans under their aviation department.

Arriving by Air - Arkadelphia Municipal Airport (M89), is located about two miles south of the city (HOT VOR [110.0mh, 180 degrees at 25 nm] , ADF NDB, [275kh, 031 degrees at 3.3 miles].) Tiedowns, fuel and maintenance, as well as a rest/refreshment area in the terminal are available.

Airport Telephone Numbers 870.230.5584 & 870.230.5585

Arkadelphi Attractions

Arkadelphia: Historic Homes Tour - Take a driving tour to see several homes listed on the National Register, some of which date to the 1840s. Brochures available at Chamber of Commerce, 6th and Caddo Street. 870-246-5542.

Arkadelphia: Jones Performing Arts Center - Off U.S. 67, Ouachita Baptist University State-of-the-art facility, site of numerous productions of music and drama, including appearances by Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. 870-245-5000.

Arkadelphia: Henderson State University Museum - Off U.S. 67. Located in a home built in 1892. Interesting collection of Indian artifacts, college memorabilia. Call for hours and tour appointments 870-246-7311.

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