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        INFORMATION REGARDING COUNTY SERVICES
   DURING THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

Due to the continued spread of COVID-19 in Arkansas and the public health emergency declared by the United States, the State of Arkansas, and the County of Madison, please be advised of the following effective immediately for Madison County:



EARLY VOTING 

Early Voting is currently underway at the Madison County Courthouse.  Voters must enter through the main (north) entrance.  Photo ID is required.  Please wear a mask or face covering to the polls to help protect the health of the poll workers and other voters.  Please click on the Elections tab for dates, times, and additional election information.


Madison County Public Libraries

All three of the Madison County Public Libraries are resuming curbside services as of July 6th.  Patrons may call, e-mail, or use the online card catalog to reserve items for contact-less pickup.  Checkouts are limited to 5 items per patron.  If you currently have more than five books, DVD's, and audio books checked out, make sure to return them so you can get new ones.  Please put all returns in the book drops.    


Update: 7/9/2020

Madison County Veteran's Service Office

The Madison County Veteran's Service Office located in the 4D Sanitation & Recycling building is now reopened.  Hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Tuesday and Wednesday and from 8:00 am to noon on Thursday.  Please wear a mask when visiting the office.


Update:  6/22/2020

Madison County Courthouse

Due to the continued rise in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in Northwest Arkansas, the Madison County Courthouse will remain closed to the public indefinitely.  The public will need to continue conducting all business transactions with the county by telephone, fax, e-mail, online, or other alternative method.  Please contact the appropriate office to determine the best method of conducting your business.

Tax assessments may be made by calling the Tax Assessor's Office at (479) 738-2325.  

Tax payments made be made by one of the following:

1.  Drop Box: located on the north side (main entrance) of the Courthouse.  Check or money order only.  NO CASH please.  Please list your phone number on your check or money order.

2.  Mail:  Madison County Tax Collector, PO Box 1288, Huntsville, AR 72740.

Marriage Licenses are issued curbside by appointment only.  Please call the County Clerk's office at (479) 738-2747 to schedule an appointment.  

Court Appearances and Hearings will continue to be held via teleconference, video conference, or other available alternative means.   


Update: 5/6/2020

Madison County Solid Waste & Recycling Center 

The Madison County Recycling Center will begin purchasing metals again on May 12th.  

The Self-Service Recycling area (cardboard, plastics, glass, etc.) will open again on May 19th.  The Center will also begin accepting select donations of items on May 19th. 

All customers will be required to wear a mask or other face covering and maintain 6' social distancing while in the Center.  NO GLOVES WILL BE ALLOWED!  However, a wash station and hand sanitizer will be provided to all customers to use as necessary.     

Due to the current lack of staff and volunteers, the center will not be accepting any blue bags for recycling at this time. 


Madison County Prosecuting Attorney's Office

The Madison County Prosecuting Attorney's office will be conducting business as usual, other than that business with the prosecutor should be addressed by calling his office at (479) 738-1900, rather than visiting in person.  Detailed messages will be returned as soon as possible. 

Payments for hot checks may be made by mailing a money order or cashier's check for the exact amount owed to the office at PO Box 577, Huntsville, AR 72740.

Anyone with an upcoming court date should assume they must appear as scheduled unless you receive official word to the contrary.  Defendants are advised to contact their attorney or check official sources such as this website for any updates.
  

Madison County Sheriff's Office

With the number of COVID-19 Coronavirus cases increasing, the Madison County Sheriff's Office is continuing to do all we can to help in protecting employees and detainees in preventing cases of COVID-19 in our facility.

In trying to do so, the following changes will be in effect until further notice.

1.  No court commits

2.  No public fingerprinting 

3.  No community service

      A.  If you are in the community service program, you are not expected to come in to work until contacted by the MCSO.

      B.  You will not be penalized during this time, no warrants will be issued.

      C.  Notify MSCO of any changes in your status.

4.  Child exchange cannot be done inside the building, only on camera outside.

5.  Reports will be taken by phone at dispatch center.  To file a report, call 479-738-2320 or 479-738-5610

6.  For copies of police reports or questions, call the Business Office at 479-738-5612 or 479-738-5624

7.  Payments of fines or tickets can be done online @ www.ecourtpay.com, or by contacting 1-844-874-8624, or by leaving your payment in the drop box at the business office in an envelope with your name, mailing address, call back number and who you are paying for, or by mail - Madison County Sheriff's Office, PO Box 476, Huntsville, AR 72740

8.  For drivers testing contact State Police at 479-751-6663

9.  Sex offenders needing to verify address, change info, or register for the first time can do so by filling out the form that is available in the folder outside the business office and putting it in the drop box.  Directions and information are on the form.

10.  Copies of Reports - Fill out a request form located in the folder outside of the business office, along with $10.00 for the copy, and place in the drop box.  The report will be returned as soon as possible.

We will continue to keep you informed as best we can as we receive information from CDC.  Please continue to safely check on your neighbors, especially the elderly.  Thank you for your patience during this disruption in our daily routine.

Sheriff Rick Evans


Madison County EMS

Madison County EMS is ready to respond to your emergency ambulance needs as we have been throughout any other issues that face our County and the citizens of Madison County.  

Our EMS personnel have been trained to provide treatment of the patient that presents with signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and any other virus that we may come in contact with.

Our business office is available for your needs by calling 479-738-2621 and setting up an appointment. 

With our response to the citizens of Madison County, you will be required to have your temperature checked as you enter our building, regardless of any symptoms or lack thereof you may have.

We sincerely appreciate everyone understanding how important it is for the communities we serve and the desire we have to make sure you are well protected and cared for during this trying time.

Keith Edmonds, Director
Madison County EMS

 



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Madison County Arkansas                                           County Population   15,717
201 West Main Street                                                     (Population based on 2010 Census)
Huntsville, Arkansas 72740
                                        Square Mileage  832