9-1-1 Administration History

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In 1988 voters approved an ordinance to implement 9-1-1 emergency telephone service within Benton County to be funded by a charge of up to five percent of the basic telephone tariff approved by the Arkansas Public Service Commission and to be administered by an Administrative Board.

County Ordinance 88-5 was approved creating a 9-1-1 Administrative Board consisting of five members with staggered five-year terms.
Board members are:

  • 1 full-time fire chief or deputy chief
  • 1 full-time police chief, chief deputy, sheriff, or chief deputy sheriff
  • 3 members at large
  • 911 Admin Director

    Judi Frigon


    Administration Building

    215 E. Central Ave.
    Bentonville, AR 72712

    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Open through lunch



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