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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Council to consider renaming Midfield Terminal after U.S. Senator Roy Blunt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Council will consider a measure at its regular meeting Nov. 28, 2022 to rename the Midfield Terminal at Springfield-Branson National Airport to the Roy Blunt Terminal, in honor of U.S. Senator Roy Blunt. The airport will remain n...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: November 22, 2022

City awarded $17 Million in state Water Infrastructure Grants to help fund 14 stormwater projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield was recently approved for nearly $17 million in funding toward 14 individual stormwater improvement projects through the State American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Water Infrastructure Community Grant Program facili...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Former Mayor N.L.“Mac” McCartney remembered

Mayor N.L. McCartney

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Former Springfield Mayor N.L. “Mac” McCartney passed away Friday at the age of 99. He served on City Council from 1987 to 1993 and as Mayor from 1993 to 1995. Among many acts as Mayor, he created Springfield Art Mu...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Festivities on the square begin at 6 p.m.

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Those who attend Saturday night’s Mayor’s Tree Lighting and Holiday Show will be treated to performances from a diverse lineup of artists. Entertainment will range from country to jazz to performances in Spanish to rap to opera and ev...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: November 17, 2022

City traffic engineers provide tips for avoiding Black Friday traffic congestion on Nov. 25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City of Springfield staff at the Transportation Management Center of the Ozarks are prepared for Black Friday traffic on Nov. 25 with staff on hand to monitor and respond to traffic incidents and adjust signal timings where necessary ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Brock Rowe named director of Building Development Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Brock Rowe, interim director of the City’s Building Development Services Department since March, has been named director. Rowe joined BDS as assistant director in May 2021.

“We are excited to add Brock to our leader...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: November 14, 2022

David Mercer to join Springfield Municipal Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

David Mercer of Springfield will join the City of Springfield as a Municipal Court judge effective Dec. 1.

City Council appointed Mercer to the position with a resolution at its Nov. 14 meeting. Mercer’s four-year term will expire Nov....

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

MEDIA ALERT: Park Central Square Christmas Tree to be installed at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15

MEDIA ALERT

City of Springfield Public Works will install the 2022 Park Central Square Christmas tree beginning at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15. 

The 30-foot-tall spruce tree was generously donated by a local Springfield family. 

The tree will ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
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 p...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
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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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: November 9, 2022

City soliciting proposals for discretionary Community Development Block Grant funding projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield is taking proposals for discretionary Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding as part of the FY22-23 funding by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) until noon on Monday, Dec. 19....

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
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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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Sam Hamra receives prestigious Key to the City

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Sam Hamra was presented with the Key to the City by Springfield Mayor Ken McClure at a ceremony earlier today. Hamra is an attorney and the founder and chairman of Hamra Enterprises, which owns and operates 156 restaurants and various...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: October 27, 2022

Mayor McClure to present Key to the City on Monday

MEDIA ALERT

What: Key to the City Ceremony

When: 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31.

Where: Councilman Denny Whayne 4th Floor Conference Room and Lobby, Busch Municipal Building, 840 N. Boonville

Please join us for a ceremony recognizing an honoree to receive t...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Tonight's P&Z Meeting Cancelled

MEDIA ALERT:

Tonight’s Planning & Zoning Commission meeting is cancelled. The meeting was not adequately posted as required by State law. Proper posting of public meetings is necessary to ensure opportunity for those desiring to attend and a ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Fassnight Creek improvements at the Art Museum awarded 2022 Project of the Year by APWA

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The City of Springfield’s Fassnight Creek Stormwater Improvement project at the Springfield Art Museum was recently named the 2022 Project of the Year by the Missouri Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) in the $1 m...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Saturday night’s Mayor’s Tree Lighting to feature diverse group of artists

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Those who attend Saturday night’s Mayor’s Tree Lighting and Holiday Show will be treated to performances from a diverse lineup of artists. Entertainment will range from country to jazz to performances in Spanish to...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Construction of Fassnight Greenway Trail connection through Phelps Grove Park set to begin Oct. 19

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Construction of a multi-use trail connection through Phelps Grove Park is set to begin Wednesday, Oct. 19. Contractor Radmacher Brothers Excavating Co. is beginning to mobilize equipment and materials for the start of construction act...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: October 18, 2022

Springfield Police to restart pedestrian safety Yield Checks at Springfield crosswalks on Oct. 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City’s SGF Yields pedestrian safety program is stepping up their driver crosswalk compliance efforts. Beginning Thursday, Oct. 20 motorists who fail to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk may get pulled over. T...

