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Creating a Healthy, Thriving Community

In the city of Morrilton, various departments work tirelessly to ensure the seamless functioning of our community. From public safety to recreational opportunities, these vital arms of our local government are committed to enhancing the quality of life for every resident.

At the core of Morrilton’s identity is a collective effort to create a thriving and harmonious environment. Explore the array of services provided by our dedicated departments, each playing a crucial role in maintaining the well-being of our community.

Morrilton’s Core Services

Within the city limits of Morrilton, a network of departments stands ready to serve you.

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Animal Control

Responsible for managing and ensuring the welfare of animals within the city. Services include addressing animal-related emergencies, enforcing animal control ordinances, and promoting responsible pet ownership.

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Planning Department

Monitors and enforces compliance with city codes and ordinances related to building and property maintenance. Conducts inspections to ensure safety and adherence to regulations.

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Fire Department

Provides firefighting and emergency response services to protect lives and property. Offers fire prevention education, conducts inspections, and responds to various emergencies, including medical incidents.

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Parks and Recreation

The Parks and Recreation Department manages and maintains public parks, recreational facilities, and programs. Offers diverse recreational activities for residents of all ages, contributing to the well-being and sense of community.

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Police Department

Ensures public safety through law enforcement, crime prevention, and community engagement. Works to maintain a secure and supportive environment for residents.

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Public Works Department

Handles infrastructure maintenance, including roads, bridges, and public facilities. Manages public utilities, such as water and sewer systems, to ensure efficient services.

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Sanitation and Recycling

Manages waste collection and disposal services. Promotes recycling initiatives to reduce environmental impact and enhance sustainability.

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 Oversees the treatment and disposal of wastewater. Maintains and operates the city’s wastewater treatment facilities to ensure compliance with environmental regulations.

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