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Town of Wickes 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

 
United States
Congressional District 4 - House Mike Ross, Democrat
Congressional District 4 - Senate John Boozman, Republican (2011)
Telephone Directory Listings
Town Hall
Mayor (Elected) Leon McCleskey
Recorder Sandra Wilcer
City Clerk/Treasurer (Elected) Wanda Janes
City Council (Elected)
2008
Council Member Position 1 Larry Watkins
Council Member Position 2 Linda Gillaspy
Council Member Position 3 Kevin Foster
Council Member Position 4 Lacy Neal Jenkins
Council Member Position 5 Melinda R. Parish
P O Box 193
Wickes, AR 71973
870-385-2575
870-385-2366 (Fax)
E-mail:  TownofWickes@hotmail.com
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Type of Government

The Town of Wickes 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 Wickes, Arkansas.

Wickes 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
  • Two-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  
Water supplied by Municipal
Source Hatton-Vandervoort Rural Water Assoc.
Sewer None (Septic Systems)
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Rural Volunteer Fire Department
Chief of Fire Department Terry Paul Holman
Assistant Chief
Fire Insurance Class - Town Limits
Number of Fire Stations
Number of Pumpers/Trucks
Full Time Firemen
EMT Trained
Volunteer Firemen
EMT Trained
Director Glenda Gillaspy
P.O. Box 175, Wickes, AR 71973
870-385-2232
Assistant Director  
Training Officer Dawn Cecil
Assistant Training Officer Hank Sandfur
Meeting Date 2nd Sat or Sun @ 2:30 pm
Volunteers
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School Board
Position Name Term Expires
1 Linda Gillaspy 3 Year
2 Rodney Sadler 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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 2010 Census Data
  2000 Census 2010 Census

Total Population

675 754
  White 498 334
  Black 0 0
  Am Indian 22 16
  Other Race 133 0
  2 or More Races 22 11
  Hispanic 214 393
  18 Years or Older   492
  Total Housing Units   292
  Housing Vacant Units   43
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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 50.30
01CO Cove School, City of Cove Cove 51.90
01VA Cove School, City of Vandervoort Vandervoort 52.10
17 DeQueen School Rural 32.70
23 Mena School, Rural Rural 41.30
23HA Mena School, Hatfield Hatfield 43.10
23MS Mena School, City of Mena Mena 43.30
30 Ouachita River School, Rural Rural 36.70
30MS Ouachita River School, Acorn Mena 38.70
79 Wickes School, Rural Rural 49.40
79GR Wickes School, Grannis Grannis 52.40
79WI Wickes School, Wickes Wickes 51.20
Millages shown are tentative and not finalized until late November.
 

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