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Learn more about SGF Yields. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: October 17, 2022

City housing study to tailor neighborhood revitalization strategy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield will begin a housing-needs assessment and conditions study by the end of the year. It is anticipated that a consultant will be selected in the next month to perform the assessment.  

“This wil...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: October 14, 2022

Forvis completes assessment of City’s construction and Level Property Tax Plan bond

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Forvis (formerly BKD) conducted an assessment of the City’s Construction and Level Property Tax Plan Bond April 28-Aug. 12 and presented the report at City Council’s Oct. 12 Finance & Administration Committee m...

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

ARPA Review Committee to recommend $7M in allocations for homeless services, affordable housing

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At its Oct. 11 meeting, City Council ARPA Review Committee voted to recommend the allocation of approximately $7 million in funds to support homeless services and affordable housing projects. A Council Bill is being drafted for City C...

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

MEDIA ALERT: City ARPA Committee to Convene Oct. 11

MEDIA ALERT

City of Springfield American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Committee Meeting

WHO: City of Springfield ARPA Committee

WHAT: The primary focus of this meeting of the City's ARPA committee will be discussing the homeless/housing needs tha...

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

City of Springfield seeking qualified candidates for Board of Public Utilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield is seeking qualified candidates for the Board of Public Utilities. The board has two vacancies with specific requirements listed below. 

Applicants for both vacancies must meet a two-year residency requ...

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

City issues Request for Qualifications for design of Springfield Art Museum renovation and expansion

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The City of Springfield is soliciting qualification statements from firms interested in providing architectural services for the renovation and expansion of the Springfield Art Museum located at 1111 East Brookside ...

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View the Art Museum project RFQ & documents. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: October 6, 2022

Oct. 31 City Council meeting canceled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Due to three City Council meetings being scheduled for the month of October, the council has decided to cancel its Oct. 31 meeting. After the Oct. 17 meeting, the council’s next regular meeting will be held Nov. 14. &nbs...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: September 30, 2022

Public gets view of Grant Avenue Parkway Redevelopment Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield hosted an informational open house regarding the proposed Grant Avenue Parkway Redevelopment Plan Thursday, Sept. 29 with approximately 50 residents, property owners and developers in attendance.

Springfield De...

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Learn more about the GAP Redevelopment Plan. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: September 29, 2022

Apply to run for Mayor, five City Council seats starting at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3

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Those wishing to serve on Springfield's City Council can pick up packets from the City Clerk or review the information on the City's website beginning at 8 a.m., Monday, Oct. 3. The link will be live at tha...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: September 28, 2022

City of Springfield Environmental Services names Erick Roberts as assistant director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City’s Environmental Services department has named Erick Roberts as assistant director effective Sept. 26.  

Roberts has been with the City of Springfield since 2000, serving various technician roles with the Sol...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Sunshine and National rezoning case postponed to Nov. 17 P&Z meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The rezoning case Z-23-2022 with Conditional Overlay District No. 220 at the northwest corner of Sunshine Street and National Avenue has been postponed at the request of the applicant to the next regular Planning and Zoning ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: September 21, 2022

C-Street public parking lot at Campbell Avenue and Pacific Street to close Sept. 27 for improvements

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The public parking lot located at Campbell Avenue and Pacific Street in the Commercial Street Historic District will close beginning Tuesday, Sept. 27 for the construction of improvements.   

The project will include ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Property owners invited to learn about proposed Grant Avenue Parkway Redevelopment Plan Sept. 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield will host an informational open house regarding the proposed Grant Avenue Parkway Redevelopment Plan 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29 at the Forward SGF Planning Studio (351 N. Boonville Ave.).

