Norfork, Arkansas
Welcome to Norfork, Arkansas
Norfork, Arkansas
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City Government & Services

Norfork has a Mayor-Council form of government with six council members elected from three wards. The city is served by the Norfork Fire District (Baxter County). The city recently expanded its water system. For water service information, call the Norfork City Hall at 870-499-5225.

The city holds workshop meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM. Council meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM.

Electric
North Arkansas Electric Cooperative (NAEC), 870-425-2141, serves the Norfork area.  For more information, you may e-mail the main office.

Natural Gas
SourceGas - Arkansas, 800-563-0012, serves the Norfork area.

Business Licenses
There is a $25.00 fee for business licenses in Norfork.

Taxes
Arkansas sales tax is 6% on goods and services. In addition, Baxter County has a 1% tax on the same items and Norfork has a 1% sales tax, for a total of 8%.

ISO Fire Rating
Within Norfork city limits, the ISO Fire Rating is a class 6. Outside the city limits, within 5 miles of one of the two fire stations, the ISO rating is a class 7. Areas further than 5 miles from a fire station are rated as a class 10.

The Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO), provides a Fire Rating of 1 to 10 with 1 being the best rating. Factors considered in the rating are numerous but include the community's fire services, such as water supply, storage capacity and flow, fire alarms, communications system, fire companies and their locations, and testing procedures.

Residents may find out from their insurance companies exactly what dollar amount the ISO rating translates into.

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