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    Students to make a difference in Zone 1 during Parkview Cares Day tomorrow

    Instead of spending the day in the classroom tomorrow, Parkview High School students will be volunteering at dozens of sites in Springfield as part of the third annual Parkview Cares Day. Read on...
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    Dr. Thomas Prater selected for Zone 2 City Council seat

    City Council has selected Thomas Prater, M.D., as the new Zone 2 council representative at a special City Council meeting Sept. 20. Read on...
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    Eight citizens apply for Zone 2 City Council Seat

    Eight Springfield citizens have applied for the vacant City Council Zone 2 seat. Justin Burnett resigned earlier this month after moving from Zone 2. The filing deadline was Friday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. Read on...
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    City’s Sustainability Officer Barbara Lucks announces resignation

    After 22 years with the City of Springfield, most notably as the City’s first sustainability officer, Barbara Lucks is announcing her resignation (effective in mid-October) to work full time as a private environmental consultant. Read on...
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    City PIO staff recognized with national award for walk-through model of downtown

    The City of Springfield’s Department of Public Information received a 2016 Savvy Award for its interactive walk-through model of downtown Springfield, with infographics, print pieces and a video illustrating the economic revitalization of the area. Read on...
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    Sept. 19 City Council meeting summary

    Springfield City Council met at Historic City Hall at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19. A written summary and video recording of meeting are available. Read on...
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    September sales tax revenues up 3% compared to budget

    The City of Springfield's September 2016 1% general sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 3%, or $156,197, compared to the amount budgeted. Read on...
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    Zone 2 Council seat open

    Justin Burnett’s Zone 2 Council seat is now vacant, following his move out of Zone 2. Burnett sent an email to City Council colleagues and members of City staff Thursday afternoon, with the announcement of his move to south Springfield. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department receives $27,000 for fire prevention

    Today, the Springfield Fire Department will be officially accepting a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help smoke alarms, fire extinguishers and escape ladders for the community. Read on...
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    City’s plan for continued sewer upgrades a sound investment

    City Council received a refresher course Tuesday on a long-term plan they approved in November 2014 for Springfield to reduce sewer system overflows and protect water quality. Read on...
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    City GIS staff create 80-stop virtual tour down Springfield’s stretch of Historic Route 66

    The City of Springfield’s Geographic Information Systems division has created an intensive 80-stop “story map” of Historic Route 66 through Springfield utilizing mapping software Esri. Read on...
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    New right-turn lane design to be piloted at Battlefield and Campbell

    Public Works will test out the safety benefits of a new right-turn lane design with a pilot study at the intersection of Battlefield Road and Campbell Avenue beginning Tuesday, July 26. Read on...
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    Zone Blitz initiative promotes community unity

    The City of Springfield, along with community partners and Zone 1 neighbors, officially launched the Zone Blitz, an initiative to improve quality of life in northwest Springfield, Monday morning at Nichols Park. Read on...
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    SGF named 11th Best City for Staycations in study

    To help Americans find the best staycation spots in the U.S. ? and the ones worth leaving home for ? WalletHub¹s number crunchers compared the 150 largest cities across 28 key metrics. Read on...
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    SGF named 8th Best City to Start a Business in study

    In order to determine the best cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 most populated U.S. cities across two key dimensions, namely “Hispanic Business-Friendliness” and “Hispanic Purchasing Power.” Read on...
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    Ozark Workforce Development Board to launch free Multi-Trade Pre-Apprenticeship

    The Pre-Apprenticeship Multi-Trade Orientation (PAMTO) is a four week program that is offered at no charge to participants. It will allow them to gain experience and insight into the participating trades: Carpenters, Plumbers & Pipefitters, and Laborers. Read on...
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    SGF named 17th Best City for Hispanic Entrepreneurs in study

    In order to determine the best cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 most populated U.S. cities across two key dimensions, namely “Hispanic Business-Friendliness” and “Hispanic Purchasing Power.” Read on...
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    SGF named 5th Best City to Get Married in study

    To help couples find the most wedding-friendly destinations, WalletHub's analysts compared 150 of the biggest cities across 18 key indicators of a cost-effective, convenient and enjoyable occasion. Read on...
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