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Corporate Sponsors 2011
 

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Welcome New Members!!!
Cavanal Chorale
Young's Pharmacy
M&M Game Gallery
Swaim Office Products
BMS Personal Training
Sherwin Williams
Assurance Realty
Scentsy Family - Becky Terry
Photo Bomb Event Group
Knothole Woodshop
Wreck-Less Drug Free Coalition
Poteau Crossfit
Boy Scouts of America
Sarah Jordan
Cedar Creek Bunkhouse
Wayne Promotions
Richard Searles
Wildhorse Tobacco
Trendy Closet
Cavanal Tire & Auto
Apex Communications, LLC
Unforgettable INC
Wedding Designs by Janece
A Hard Working Plumber, LLC


Local Services
 

JOB TRAINING ASSISTANCE
Job training assistance may be found through the local Kiamichi Technology Center located next to Carl Albert State College.  Various safety programs are offered at little or no cost to area manufacturers.

INDUSTRIAL FINANCING
Poteau works with various federal agencies to provide financial assistance for industries interested in locating in the area.

LOCAL BANKING INSTITUTIONS
Poteau currently has 4 different banking institutions: Central National,  The Community State Bank , First National Bank and Arvest Bank with combined assets of over $1,400,000,000. 

TAXES
Property tax is assessed at 11% Market Value per $1000 valuation (city) $87.41
Poteau has a city sales tax of 3.0%
County Sales Tax = 1.5%
State Sales Tax = 4.50%
Total Sales Tax = 9.00%

AREA INDUSTRIES
Already established industries include coal mining, rock and gravel production, plastics, bakery products, sheet metal fabrication, and tool and die manufacturing, animal feed supplements and assembly plants.  Industrial facilities include Animal Feed Supplements, Burton Tool & Cutting, Holton Mills, Kenco Plastics, L&W Equipment, Randco Tool & Mold, Tri State Tooling and Bremner Foods.

POPULATION
The 2000 census reported a population of 7939.
Estimated 2010 reported population 8520 for Poteau and 50,384 for LeFlore County.

ELECTRICITY
Local and rural electrical services are provided by OG&E Electrical Service 1-800-522-0280 and Kiamichi Rural Electric Corporation 1-800-888-2731 .

WATER
Water services are provided by the Poteau Valley Industrial Authority to the City of Poteau.  A modern water treatment plant, located at Lake Wister, has a capacity of 10 million gallons per day. Contact: 918-647-4191

GAS
The Arkansas-Oklahoma Gas Company provides gas service. Contact: 1-800-344-7349 or www.aogc.com

TELEPHONE
The Windstream Telephone Company provides the telephone service. Contact: 1-800-501-1754 or www.windstream.net

STEAM and CO2
Applied Energy Services, Inc. has constructed a co-generation facility just 10 miles north of Poteau.  This plant produces up to 250,000 pounds per hour of steam and 250 tons per day of CO2.

CITY GOVERNMENT
Poteau is governed by a Mayor and an eight member City Council.  

POLICE DEPARTMENT
There is a full-time Police Department, 27 members including the chief of Police

FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Fire Department has 18 volunteer firefighters including the chief.  Poteau has a class 4 fire insurance classification.

SANITATION
Poteau has full garbage removal service, provided by Green Country Sanitation

STREETS
All major streets in Poteau are hardsurfaced.