Safe Room


Public Comment – Southside Safe Room Application

The Southside School District is requesting comment on the possible development of a tornado safe room located on the Preschool campus. This will begin the process of preparing an application for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds.  These funds ware made available to local governments following a presidentially declared disaster.

All residents of the Southside School District and the City of Southside are encouraged to provide comments via telephone at 870-251-2341, email at

roger.rich@southsideschools.org, or letter at Roger Rich, Southside School District, 70 Scott Drive, Batesville, AR  72501. Comments may also be made by clicking the link below.  Comments must be received by September 15, 2017 to be considered for this safe room project application.

Public Comment Form