The Office of the City Clerk is an elected position with duties decided by the Arkansas State Constitution which are determined by legislative acts of the Arkansas General Assembly. The City Clerk is elected for a four-year term. The City Clerk's office is the contact between the citizens and the government, and the establishment of a clear and lasting record of the governing body's action.
The City Clerk serves as administrative support for the City Council and maintains official records for the City, including minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts and other vital documents. The City Clerk's office is responsible for the administration of accounts payable and receivables, business licenses, and yard sale permits.
In 1885, the town acquired Linwood Cemetery, which was located at that time away from town, and is now within city limits. The earliest burial that we know of was February 11, 1869. Learn more at the Linwood Cemetery page.