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Posted on: December 17, 2014

Arrests made, charges filed in home burglary case caught on video

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At approximately 5 a.m. on Dec. 12, the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to 1119 S....Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2014

Jump in numbers a sign flu season in full swing

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With a large jump in reported flu cases, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is reminding citizens of the importance of the influenza vaccine.

“Prevention is the key to protect yourself and your ...Read on...

Visit the Health Department's Web site.
Posted on: December 16, 2014

City Council receives independent audit report

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The Springfield City Council received an “unmodified” (the highest level given) opinion on the City’s financial statement audit from the City’s independent auditing firm, BKD.

There was a positive change in ...Read on...

Download audit report.
Posted on: December 16, 2014

Phase I of Government Plaza parking lot reconstruction complete; public lot to reopen Wednesday

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The public parking lot directly in front of the Busch Municipal Building will reopen to the public at 7 a.m., Wednesday. The new parking lot will allow traffic to enter at the new north entrance on Robberson Av...Read on...

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Posted on: December 15, 2014

Weekly Calendar for December 15-19

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Highlights include:

  • City Council Meeting will meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday, December 15 at the City Council Chambers, Historic City Hall; 830 N Boonville Ave
  • City Council Lunch w...Read on...

    Weekly Calendar
  • Posted on: December 15, 2014

    Options available for recycling Christmas trees

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Springfield residents are reminded that Christmas trees are not accepted at Missouri landfills. Several options are available for recycling this year’s trees, however.

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    Posted on: December 9, 2014

    Christmas trees pose fire hazard if not cared for properly

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    The Springfield Fire Department is reminding residents that Christmas trees must be properly cared for to avoid fires this holiday season. Monday afternoon, Springfield firefighters responded to the 1000 block o...Read on...

    Christmas Tree Safety Tip Sheet
    Posted on: December 9, 2014

    Task force report outlines City and County challenges

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    A task force consisting of City of Springfield and Greene County staff worked for the past 18 months to identify challenges facing both governmental entities and reported them to City Council and the Greene Coun...Read on...

    Posted on: December 7, 2014

    Springfield police investigate homicide

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    At approximately 1:19 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, Springfield police officers responded to 2126 N. ...Read on...

    Posted on: December 1, 2014

    Filing opens for City Council seats

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    Those interested in running for an open City Council seat or for Springfield Mayor may officially file an application with the City Clerk’s office, beginning at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 2. The deadline for application and petition submissions is 5 p.m., Jan....Read on...

    Posted on: November 27, 2014

    City of Springfield and MoDOT prepare for holiday shopping traffic

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    As holiday shoppers navigate busy Springfield streets around retail centers over the long holiday weekend, traffic engineers with the City of Springfield and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) wil...Read on...

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    Posted on: November 25, 2014

    First flu cases a good reminder to get vaccinated before the holidays

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The community’s first flu cases are a good reminder that everyone who can ought to get a flu vaccine before spending time with family and friends during the holidays.

    In the past two weeks, there have been a...Read on...

    More information about flu vaccine safety.
    Posted on: November 25, 2014

    Police continue to seek public’s help in assault investigation

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    The Springfield Police Department is continuing to investigate an assault that occurred on Aug....Read on...

    Posted on: November 24, 2014

    City’s plan for continued sewer upgrades a sound investment

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    A long-term sewer overflow control plan, (a plan required by state and federal environmental regulators to reduce sewer system overflows) will be presented to City Council Monday night. The plan, which has been ...Read on...

    Posted on: November 24, 2014

    Community Development Block Grant Program marks 40th anniversary

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    Mayor Bob Stephens issued a proclamation at the Nov. 18 City Council Lunch recognizing the 40th anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant Program and the 30th anniversary of the Community Development ...Read on...

    Posted on: November 13, 2014

    City Clerk certifies referendum petition

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    Springfield City Clerk has certified a referendum petition opposing the Oct. 13 decision to amend the City’s nondiscrimination ordinance.

    The issue now goes back to City Council, likely at the Nov. 24 meetin...Read on...

    Posted on: November 13, 2014

    Springfield again named a Digital Cities Survey winner by Center for Digital Government

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    E.Republic's Center for Digital Government and the Digital Communities Program today announced the top-ranked cities in the 2014 Digital Cities Survey. Springfield, Mo. ranked sixth among cities with popu...Read on...

    View the 2014 Digital Cities Survey.
    Posted on: October 28, 2011

    City Jobs

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    The City of Springfield offers challenging employment opportunities to people interested in careers in public service at the municipal level. View job openings.

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