Pla...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Local Continuum of Care posts applications for homeless services projects for public comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield/Greene, Christian, and Webster counties' Continuum of Care (DBA Ozarks Alliance to End Homelessness - OAEH) is taking public comment until 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 on project applications submitted in response ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
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., 50...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: September 19, 2022

William “Bill” Darr receives prestigious Key to the City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

William “Bill” Darr was presented with the Key to the City by Springfield Mayor Ken McClure at a ceremony earlier today. A humanitarian, philanthropist, child advocate, entrepreneur and higher education champion ar...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Mayor Ken McClure to honor Bill Darr with the Key to the City

Bill Darr

MEDIA ALERT

What: Key to the City Ceremony honoring Bill Darr

When: 5:30 p.m., Sept. 19. 2022

Where: Councilman Denny Whayne 4th Floor Conference Room and Lobby, Busch Municipal Building, 840 N. Boonville

Please join us for a ceremony recognizing Springfield ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Bruce Hornsby to headline Springfield Jazz Festival

Bruce Hornsby

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield Jazz Festival returns this month after a two-year hiatus. The festivities seek to broaden understanding and make new connections to enhance the quality of life for our community.

Bruce Hornsby will headline this 11th an...

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

Sunshine and National rezoning case postponed to Oct. 6 P&Z meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The rezoning case Z-23-2022 with Conditional Overlay District No. 220 at the northwest corner of Sunshine Street and National Avenue has been postponed at the request of the applicant to the next regular Planning and Zoning ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Public hearing on FY2021 CAPER scheduled for Sept. 20

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The Citizens’ Advisory Committee for Community Development (CACCD) will hold a public hearing on the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for fiscal year 2021 at 6 p.m., Sept. 20 in the 2nd Floor Wes...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: September 1, 2022

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

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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 brin...

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Learn more about E-Scooter operation in SGF. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: August 25, 2022

City of Springfield awarded $1.5 million transportation infrastructure grant

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) for transportation infrastructure improvements to support supply chain resiliency...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: August 24, 2022

Public Works improves traffic safety infrastructure in preparation for students going back to school

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

As area students prepare to go back to school, Springfield Public Works has been preparing as well.

Much of the preparation work relates to maintenance items such as programming the community’s 91 school zone flashers, updating recomme...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Birthplace of Route 66 Festival announces winning car show entries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thanks to all who participated in this year’s car show! To view photos of the winners with their vehicles, visit https://www.route66festivalsgf.com/awards/

Zone A Winners: Sponsor Brookline Doorworks

  1. Eric D...
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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: August 13, 2022

Festival founders present Woodruff Award to Cora Scott and Phyllis Ferguson

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Started in 2011, The Birthplace of Route 66 Festival’s goal was to celebrate Springfield as the Birthplace, because a telegram was sent from John T. Woodruff’s Colonial Hotel, asking for the number 66 as the n...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Featured floats add to 2022 Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Parade

Connecting the Community with Love Float

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Two floats will cruise along with nearly 600 classic cars and trucks at Friday night’s Birthplace of Route 66 Festival. The parade starts at 6 p.m., rolling down the Mother Road from College and Grant to St. Louis and Nation...

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

Emerald City Band rocks downtown at Route 66 Festival Kickoff Concert

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An estimated 3,000 people attended the kickoff concert Thursday night for the 10th annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival, presented by Aaron Sachs & Associates in downtown Springfield, Mo. The festival was extended to a three-day...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Road closures for 2022 Birthplace of Route 66 Festival

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The 10th annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival and Parade will require several road closures and traffic delays in downtown Springfield starting the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 10, and continuing until the morning of Sunday, Aug. 14. ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
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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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Local Continuum of Care issues Notice of Funding Opportunity for homeless services projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield/Greene, Christian, and Webster counties Continuum of Care (DBA Ozarks Alliance to End Homelessness - OAEH) is seeking project applications for eligible project types in response to the FY 2022 Department of Housing and...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Andy's Frozen Custard launches Route 66 Festival competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Birthplace of Route 66 Festival is proud to announce our newest partner: Andy’s Frozen Custard. Andy’s is giving away a year’s worth of Andy’s Frozen Custard treats and various prizes and gi...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: August 3, 2022

