The city government of Paragould is dedicated to meeting the needs of its citizens. Highly trained professionals deliver police and fire services to the community. The Mayor and City Council have set the course for a prosperous future through their strong commitment to a safe community and investment in parks, trails, a new aquatic center and other recreational amenities. Partnerships are formed to bring continued economic success through the creation of employment opportunities and to a revitalized downtown. City employees maintain a quality street system and a full-service commercial airport.