CITY BEAUTIFUL COMMISSION
The role of the City Beautiful Commission is to study, promote, aid, and implement steps to improve the appearance and quality of the environment in Paragould. Members are appointed by the Mayor to three year terms, and make their recommendations about city improvements to the City Council.
DESIGNATED WARD REPRESENTATIVES:
|Ward I||Susan Youngblood||(870) 236-1063||Expires 12/31/16|
|Ward II||Cathy Hays||(870) 239-8727||Expires 12/31/14|
|Ward III||Donna Knight||(870) 236-8159||Expires 12/13/15|
|Ward IV||Farrell Gibson||(870) 236-7233||Expires 12/31/16|
AT LARGE MEMBERS OF COMMISSION:
|Bonnie Hamilton||(870) 239-8146||Expires 12/31/16|
|Vicki Griggs||(870) 236-3374||Expires 12/31/14|
|Dr. James Laird||(870) 239-8171||Expires 12/31/15|
|Jackie Branch||(870) 236-2787||Expires 12/31/14|
|Terry Sessums||(870) 215-1437||Expires 12/31/15|
Meets last Thursday of each month - 7 p.m. AMMC Deli. Do not meet in November and December.3-Year Terms
Members of the Airport Commission are appointed by the Mayor to five-year terms and have full power to manage, operate, improve and maintain the Paragould Municipal Airport and its facilities. The Commission also represents the city of Paragould before any state or federal authority having jurisdiction over the operation of public or private aircraft or airports. The Airport Commission meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 am.
|Rick Dickinson||(870) 236-3669||Expires 12/31/14|
|Lynn Ratliff||(870) 236-0798||Expires 12/31/16|
|Andy Ford||Expires 12/13/20|
|Dr. Mack Shotts||Expires 12/31/18|
|Tom Graber||(870) 239-5440||Expires 12/31/17|
|Darrell Taylor, Councilman||(870) 236-7390|
**5 Year Terms**
The Hospital Commission has the duties and responsibilities of equipping and managing Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Members are appointed by the Mayor to five year terms.
|Sue McGowan||(870) 239-8273||Expires 12/31/16|
|Joe Wessell||(870) 239-8619||Expires 12/31/14|
|Randy Aden||(870) 236-6986||Expires 12/13/17|
|Bill Mitchell||(870) 236-4878||Expires 12/31/17|
|Mike Gaskill, Mayor||(870) 239-7510|
PARAGOULD LIGHT WATER AND CABLE:
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
Paragould Light Water & Cable is governed by a five-member body of commissioners. Each commissioner serves a five-year term unless otherwise specified. Board officers are elected annually each January.
|Current Board Members:||Dr. Mack Shotts||Expires 12/16|
|Mr. Bobby Kasserman||Expires 12/20|
|Mr. David Dudley||Expires 12/20|
|Mr. Kelly Wright||Expires 12/18|
|Mr. Mark Miller||Expires 12/16|
PLWC Board Meetings
Paragould Light Water & Cable Board meetings are held at the Distribution Center at 1901 Jones Road. Regular meetings are on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00AM. The meetings are open to the public and are broadcast live on cable channel 6.
CABLE TV SELECTION COMMITTEE
PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION:
**3 Year Terms**
The Parks and Recreation Commission advises the City Council on matters concerning Paragould’s parks and encourages the development of the Paragould Parks and Recreation system. Members are appointed by the City Council to three-year terms.
|Ron Bellomy||Expires 12/17|
|Amy Adams||Expires 12/17|
|Jim Bowlin||Expires 12/15|
|Lurline Hambrick||Expires 12/17|
|Angie McBride||Expires 12/15|
|Blaine Nunn||Expires 12/15|
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Community Center, 3404 Linwood Drive. For questions please contact Pat Austin @ 870-239-7530.
PARAGOULD PLANNING COMMISSION:
Members of the Paragould Planning Commission work on planning and development of the city, with special attention to issues such as water and sewage, fire hazard prevention, and promotion of public health. They are appointed to three year terms by the Mayor.
|Jake Bland||P.O. Box 237||(870) 240-1811||Expires 12/31/17|
|Mike Finch||311 N. 72 Street||(870) 239-5335||Expires 12/31/18|
|Steve Adams||215 N. 23rd Street||(870) 236-2066||Expires 12/31/18|
|Debbie Rawls||3203 Porter Drive||(870) 236-3476||Expires 12/31/16|
|Ronnie Brengard||609 W. Popular Street||(870) 239-9955 or (870) 239-9502||Expires 12/31/16|
|Marty Buchman||P.O. Box 430||(870) 236-6944||Expires 12/31/17|
|Lance Liddell||2801 Buckingham Drive||(870) 236-9391||Expires 12/31/17|
|Jackie Jarrett||301 W. Court Street, Paragould AR. 72450||(870) 239-7513|
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER:
|J.D. Stephenson, Building Inspector||301 W. Court Street, Paragould AR. 72450||(870) 239-7513|
3 Year Terms
MEETS 1ST THURSDAY NIGHT OF MONTH @ 7 P.M. IN COUNCIL MEETING ROOM AT CITY HALL - 301 W. COURT ST.
Paperwork must be in the hands of the commissioners, code enforcement officers, secretary, and City Clerk Andrea Williams by Friday prior to the meeting on Thursday. All fees must be paid to City Clerk prior to the meeting.