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.