MEDIA ALERT: Press conference Thursday to report out Prosper Springfield progress

PRESS CONFERENCE: 

Prosper Springfield Update

WHO: Prosper Springfield

WHAT: Prosper Springfield will provide an update on their progress and goals. Hear from Prosper Springfield Director Francine Pratt, Mayor Ken McClure and CPO President/...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: August 3, 2022

City to host Forward SGF launch events in each council zone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Following the July 21 city-wide event at Hammons Field, the City of Springfield will host a series of smaller launch events for the Forward SGF Comprehensive Plan for each City Council zone, starting Aug. 16. Each event will include t...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: July 27, 2022

City Council allocates $31.3M in ARPA funding requests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

At its July 25 meeting, City Council allocated more than $31 million in American Rescue Plan Act dollars to fund transformative community projects for Springfield. 

The City received about $40 million in recovery aid from the ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Springfield Deputy City Manager Maurice Jones Credentialed by International Local Government Managem

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Maurice Jones, Deputy City Manager in Springfield, Mo., recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. Jones is one of over 1,300 local government management pro...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Register now for the Birthplace of Route 66 Parade

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The 2022 Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Parade promises to be the best yet! With more than 700 classic cars, trucks and other surprises, this highly anticipated parade makes its way down Route 66 through Springfield on Friday, Aug. 1...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: July 25, 2022

City of Springfield issues reminder about rules for political sign placement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ahead of the Aug. 2 primary election, and the November general election, the City of Springfield would like to remind candidates and their supporters of the laws surrounding political signage. Details are found in City Code Section 36...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Grant Avenue Parkway construction on schedule for section one reopening by start of school year

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Construction on the first section of the Grant Avenue Parkway near Parkview High School continues this summer and is expected to reopen to traffic on schedule by the start of the upcoming school year.  

Work began between Ilde...

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Learn more about Grant Avenue Parkway construction City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: July 13, 2022

MEDIA ALERT: Informational open house on Kansas Avenue roadway improvements 5-7 p.m. July 14

MEDIA ALERT

WHAT: Information Open House for Kansas Avenue Roadway Improvement Project

WHEN: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, July 14

WHERE: Amazing Grace Fellowship Church (3801 S. Kansas Ave.)

The City of Springfield is gathering feedback on conceptual...Read on...

Learn more about the Kansas Avenue project. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Sewer smoke testing in Ravenwood, Prairie View Heights subdivisions planned July 25-29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City of Springfield Environmental Services will perform sanitary sewer smoke testing in portions of the Ravenwood and Prairie View Heights subdivisions the week of July 25 (weather dependent).

Smoke testing is conducted to help locate ...

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Learn more about the Private Sewer Repair Program. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: July 11, 2022

City to host launch event for Comprehensive Plan July 21

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield will host a launch event from 3-6 p.m. July 21 at Hammons Field, called Forward SGF Revealed! The event will feature a dynamic walk-through exhibit in the air conditioned suites at Hammons Field, home...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Reconstruction of Division Street between National and Glenstone expected to begin July 11

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Motorists can expect various lane shifts along Division Street between National and Glenstone avenues beginning the week of July 11 as contractor Hartman and Co. begins roadway work related to the Division Street Reconstruction Projec...

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Learn more about the Division Street Project. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Driver crosswalk compliance rate increases to 52% for second quarter 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Second quarter crosswalk assessments conducted through the City’s SGF Yields pedestrian safety program indicate driver compliance at City-managed crosswalks has increased to an average of 52% across Springfield. This is an i...

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

City Council to hear first reading of ordinances to allocate ARPA funds on July 11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City’s American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Review Committee, comprised of Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Simpson, Councilmen Andy Lear and Abe McGull and Councilwoman Heather Hardinger, has recommended 16 projects out of the more than 50...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Springfield Environmental Services issues Request for Qualifications for professional services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Environmental Services has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) through 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2 for the purpose of pre-qualifying firms to provide professional services related to various projects located in the City’...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: July 1, 2022

Wendy Garrison named Municipal Court chief judge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Municipal Court Judge Wendy Garrison has been named chief judge of the court, effective July 3. She replaces Todd Thornhill, who passed away in April. The City will fill the vacancy created by Garrison’s promotion to chief j...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: June 30, 2022

City to host informational open house on Kansas Avenue roadway improvements July 14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield is gathering feedback on conceptual design plans for safety and pedestrian improvements along Kansas Avenue between Walnut Lawn and Maplewood streets in the Greater Parkcrest Neighborhood.  

