October 12, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Election Info Added to City Web-site

More resources have been added to the City of Springfield’s Election Web page for information about the Nov. 3 sales-tax ballot referendum.

A video of the presentation being given at community meetings by members of the Police-Fire Pension Fund Citizens’ Task Force is now posted.

The Web site is: www.springfieldmo.gov/elections.

Other resources include the Council Bills related to the election; the Citizens’ Task Force Powerpoint presentation; and an electronic version of the city’s informational brochure.

Earlier information includes videos from City Council meetings where the referendum was discussed; the final report of the Citizens’ Task Force; and a question-and-answer document.

The Citizens’ Task Force presentation also will air on CityView, the City’s government access channel, Mediacom 80 or 15.1, at the following times through October:

The City’s Web site has two related areas of information about the Police-Fire Pension Fund:

Citizens interested in scheduling a presentation for a Springfield community or civic group can contact the City Manager’s Office at 864-1006. For questions or more information, e-mail: city@springfieldmo.gov or call 864-1010.

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

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