City Government

City Council

The City of Elkins operates under a Mayor-Council form of government. In this system the City Council is the legislative and policy-making body of city government. It sets city policy by passing ordinances and resolutions. The Council also determines the city budget and appoints and removes certain board and commission members.
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Committees and Commissions

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission provides direction to the Planning Department to help protect, maintain, and develop an attractive, safe, and healthy environment. The Planning Commission aides in implementing the goals, objectives, and policies of the City as adopted by the City Council. … Read More

Water and Sewer Committee

The Water and Sewer Committee provides direction to the Water and Sewer Department to help protect, maintain, and develop a safe, sanitary and healthy environment. The Planning Commission aides in implementing the goals, objectives, and policies of the City as adopted by the City Council.… Read More

Parks Committee

The Parks Committee provide aides in implementing the goals, objectives, and policies of the City as adopted by the City Council as related to the City Parks.… Read More

Library Board

The Board of Trustees of the Library provides leadership in performing the mission of the Library; to serve as a liaison between the Library and the City; and to ensure the Library meets the informational, educational, and recreational needs of the community. … Read More

ORDINANCE NO. 09-19-2019 – Conducting Business

AN ORDINANCE TO PERMIT THE CITY OF ELKINS TO CONDUCT BUSINESS WITH GUNNAR WATT, HUSBAND OF ELKINS CITY COUNCIL MEMBER,…

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ORDINANCE 09-12-2019 – Rezoning (Rausch Coleman) PUD

ORDINANCE NO. – 09-12-2019 CITY OF ELKINS, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS AN ORDINANCE REZONING APPROXIMATELY 91.73 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED…

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ORDINANCE 08-15-2019B – Small Wireless Facilities

CITY OF ELKINS, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES WITHIN THE CITY OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS;…

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ORDINANCE 08-15-2019A – Water and Sewer Tapping Fees

  CITY OF ELKINS, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS AN ORDINANCE TO INCREASE WATER AND SEWER TAPPING FEES FOR THE CITY OF…

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ORDINANCE 06-20-2019A – Parks and Recreation Committee

CITY OF ELKINS, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 12.04 PARKS AND RECREATION COMMITTEE OF TITLE 12 PARKS AND…

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RESOLUTION No. 2019-16 – Fair Housing Policy

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-16 A RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE CITY OF ELKINS FAIR HOUSING AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY WHEREAS the United States…

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RESOLUTION NO. 2019-17 – Force, Non-Violent Civil Rights Demonstrations

A RESOLUTION PROHIBITING THE USE OF EXCESSIVE FORCE BY LAW ENFORCEMENT UNDER ELKINS’ JURISDICTION AGAINST INDIVIDUALS ENGAGED IN NON-VIOLENT CIVIL…

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RESOLUTION NO. 2019-15 – ACEDP Grant Application

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF ELKINS TO SUBMITT AN ACEDP (ARKANSAS COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM) GRANT APPLICATION TO…

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RESOLUTION NO. 2019-14 – ANTIDISPLACEMENT PLAN, AEDC

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING AN ANTIDISPLACEMENT PLAN FOR THE CITY OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS, IN COMPLIANCE WITH AEDC (ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION)…

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RESOLUTION NO. 2019-13 – CDBG Grant Administrator

Resolution Designating Non-Profit Agency as CDBG Grant Administrator Whereas the City of Elkins, Arkansas, is applying to the Arkansas Economic…

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