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RESIDENTIAL GUIDE FOR SERVICES IN THE CITY OF EUREKA SPRINGS
City Hall, 44 S. Main Street, 479-253-9703 
Located in Lower Level, Carroll County Western District Courthouse

 
UTILITIES

  
WATER:
New Service and Changes should be made at City Hall 8 am to 4:30 pm. Cash or check required to set up a new account. Monthly payments may be made with credit or debit cards. Monthly payments may be made at the Reception Desk and City Hall, drop-box on the south side of the Courthouse/City Hall or drop-box at Public Works Department, 3174 E. Van Buren. Arrangements may be made for monthly direct withdrawal from your checking account. 
After Hours Water Emergencies: Call the ES Police Department non-emergency number, 253-8666.
 
ELECTRICITY:
AEP- Southwestern Electric Power, 1-888/216-3523 (toll free Customer Service)
Serves most of Eureka Springs
Carroll Electric Cooperative, 1-870-423-2161 (toll free)
Open 8 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday; serves some areas on edges of city limits
 
NATURAL GAS
Arkansas Western Gas Co., 1-800-563-0012 (toll free Customer Service)
 
TELEPHONE:
AT&T 1-800-288-2020 for Land Line Service
 
TRASH:
Carroll County Solid Waste, 3190 E. Van Buren, 253-2727
Trash disposal: Contact to discuss collection options. Sanitation fee added to water bill, $11.07/month for basic service. Collection is on Wednesday or Thursday morning; have bags out by 6 a.m. Call to determine your collection day. Household waste must be placed in yellow bags, which may be purchased at Hart Family Center or City Hall. Cost is $9 for twelve 33 gallon bags and $7 for twenty kitchen size bags. You may put out as many yellow bags as you wish.
 
RECYCLE:
Carroll County Solid Waste, 3190 E. Van Buren, 253-2727
Curbside Collection: You may pick up a free recycle bin at the CCSW Recycle Center. Recycled items must be placed in these bins for curbside collection which is on the same day as your trash collection. Items in bin may include: aluminum cans, pie plates, foil, etc., steel cans, glass food & beverage containers, plastic bottles. Newsprint should be placed on top on bin, bundled or bagged. Remove all lids and place in regular trash. Corrugated cardboard collection available on call-in basis first and third Friday of month. Chipboard (cereal boxes, soft drink cartons, etc.) not accepted. 
Recycle Center: Open 7 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. Located off Highway 62 East past Public Works. Will accept drop-off of all items listed for curbside collection, plus motor oil, cooking oil, magazines, office paper, junk mail, corrugated cardboard & large steel and aluminum items. Fees: $15 for large items with freon; $5 for electronic items. 
Transfer Station: Industrial Park Road, Berryville. Disposal of large, bulky items for varied fees. Household Hazardous Waste trailer for: paint products, batteries, pesticides, fluorescent light bulbs, household cleaners, syringes; no fee. Household use only; no commercial waste accepted. Open 8 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday; 8 am-12 pm, Saturday.
 
YARD WASTE:
Public Works Department, 3174 E. Van Buren., 253-9600 Hours: 7 am-4 pm
Yard Waste Collection: call office to be put on list; collected third Monday of each month. Leaves, grass clippings, twigs, branches. No vines, lumber or garbage. Bag smaller items.
Yard Waste Disposal: accepted at the Compost Facility every Wednesday, 8 am-3pm
Compost: given away every 3-4 months. No charge, but residents must call office to be put on list (basically a lottery).
 
Tree Removal: Trees over 4 in diameter must have a Tree Removal Permit before cutting. (See the License Section below.)
 
Burning Debris: A Burn Permit must be obtained from the Fire Department before debris can be burned. 253-9616.
 
Additional Services

 
 
STREETS AND RIGHT OF WAYS: 
Public Works Department, 3174 E. Van Buren., 253-9600 Hours: 7 am-4 pm
City road and sign maintenance, Snow removal, Maintenance of sewer plant.
 
Sidewalk repair and maintenance is the responsibility of the property owner.
 
LICENSING:
Building Permit: needed for construction/trades work both interior and exterior. Homeowner may pull a permit to work on his/her own home, otherwise person/company doing the work must obtain permit. (They must have a valid Eureka Springs Business License.)
 
Contact Arkansas One Call 1-800-482-8998 to locate buried utility lines before digging.
 
Certificate of Appropriateness: issued by the ES Historic District Commission. Historic District Commission must review ALL exterior property work within the Historic District boundaries, which is most of the city, even if a Building Permit is not needed. Application forms are available at City Hall. HDC meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 6 pm in the Courthouse. HDC Guidelines are available in the Historice District Commission section of this website. No fee.
 
