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Posted on: September 30, 2014

City outlines plans for additional police

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

On the eve of Domestic Violence Awareness month, Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams announces that two of the 10 additional police positions to be added to the force will be domestic violence investigators. ...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2014

City to receive federal grant to help hire 10 additional police officers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield was notified Monday by the U.S. Department of Justice that the City will receive funds to assist with the hiring of 10 additional officer positions under the 2014 COPS Hiring Program (CHP...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Springfield Jazz Festival announces new additions for 5th anniversary

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After last year’s “packed house” downtown, organizers are providing two new offers for jazz lovers at this year’s 5th annual Springfield Jazz Festival.

The festival is free to the public and combines a varie...Read on...

Posted on: September 24, 2014

20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Early Bird registration now open

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Now that autumn has officially begun, Springfield’s favorite Thanksgiving tradition is just around the corner.

Early Bird Registration is now open for the 20th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk, held at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov. 27, in downt...Read more »

Click here for registration form
Posted on: September 29, 2014

Summer pool attendance, food donations and World’s Largest Swimming Lesson numbers finalized

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Cooler May and June temperatures contributed to a small overall decrease in swimmers at Springfield-Greene County Park Board pools this summer.

Still, swimmers donated 10,023 lbs. of food to Ozarks Food Harvest through the summer-long Splash & Sizz...Read more »

View year-round aquatics programs
Posted on: September 29, 2014

Help protect waterways with proper disposal of yardwaste and leaves this fall

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

While the City’s Environmental Services and Public Works departments enjoy autumn as much as anyone, they aren’t looking forward to the problems the fallen leaves create when they make their way into the storm d...Read on...

View a video about how to maintain your property.
Posted on: September 27, 2014

Fatality crash

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The Springfield Police Department is currently investigating a fatality crash that occurred in ...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2014

Family Violence Task Force receives grant to support community domestic violence training

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MEDIA ALERT

WHAT:
News conference announcing details of grant and community training conference a...Read on...

Family Violence Task Force
Posted on: September 26, 2014

Springfield Fire Department urges residents to properly maintain clothes dryers to prevent fires

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In just one week, Springfield Firefighters have responded to two fires caused by improperly maintaine...Read on...

USFA information on clothes dryer fires
Posted on: September 24, 2014

City Council, Springfield School Board continue talks on crossing guard program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield City Council and the Springfield School Board met Wednesday evening to review a proposal regarding school crossing guard services. A committee comprised of both City and school district staff had pu...Read on...

Link to Joint City / School Board Presentation
Posted on: September 24, 2014

Demolition began Sept. 25 for City Government Plaza parking lots project

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Demolition of the parking lot at the City Government Plaza began Thursday, Sept. 25 as part of a grant-funded project to demonstrate ways of managing stormwater that reduce the amount of runoff and pollution th...Read on...

Visit Big Urbie's Web site.
Posted on: September 23, 2014

Council learns more about stormwater policies and practices

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City of Springfield stormwater engineer Todd Wagner addressed City Council Tuesday at the weekly lunch workshop. He presented information at the request of Council members, who had questions about the City’s sto...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2014

Online training promotes safety in Springfield's bars and nightclubs

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In an effort to reduce overcrowding and other safety hazards associated with bars and nightclubs, the...Read on...

Springfield Fire Overcrowding Prevention Training
Posted on: July 10, 2014

Public invited to meet Public Works Director finalists

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The City of Springfield will host a public reception to meet finalists for the Director of Public Works position, 5-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15 in the fourth floor conference room of the Busch Municipal Buildi...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Art Museum's 99 Times Party to support collection of historic textiles

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Earlier this year, Springfield Art Museum staff discovered a "box of ghosts."

While inventorying the museum’s collection, staff discovered a number of exceptional dresses and other textile pieces, ...Read on...

Visit the Springfield Art Museum online.
Posted on: September 12, 2014

Workforce Investment Board conducting regional workforce survey

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The Ozark Region Workforce Investment Board, in partnership with the Missouri Career Center and local chambers of commerce, are conducting a regional workforce survey titled “MOmentum 2015,” to identify the iss...Read on...

Complete the MOmentum 2015 workforce survey.
Posted on: September 12, 2014

Recruitment event encourages women to consider career of firefighting

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Do you have what it takes to be a Springfield Firefighter? Find out at the "Girls on Fire"...Read on...

View our "Girls on Fire" promotional video.
Posted on: September 11, 2014

City of Springfield selects firm to perform internal audits

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

RubinBrown, Certified Accountants and & Business Consultants, has been selected to perform the City of Springfield’s internal audit functions, beginning immediately. Representatives from the firm’s St. Louis...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2014

Send us your photos of Springfield in fall!

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Springfield photographers, we'd love to use your photos of Springfield in fall on our homepage. Please e-mail them to mhaase@springfieldmo.gov or post them to our Facebook page ...Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2014

Public Works performing pavement resurfacing on City streets in September

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Public Works will be resurfacing pavement on several streets throughout the City in September. Motorists are advised to slow down and use caution as they move through these areas.

Weather permitting, work wi...Read on...

Posted on: September 4, 2014

Park Board publishes fall activities guide

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has released the fall edition of The Park Bench, a guide to Park Board recreational programs and activities for September through December.

Posted on: August 26, 2014

City prepares to submit latest sewer overflow control plans to regulators

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The Long-Term Overflow Control Plan, (a plan required by state and federal environmental regulators to reduce sewer system overflows) will be submitted in December. It will recommend investments in the local se...Read on...

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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