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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Mayor Ken McClure statement on George O. Wood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESpringfield Mayor Ken McClure sends his sincere condolences to the family and colleagues of George O. Wood, upon hearing about his passing today. Wood retired in 2017 as the fourth longest-serving leader out of the 13 general superint...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 11, 2022

City Council adopts new design for official Springfield flag

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nearly five years after it was first proposed, Springfield, Missouri has a new official city flag, effective March 1. 

In a 7-2 vote, City Council approved a new city flag design first proposed by the Springfield Identity Proj...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Susan Istenes named City of Springfield Planning & Development Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Manager Jason Gage has named Susan Istenes as the City of Springfield’s Planning & Development Director, effective Feb. 15. Istenes currently serves as the City of Clayton, Missouri director of Planning & Development, a p...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Public hearing on FY2022 HUD Annual Action Plan Jan. 25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Citizens’ Advisory Committee for Community Development (CACCD) will hold a public hearing to solicit input on the City of Springfield’s proposed use of U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) f...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Cris Swaters named Springfield Police Department Public Affairs Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Cris Swaters has been named public affairs officer for Springfield Police Department. She is part of the City of Springfield’s Department of Public Information and Civic Engagement and serves as the primary contact for the p...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 6, 2022

RESCHEDULED: City Council, CACCD to discuss HUD plans at Jan. 6, 2022 public hearing

This meeting has been rescheduled for 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 11 due to inclement weather. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Council and the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development (CACCD) will hold a joint public hearing on the City&rsqu...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)