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Town of Grannis Government
Town Hall
Water and Sewer Department Fire Department
School Board Schools
Taxation Census
Office Requirements - Elected Officials
County
Justice of the Peace 9 Basil Kesterson
Constable - Ozark Township Calvin Baker
Arkansas State
Senate District 20

Profile in Arkansas Senate:  Larry Teague, Democrat

Web Site:  http://www.teaguesenate.com/
Blog Spot:  http://www.teaguesenate.com/Blog.html
E-Mail:  TeagueL@arkleg.state.ar.us
E-mail:  Larry@TeagueSenate.com
Postal Mail:  P O Box 903, Nashville, Arkansas 71852
Phone:  870-845-5303
Phone:  870-845-8490

House District 22

Profile in Arkansas House:  Nate Bell, Republican

Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/NateBell4Arkansas
E-Mail:  nate@NateBell4Arkansas.com
Phone:  479-394-5565
Postal Mail: 
P. O. Box 2103, Mena, AR 71953

Arkansas Elected Officials Directory 2007-2008 - PDF
United States
Congressional District 4 - House Mike Ross
Congressional District 4 - Senate John Boozman, Republican (2011)
Telephone Directory Listings
Town Hall
Mayor (Elected) Dwight Billings
City Clerk/Treasurer (Elected) Barbara Frachiseur
City Council (Elected)
2008
Council Member Position 1 Donnie Apple
Council Member Position 2 Rick Kesterson
Council Member Position 3 Deborah Melton
Council Member Position 4 Edwin V. Frachiseur
Council Member Position 5 Jimmy Hunter
City Attorney Orvin Foster (Appointed)
P O Box 298
Grannis, AR 71944
870-385-7216
870-385-7216 (Fax)
GrannisCity@alltel.net
Meetings:  First Monday of Every Month
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Type of Government

The Town of Grannis is a Mayor/Council form of government. 

All government officials are elected. 

The elected officials consist of a Mayor, Town Clerk/Treasurer, and the Town Council with 5 Alderman.

All Town officials are elected every 2 years and must reside inside the Town Limits of Vandervoort, Arkansas.

Grannis is located South of Mena on U.S. Hwy 71.

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Office Requirements
Mayor, City Clerk/Treasurer
  • Four-year term
  • A U.S. citizen
  • A qualified elector
  • A resident of the jurisdiction to be represented at the time of filing and during term in office
  • Must never have been convicted of embezzlement of public money, bribery, forgery, or other infamous crime
Alderman
  • Two-year term
  • A U.S. citizen
  • A qualified elector
  • A resident of the jurisdiction to be represented at the time of filing and during term in office
  • Must never have been convicted of embezzlement of public money, bribery, forgery, or other infamous crime
City Attorney
  • Four-year term
  • A U.S. citizen
  • Licensed attorney in Arkansas
  • A qualified elector
  • A resident of the jurisdiction to be represented at the time of filing and during term in office
  • Must never have been convicted of embezzlement of public money, bribery, forgery, or other infamous crime
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Water and Sewer Department
Superintendent Terry Bagley
Water supplied by Municipal
Sewer Individual Septic Systems
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Rural Volunteer Fire Department
Chief of Fire Department Doyne Turner
Assistant Chief  
Fire Insurance Class - Town Limits  
Number of Fire Stations 1
Number of Pumpers/Trucks  
Full Time Firemen  
EMT Trained  
Volunteer Firemen  
EMT Trained  
Director Vernal Frachiseur
1-870-385-7885
618 Frachiseur Road
Grannis, AR 71944
Assistant Director  
Training Officer Thomas "Tom"  Shaw
Assistant Training Officer  
Meeting Date 1st & 3rd Tuesday
Volunteers
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School Board
Position Name Term Expires
1 Linda Gillaspy 3 Year  
2 Rodney Saddler 3 Year  
3 Doug Curtis 3 Year  
4 Jerry Watkins 3 Year  
5 Scotty Polk 3 Year  
6 Jeff Cook 3 Year  
7 Barry Bailey 3 Year  
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 2000 Census Data

Total Population

575  
  White 453  
  Black 3  
  Am Indian 25  
  Other Race 81  
  2 or More Races 12  
  Hispanic 95  
  Hawaiian 1  
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Basic Tax Levy Latest Year - Per $1,000 Assessed Value

Tax on Unimproved Real Property

To qualify for agricultural usage of land, the tract must be in excess of 10 acres of land; otherwise, the tract is valued at a residential lot rate.

Assessing of Real Property

The Polk County Tax Assessor's Office is required to assess Real Property every 5 years or at the time of sale of  the Real Property.

County Wide Millage Rates:
Tax Unit School District Ctiy Millage
01 Cove School Rural Rural 47.10
01CO Cove School, City of Cove Cove 48.70
01VA Cove School, City of Vandervoort Vandervoort 48.90
17 DeQueen School Rural 34.50
22 Hatfield School, Rural Rural 38.20
22HA Hatfield School, Hatfield Hatfield 40
23 Mena School, Rural Rural 36.20
23HA Mena School, Hatfield Hatfield 38
23MS Mena School, City of Mena Mena 38.20
30 Ouachita River School, Rural Rural 38.50
30MS Ouachita River School, Acorn Mena 40.50
79 Wickes School, Rural Rural 46.40
79GR Wickes School, Grannis Grannis 49.40
79WI Wickes School, Wickes Wickes 48.20

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