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Town of Vandervoort Government
Town Hall
Water and Sewer Department Fire Department
School Board Schools
Taxation Census
Office Requirements - Elected Officials
County
Justice of the Peace 8 Terry Scott
Constable - White Township Boyd Cecil
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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) Terisia Hartley
City Clerk/Treasurer (Elected) Lisia Hardwood
City Council (Elected)
Council Member Position 1 James Case
Council Member Position 2 Douglas Baker
Council Member Position 3 Harry Mark Hutson
Council Member Position 4 Jackie Turner
Council Member Position 5 Deanna Dutton
P O Box 10
Vandervoort, AR 71972
870-387-2941
870-387-7136 (Fax)

Meeting:  Second Tuesday of Every Month
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Type of Government

The Town of Vandervoort 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.

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

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Office Requirements
Mayor, City Clerk/Treasurer
  • 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
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 Bill Hoek
Water supplied by Municipal
Source Hatton-Vandervoort Rural Water Assoc.
Sewer Individual Septic Systems
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Rural Volunteer Fire Department
Chief of Fire Department Donald Barrett
Assistant Chief Keith Jewell
Fire Insurance Class - Town Limits  
Number of Fire Stations 1
Number of Pumpers/Trucks  
Full Time Firemen  
EMT Trained  
Volunteer Firemen  
EMT Trained  
Director Curtis Kelley
982 Hwy 246 E, Vandervoort, AR 71972
870-387-7881
Assistant Director Jerry Lowrey
870-387-6300
Training Officer Dwight Barrett
Assistant Training Officer Hank Sandfur
Meeting Date Business 1st Thursday @ 7:00 pm
Training 3rd Saturday @ 9:00 am
Volunteers
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School Board
Position Name Term Expires
1 Hershel P. Bell 3 Year 2002 Cove
2 Billy Gene Barrett 3 Year 2002 Vandervoort
3 Johnny Doyal 3 Year 2003 Cove
4 Randy L. Sellers 3 Year 2003 Vandervoort
5 James (Ike) Depriest 3 Year 2004 Cove
6 Nick Strother 3 Year 2004 Vandervoort
The regular meeting of the Van-Cove School Board was held Thursday, January 31, 2002 at 7 pm in the Van-Cove High School library.
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Vandervoort 2000 Census Data

Total Population

120  
  White 105  
  Black 6  
  Am Indian 2  
  Other Race 5  
  2 or More Races 2  
  Hispanic 6  
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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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