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Commissions
Advertising & Promotion Commission Airport Commission Hospital Commission
Planning Commission Senior Commission Train Depot Commission
Water Commission Board of Adjustment Mena School Board
Rich Mountain Community College
Board of Directors
Recreation Cultural Complex Commission (RACC) Wilhelmina Medical Center
Board of Trustees
Committees
Finance Committee Health/Sanitation &
Community Enhancement Committee
Ordinance Review & Grievance
Committee
Parks & Recreation
Committee
Police & Fire
Committee
Street & Sidewalk
Committee
 
Commissions
Advertising and Promotion Commission
Established 4/23/2003
  Term Expires
Cathy Gorden 4 Year 4/30/2012
William Rainey 4 Year 4/30/2013
Ashley Vacca 4 Year 4/30/2014
Amye Hebert 4 Year 4/30/2011
Kaye Stewart, At Large 4 Year 4/30/2011
Andy Brown, City Council 2 Year 12/31/2012
Walt Gray, City Council 2 Year 12/31/2012

The Advertising and Promotion Commission was established 4/23/2003 to advertise and promote Mena, Arkansas.  Commission meets at 5:30 pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at City Hall

Commission recommends members and council approves.

www.GoMena.com
 

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Airport Commission
  Term Expires
Diana Gathright, 5 Year 2/26/2013
Nancy Wright, Sec 5 Year 2/26/2013
Roger Crider 5 Year 2/26/2011
Bill Wood 5 Year 2/26/2014
Jeff Montgomery 5 Year 2/26/2015
Phillip Hensley 5 Year 2/26/2012
Phillip Wilson 5 Year 2/26/2014

The Airport Commission oversees the Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport
located at 269 Polk 52 off State Highway 8 East.  Mayor Appoints and council approves.  Commission meets at 3:00 pm on the 2nd Monday of each month at the MAC Center

Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport

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Hospital Commission
  Term Expires
Judith Roberson 5 Years 8/31/2012
Paula Brotherton 5 Years 8/31/2013
Leon Philpot 5 Years 8/31/2013
Austin H. Emery 5 Years 8/31/2015
Dr. Carlos Rocha 5 Years 8/31/2011
Tammy Young 5 Years 8/31/2012
David Gilbert 5 Years 8/31/2014

The Hospital Commission oversees the Mena Regional Hospital System located at 311 North Morrow in Mena, Arkansas.

Commission meets at 5:30 pm on the 4th Thursday of each month in the MRHS Conference Room.  Mayor appoints and Council approves.

http://www.menamedical.com

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Planning Commission
  Term Expires
Ed Gibson 5 Years 10/31/2011
George Page 5 Years 10/31/2013
Vondia Staggs 5 Years 10/31/2014
Cynthia Medford 5 Years 10/31/2015
Bryan Hebert 5 Years 10/31/2012

The Planning Commission oversees the Zoning Ordinances of the City.  Mayor appoints and council approves.  Commission meets as need at 5:30 pm at City Hall.

Zoning Ordinances
Instructions for Filing a Petition to Re-Zone
Petition for Rezoning
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  Petition for Rezoning
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Seniors Commission
  Term Expires
     
     
     

The Seniors Commission oversees the Polk County Senior Citizens Center located at 401 Autumn Drive on Racetrack Road.
A 12,000 square foot state of the art facility constructed in 2000 and provides Meals on Wheels and numerous activities for seniors.

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Depot Commission
  Term Expires
Betty Smith 3 Years 3/4/2013
Barbara Coogan 3 Years 3/4/2012
Earl Harvey 3 Years 3/4/2012
Vickie Agee 3 Years 3/4/2013
Sue Rowe 3 Years 3/4/2011
Tour Stop

The Depot Commission oversees the Train Depot located at 524 Sherwood Street and U.S. 71.  The Depot is on the National Historic Register.  Currently a museum, the Chamber of Commerce and Fare Finders Travel are located in the Depot.

The original train depot began construction in 1896 and was in service until 1919.  It housed The Express Office, Brown Eating House, the Passenger Station and the Freight Depot. In 1920, a new railroad depot was built to replace the original 1896 structure.  The depot was abandoned for many years until it was restored to its imposing beauty today gaining its entrance to the National Historic Register.

Recognized for distinctive service to the community is Yvonne Harmon, who served as a Mena Depot Commission Member for 15 years.  She and her husband, James Harmon, are recognized for their untiring efforts to improve and maintain the Mena Depot.  Commission recommends and council approves.

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Water Department Commission
  Term Expires
David Ray 8 Years 2/13/2014
Linda Rowe 5 Years 2/13/2017
David Young 8 Years 2/13/2018
Sue Cavner 8 Years 2/13/2015
Steve Rook 8 Years 213/2016
.Mena Water and Sewer Department
701 Mena Street, Mena, AR  71953
479-394-2761


The Water Commission oversees the Mena Water and Sewer Department located at 701 Mena Street in Mena, Arkansas.  Commission meets at 5:00 pm on the 4th Monday of each month at the Mena Water Department.  Commission recommends and City Council approves.

