Public Works Department

Our Mission Statement:

To provide essential services to the citizens of Centerton in a prompt, courteous, safe, effective cost-effective manner. Public Works, through its dedicated employees, strives to plan, design, build, maintain, and operate public infrastructure in a manner that respects the enviroment and the ability of goverment to adequately preserve these assests for succeeding generations. 

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Hours Of Operations

Monday-Thursday     6:00am to 4:30pm
Friday: Closed
Public Works Inspectors:
 Monday-Friday   6:00am-3:30pm

To schedule an inspection through Public Works or apply for a Grading Permit: Click Link Below:

Inspection Request Home


Splash Pad & Pavilion

Splash Pad is open now to Labor Day Sept. 2

Splash pad hours of operation: 8am-8pm 

Pavilion- please contact City Hall for fees and hours (479) 795-2750

  • Mckissic Creek Park Trail Improvements Phase one are  finished. We are preparing for phase two to be completed soon.
  • With our town growing as fast as it is.  The Public Works Department is constantly evolving to keep up.
  • 2024 objectives: Road & Drainage improvments in the area of Cass Rd./Walker St.,  BMX trail begins construction in March and finish pump track, Improvements at Mckissick Park and start to plan for new basketball courts. Construction will begin on the new Salt storage facility in the summer. First planning stages of the community center. Continue to work with the City of Bentonville to plan expansion of Greenhouse Rd.  We ask the pubic to have patience with construction and keep an eye out for workers.  Slow down and pay attention to all warnings and temporary signs.   


Need to request an inspection? Must give our team 24 hour notice.



Anthony Martinez

public works director

11509 Hwy 72 west, centerton, ar 72719
phone: (479) 224-6028


Melynda Gardner

Administrative Assistant 

11509 Hwy 72 West, Centerton, AR 72719
Phone: (479) 224-6028

Responsibilities & Activites

The street department is responsible for the equipment maintenance program, the maintenance of all roads, storm drainage programs, and a wide diversity of similar activities.  This is one of the City’s most diverse departments. The city-wide goals of enhanced livability and economic development directly affect the operation of this department.


Among the many activities of the street department are:

  • Street sweeping with concentration on arterial and collector roadways
  • Roadway repair
  • Provide support for community events in the form of manpower and equipment
  • Respond to problems with available manpower, recognizing potential roadway failures, and maintenance as a higher priority
  • Provide annual grading and repair of gravel roadways
  • Continue with the current crack sealing and resurfacing programs
  • Provide pavement striping and marking
  • Provide street sign installation and repair
  • Clean, repair, and replace storm water catch basins, distribution boxes, and piping
  • MS4 Education and compliance
  • Develop, improve and maintain the city’s parks infrastructure


Street Division

Jake Barrett

Street Superintendent

Phone: (479)224-6028

Jeff Bowers

Streets Crew Leader

Phone: (479)224-6028

Dakota Smith

RIght of way mowing crew leader

Phone: (479)224-6028

Parks & Recreation Division

Josh Price

Parks superintendent 

Phone: (479) 224-6028

Seth Hughes

Parks Crew leader

Phone: (479) 224-6028



Jonathan Easterling 


Phone: (479) 295-2921


Manuel Escobar


PHONE:(479) 224-8833


Austin Holland


PHONE: (479) 686-4203





Public Works Department
11509 Hwy 72 West
Centerton, AR 72719

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can you excavate dirt within City limits?

No, other than residental or commercial landscaping, excavating is prohibited without a permit. 

Can I break or cut into the street or sidewalk?

No, You can contact our office. We will send someone out to discuss options with you to meet your needs. 

Do I need a permit to put up a fence?

You do not need a permit to put up a fence.  We do ask if you have a corner lot.  Call us before it's installed.  We want to make sure there are no traffic visibility issues. 

Can grass clippings be dumped over your fence or blown into the street?

NO, you can actually receive a fine for this type of violation.