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Posted on: May 22, 2015

Health Department, Watershed Committee stream testing under way

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It’s that time of year when Ozarks residents flock to local streams and rivers in droves.
But recreational waterways can also contain harmful bacteria and parasites. To provide swimmers with information on the ...Read on...

Posted on: December 29, 2014

Springfield police identify deceased, continue homicide investigation

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At 6:28 p.m. on May 20, Springfield police officers responded to 2541 W. Madison after a 911 ca...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Outdoor pools open for the season Memorial Day weekend

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s six outdoor pools open for the season Saturday, May 23.

All six outdoor pools, including Fassnight, Grant Beach, McGee/McGregor Wading Pool, Meador, Silver Springs and Westport, will be open Saturday,...Read more »

Summer pool hours and swim lessons
Posted on: May 18, 2015

BDS asks building and development community to review proposed amendments to adopted building codes

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The City of Springfield’s Building Development Services department has prepared a series of proposed amendments to the building codes that were adopted by the City in 2012. The draft language of these proposed c...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2015

Statement on prosecutor's conclusion of officer-involved shooting

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The Springfield Police Department appreciates the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office’s thorough ...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Update on hotel double death investigation

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The Springfield Police Department was dispatched to 1610 E. Evergreen, the La Quinta Inn, at 1:...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Anita Cotter named Springfield City Clerk

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Acting City Clerk Anita Cotter has been appointed by Springfield City Council as the new City Clerk. She has served as Assistant City Clerk since 1996 and replaces Brenda Cirtin, who transitioned to City Clerk E...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2015

City mobile app GoSpringfieldMO now available for download

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The City of Springfield has launched its first mobile app, GoSpringfieldMO. The app is available for free download via iTunes (for Apple devices) and the Google Play store (for Android devices) by searching “GoS...Read on...

View GoSpringfieldMO video.
Posted on: May 12, 2015

City’s budget highlights: Public safety, environmental stewardship and employee pay

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City Council began budget discussions Tuesday at a lunch workshop facilitated by Finance Director Mary Mannix Decker. The workshop follows City Manager Greg Burris submitting the fiscal year 2016 City of Springf...Read on...

View 2015-2016 Proposed Budget.
Posted on: May 11, 2015

Springfield Fire Department and OTC partner to provide realistic medical training

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Over the next two weeks Springfield Fire crews will be training in Ozarks Technical Community College...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2015

Missouri Career Center plans job fair for Mammoth employees in June

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The City of Springfield’s Department of Workforce Development is committed to providing career counseling, training options, job search assistance and employment opportunities to the more than 200 Mammoth, Inc. ...Read on...

Search jobs.
Posted on: May 8, 2015

May sales tax revenue down 4% compared to budget

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The City of Springfield's May 1% general sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is down 4% compared to what was budgeted, however, receipts are still strong on a year-to-date basis, accor...Read on...

View Sales Tax Charts
Posted on: May 8, 2015

City explains right-of-way mowing policy

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The City of Springfield’s Public Works – Public Grounds section provides mowing and related vegetation maintenance services to approximately 990 acres (equivalent to 3,960 typical residential lots) of roadside m...Read on...

Report a concern online.
Posted on: May 8, 2015

No jail space for municipal prisoners leaves offenders on the streets

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The jail capacity issue at the consolidated county-municipal justice center has now reached a critical point for the City of Springfield, according to City officials. Sheriff Jim Arnott announced he would stop a...Read on...

View the Task Force's report.
Posted on: May 7, 2015

Winter costs City $350,000 less than last season

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With summer in sight, Springfield Public Works added up the cost of the relatively mild winter so far, and it’s about $350,000 less than last year’s nearly $1 million total.

The total cost for clearance of s...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2015

City to issue $41 million of bonds for sewer system improvements May 11

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The City of Springfield plans to issue approximately $41 million of bonds for sewer system improvements, which have been rated Aa2 by Moody’s Investor’s Service. Moody’s also affirmed the Aa1rating on the City’s...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2015

Springfield Police Department releases Quarterly Public Safety Report

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The first quarter of 2015 saw an overall increase in crime by 5 percent. This is in comparison ...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: April 30, 2015

City of Springfield, community partners to host 9 events in May to listen to neighborhood concerns

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Community leaders will be “all ears” at a series of nine meetings in Springfield neighborhoods starting Monday.

“We have studied multi-year trends in our community, and in your neighborhood, and while there ...Read on...

View Community Listen flyer and meeting schedule.
Posted on: April 23, 2015

Hotel/Motel Tax Reallocation Committee announces application process

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The Hotel/Motel Tax Reallocation Committee, a committee appointed by City Council to manage the grant award process for the returned tax proceeds from Wonders of Wildlife (WOW), will host a mandatory question an...Read on...

View the application criteria.
Posted on: April 21, 2015

Phyllis Ferguson selected to Zone 1 Council Seat

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Phyllis Ferguson was selected as the new Zone 1 Councilperson at a special Council meeting April 21. Phyllis is chief operating officer and treasurer for Mexican Villa Food Products, Inc. and has previously work...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2015

Gift of Time nominations now open

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Every day across the Ozarks, hundreds of volunteers lend their time to nonprofit, public and human-service organizations. Since 1991, the Gift of Time Awards Luncheon has recognized volunteers who contribute tho...Read on...

View the Gift of Time Web site and nomination form
Posted on: April 16, 2015

Springfield Fire Department offers free home safety surveys

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Nearly 80% of all fatal fires in Springfield occur in homes. From careless smoking to unsafe cooking, m...Read on...

Request a home safety survey
Posted on: April 13, 2015

SPD to step up seat belt enforcement

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The Springfield Police Department will be joining efforts with statewide law enforcement on Apr...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Birthplace of Route 66 Festival concert to feature Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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The Gillioz Theatre and Dwight Glenn Productions are proud to present the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with special guests Pure Prairie League on Friday, Aug. 14 at the Gillioz Theatre.

Reserved seating tickets go...Read on...

Visit Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Web site.
Posted on: April 7, 2015

Missouri Summer Jobs Program offers work experience for Ozarks youth

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Alternative Opportunities, Inc. and the Missouri Career Center-Ozark Region are proud to introduce the Missouri Summer Jobs Program, an initiative providing Missouri’s youth with opportunities to gain valuable w...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Springfield Lasers 20th season schedule announced

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Springfield, Mo. — The Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) Pro League has released its 2015 season schedule, including the Springfield Lasers 20th season.

The Springfield Lasers schedule includes seven home matches, including a July 25 appearance by Lasers m...Read more »

Posted on: March 20, 2015

Summer seasonal employment opportunities available through Park Board

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Thinking of a summer job? The Park Board is now accepting applications for summer seasonal employment.

Openings include lifeguards, cashiers, scorekeepers, umpires and referees, and staff for concessions, family centers, golf courses, Cooper Tennis Com...Read more »

Click here for more seasonal employment info
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: February 9, 2015

Mark your calendar for fifth annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Aug. 14-16

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Join us in downtown Springfield Aug. 14-16 for the fifth annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival. This year's festival promises to be the best yet with an expanded two-day car show and new events such as a...Read on...

Visit Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Web site.
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: 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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