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    Source of green substance in Fassnight Creek confirmed

    City officials have confirmed that the green substance found in Fassnight Creek Thursday afternoon was a non-hazardous fluorescein dye. A nearby facility used the dye to determine where some patio drains at the facility were connected. Read on...
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    David Holtmann named City Finance Director

    City Manager Greg Burris officially named David Holtmann as the City’s Finance director, effective Jan. 23. Holtmann has served as interim Finance director since July, when previous director Mary Mannix Decker retired. Read on...
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    Roster for City Council candidates certified and submitted

    Springfield City Clerk Anita Cotter has certified 13 applicants to be included on the ballot for the April 4, 2017 election. Read on...
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    Springfield Police Department releases Quarterly Public Safety Report

    During the fourth quarter of 2016, SPD reported an overall increase in crime by 18 percent. Read on...
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    City reports non-hazardous dye found in Fassnight Creek

    City Officials report that a green substance found in Fassnight Creek Thursday afternoon is most likely a non-hazardous substance such as fluorescein dye. Read on...
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    Impacting Poverty Commission issues one-year report

    When the Impacting Poverty Commission (IPC) issued a challenge to the community to help decrease the poverty trend in Greene County in October 2015, Mayor Bob Stephens proclaimed that the “consequences of doing nothing are just too great.” Read on...
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    Building Development Services proposes updates to housing code

    Building Development Services Director Chris Straw brought what he calls a “long overdue” set of clarifications to the City’s Nuisance and Housing Code (City Charter, Chapter 74) to City Council Tuesday, Jan. 17. Read on...
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    Fire Department presents staffing and deployment recommendations to Council

    The Springfield Fire Department presented City Council with various options for staffing and deployment as a follow up to its presentation in December. Read on...
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    Fire deaths continue to plague Springfield in 2016

    Despite a reduction in residential fires overall in 2016, Springfield's fire death rate continues to trend upward, as the Fire Department resolves to find new ways to address the issue. Read on...
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    January sales tax revenues up 5% compared to budget

    The City of Springfield's January 2017 1% general sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 5% compared to the amount budgeted. Read on...
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    Thankful for a City of Action

    Springfield has been praised for being a city of action. Take a look at what we've been up to in 2016. Read on...
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    Springfield named to best-performing cities list

    Springfield, Mo. ranks 53rd among the nation's "best-performing" cities according to the Milken Institute's annual Best-Performing Cities index for 2016. Read on...

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