An informat...

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Learn more about the Kansas Avenue project. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Brendan Griesemer inducted into American Institute of Certified Planners College of Fellows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Assistant Planning & Development Director Brendan Griesemer was one of 53 planners inducted into this year’s American Institute of Certified Planners’ College of Fellows at American Planning Association&rsq...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Colten Harris named Young Engineer of the Year by Missouri Society of Professional Engineers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Public Works Superintendent of Streets Colten Harris has been named Young Engineer of the Year by the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE), a professional association representing licensed professional enginee...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: June 23, 2022

City’s Draft HUD Annual Action Plan available for public review until 5 p.m. July 8, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield’s Draft FY 2022-2023 HUD Annual Action Plan is available for public review and comment until 5 p.m. July 8, 2022. Written comments may be sent to [email protected] Copies of the Annu...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Approved fee increases at Noble Hill Landfill, Yardwaste Recycling Center to take effect July 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Beginning July 1, customers to the City’s Noble Hill Sanitary Landfill and Yardwaste Recycling Center facilities will notice an increase in fees for various products and services. Fee increases were approved by City Council ...

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Learn more about solid waste management in SGF. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Planned sewer rate increase takes effect July 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Recent sewer rate benchmarking study indicates Springfield wastewater rates are below rates of similar cities in Missouri and Midwest.   

Customers on City sewer service will see a planned rate increase beginning July...

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Learn more about Springfield sewer rates. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Hatch Foundation to host First Annual Celebrate Springfield!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

When Erin Danastasio attended an event in 2021 showcasing many of the amenities Springfield has to offer, she was blown away. A lifelong Springfieldian, she knew that Springfield had great parks, greenway trails and easy access to nat...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: June 5, 2022

City Council remembers Councilman Denny Whayne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mayor Ken McClure, on behalf of himself and the Springfield City Council, expresses his extreme sympathy upon hearing of the passing of former City Councilman Denny Whayne. “It is a sad night,” McClure said. “Springfield has lost an i...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Mayor Ken McClure encourages citizens to embrace the future and continue to dream in annual address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Mayor Ken McClure reflected on the past year in Springfield during his annual State of the City Address this morning, imploring Springfieldians to reimagine what will be in Springfield. 

"Today, I commemorate ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: May 31, 2022

City Council to review chapters of draft Forward SGF Comprehensive Plan Thursday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City of Springfield staff and Forward SGF Comprehensive Plan consultants Houseal Lavigne Associates will present an update on the plan to City Council at a Thursday workshop, noon-4 p.m. at Ozark Technical Community College’...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Mayor McClure denounces graffiti action at Pitts Chapel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Mayor Ken McClure denounces the action taken defacing the south side exterior of Pitts Chapel United Methodist Church with a symbol of hate, a swastika.

“There is no room in our community for this kind of deplorab...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Mayor to present annual State of the City Address Thursday morning

MEDIA ALERT

Mayor Ken McClure will present the annual State of the City Address starting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, June 2 at Evangel University’s Robert H. Spence Chapel as part of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s Good Morning Sp...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Community Involvement Committee Meeting Canceled

The Community Involvement Committee Meeting scheduled for May 26, 2022 has unfortunately been canceled due to lack of quorum.

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: May 17, 2022

MEDIA ALERT: GAP Construction Kickoff Ceremony 10 a.m. Thursday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The City of Springfield will host a Construction Kickoff Ceremony for the Grant Avenue Parkway at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 19 at Parkview High School near the intersection of Grant Avenue and Chrisman Road. Parking is availabl...

