City of Siloam Springs restrictions, closings extended through April 17


SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The City of Siloam Springs is working to keep city employees, residents and visitors to Siloam Springs safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.   

Based on the Governor’s decision to extend school closing through April 17, and on the fact that the number of COVID-19 cases in Benton County and the State continues to climb, City Administrator Patterson has extended the following restrictions and closings through April 17.   

  • City employee out-of-state, business-related, travel
  • All City-sponsored events and meetings open to the public and City permitted events. This includes all events scheduled at the Community Building, Library, or any private event that requires a city permit.   
  • Closing of the Public Library   
  • Closing of the Animal Shelter   
  • Closing of the Circuit Court  
  • Suspending recycling services  
  • Closing the Transfer Station to the public  
  • Limiting public access to all city facilities without an appointment 
  • Cancelled Spring Clean Up  
  • Cancelled the April 14 Planning Commission meeting 

 The April 7 City Board of Director’s meeting has not been cancelled. However, it is likely that this meeting will take place as a virtual meeting.

Staff is currently working on software that will allow the Board members to meet without being in the same room and will allow the public to view/hear the meeting and participate as they normally would.

More information will be coming in the near future. 

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