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    Feb. 21 City Council meeting summary

    Springfield City Council met at Historic City Hall at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21. A written summary and video recording of the meeting are available. Read on...
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    Darla Morrison named City Human Resources Director

    City Manager Greg Burris has selected Darla Morrison as the City's Human Resources Director. She has been serving as interim director since July 2016. Read on...
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    Ozarks workforce leaders release third annual regional workforce survey results Feb. 15

    Ozark Region Workforce Development Board and Missouri Job Center present regional survey results at third annual MOmentum: State of the Workforce Luncheon on Feb. 15 with over 300 local workforce professionals. Read on...
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    February sales tax revenues down 4% compared to budget

    The City of Springfield's February 2017 1% general sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is down 4% compared to the amount budgeted. Read on...
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    David Pennington named interim Fire Chief

    Chief Pennington temporarily replaces David Hall, who retired from the Fire Department Jan. 27.
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    Public invited to share ideas for the future of Springfield's Hazelwood Cemetery

    The public is invited to help develop a long-term plan for the future of Springfield’s Hazelwood Municipal Cemetery at a public workshop 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Feb 28 at the Schweitzer-Brentwood Branch Library Community Room. Read on...
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    City Council presented with Jefferson Avenue Footbridge options

    City Council evaluated potential options for rehabilitating the 115-year-old Jefferson Avenue Footbridge and gave the go ahead to spend approximately $200,000 for the structural design phase of the preservation. Read on...
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    SPD releases 2016 Uniform Crime Report

    The Springfield Police Department's 2016 crime reporting through the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) has been completed, and the year-end data shows an overall increase in Part 1 crime in Springfield of 8 percent, compared to a 4.5 percent increase in 2015. Read on...
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    Impacting Poverty Commission issues one-year report

    When the Impacting Poverty Commission (IPC) issued a challenge to the community to help decrease the poverty trend in Greene County in October 2015, Mayor Bob Stephens proclaimed that the “consequences of doing nothing are just too great.” Read on...
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    Fire Department presents staffing and deployment recommendations to Council

    The Springfield Fire Department presented City Council with various options for staffing and deployment as a follow up to its presentation in December. Read on...

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