What is the number to the Tag Office in Winfield?
Who is the local cable company and what is their number?
Cox Communications, 442-2280
Where do I go to obtain a new Drivers License?
The Drivers License Bureau is located at Strother Field. The phone number is 620-221-7793
Where can I find information on the City Commission's upcoming meeting agenda?
The Commission meeting agenda packet will be posted on this website each Friday before the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays Commission meetings.
Where do I call if I have a question about the quality of my water?
Call the Public Works department at 620-441-4480.
How do I report a street light that isn't working?
All street light service requests must go through the automated phone system. Please call 1-800-383-1183.
OR - you can report it online!
Where do I call if I have a question about my water bill?
Call one of our Customer Service Specialists at 620-441-4401 or 620-441-4402.
What is the number to Animal Control?
How can I find out the owner of a house in Arkansas City?
The Register of Deeds in the Winfield Courthouse has ownership of property. They can be reached at 441-4560.
Where do I find out information on Voting/Elections?
All voter information is handled through the County Clerks office in Winfield. They can be reached at 620-441-4500.
What is the number to the Cowley County Landfill?
What is the number to the Recycling Center at Strother Field?
What are the hours of the City's limb and compost site?
Days of Operation:
Monday-Thursday — 8 AM to 1 PM
Friday and Sunday — closed
Saturday — 8 AM to 4 PM
No charge to City residents.
Charge for non-residents and commercial users.
Attendant will be present.
Questions? Call 441-4480
What are the Rec Center Office Hours?
Monday thru Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Does The Rec Center Have A Facebook Page?
Yes, click on link to visit our Facebook page ACRC Facebook Page
What is the best way to find ACRC program registration information at arkcity.org?
ACRC newsletters are published in the spring, summer, fall and winter. Click on the current newsletter to find updated registration and program information
What hours are the indoor pool open to the public?
The indoor pool located at the high school are open to the public the following times:
Monday thru Thursday 6-8 am & 3:30-7:00 pm
Friday 6-8 am & 3:30-5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Sunday 2:00-5:00 pm
What historical artifacts are displayed in the museum?
The museum contains artifacts and photographs relating to the Cherokee Strip Land Rush of September 16, 1893, early Arkansas City, Native American Artifacts and Pioneer Artifacts.
What is the museum's contact information?
The museums phone number is (620) 442-6750. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are the museum's hours?
The museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. The museum is closed on Monday's & Tuesday's.
What is the museum's admission?
- Adults are $4.50
- Seniors are $3.50
- Children 6-10 are $2.00
- Under 6 are free
Where is the museum located?
South of Arkansas City on US Hwy 77. Drive south of Arkansas City on 77 (Summit Street), cross the Arkansas River bridge and the museum is about a half a mile south on the west side of the highway. If you are coming from the south on US 77, you will locate us just before you reach the Arkansas River bridge on the west side of the road.
When was the museum founded?
The museum was founded in 1966 by the Arkansas City Jaycees.
When does the City Commission meet?
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 5:30 PM, City Hall, 118 W. Central, Commission Room
When are the City Commission elections held?
Every two years on the first Tuesday in April. Next election will be April 2013.
Are Commission Meeting Videos edited for playback on Channel 7?
Commission Meeting videos are never edited, they replay exactly as recorded. Note: Public comments section is never recorded.
What do I need to do to get water service started in my name in Arkansas City?
You need to come into the Utility Office at City Hall (118 W Central) main floor. Please bring with you a form of picture ID and something pre-printed with your Social Security Number on it. You will be asked to fill out and sign a service request agreeing to pay for the water service at the location requested.
We can turn service on without anyone at the residence as long as all the faucets are shut off. We will only let 10 gallons go through the meter if no one is at the address before turning it back off and leaving a door tag to make arrangements to meet someone to try the service "on" again.
A connection service charge of $25.00 is due at the time of request.
Where can I purchase vehicle tags?
You must go to the County Courthouse in Winfield to purchase tags. There is no longer an Ark City tag office.
Where is the State driver's license office?
At Strother Field, 22215 D Street. (620) 221-7793
What is the phone number for District Court in Ark City?
What is the local phone number for the County Clerk?
When is the library open?
ACPL HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday–Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday–Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
CLOSED on Sunday
How do I get a library card?
Anyone, regardless of age, sex, race, or place of residence, can obtain a library card by:
1. Presenting a picture ID and/or a form of identification that shows your name and current address. Parents/guardians must show this proof of ID and address on behalf of their children.