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Learn more about the Grant Avenue Parkway project. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: May 17, 2022

City issues request for qualifications for Lake Springfield master plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The City of Springfield is seeking qualified professionals to help prepare a vision and master plan for the redevelopment of the Lake Springfield area. Details are posted online at www.lakesgfmasterplan.com under the RFQ tab...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: May 16, 2022

City highlights role of infrastructure, staff dedication during National Public Works Week May 15-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield is celebrating National Public Works Week May 15-21 by releasing its 2021 Public Works Annual Report and with various events aimed at highlighting Public Works and Environmental Services professionals, infrastr...

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View the 2021 Public Works Annual Report. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Traffic impacts expected on National Avenue, Battlefield Road beginning May 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

In anticipation of roadway resurfacing later this month, City crews will begin replacing and repairing sewer manhole covers along National Avenue Thursday, May 12. Motorists should expect delays along National Avenue for the...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: May 24, 2022

CACCD to hold public hearing on HOME-ARP Program Allocation Plan at 6 p.m.

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 Draft Allocation Plan for the HOME-American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) Program at 6 p.m. ...

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

City to kick off Grant Avenue Parkway construction at May 19 celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

After two years of community-wide engagement, stakeholder and partner agency coordination and engineering design, construction of roadway improvements along the Grant Avenue Parkway is beginning in May.  

The City of...

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Learn more about the Grant Avenue Parkway project. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: April 29, 2022

FY2022-2023 City budget workshops begin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Manager Jason Gage hosted the first in a series of City Council budget workshops Tuesday. Gage and Finance Director David Holtmann first presented an overview of the remaining financial picture for the City’s current 20...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: April 18, 2022

MEDIA ALERT: Learn about the next phase of the Grant Avenue Parkway project at April 19 Open House

MEDIA ALERT

WHAT:  Neighborhood Open House Workshop regarding next steps in the Grant Avenue Parkway projectPlanning consultants with PGAV are conducting a qualifications analysis of a portion of the Grant Avenue Parkway improvement corridor. The ...

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Learn about GAP revitalization and redevelopment. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Mayor’s Initiative on Equity & Inclusion presents proposed guiding principles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Council approved a resolution Monday night accepting a report and proposed guiding principles from the Mayor’s Initiative on Equity and Equality (MIEE). The appointed group was convened in March 2021 after City Council requested ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: April 18, 2022

City's ARPA Review Committee to meet Tuesday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City’s American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Review Committee will meet at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 19 at the Councilman Denny Whayne Conference Room (Busch Municipal Building, 4th floor), 840 N. Boonville.

ARPA is a $1.9 trillion fe...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Celebrate Earth Day 2022 in Springfield with movies, cleanup events and festivals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield community will be host to a variety of events and activities in celebration of Earth Day on April 22, 2022. From movies to volunteer cleanups to festivals, activities are aimed at increasing awareness, education and en...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: April 12, 2022

City invites the public to learn more about the next phase of the Grant Avenue Parkway project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield will host a Neighborhood Open House Workshop regarding next steps in the Grant Avenue Parkway project 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, April 19 at Parkview High School cafeteria, (enter doors #12 or #13 on the south side of ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: April 12, 2022

City Council appoints Monica Horton to fill Zone 1 seat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monica Horton is City Council’s newest member. City Council interviewed four applicants for the Zone 1 seat. appointing Horton with seven votes in one round of voting. Steven Sexton received one vote. The other applicants we...

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

Chief Municipal Judge Todd Thornhill leaves legacy of service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that Chief Municipal Judge Todd Thornhill passed away Friday. He leaves behind a remarkable legacy of public service and will be missed. 

Judge Thornhill joined the City in April...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: April 8, 2022

City, Greene County to celebrate 9-1-1 during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The week of April 10-16 is set aside nationally to honor those that provide the voice to our emergency services across our country. We recognize the outstanding service of 9-1-1 telecommunicators during observance of National Public S...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Birthplace of Route 66 Festival back on the Mother Road in 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

After having to cancel the 2020 and 2021 Birthplace of Route 66 Festivals due to the pandemic, festival organizers the City of Springfield, Aaron Sachs & Associates, KY3/KSPR/CW, Downtown Springfield Association and West Central N...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 28, 2022

City Council to interview Zone 1 applicants April 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Council will interview the five applicants for the vacant Zone 1 seat 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 12. The applicants are:

Karen Banta, self-employed

On her application, Banta listed her previous employers and positions as:

&...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Planning & Development staff, consultants update City Council on Forward SGF progress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Council was provided an update on the City’s Forward SGF Comprehensive Plan at a March 22 workshop at the Springfield Art Museum. A recording will be available for public viewing as soon as possible at cityview.springfieldmo.gov....

