Street and Sanitation
Our Street Department has a full time crew. They are Supervisor, Eric Plunkett and Assistant Supervisor, Steven Plunkett.
The Street division maintains the city's streets, sidewalks, right of ways and the grounds of the Municipal Complex as well as the city parks.
Street and sidewalk services includes:
installing the street signs, patching potholes, overseeing utility
cut repairs and street overlays as well as
At Christmas they put our decorations in the ponds next to the highway as well as hanging the pole decorations.
The street sweeper helps to keep
our streets free from trash and excess leaves and dirt. Jerry Hankins
walks the streets and sidewalks once a
Our Sanitation department
has 9 full time employees. They are Dennis Brisco, John Cowen, Jerry
Hankins, Paul Hawkins, James Irons, Otis Oates,
The City operates two sanitation trucks. One is for residental pickup and one for business. The drivers are James Cowen and Edward Plunkett.
The Sanitation department
picks up household garbage twice weekly. The north end of
town and Masonville is picked up on Mondays and
The City does not have a recycling program but recycled materials are collected by Desha County and has a truck located at Walmart in McGehee on Wednesdays. You can call the County Courthouse in Arkansas City for additional pickup locations and schedules. The number to call is 870-877-2426.