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Posted on: March 27, 2015

City Council receives arbitrator’s recommendations for police union


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe City of Springfield is one step away from arriving at a mutually agreeable collective bargaining agreement with the Springfield Police Officers’ Association (SPOA), Fraternal Order of the Police Lodge 22, after ...Read on...

View arbitrator's recommendations.
Posted on: March 20, 2015

Timmons Temple begins moving this afternoon


Contractors have just announced they play to begin moving Timmons Temple immediately this afternoon, Thursday, March 26.

The move from the current location to the eventual permanent location in Silver Springs Park will be completed in stages. Tilton ...Read more »

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Posted on: March 24, 2014

Springfield Fire Department proposes changes to better protect tenants in a fire



The Springfield Fire Department is proposing an ordinance to ensure renters are better protected in c...Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Media tour of Heer's Luxury Living April 2


What: Media Tour of Heer’s Luxury Living
When: 10 a.m., Thursday, April 2, 2015 (please arrive 20 minutes prior to sign a liability waiver)Where: 138 Park Central Square West

For more information, contact Zachary Nichols at the Dalmark Development G...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2015

New Springfield Art Museum branding encourages patrons to enjoy, learn, create



The Springfield Art Museum is excited to introduce a new image, identity and branding campaign, starting with a vibrant new logo and positioning line.

The new logo prominently displays the word “art” in the ...Read on...

Visit the Springfield Art Museum online.
Posted on: March 20, 2015

Summer seasonal employment opportunities available through Park Board


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 »

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Posted on: March 19, 2015

Diversity in SGF


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

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Application deadline for Zone 1 Council Seat March 27



Qualified citizens interested in filling the Zone 1 City Council seat vacated by Jeff Seifried may apply at the link below or pick up an application from the City Clerk’s office in the Busch Municipal Building, ...Read on...

Apply for the Zone 1 seat
Posted on: March 17, 2015

Daily pollen counts resume for 2015



It may not officially be spring yet, but spring allergens have already made a return to the area.

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is now posting daily pollen counts for the 2015 sea...Read on...

View pollen counts.
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Springfield Lasers draft No. 1 American John Isner


Springfield, Mo. — The Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) Pro League completed its 40th Season Roster Draft today in Indian Wells, Calif.

The Springfield Lasers, celebrating their 20th season in 2015, drafted John Isner, America’s No. 1 male tennis player s...Read on...

Interview with GM Paul Nahon (begins 11:45)
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Anita Cotter sworn in as Acting City Clerk


City Clerk Brenda Cirtin swore in Assistant City Clerk Anita Cotter as Acting City Clerk this morning at the Busch Municipal Building's fourth floor conference room. Cirtin is now City Clerk Emeritus and will work on special projects to benefit the...Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2015

Stationary bike offers exercise, stress relief for Springfield-Greene County 911 telecommunicators



Studies have shown that 911 telecommunicators have one of the most stressful jobs in the U.S. From long hours and increasing call volumes to fielding calls from distraught citizens, most agree that while the job...Read on...

View photo of Cinnamon Fuller on the bike.
Posted on: March 11, 2015

HAWK signal installation to occur over next two weeks on Sunset Street



Starting tomorrow, (Thursday, March 12) and over the course of the next two weeks, traffic will be limited to one lane in each direction at various times between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunset Street between Kimbro...Read on...

How HAWK signals work
Posted on: March 2, 2015

Betty and Bobby Allison, Kim Reser honored by Missouri Park and Recreation Association


Springfield philanthropist Bobby Allison and Assistant Parks Director Kim Reser received statewide awards Thursday from the Missouri Park and Recreation Association. The awards were presented at the MPRA annual conference, held Feb. 24-27 at University Pl...Read more »

Posted on: February 26, 2015

Springfield Fire Department honors 2014's Firefighter and Fire Officer of the Year


For Immediate Release

During its annual awards ceremony Wednesday evening, more than 50 Springfield firefighters were honored for exemplary achievements during 2014.

Among the honorees was the crew from Engine 8A, who on August 15...Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2015

SPD recognizes promotions and honors award recipients

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The Springfield Police Department hosted a combined awards and promotions ceremony for citizens...Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2015

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



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: February 6, 2015

Springfield Art Museum launches online collection



The Springfield Art Museum today launched online access to its art collection database at

This database includes some of the mus...Read on...

Visit the Springfield Art Museum online.
Posted on: February 4, 2015

Newly created Springfield Homeless Court Program offers fresh start



The path out of homelessness is a complicated one, often met with many obstacles.

A new program created by Springfield Municipal Court, the Springfield Police Department, the City Prosecutor’s Office, Legal ...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2015

City, County leaders update Council and Commission on urgent stormwater issues



City Manager Greg Burris and Greene County Administrator Chris Coulter dove right into urgent stormwater management issues at a joint meeting of Springfield City Council and the Greene County Commission. The upd...Read on...

View the Task Force's report.
Posted on: January 6, 2015

Public Works to complete several intersection improvement projects in 2015



Springfield’s Public Works department provided a quarterly projects update at today’s Council Lunch meeting.

Projects currently under construction include:

• The Battlefield Road and U...Read on...

Public Works Current Projects Map
Posted on: December 9, 2014

Task force report outlines City and County challenges



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

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