The City of Arkansas City has launched a new video feature called “City Matters” in partnership with Ark City Daily Bytes.

The weekly video series features City Manager Nick Hernandez answering questions from citizens on a wide variety of subjects. This week’s questions were gathered from several Facebook pages.

The first episode debuted this week and can be viewed at It addresses dog waste stations, brick street maintenance and a proposal for licensing of tree trimmers.

Citizens who have questions they would like Hernandez to answer in upcoming episodes may email them to, or

Questions also may be asked on the city’s Facebook page,, or the Ark City Daily Bytes Facebook page,, or via the Citizen Request Center on the city website,

New videos will be posted once or twice a week, depending on the volume of questions asked.

Videos generally will be between five and 10 minutes long. Links to new videos will be posted on both the city and Daily Bytes Facebook pages each week.

For more information about the City Matters video feature, contact Ark City Daily Bytes at (620) 660-3284 or The Ark City Daily Bytes office is located at 115 S. Summit St.

“We want to continue growing our communication and responsiveness to citizen concerns,” Hernandez said.

This information was provided by City of Arkansas City Public Information Officer and Special Projects Coordinator Andrew Lawson.