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|
|Ward II||Cathy Hays||(870) 239-8727|
|Ward III||Donna Knight||(870) 236-8159|
|Ward IV||Farrell Gibson||(870) 236-7233|
AT LARGE MEMBERS OF COMMISSION:
|Bonnie Hamilton||(870) 239-8146|
|Vicki Griggs||(870) 236-3374|
|Dr. James Laird||(870) 239-8171|
|Jackie Branch||(870) 236-2787|
|Terry Sessums||(870) 215-1437||
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|
|Lynn Ratliff||(870) 236-0798|
|Dr. Mack Shotts|
|Tom Graber||(870) 239-5440|
|Jeremy Biggs, Councilman||(870) 215-2926|
**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|
|Joe Wessell||(870) 239-8619|
|Randy Aden||(870) 236-6986|
|Bill Mitchell||(870) 236-4878|
|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|
|Mr. Bobby Kasserman|
|Mr. David Dudley|
|Mr. Kelly Wright|
|Mr. Mark Miller|
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.
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|
|Mike Finch||311 N. 72 Street||(870) 239-5335|
|Steve Adams||215 N. 23rd Street||(870) 236-2066|
|Debbie Rawls||3203 Porter Drive||(870) 236-3476|
|Ronnie Brengard||609 W. Popular Street||(870) 239-9955 or (870) 239-9502|
|Marty Buchman||P.O. Box 430||(870) 236-6944|
|Lance Liddell||2801 Buckingham Drive||(870) 236-9391|
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.
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER:
|Dennis Dunn, Building Inspector||301 W. Court Street, Paragould AR. 72450||(870) 239-7513|