Welcome to Bald Knob Arkansas
Where the Ozarks meet the Delta
The City of Bald Knob is a City of the First Class governed by a Mayor elected at-large and six Aldermen, two elected from each of the three Wards within the City, to make up the City Council. Elections are held every first Tuesday in November. Each Alderman is elected for a two-year term and the Mayor is elected for a term of four years. The City Council meets on the first Monday at 6:00 p.m every month. The meetings are held in the Court Room at City Hall. Bald Knob residents are encouraged and invited to attend.
The City of Bald Knob is one of 16 municipal governments that make up the incorporated areas of White County. White County Government provides specialized services (maintenance of county roads, personal property & real estate tax assessment, police crime lab, election services, etc.) to the municipalities as well as basic municipal services to unincorporated areas. The County Courthouse is located in the City of Searcy at 300 North Spruce Searcy, AR 72143. County government in Arkansas mirrors the three tier system of government established by our Founding Fathers in America. The executive branch and the judicial branch is represented by the County Judge. The legislative branch is represented by the Quorum Court. The Quorum Court appropriates revenue into line items to be expended by the elected officials. The Quorum Court creates ordinances which govern the citizens who reside in the county, thus fulfilling the legislative branch role. The court is made up of 13 districts with equal population representation. The County Judge oversees the budget and ensures the adherence to ordinances passed by the Quorum Court. Checks and balances exist within these three tiers which also mirrors checks and balances in the federal government. County government, as it is today, was established by the Arkansas legislature in 1974 with Amendment 55.
STATE & FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Bald Knob is in the 23rd. & 28th. Arkansas Senate Districts. The City is in the 45th Arkansas House District. The City is represented by the 2nd United States Congressional District and two Arkansas Senators elected at large.