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Board of Adjustments
  Term Expires
Ed Gibson 5 Years 10/31/2015
Sharon Liles 5 Years 10/31/2012
Vacant Position 2 Years 10/31/2014
Pete Berry 5 Years 10/31/2011
Pete Berry 5 Years 10/31/2011

Mayor appoints and council approves.  Commission meets as needed at City Hall.

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Recreation and Cultural Complex Advisory Committee (RACC)
Established 7/9/2002
Term Terms sunset when the project is complete.
Tom White Doreen Brown Avel Mendoza
Doug Blair P.T. Plunkett John Ponder
Aubrey Tapley Robbie Hines Michelle Yahn
     
Meeting weekly until their organizational policies have been established.
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Hospital Trustees
  Term Expires
Open 5 Years 6/30/2005
Betty McRee 5 Years 6/30/2005
Lon Sessler 5 Years 6/30/2005

The Mena Regional Health Care System was founded in 1950. It is a 65 Bed Hospital with emergency medical treatment available.

The Board of Trustees are appointed positions.

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Rich Mountain Community College
Board of Directors
    Expires
Position Number 1 Dr. Bill Pitchford  
Position Number 2 Steve Schulte  
Position Number 3 Randolph Emerson  
Position Number 4 Melinda Robbins  
Position Number 5 Lawrence Philpot  
Position Number 6 Cheryl Boyd  

Rich Mountain Community College is located in Mena Arkansas at 1100 College Drive.

Members of the Board of Directors are elected officials.

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Mena School Board
    Expires
Position Number 1 Robert Crawford 2002
Position Number 2 Billy McChristian 2002
Position Number 3 Suzanne Harris 2003
Position Number 4 Randy L. Horton 2003
Position Number 5 Sharon Rowland 2004
Position Number 6 Leon H. Myers 2004
Position Number 7 Harold Lee Smith 2004

Members of the Board of Directors are elected officials.

The Mena School Superintendent's Office is located at:
501 Hickory Avenue and Mena Street, Mena, AR 71953-1945

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Committees
As a Service to the community, the following is a list of the City of Mena committees and their members for 2007.
Finance Committee
    Expires
Ward 1, Position Number 1 Darla Martel  
Ward 1, Position Number 2 Terri Neugent  
Ward 2, Position Number 1 Dwight Douglas  
Ward 2, Position Number 2 Mary Alice Head  
Ward 3, Position Number 1 Andy Brown  
Ward 3, Position Number 2 Walter J. Gray, Sr.  
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Health/Sanitation & Community Enhancement Committee
    Expires
Ward 1, Position Number 1 Darla Martel  
Ward 1, Position Number 2 Terri Neugent  
Ward 2, Position Number 1 Dwight Douglas  
Ward 2, Position Number 2 Mary Alice Head  
Ward 3, Position Number 1 Andy Brown  
Ward 3, Position Number 2 Walter J. Gray, Sr.  
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Ordinance Review & Grievance Committee
    Expires
Ward 1, Position Number 1 Darla Martel  
Ward 1, Position Number 2 Terri Neugent  
Ward 2, Position Number 1 Dwight Douglas  
Ward 2, Position Number 2 Mary Alice Head  
Ward 3, Position Number 1 Andy Brown  
Ward 3, Position Number 2 Walter J. Gray, Sr.  
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Parks and Recreation
    Expires
Ward 1, Position Number 1 Darla Martel  
Ward 1, Position Number 2 Terri Neugent  
Ward 2, Position Number 1 Dwight Douglas  
Ward 2, Position Number 2 Mary Alice Head  
Ward 3, Position Number 1 Andy Brown  
Ward 3, Position Number 2 Walter J. Gray, Sr.  


Janssen Park Bridge

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Police & Fire Committee
    Expires
Ward 1, Position Number 1 Darla Martel  
Ward 1, Position Number 2 Terri Neugent  
Ward 2, Position Number 1 Dwight Douglas  
Ward 2, Position Number 2 Mary Alice Head  
Ward 3, Position Number 1 Andy Brown  
Ward 3, Position Number 2 Walter J. Gray, Sr.  
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Street & Sidewalk Committee
    Expires
Ward 1, Position Number 1 Darla Martel  
Ward 1, Position Number 2 Terri Neugent  
Ward 2, Position Number 1 Dwight Douglas  
Ward 2, Position Number 2 Mary Alice Head  
Ward 3, Position Number 1 Andy Brown  
Ward 3, Position Number 2 Walter J. Gray, Sr.  
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