Bull Shoals, Arkansas
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Bull Shoals, Arkansas
 |  Area Lake Levels:  Bull Shoals Lake  |  Lake Norfork 

Bull Shoals Government and Services

Bull Shoals has a mayor/council form of government with 6 council members elected from three wards. Three city police officers serve the town. The fire department consists of a fire chief / emergency medical technician, an additional EMT, and 20 volunteer firefighters. The town's fire rating is a Class 5. 


Bull Shoals' water system pumps on average 170,000 gallons/day from Bull Shoals Lake and has storage of 500,000 gallons. Monthly residential water rates are $14.64 for the first 2,000 gallons used, plus $4.50 for every additional 1,000. Monthly residential sewer rates are $13.50 for the first 2,000 gallons plus $2.42 for any additional part of 1,000 gallons. The city's wastewater treatment plant has a rated capacity of 500,000 gallons a day.

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Trash pickup service is provided to customers by the company which receives the bid for city trash pickup, and the city operates a recycling project. Both programs together cost $11.50 per month. 

Further information about the water and sewer department and the trash pickup service can be obtained by calling the Bull Shoals Public Works at 870-445-4788.


Entergy Corporation serves the Bull Shoals area with electric transmission voltages of 161,000 and city primary voltages of 13,800. Available voltages are 110, 220 and 440. Call 800-368-3749.

City Business Fees

Each business pays a flat $15 annual business license fee. Contact Bull Shoals City Hall - 870-445-4775. Separate city fees are payable to the city for building, electrical, plumbing, signs and mechanical inspections. 

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