Tree Removal Permit: No trees in the city over 4  inch bases diameter or 1  feet high may be cut without this permit. Issued by Building Official. $20 fee for inspection. Tree cuts of over nine trees must be approved by the Planning Commission.
 
Pet Licenses: Dogs and cats are to be licensed. $10.00 per year for animals that have been spayed/neutered; $30.00 for unaltered animals.
 
Pets: Good Shepherd Humane Society, 124 W. Van Buren, 253-9115, has cats and dogs available for adoption. $35 cats; $45 dogs (includes spay/neuter, shots). They also have a Spay & Neuter Clinic at the shelter for pets of low-income owners.
 
EDUCATION: 
Eureka Springs Elementary School,
56 Greenwood Hollow Rd, 253-8704
Head Start through fourth grades
 
Eureka Springs Middle School,
42 Greenwood Hollow Rd., 253-7716 
Fifth through eighth grades 
 
Eureka Springs High School,
44 Kingshighway, 253-8875
Ninth through twelfth grades
 
Academy of Excellence,
Highway 23 South, 253-5400
Private school using Abeka Curriculum ages 3yrs to 8th grade
 
Clear Spring School,
374 Dairy Hollow Rd, 253-7888 
Private school, Pre-school through middle school.
 
Adult Basic Education/GED
Boone County Adult Education Program: 
303 N. Main Street, Harrison, AR 72601
Phone: 870-391-3198. 
Also offers On-Line GED Program.
 
Carroll County Adult Education Program,
804 W. Freeman Street, Suite 5
Berryville, AR 72616, Phone: 870-423-4455
 
HIGHER EDUCATION 
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 
Northwest Arkansas Community College, Rogers 
Northwest Arkansas Technical Institute, Springdale 
North Arkansas College, Harrison; some classes available in Berryville.
 
PUBLIC LIBRARY
Carnegie Public Library, 194 Spring St., 253-8754. www.eurekalibrary.org See website for hours and information on special programs for toddlers, youth and adults; free magazine & paperback trading sections; inter-library loans; book sales, computer & internet access; community room. Public WiFi access. Special Centennial Year Celebration Event in 2010!
 
RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
ES Parks & Recreation Commission Facilities: 
Harmon Park, 532 Spring St.: playground, Dreamland Skate Park, Community Center Building housing the Eureka Kids program. Outdoor stage. Free. 
Lake Leatherwood, off Highway 62 West: fishing, boating, canoe rental, swimming, hiking trails, mountain bike trails, camping, picnicking. Baseball and soccer fields.
Black Bass Lake Trail, entrance off US Highway 62 West across from Sherwood Court. Hiking, fishing around historic City Reservoir. 
Eureka Springs Schools Track, behind elementary school. Open to public. 
Berryville Community Center, 601 Dr. Spurlin Cr., Berryville, 870-423-3139. Indoor pool, track, basketball court, racquetball court, exercise classes, outdoor soccer field. Assembly rooms/kitchen. Fees.
Holiday Island, 8 miles north of Eureka Springs. Planned community with nine and eighteen hole golf courses, outdoor pool, tennis courts. Residence or membership required. Fees.
 
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Eureka Springs Transit System, 162A W. Van Buren, 253-9572 http://www.eurekatrolley.org/
Covers all areas of town. Monthly Pass for City of Eureka Springs and Carroll County residents. Share A Ride door-to-door service for senior citizens and those with disabilities is available by reservation. See website for more information. 
 
CARROLL COUNTY RESOURCES:Eureka Springs 
Carroll County Clerk's Office, 253-8646 (Upstairs in Western District Courthouse)
Voter Registration
Marriage Licenses
Local real estate title information 
 
CARROLL COUNTY /ARKANSAS RESOURCES: Berryville
Motor Vehicle Licensing & Registration
Arkansas Revenue Office, 105 N. Spring Street, Berryville, 870-423-2046 
Bring: proof of liability insurance, title, copy of lien contract, Vehicle Identification Number.
Tax Assessor, 210 W. Church, (across the street) 870-423-2388
Must have a personal property assessment prior to registration.
Driver License: No testing required if you have a valid out-of-state license that is not expired by more than 30 days. Otherwise, call for testing days, sites.
Area Agency on Aging/Senior Center, 201 Madison, 870/423-6114
Health Unit, 402 Hailey Rd., 870/423-2923
Dept of Human Services, 614 Hailey Rd., 870/423-3351

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