Government

Learn more about Forrest City's governing body and its elected officials.

Boards & Commissions »

Advertising & Promotions Commission - Composed of seven members as follows: Four owners or managers of businesses in the tourism industry, at least three of whom are owners or managers of hotels, motels, or restaurants, and all of whom are appointed by the City Council for staggered terms of four years; and two are members of and selected by the City Council; and one member from the public at large nominated by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. The Comission is the body that…

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City Attorney »

Elected by the voters of Forrest City to serve a four (4) year term, the city attorney acts as the legal advisor to the mayor and city council and other city officers, departments, commissions and agencies.

The city attorney meets with and advises the city council at its regular meetings and prepares ordinances, resolutions, contracts and other legal documents.

The city attorney also represents or coordinates representation of the city and its officers in legal proceedings and prosecutes…

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City Clerk - Treasurer »

The Clerk-Treasurer's office handles all account's payables and receivables.

We are responsible for maintaining personnel files, payroll and insurance coverage. We keep all vital City records in our office, such as resolutions, ordinances and minutes.

It is also the Clerk's responsibility to prepare, publicize and distribute the agenda for City Council meetings.

Our office helps the citizen's of Forrest City by first being respectful and helpful to each one who comes in to our office or calls our…

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City Council »

Forrest City has a Mayor/Council form of government. Two Council Members are elected by the voters of each of the four wards of the city. Each member is elected to serve a four year term. Regular meetings for the City Council are held at the City Hall on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6:00 PM. These meetings are open to the public.

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