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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Lane Closure - SW "A" Street

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Bentonville, AR….. There is a one-lane flagging work zone scheduled for SW “A” Street between SW 2nd Street and SW 3rd Street beginning Monday, October 25, 2021 through Wednesday, October 27, 2021.  Said cl...

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City News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Lane Closure - East Central Avenue

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Bentonville, AR…..A change in traffic pattern to include lane closures on E Central Ave between SE/NE “J” St and SE/NE Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy is scheduled to take place in two separate phases.  

Phase 1 will begi...

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City News
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Public Input Meeting – American Rescue Plan Act

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Bentonville, AR… The City of Bentonville will be hosting an American Rescue Plan Act public meeting on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at City Hall located at 305 SW A Street.  The meeting will allow the public and elected official...

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City News
Posted on: October 5, 2021

FULL STREET NIGHTLY CLOSURE – SE Moberly Lane

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Bentonville, AR…SE Moberly Lane from 14th Street to 8th Street will be closed nightly from 7:00pm – 7:00am beginning Monday, October 11, 2021, through December 6, 2021. Traffic for vehicles and bicycles will be permitted during daytim...

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City News
Posted on: October 1, 2021

New Police Chief Selected

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Bentonville, AR...Bentonville Mayor Stephanie Orman has announced that Captain Ray Shastid has been selected as the new Chief of Police for the Bentonville Police Department.

Captain Shastid currently leads the Operations Division at the Bentonville Police...

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City News
Posted on: September 30, 2021

2021 Ward 4 Meeting

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Bentonville, AR…The City of Bentonville will host the Ward 4 meeting on October 28, 2021. 

Mayor Stephanie Orman, City Council members, and city staff will engage residents in a conversation about public safety, property maintenance, an...

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City News
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Bentonville Public Library Announces Children’s Librarian Retirement and New Hire

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Bentonville, Arkansas... In May, Bentonville Public Library (BPL) Children’s Librarian, Sue Ann Pekel, announced plans to retire this fall.  Pekel began working at Bentonville Public Library in July 2007 as the first profession...

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City News
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Bentonville Police Chief Jon Simpson Announces Retirement

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Bentonville, AR…Bentonville Police Chief Jon Simpson has announced his retirement after serving 27 years with the Bentonville Police Department. 

His last day on the job will be September 30, 2021. 

Chief Simpson is a native of Bentonville...

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City News
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Trail Improvements to Begin at Parks Springs Park

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Bentonville, AR…Bentonville Parks & Recreation is announcing anticipated work within the footprint of Park Springs Park. Progressive Trail Design (PTD), a contractor of NWA Trailblazers, will be conducting general maintenance to the trails ...

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City News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

City Informational Ward Meetings 2021

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Bentonville, AR…The City of Bentonville will host a series of meetings for each of the city’s four wards over the course of the year.

Mayor Stephanie Orman, City Council members, and city staff will engage residents in a conversation ...

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City News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Board of Adjustment Applications Now Being Accepted

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The City of Bentonville is searching for residents interested in serving on the Board of Adjustment. The Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial board that hears and decides on staff interpretations of the zoning ordinance and hears and decides on request...

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Community Development
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Request for Art Proposals

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The City of Bentonville’s Public Art Advisory Committee is seeking proposals for permanent or mobile artwork that builds on the art and cultural experiences in Northwest Arkansas. The desired installation fosters public engagement, community harmony, iden...

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