Governance and Services
The City of Lakeview is governed by an elected Mayor, Recorder/Treasurer, and Council of Aldermen from three districts with two positions from each district. Office hours (14 Skyles Lane) are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
The city also has a Planning a Zoning Comittee, a Building Inspector and a Police Department.
The City Council meets every third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the city Civic Center.
The telephone area code is 870.
The postal zip code is 72642.
- Electric service is provided by North Arkansas Electric Co-op, NAEC, 870-425-2141, or by Entergy, 800-368-3749.
Telephone and DSL
- CenturyTel 870-425-9401
Cable Internet and Television
- Suddenlink 870-425-3161
- DirectTV and Dish also offer satellite service for Lakeview
- Water is provided by the Lakeview-Midway Water Association, 870-431-8777.
There is no natural gas service available in Lakeview. Propane is available from
- Amerigas 870-425-2121
- Anderson’s Propane 800-789-5549
- Community LP Gas 870-488-5779
- Empiregas 870-425-5141
- Ozark County LP Gas 870-425-2737
Trash collection is provided by either of two commercial services located in the area.
- IESI 870-481-8600
- RLH Inc. 870-425-3213
Lakeview does not provide recycling services. However, the following recycling facilities exist:
The City of Lakeview residents and businesses rely on septic systems for sewage treatment.
Fire protection for the Lakeview area is provided by the Grover Township Fire department. Chief Jim Sierzchula, NON-emergency phone 870-431-8394.
ISO Fire Rating
Grover Township Fire Department serving Lakeview has a fire insurance rating of 4 from the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO), based on a scale 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.
U. S. Post Office
5774 Arkansas 178,
Lakeview, AR 72642-8800
Lakeview is in the Mountain Home School District , grades K-12. A branch of Arkansas State University is a 2-year college offering associates degrees in Arts and Sciences. It offers non-academic community service courses as well.
Over 100 physicians, dentists and specialists serve the community. Baxter Regional Medical Center is well established with over 300 beds. The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System operates a clinic in Mountain Home near the medical center. The Air Evac Lifeteam offers an affordable membership for residents of the region in case of the need for urgent medical air lift.