Maurice Jones

Leadership Team
Title: Deputy City Manager
Phone: 417-864-1116
Department webpage.

Deputy City Manager Maurice JonesMaurice Scott Jones joined the City Jan. 28, 2019 as deputy city manager, working alongside Deputy City Manager Collin Quigley. Jones came to Springfield from Dubuque, Iowa, where he served as the economic development director for the City of Dubuque. He has 20 years of experience working to revitalize diverse urban cities, addressing growth obstacles facing rural communities and a track record of leveraging private and public partnerships to support vital projects. While in Dubuque, he led a $20 million economic development budget and provided significant coordination and interaction with community groups, private not-for-profit organizations, other City departments, businesses and citizens.

Jones oversees seven departments at the City of Springfield,  including the Springfield Art Museum, Building Development Services, Environmental Services, Parks, Planning & Development, Public Works and Workforce Development. He completed his bachelor of science degree in political science and coursework toward a master of public administration degree at the University of Louisville.

“As our community evolves and grows, I want to be an integral part of creating an environment where the citizens of Springfield can thrive. I’m looking forward to engaging with the community and contributing to a synergy that propels us forward,” Jones said.


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