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 21, 2022

City issues Request for Qualifications for professional engineering and design services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) through 5 p.m., Thursday, April 7 for professional engineering and design services related to various transportation, traffic stormwater and facility capital improv...

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View the RFQ for professional services. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 21, 2022

MEDIA ALERT: Birthplace of Route 66 Festival press conference at 10 a.m. Tuesday

Please join the City and partners at 10 a.m. Tuesday at History Museum on the Square for a press conference announcing the details of the 2022 Birthplace of Route 66 Festival, planned for Aug. 12 and 13. If you are unable to join us in person, tune in on ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 21, 2022

City Council to hear update on Forward SGF at Tuesday workshop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City of Springfield staff and Forward SGF Comprehensive Plan consultants Houseal Lavigne Associates will present an update on the plan to City Council at a Tuesday workshop, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the Springfield Art Museum Community Room....

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Brock Rowe named interim director of Building Development Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Brock Rowe has been named interim director of the City of Springfield’s Building Development Services. He most recently served as assistant director. Rowe grew up in the Ozarks, receiving an Associate of Arts degree from Nor...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 9, 2022

Springfield Mayor Ken McClure sends condolences to Joplin Police Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Mayor Ken McClure would like to send condolences on behalf of City Council and the City of Springfield to the family and colleagues of the Joplin Police Officer killed in the line of duty and the two officers seri...
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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 7, 2022

City’s recommendations for HUD program funds available for public review until 5 p.m. April 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield’s Draft FY 2022-2023 Annual Action Plan funding recommendations are available for public review and comment until 5 p.m. April 6. Copies of the funding recommendations may be obtained at any ...

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

MEDIA ALERT: Commercial Street TIF Public Projects Open House March 10

MEDIA ALERT

WHAT: The City will host a Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Public Projects Open House to provide updates on a variety of upcoming improvement projects in the Commercial Street TIF district and collect feedback.

WHEN: 5:3...

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Learn more about improvement projects on C-Street. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Springfield Art Museum receives $5 million lead gift to capital campaign project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield Art Museum announced today that it has received a $5 million lead gift to its 2028 Campaign from The Sunderland Foundation of Overland Park, Kansas. In 2018, during the Museum’s 90th Anniversary year...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Amanda Ohlensehlen named Springfield’s Director of Economic Vitality

Amanda Ohlensehlen portrait

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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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Police, Fire face off on the ice, raise $7,300 for charity

SPD and SFD hockey teams

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Springfield, Mo. – On Saturday, the Springfield Police Department and the Springfield Fire Department faced off in a sold-out charity hockey game benefiting the Greene County 100 Club.  More than 1...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 3, 2022

BKD completes assessment of City’s Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BKD conducted an assessment of City departments’ Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard administration commencing Aug. 16 and ending Oct. 31, 2021 and presented the report at City Council’s Jan. 12 Finance &a...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 2, 2022

Springfield fire chief graduates from Center for Homeland Security program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fire Chief David Pennington is one of 29 participants in the Homeland Security Executive Leaders Program who graduated at a Feb. 3 ceremony at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security, Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Califo...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Tuesday's Community Involvement Committee meeting canceled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Due to lack of a quorum, Tuesday's 10 a.m. meeting of the Community Involvement Committee is canceled.

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 28, 2022

City to host Commercial Street TIF Public Projects Open House March 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield will host a Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Public Projects Open House beginning 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 at the White River Brewing Company Community Room (505 W. Commercial Stree...

