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Benton County provides update on disaster relief – 6.4.24

June 4, 2024

FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration are accepting applications for federal disaster funds.  

relief.bentoncountyar.gov

New Update- National Guard Extension

The National Guard Mission for Benton County has been extended through Friday, June 21. Guardsmen will help with traffic control at the three Benton County Debris Drop Sites.

New Update- County Assessor and Collector        

The servers for the Benton County Assessor and Collector are now operational. Online services have resumed for personal property and business assessments. Payments can be made to the Collector for personal property taxes. Due to storm damage, the Benton County Rogers Office will remain closed until further notice. The Bentonville, Gravette, and Siloam Springs Satellite Offices are now open.

Governor Sarah Sanders signed an executive order allowing Benton County and other storm-affected counties to suspend the 10% penalties for a late personal property or business assessment until June 30, 2024. The original deadline was May 31, 2024.

New Update- Damage Assessments

The Benton County Division of Public Safety has vetted 2,026 damage reports from the Citizen Damage Reporter. These reports include buildings within and outside city limits. Of the 2,026 vetted damage reports, we have had:

New Update- Benton County Debris Cleanup

The Benton County Debris Sites have collected 818 loads of vegetative debris as of Monday, June 3rd. Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, June 5, the Benton County Decatur Road Yard will accept construction and demolition debris (C&D). C&D debris includes, but is not limited to, siding, fencing, furniture, drywall, roofing, etc. C&D debris DOES NOT include appliances or hazardous materials. The Decatur Road Yard will be the only Benton County maintained site to accept C&D debris. Mixed loads of debris will not be accepted. Vegetative and C&D debris loads must be separated. The other two sites, Hwy 62 East Side and the Benton County Fairgrounds, will only accept vegetative debris.

All three sites are open Monday – Saturday from 7 AM – 7 PM. Please be aware that if there is lightning in the area, we will suspend operations at the debris sites.

The Benton County East Side Debris Dropoff site is located at 603 S Hwy 62, Rogers. Please look for signage to find this site. The Benton County Fairgrounds North Parking Lot entrance is located off Hwy 279/S Vaughn Road. The Benton County Decatur Road Yard is located at 200 Spavinaw Ave.

The Benton County Debris Drop Sites are for the public only. Commercial businesses will need to find alternative arrangements for their debris disposal.

Benton County Debris Cleanup Maps

200 Spavinaw Ave. Decatur, AR 72722
7640 SW Regional Airport Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712 Entrance off S Vaughn Road.
603 S HWY 62, Rogers, AR

Relief Information Recap

SBA Business Recovery Center

The U.S. Small Business Administration opened a Business Recovery Center at the World Trade Center in Rogers. At the center, people can apply for low-interest federal disaster loans.

Where: World Trade Center 3300 S Market St, Suite 400, Rogers

Hours: Mondays- Fridays 8A – 5P & Saturdays 8A – 1P

Loans are available to businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, and homeowners. Please review the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) letters for more information.
 
·       English
·       Spanish
 
Please visit sba.gov/disaster to apply for SBA assistance online.

FEMA

The Federal Government has approved a request for a Major Disaster Declaration in Benton County.

Apply for FEMA Assistance

If you have insurance (such as flood, homeowners, renters, auto, or other types of insurance), please file a claim with your insurance provider as soon as possible. You do not have to file your claim prior to applying for FEMA disaster assistance, but you will be required to provide FEMA with your insurance settlement or denial before being considered for certain types of assistance.

Community Resources

Downloadable flyers are available in English and Spanish. We ask that community groups pass these flyers out to help those who may not have access to the Internet. 

Benton County and Hark at Excellerate Foundation have compiled a list of community resources offered to those affected by the storms. The downloadable Excel spreadsheet can be found on the Benton County Relief website. The spreadsheet is updated regularly with new information.

Beware of Scams

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office and Benton County Prosecutor’s Office want to ensure your safety and security, so we’re issuing this important warning about potential scams.

A message from Benton County Sheriff Shawn Holloway

Benton County Facilities Closures

The following Benton County facilities will be closed until further notice:

  • Important Locations

    Administration Building

    215 E. Central Ave.
    Bentonville, AR
    72712

    County Courthouse

    100 NE A St.
    Bentonville, AR 72712

    Rogers Office

    2111 W Walnut St.
    Rogers, AR 72756

    Public Services Building

    1209 W. Walnut
    Rogers, AR 72756

    County Road Department

    1204 SW 14th Street,
    Suite 6
    Bentonville, AR 72712

    Public Service Building

    1204 SW 14th St.
    Bentonville, AR 72712

    Historic Building

    306 NW 2nd St.
    Bentonville, AR 72712

    Veteran Services

    1204 SW 14th Street,
    Suite 8
    Bentonville, AR 72712

  • BENTON COUNTY STORM RELIEF

     

    For 2024 County-Wide Reappraisal Questions Visit: reappraisal.bentoncountyar.gov