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County Judge Restricts Access to County Facilities

March 18, 2020

Citizens are asked to utilize online services in order to prevent further spread of the Coronavirus. Based on his authority as custodian of County property, County Judge Barry Moehring acted Monday, March 16th to restrict public access to the Benton County Administration Building, Prosecutor’s Office, Benton County Courts Facilities and all satellite offices. Access is granted only to county employees, elected officials, judges, court officers, law enforcement and state employees who work for the courts and Prosecutor’s Office. Exceptions: Circuit Court needs such as certain juvenile hearings, certain criminal hearings, mental and or drug commitment hearings, orders of protection, emergency guardianship hearings, or body attachment cases. These will be heard at the corresponding Circuit Court divisions. Clients are asked to contact their attorneys with questions. The Department of Revenue Office at 2401 SW D Street in Bentonville will be open for the public to receive license plates, renew licenses...

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County Departments Moving Office Locations

February 12, 2020

The Benton County Community Risk Reduction, Planning and Fire Services Departments will shift to the Rogers Annex in late February. Three county departments will move to a new location during the week of February 24th. Community Risk Reduction, Planning and Fire Services currently resides in the Bogle Building at 1204 Southwest 14th Street. Starting February 24th, those offices will be located at 2113 West Walnut in Rogers at the Rogers Annex. The Planning, Community Risk Reduction and Fire Services Departments will be closed on Monday, February 24th to move locations. This series of moves is triggered by the Benton County Road Department Administration moving from the current road shop into the Bogle Building at 1204 SW 14th Street. The road department administration staff and four work bays are currently housed in a facility built in 1964. Rather than try and renovate a building that has served its purpose, Benton...

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Snavely Bridge Open After Work on Approaches

February 10, 2020

Crews reconstructed the approaches to Snavely Bridge in the southwest part of Benton County. Snavely Bridge, which crosses Osage Creek, is back open to traffic after crews closed the structure on September 9th. Benton County crews closed the bridge this fall and reinforced the approaches to the bridge with concrete walls. These improvements are designed to keep the road intact during flooding and expedite reopening of the bridge after floodwaters recede. This project was funded by FEMA hazard mitigation funds. Media inquiries, please contact Channing Barker at (479) 721 – 3364 or Chan-ning.Barker@BentonCountyAR.Gov.

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Spanker Road Closure for Tuesday, February 11th

February 6, 2020

Benton County Road Department will close Spanker Road from Dartmoor Road to West McNelly Road from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11th, 2020. Carroll Electric will remove two trees on the west side of the Spanker Road which are currently a safety hazard. We must close this road in order to keep drivers and work crews safe. Signs will be placed on both ends of Spanker Road which will alert drivers of this closure.

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Update on October Disaster Declarations

November 26, 2019

Benton County Judge Barry Moehring signed two disaster declarations in the month of October. The preliminary damage assessments for both the flooding and tornado events are completed. Benton County now is waiting on disaster declaration determinations from the State & FEMA. The Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) for the October 6th flooding event totaled almost $1.5 million. This surpasses the $849,942 threshold damage amount. If a state disaster declaration is issued for this event, Benton County and the municipalities will be reimbursed 35% of the actual cost to repair the damages to pre-disaster condition. The PDA for the October 21st tornado event totaled $6.5 million in losses. This surpasses the just under $4.5 million threshold damage amount. If a presidential disaster declaration is issued for this event, Benton County, the cities and non-profits that suffered losses will be reimbursed 75% of the actual cost to repair damages to pre-disaster conditions....

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  • 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