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Posted on: February 23, 2021

“Tough Talks” series resumes with focus on COVID-19 Vaccine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

This week’s ‘Tough Talk’ will focus on the COVID-19 vaccine. Springfield-Greene County Health Department Medical Director Dr. Nancy Yoon and Assistant Director Katie Towns, MPH, will be available to answe...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority to meet March 2 at 4 p.m.

Sign up by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 1 to attend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 2 via videoconferencing technology.

Citizens wishing to attend or speak at the meeting are required to cont...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 22, 2021

MEDIA ALERT: Virtual public meeting on Grant Avenue Corridor Plan 6-7 p.m. Feb. 23

MEDIA ALERT

After months of gathering public input on future land use and development along Grant Avenue, the City is set to present details of a Grant Avenue Corridor Plan during a live, virtual public meeting 6-7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23.

The public is enco...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

CACCD to meet Feb. 23

Sign up by noon on Monday, Feb. 22 to attend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Citizens’ Advisory Committee for Community Development (CACCD) will hold a public hearing via videoconferencing technology at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23. 

Citizens wishing...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 2, 2021

City currently seeking candidates for Board of Public Utilities

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

The City of Springfield is seeking qualified candidates for the Board of Public Utilities. The Board has one vacancy.

City Utilities of Springfield (CU) is a progressive, community-owned utility serving 320 square miles in so...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 18, 2021

City to host virtual public meeting on Grant Avenue Corridor Plan Feb. 23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

After months of gathering public input on future land use and development along Grant Avenue, the City is set to present details of a Grant Avenue Corridor Plan during a live, virtual public meeting 6-7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23.

The publ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Mayor's Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations to meet Feb. 17 at 5:30 p.m.

Sign up by 5 p.m. on Tuesday to attend or speak at the meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations will meet for its regularly scheduled meeting Feb. 17 at 5:30 p.m. Citizens wishing to attend or sp...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 10, 2021

City contractors to begin archaeological survey work in Grant Avenue Parkway area Feb. 15 – March 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Property owners located in the Fassnight Park area of Grant Avenue between Sunshine Street and Grand Street may notice signs of activity beginning Monday, Feb. 15 through Friday, March 1 as contracting crews begin conducting archaeolo...

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Learn more about the Grant Avenue Parkway project. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 9, 2021

MEDIA ALERT: City to detail the road ahead for the Grant Avenue Parkway 5:30-7:30 p.m. tonight

MEDIA ALERT

After several months of public engagement sessions and stakeholder meetings, the City of Springfield will present the Grant Avenue Parkway project team’s recommended baseline concept design for roadway improvements during a l...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Mayor renews civil emergency order through March 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

As a housekeeping item in order to ensure the city has needed flexibility in the coming weeks, Mayor Ken McClure issued the Seventh Renewal of the Sixth Proclamation of Civil Emergency, effective at 11:59 p.m. Feb. 10 through March 12...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission to meet Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Sign up by 5 p.m., Tuesday Feb. 9 to attend or speak at meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The Planning and Zoning Commission will meet for its regularly scheduled meeting Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. 

Citizens wishing to attend or speak at the meeting...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Landmarks Board to meet Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Sign up by 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8 to attend or speak at the meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The Landmarks Board will meet for its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Citizens wishing to attend or speak at the meeting are requi...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Municipal Court to resume normal operations Monday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Effective Monday, Feb. 1, and until further notice, the Springfield Municipal Court will resume normal operations. In the interest of public health, the Springfield Municipal Court continues to take measures to reduce exposure to, and...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 28, 2021

City set to detail the road ahead for the Grant Avenue Parkway at Feb. 9 virtual public meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

After several months of public engagement sessions and stakeholder meetings, the City of Springfield will present the Grant Avenue Parkway project team’s recommended baseline concept design for roadway improvements during a l...

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Learn more and participate. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 27, 2021

City’s auditor releases FY 2020 Compliance Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The compliance report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020 has been completed by the City’s independent audit firm, RSM. The report is typically released in December in conjunction with the 2020 Comprehensive Ann...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Volunteers needed for local boards and commissions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The City of Springfield is currently taking applications for a variety of boards and commissions.

Current openings include: 

Traffic Advisory Board (seven openings)

 Advises the Traffic Engineer, Chief of Poli...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 26, 2021

City commits additional funding to crisis cold-weather sheltering

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The City of Springfield has committed an additional $95,000 in emergency funding for overnight crisis cold-weather sheltering. An agreement was signed last week with Community Partnership of the Ozarks and the Ozarks Alliance to End H...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Media Alert: Tune in to City Council Lunch at noon today for an Update on Grant Avenue Parkway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

After several months of public engagement, project officials working on the Grant Avenue Parkway roadway and corridor project will provide an update to City Council at noon, Tuesday, Jan. 19. The project will create multi-modal transp...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Mayor's Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations to meet Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m.

Sign up by 5 p.m. on Tuesday to attend or speak at the meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations will meet for its regularly scheduled meeting Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m. Citizens wishing to attend or sp...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 13, 2021

CACCD to meet Jan. 26

Sign up by noon on Monday, Jan. 25 to attend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Citizens’ Advisory Committee for Community Development (CACCD) will hold a public hearing via videoconferencing technology at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26 to solicit input on the Ci...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission to meet Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Sign up by 5 p.m., Tuesday Jan. 12 to attend or speak at meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The Planning and Zoning Commission will meet for its regularly scheduled meeting Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m. 

Citizens wishing to attend or speak at the meetin...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Mayor renews civil emergency order through Feb. 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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.

“T...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 5, 2021

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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. D...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Driver compliance study indicates improvement at new flashing beacon crosswalk locations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Drivers are paying attention, reports initial compliance studies conducted at the City’s three recently-installed flashing beacon crosswalks.    

In early October, Springfield Public Works equipped three nei...

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Learn more about SGF Yields. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 4, 2021

City launches public visioning survey for Renew Jordan Creek master plan

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The City of Springfield is asking the public to help set the vision for the Renew Jordan Creek master plan effort, examining the potential of the historic creek as it flows through downtown Springfield. The public is encouraged to com...

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Learn more and take the survey. City of Springfield News Releases (General)