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.
- A $200,000 ArtPlace America grant will provide funding for artist stipends to produce site-specific art in the ideaXfactory space over the next 18 months.
- The Hotel/Motel Tax Reallocation Committee will host a mandatory question and answer session for groups applying for funds, Thursday, May 30, at The Creamery Arts Center.
- The Police Department is joining statewide law enforcement through June 2 for an aggressive "Click It or Ticket" mobilization to crack down on Missouri's seat belt violations.
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|Job Title||Closing Date|
|farm park supervisor 051713||May 24, 2013|
|ice park operations coord - open until filled 050313||Open Until Filled|
|internal auditor - open until filled 05032013||Open Until Filled|
|museum educator 051013||June 7, 2013|
|police officer-regular & lateral june testing 030113||May 24, 2013|
|risk management administrator 051713||June 7, 2013|
|senior buyer 05032013||May 24, 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|
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||400 N SH125 [LOVES OF STRAFFORD]
BETWEEN 301 E EVERGREEN ST & 301 E SHDD
| Status: Reported
Created on: 22-MAY-2013 06:09:34