EXAMPLES: state driver’s license, state ID, student ID, utility bill, bank statement, voter registration card, checkbook. If your picture ID does not have your current address, please also bring something that shows your current mailing address.
*NOTE: We will ask for your birth date and your Social Security Number or Kansas ID Number in order to legally distinguish between persons and for collection purposes.
2. Completing a Library Card Application form.
3. Providing a signature certifying that you and/or your children will abide by all rules and regulations of the library.
YOU MUST HAVE A LIBRARY CARD TO USE THE INTERNET. ALL CHILDREN UNDER 18 MUST HAVE PARENTAL PERMISSION CARD SIGNED TO USE THE INTERNET.
Replacement cards will be issued for $1.00 per card. Juveniles under 17 years of age may be asked to bring in a parent or guardian to get a replacement card. Worn out cards will be replaced free of charge, based on the judgment of desk staff and history of card replacement. NO cards will be replaced until all fines are paid and account is current.
Does the library offer ebooks?
Yes, e-books are available through the State Library of Kansas. You must have a Kansas Library Card to access these e-books that are free of charge. To get a Kansas Library Card, please come to the library and ask for assistance at the Service Desk.
Can I renew my books online?
1. Click on the link to "Find a Book or Video." This shows you the library's catalog search.
2. Click on the "Patron Account" tab at the top of that page.
3. Log in. Your login is your library card number. Default password for our library is 67005.
Please change your password under "Change Logon," so your account is more secure.
From your account screen, click on the links across the top to view Items Out (renew items here), Requests (books or videos you have put on hold), and other information about your account. Remember, videos & interlibrary loans cannot be renewed. The system will not allow you to renew an item if someone else is waiting to use it, so keep that in mind!
Does the library have a fax service?
Yes, we provide a fax service at $1 per page. This applies to sending AND receiving faxes. We provide cover sheets if you do not have your own, there is no charge for cover sheets.
Sorry, at this time we cannot do international faxes.
Can I make copies or print from the computer at the library?
Copies and computer printouts (from the library's computers) are available at:
Black & white-10 cents per page
Color-25 cents per page
Does the library have tax forms?
Only from January to April every year. The Library receives federal forms only. We are the only place in town to get tax forms, so please only take what you need.
Kansas and Oklahoma no longer send paper copies of the forms to the Library. If you need a state form, we are happy to print it from their tax webpages, but must charge you for the cost of the prints.
What day is Court held?
Each Tuesday from 1 to 5 PM
How do I determine if my property is in compliance with Zoning Regulations?
Contact Josh White in the Public Works Office at 620-441-4420
How can I find the Zoning Regulations?
Visit the Zoning Regulations page or visit the Neighborhood Services Office. Zoning Regulations
How can I find the Subdivision Regulations?
Visit the Subdivisions Regulations page or stop by the Public Works Office. Subdivision Regulations
What are the adopted Building Codes?
The City has adopted the 2009 ICC codes. Click here for the full list of adopted codes
Can I view the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) online?
Yes. Click the following link Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)
What can I bring to the Recycle Center?
Acceptable recyclables include:
- Aluminum cans
- Corrugated cardboard boxes - flattened boxes, call ahead for large quantities
- Glass jars or bottles (food & beverage only) - brown, green or clear - remove lids
- Plastic - #1 PET (soda bottles) all colors; #2 HDPE (milk & juice jugs) frosted in color
- Newspaper - including anything that came with newspaper
- Magazines - please put in separate bag & place with newspaper
- Steel cans - no need to crush
Please rinse and clean above items.
How do I reserve Wilson Park Rotunda or Paris Park Shelter?
Please call 441-4470 and someone will assist you.
Can the City mark the water or sewer line in my yard?
No, the City only marks their lines up to the customers personal property line. Beyond that is the customers responsibiliy.
What if my sewer is slow?
You may call the Public Works department at (620) 441-4480 and we can check the lines on our side before you have to have yours checked.
What should I do if my water is slow only at certain faucets?
You should check the screens on your faucets for any buildup.
How do I get a building permit?
Please visit the Neighborhood Services office.
How do I find out which contractor's are licensed to work in Arkansas City?
You may call the Neighborhood Services office at 620-441-4420 or visit the office on the 2nd Floor of City Hall.
How can I get a map?
A webmap is available by clicking the maps button on the left side toolbar. The Chamber of Commerce also gives out street maps at 106 S Summit. If you desire another map please contact Josh White in the Neighborhood Services Office or by calling 620-441-4420