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    Joanna Bell selected for Arts and Culture Director

    The City of Fayetteville has selected Joanna Bell to serve as the city’s Arts and Culture Director. In this new position, Bell will lead planning efforts for the city’s first Arts and Culture Plan. Read on...
  2. July 4th closure notification

    City of Fayetteville offices closed Monday in observance of Fourth of July

    City of Fayetteville offices will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Read on...
  3. Archibald Yell safety improvements at Rock St and College Ave

    E. Rock St., S. College Ave. to close for Archibald Yell improvements

    On July 5, E. Rock St. and S. College Ave. will close at their points of intersection with Archibald Yell Blvd. as work begins on a multi-stage project to improve driver and pedestrian safety on Archibald Yell from Rock to Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Read on...
  4. Fourth of July fireworks notice 2022

    Fireworks Information and Notification of Professional Displays

    Fireworks can be sold and used within Fayetteville city limits for the Independence Day holiday. Permitted fireworks stands in Fayetteville may begin selling fireworks on Tuesday, June 28. Read on...
  5. 2022 Amazing Trees of Fayetteville

    Lake Fayetteville dogwood newest Amazing Trees of Fayetteville selection

    The City of Fayetteville’s Urban Forestry staff and Urban Forestry Advisory Board are excited to announce the newest selection for the Amazing Trees of Fayetteville program. Read on...
  6. Park Ave and Trenton Blvd closed for crosswalk installation

    Park Ave. to close June 27 - July 5 for crosswalk installation

    A section of Park Ave. will be closed beginning Monday, June 27, so crews can install a crosswalk at Park and Trenton Blvd. as part of work to create the Mission-Razorback Connector Bikeway. Read on...
  7. Road Closure: Clinton Road and Harmon Avenue

    Clinton, Harmon intersection work to begin Monday, June 27

    Improvements to the intersection of W. Clinton Dr. and Harmon Ave. will begin Monday, June 27. Along with the installation of turning lanes on both Clinton and W. Center St., a traffic signal will be installed at the intersection. Read on...
  8. Fayetteville honored as a Walk Friendly Community

    Fayetteville honored again as Walk Friendly Community

    The City of Fayetteville has been designated a Walk Friendly Community at the bronze level by Walk Friendly Communities (WFC). Fayetteville previously received the four-year designation in 2018 and is the only city in Arkansas to have received the honor. Read on...
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    City of Fayetteville seeks public input for CDBG Action Plan

    The City of Fayetteville invites public input regarding its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2022 Action Plan, which details how the City plans to fund identified needs for low- to moderate-income Fayetteville residents through the CDBG program. Read on...
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    Notice of fund reallocation in the City of Fayetteville GY2019 Action Plan

    The City of Fayetteville is providing public notice of the intent to reallocate $562,149 originally allocated to the Community Development Block Grant-CV Housing Program. Read on...