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Learn more about improvement projects on C-Street. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 3, 2022

REMINDER: Springfield Art Museum announcement at 5 p.m. today

MEDIA ALERT

Please join Mayor Ken McClure, Springfield Art Museum Director Nick Nelson, art museum board chair Tiffany Brunner and other officials for an important announcement at 5 p.m., Thursday March 3 in the lobby of the museum, 1111 E. Brookside Drive...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: March 1, 2022

REMINDER: Flag ceremony today at 2 p.m. on Park Central Square

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Mayor Ken McClure will host a ceremony at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 1 to honor the Historic City Flag and raise the new City Flag at Park Central Square. City Council is expected to formally designate the 1938 flag as the His...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 25, 2022

All City recycling centers reopened to the public under normal operating hours

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UPDATE: The Lone Pine Avenue Recycling Center has reopened to the public as of 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25. All City recycling centers are now open under normal operating hours – 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tuesday - Saturday. 

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Zone 1 City Council seat application period now open

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Those wishing to serve on City Council can now apply for the Zone 1 seat recently vacated by Angela Romine.

Applications and Statements of Candidacy will be accepted in the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours (8 ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 23, 2022

City Clerk details process for filling Zone 1 City Council vacancy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Those wishing to serve on Springfield’s City Council can apply for the Zone 1 seat vacated by Angela Romine beginning Friday morning.

Applications and Statements of Candidacy will be accepted in the City Clerk’s Off...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Public hearing on FY2022 HUD Annual Action Plan rescheduled for March 1

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: February 24, 2022

City recycling facilities to remain closed Feb. 24 due to inclement weather

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UPDATE: City recycling centers will remain closed through Thursday, Feb. 24 due to inclement weather. 

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ The Springfield Yardwaste Recycling Center (3790 S. Farm Road 119), Franklin Avenue Recycling Center (37...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Councilwoman Angela Romine vacates seat to file candidacy for State Senate seat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Zone 1 Councilwoman Angela Romine has vacated her seat on City Council to file candidacy for the District 30 State Senate seat in the Missouri General Assembly. According to the Missouri Secretary of State’s website, Romine ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 16, 2022

City begins study of revitalization and economic development tools along Grant Avenue Parkway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The City of Springfield has engaged planning consultants with PGAV to conduct a qualifications analysis of a portion of the Grant Avenue Parkway improvement corridor. The study is intended to help identify what areas qualify...

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Learn more about the Grant Avenue Parkway project. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Public hearing for Brody Corners TIF Plan Feb. 22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

At its Feb. 22 meeting, City Council is expected to hold a public hearing on a special ordinance to create a tax increment financing (TIF) plan to pave the way for the redevelopment of a blighted 28-acre tract at the northwest corner ...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 15, 2022

City partners with Springfield Public Schools to celebrate Crossing Guard Appreciation Day Feb. 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The City’s SGF Yields pedestrian safety program is partnering with Springfield Public Schools to celebrate Crossing Guard Appreciation Day on Thursday, Feb. 17. SGF Yields is providing appreciation materials to sch...

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Learn more and apply to be a crossing guard. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 11, 2022

U.S. Dept. of Commerce invests $800K in plan redevelopment of former coal power plant site

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield will receive an $800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to conduct planning efforts for the redevelopment of the Lake Springfield area. This gra...

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

City of Springfield soliciting bids for 19 surplus properties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield’s Purchasing division is soliciting sealed bids until 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 8 for the sale of various parcels of City-owned property at 19 locations in Springfield. 

Many of the properties we...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 9, 2022

City seeks to fill boards and commissions vacancies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The City of Springfield is currently taking applications for a variety of boards and commissions. While the full listing of boards and commissions vacancies is available at springfieldmo.gov/boards, the City seeks to fill th...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Restore SGF announces first round of pledges to spur reinvestment in historic neighborhoods

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Restore SGF, a community initiative to improve housing conditions and raise residential property values in Springfield’s historic neighborhoods, started the new year with several pledges of support from local financial insti...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: February 4, 2022

Landmarks Board to meet Feb. 9

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Landmarks Board will meet electronically at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 9 via Zoom. Citizens who wish to attend or speak at the meeting may sign up by contacting the Planning and Development office at 417-864-1611 or by emailing [email protected]

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 24, 2022

City to take measures to ensure social distancing at tonight’s meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. tonight for its regular meeting. Capacity will be limited inside City Council Chambers and overflow rooms opened to ensure proper social distancing. The meeting will also be broadcast on...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
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 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)