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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Survey to gather feedback for new roadway construction projects closes Monday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City is seeking feedback from citizens in the form of a survey on the proposed list of new roadway construction projects to be included in the next cycles of the 1/4-cent and 1/8-cent sales tax programs. <...Read on...

Participate in survey.
Posted on: August 24, 2015

Dog Swim XII Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Fassnight Pool

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board hosts Dog Swim XII, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 4-7 p.m. at Fassnight Pool, 1300 S. Campbell, Springfield.

The annual canine aquatics event gives man’s best friend a chance to dog paddle in the big pool (dog only, no hum...Read more »

Register for Dog Swim XII
Posted on: August 25, 2015

CreAsian restaurant to donate half of Sept. 9 gross sales to Springfield Police and Fire

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CreAsian restaurant, at the northwest corner of Chestnut and Campbell in Springfield, will again
donate half of its gross sales Wednesday, Sept. 9, to the City's Police and Firedepartments.

Last ye...Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2015

23,000 pack downtown for Birthplace of Route 66 Festival

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Approximately 23,000 people visited downtown Springfield Aug. 14-16 for the 5th Annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival, presented by KY3/KSPR/CW and Aaron Sachs & Associates.

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Posted on: August 18, 2015

Health Department announces new assistant director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is excited to welcome Katie Towns-Jeter back to the SGCHD family.

Towns-Jeter will return as an assistant director for the department, a title she will share ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2015

Construction begins for phase II of Jefferson Avenue streetscape project

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Public Works has authorized Hunter Chase & Associates to begin construction on phase II of the Jefferson Avenue streetscape project. This project will continue the streetscape improvements previously constru...Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2015

August sales tax revenue up 11% compared to budget

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield's August 1% general sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 11% compared to what was budgeted. The check reflects sales processed by the state in July from tr...Read on...

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Posted on: July 31, 2015

City seeking input on projects for next 1/4-cent and 1/8-cent tax cycles

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In April 2016, Springfield voters will be asked to approve the renewal of the 1/8-cent transportation sales tax (with no tax increase) and the 1/4-cent capital improvements sales tax (with no tax increase) to fu...Read on...

Participate in survey.
Posted on: July 23, 2015

First half of 2015 shows significant drop in fires

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fires in the city of Springfield during the first half of the year are down 28% over the same time period last year. There were 349 fires between January 1 and July 1 of 2015, compared to 484 fires between Janua...Read on...

Fire Prevention in Apartments
Posted on: July 16, 2015

City releases 2014 Year in Review

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Find out what the City was up to in 2014 by checking out our 2014 interactive Year in Review report.

Posted on: July 2, 2015

American Airlines brings Springfield non-stop service to Charlotte, North Carolina

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

American Airlines begins new, non-stop service between Springfield and Charlotte-Douglas International Airport beginning Nov. 5. Tickets go on sale July 5.

This new service gives the Springfield airport 11 no...Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2015

WalletHub names Springfield third-best city for doing business in the U.S.

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WalletHub analyzed the relative start-up opportunities that exist in the 150 most populated U.S. cities. Springfield ranked third on the list. View the findings

Posted on: March 19, 2015

Diversity in SGF

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Springfield leaders share the sentiment that diversity and inclusion are extremely important aspects of community culture.

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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