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Posted on: November 10, 2022

APD Urban Planning + Management selected to perform Springfield housing study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield will begin a housing-needs assessment and conditions study by the end of the year. 

“This will be a data driven study which will be used to identify citywide and neighborhood focused housing priorities ...

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Economic Vitality News
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Outdoor sculptures sought for Commercial Street Historic District

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Sculpture Walk Springfield and the City of Springfield are seeking the next round of  sculptures for the Commercial Street Historic District. The application period is open through Jan. 6, 2023. Artists must be 18 years of ag...

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Economic Vitality News
Posted on: November 9, 2022

City, CU to kick off Lake Springfield planning process Nov. 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The City of Springfield and City Utilities will host an event to kick off the Lake Springfield planning process 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Springfield Art Museum and livestreamed at LakeSGFPlan.com. The event was init...

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Economic Vitality News
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Outdoor sculptures sought for Commercial Street Historic District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sculpture Walk Springfield and the City of Springfield are seeking the next round of  sculptures for the Commercial Street Historic District. The application period is open through Jan. 6, 2023. Artists must be 18 years of ag...

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Economic Vitality News
Posted on: September 20, 2022

City to host public input meeting Sept. 28 to discuss next round of C-Street TIF projects

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Staff from the City of Springfield’s Economic Vitality Department will host a public input meeting about the Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan 5-7:30 p.m., Wednesday Sept. 28 at White River Brewing Co., 505 W. Comme...

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Economic Vitality News
Posted on: August 8, 2022

C-Street public parking lot at Robberson Avenue and Pacific Street to close Aug. 15 for improvements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The public parking lot located at Robberson Avenue and Pacific Street in the Commercial Street Historic District will close beginning Monday, Aug. 15 for the construction of improvements.  

The project will include the reconfi...

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Economic Vitality News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Bird E-scooter company to launch rental operations in Springfield beginning Sept. 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

E-scooter rental company, Bird, plans to make electric scooter, or “E-scooter,” rentals available in Springfield beginning Thursday, Sept. 1.

Bird is an electric vehicle company “dedicated to bringing affordable, environmental...

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Learn more about E-Scooter operation in SGF. Economic Vitality News
Posted on: September 12, 2022

City, CU select firm to plan future of Lake Springfield area

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After a competitive procurement process, the City of Springfield and City Utilities have selected engineering and consulting firm Crawford, Murphy & Tilly as the consultant for the Lake Springfield Master Plan. The plan is project...

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Economic Vitality News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Amanda Ohlensehlen named Springfield’s Director of Economic Vitality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Missouri native Amanda Ohlensehlen has been named the City of Springfield’s Director of Economic Vitality, effective March 28. Ohlensehlen most recently served as the community & economic development manager for the City of New Be...

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