Hotel/Motel Tax Redistribution
The Hotel/Motel Tax Reallocation Committee, a committee managing the grant award process for the returned tax proceeds from Wonders of Wildlife, will host a mandatory question and answer session for groups interested in applying for funds, at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, May 30, at The Creamery Arts Center.
The funds are available for capital grants to Springfield not-for-profit organizations that promote tourism, recreation, education, and local economy. Please download the application criteria and initial letter of intent form prior to the meeting.
City Pools Open Soon
The Park Board's outdoor pool season opens Monday, May 20, at 1 p.m. Grant Beach, Silver Springs and Westport pools open Monday with Fassnight and Meador pools, along with McGee/McGregor wading pool, opening Tuesday.
Website Gains High Grade for Transparency
Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to open government, awarded Springfield a Sunny Award in December for having one of the most transparent government websites in the nation. This website received a grade of A-, making it one of just 247 state and local government websites to earn the award.
Trees-for-sidewalks Program Begins with Help from Elementary Students
The City of Springfield's Public Works Traffic Operations division is now offering a tree-planting benefit (NeighborWoods) in combination with school sidewalk construction in neighborhoods across the city. Through this program, Springfield residents are offered a substantial tree (about 5 feet tall) to be planted on their property, once a school sidewalk has been constructed on their street.
- The investigation into the death of Kelly Frech has been completed by the Greene County Prosecutors Office and no charges will be filed because the suspect is deceased.
- SPD to Participate in Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.
- Springfield, Nixa, Willard, Ozark, Battlefield, Logan-Rogersville and Branson have joinedMercy and Ozarks Counseling Center to form the Southwest Missouri Youth Fire Intervention Coalition.
- View all news for the past 30 days.
|Job Title||Closing Date|
|community development loan officer 05242013||June 14, 2013|
|ice park operations coord - open until filled 050313||Open Until Filled|
|internal auditor - open until filled 05032013||Open Until Filled|
|licensing assistant 052313||May 31, 2013|
|market development specialist 052313||May 31, 2013|
|museum educator 051013||June 7, 2013|
|police officer-regular & lateral july testing 030113||July 12, 2013|
|project engineer 052313||May 31, 2013|
|risk management administrator 051713||June 7, 2013|
|senior buyer 05032013||May 31, 2013|
For bid documents and addenda on the opportunities below, and for full information on the City's bidding process, visit the Bid Processing Center.
|169-2013 IFB||15 PASSENGER SHUTTLE BUS||5/29/13|
|165-2013 IFB||ODOR CONTROL SERVICES||6/11/13|
|172-2013 IFB||FUEL SEPARATOR CLEANING AND SLUDGE REMOVAL (RE-BID)||6/25/13|
Notices to Contractors are not administered by the Bid Processing Center. For information on these, please visit the Public Works page.
|Type||Address & Location||Details|
|Non-injury Accident||S GLENSTONE AVE&E JRF [W OF]|| Status: Reported
Created on: 24-MAY-2013 17:52:04