February 26, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Police Fire Task Force and Voter Survey

The City of Springfield invites citizens to offer follow-up input on the Feb. 3, 2009 election proposal to fund the Police/Fire Pension Fund shortfall.

Citizens Task Force

Anyone interested in applying to participate on the Police/Fire Pension Fund Citizens Task Force can submit an application online by visiting the City’s homepage at: www.springfieldmo.gov.

Citizens who don’t have access to the Internet can call 864-1010 to have a copy of the application mailed to them. Or they can visit the Busch Building, 840 Boonville Ave., to pick up an application form.

The deadline to submit applications is 5 p.m., Monday, March 9, 2009.

Election follow-up survey

Citizens interested in taking a short survey regarding the Feb. 3 ballot proposal can visit the City’s homepage at: www.springfieldmo.gov.

Anyone who is unable to access the Internet can call 864-1010 to request a copy or visit the Busch Building, 840 Boonville Ave., to pick up a copy.

The survey will be posted through 5 p.m., Friday, March 6, 2009.

Voter follow-up survey

A short election follow-up survey is being mailed this week to a random sampling of voters who participated in the Feb. 3 election. Voters will be asked to return the survey in the envelope provided or fill the survey out on the Internet.

This voter survey is being conducted by the City of Springfield rather than a polling firm. All responses will remain anonymous. The deadline to return surveys is 5 p.m., Friday, March 6, 2009.

For more information, contact: Louise Whall, Director of Public Information, 864-1010.

city of springfield

Department of Public Information

840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1010 • Fax: 417-864-1114 • springfieldmo.gov