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    NOTICE: Planning & Development submits FY2017 Annual Action Plan for HUD review and approval

    NOTICE: Planning & Development department submits FY2017 Annual Action Plan to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for review and approval. Read on...
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    August sales tax revenues up 5% compared to budget, 6% YTD

    The City of Springfield’s August sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 5%, or $135,691, compared to the amount budgeted. The sales tax check was $2,721,522, compared to the budgeted amount of $2,585,831. Read on...
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    Current job openings

    The City of Springfield offers diverse and challenging employment opportunities to people interested in careers in public service that make a difference and have an impact on the community. Read on...
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    Mayor Ken McClure responds to Mayor's Commission on Human Rights questions

    Mayor Ken McClure has responded to the concerns expressed by the Mayor's Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations with a letter and video. Below is the full text of the letter, plus links to a pdf of the letter, and a video. Read on...
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    Larry Woods named director of Office of Emergency Management

    Larry Woods has been named director of the Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management (OEM), effective immediately. Read on...
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    Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights to host community meeting Aug. 16

    The eight members of the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations will host a meet-and-greet and community input session at 5:45 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library’s Community Room – Upper Level. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department releases Quarterly Fire Safety Report

    The Springfield Fire Department continues to work to promote fire safety through Project RED Zone, as the number of building fires over the same time period last year nearly doubles. Read on...
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    Frisco Lane officially on track following City Council approval

    Springfield City Council greenlit Frisco Lane at its Aug. 7 meeting with the passage of Council Bill 2017-196. The ordinance approves the acquisition open space and alleyway north on the north side of Commercial Street for access and parking. Read on...
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    Aug. 7 City Council meeting summary

    Springfield City Council met at Historic City Hall at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7. A written summary and video recording of the meeting are available. Read on...
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    Brendan Griesemer, AICP, named assistant director of Planning & Development

    Brendan Griesemer, AICP, has been named assistant director of Planning & Development for the City of Springfield, effective July 23. Read on...
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    City to host public input meeting Aug. 9 to discuss next round of C-Street TIF projects

    The City will host a public input meeting about how to spend approximately $300,000 generated by the Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan 5:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday Aug. 9 at White River Brewing Co., 505 W. Commercial Street. Read on...
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    Wheels to Work wants to help panhandlers find a better way

    Wheels to Work is a project of the Council of Churches of the Ozarks, One Door and the City of Springfield. Read on...
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    Sheriff to begin accepting City of Springfield municipal inmates

    The Greene County Commission, City of Springfield and Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott have reached an agreement that amends the 1997 Law Enforcement Sales Tax agreement and settles the lawsuits surrounding the use of the Justice Center. Read on...
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    Proclamation recognizes City Utilities’ commitment to renewable energy

    In recognition of City Utilities’ outstanding commitment to renewable energy, Mayor Ken McClure has proclaimed July 27, 2017 to be Focus on Renewable Energy Day. Read on...
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    NOTICE: HUD releases 2017 Continuum of Care Notice of Funding Availability

    NOTICE: Department of Housing and Urban Development releases 2017 Continuum of Care Notice of Funding Availability Read on...
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    Springfield Police Department releases Quarterly Public Safety Report

    During the second quarter of 2017, SPD reported an overall increase in crime by 16 percent. Read on...
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    City partners to explore downtown economic development project

    Missouri State University, the Springfield Business Development Corporation and The Vecino Group announced today that they are exploring the potential for a new development within the IDEA Commons district. Read on...
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    Committee considers use of level property tax for unfunded needs

    Springfield City Council’s Finance & Administration Committee met Wednesday to discuss a possible continuation of the City’s level property tax levy (LPT) to pay for unfunded capital improvement needs. Read on...
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    City to kick off new SGF Yields program to help Springfield become more pedestrian friendly

    To combat a growing trend in pedestrian-involved traffic incidents, the City is rolling out a new safety campaign called SGF Yields. Read on...
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    Community Involvement Committee hears recommendations for reducing the use of coal tar sealants

    City Council’s Community Involvement Committee met June 13 to hear additional information about coal tar-based sealants (CTBS) and provide feedback regarding recommendations for the voluntary reduction of CTBS in the community. Read on...
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    City Council approves City budget; prioritizes public safety

    Springfield City Council voted 8-1 to approve the $348 million total balanced City budget. The new fiscal year begins July 1. In the proposed FY18 budget, 62% (or more than $51 million) of General Fund appropriations address public safety needs. Read on...
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    David Pennington sworn in as Springfield Fire Chief

    After a nationwide search, City Manager Greg Burris has named Assistant Fire Chief of Operations David Pennington fire chief effective May 28. He was sworn in May 26. Read on...
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    Forbes ranks SGF first on list of Cities You Didn't Expect To Be Great for Business

    According to the Forbes article, with low labor costs and tax basis, Springfield is a great place to start a new business as well as expand an existing one. The city and state provide many programs to help stimulate local business. Read on...

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