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Posted on: January 19, 2021

City Council hears results of 2020 community survey

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At the Jan. 12 City Council Retreat, City Council heard a report on a community survey administered in November 2020 on the topics of crime in the community, race relations and the community, and race relations and policing.

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Goddard announces retirement to take role with Missouri Foundation for Health

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After 25 years with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, Director of Health Clay Goddard is announcing his intention to retire at the end of February.

He has taken the position of Senior Director of Public Health Transformation at Missouri Foun...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

City Council, CCACD to discuss FY2021 HUD plans at Jan. 12 public hearing

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City Council and the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development (CACCD) will hold a joint public hearing on the City’s proposed use of funds for its fiscal year 2021 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022) U.S. Department of Housing...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Mayor renews civil emergency order through Feb. 10

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As a housekeeping item in order to ensure the city has needed flexibility in the coming weeks, Mayor Ken McClure issued the Sixth Renewal of the Sixth Proclamation of Civil Emergency, effective at 11:59 p.m. Jan. 11 through Feb. 10.

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

Dwayne Shmel named City’s new director of Building Development Services

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Dwayne Shmel has been selected as the City’s new director of Building Development Services (BDS), effective Jan. 11, 2021. Shmel replaces Harlan Hill, who served in the role from December 2017 until he resigned earlier this year to be...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Volunteers needed for local boards and commissions

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The City of Springfield is currently taking applications for a variety of boards and commissions. Volunteers are especially needed for the Landmarks Board and the Citizens' Tax Oversight Committee. Current board and commiss...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

City Council extends masking, social distancing, occupancy restrictions until April 9

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At the recommendation of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department and with the full support of health care partners in the region, City Council at its Dec. 14 meeting unanimously voted to extend the face covering, occupancy res...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

City to hire director of diversity and inclusion

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At the Sept. 8 City Council meeting, City Manager Jason Gage requested that City Council approve a measure allowing him to recruit and hire a Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The position will be a senior-level managemen...

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