• Girls on Fire PSA

    On Saturday, October 18, the Springfield Fire Department will host “Girls on Fire”. This is a recruitment event aimed at encouraging women to explore firefighting as a career option. The event will be held at Springfield Regional Police/Fire Training Center 2620 W. Battlefield. Keynote speaker at 11 a.m. Guests can participate in a variety of hands-on activities to get a taste of what it’s like to be a firefighter, get interview and resume advice, and learn techniques to pass the […]

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  • Girls on Fire – Promo

    On Saturday, October 18, the Springfield Fire Department will host “Girls on Fire”. This is a recruitment event aimed at encouraging women to explore firefighting as a career option. The event will be held at Springfield Regional Police/Fire Training Center 2620 W. Battlefield. Keynote speaker at 11 a.m. Guests can participate in a variety of hands-on activities to get a taste of what it’s like to be a firefighter, get interview and resume advice, and learn techniques to pass the […]

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  • How to: Maintain your property

    Maintaining your property is just the right thing to do. A poorly maintained yard not only affects the beauty of your neighborhood, but also leads to problems for others. Here are some suggestions to keep your property in tiptop shape and avoid creating difficulties for fellow citizens.

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  • Charla de la Basura

    Sea un buen vecino y almacenar la basura en un recipiente adecuado y disponer de ella en el momento oportuno.

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  • Mosaic Streetscape

    Peruvian birds in Springfield? Actually it’s a privately funded piece of mosaic art, installed during the reconstruction of a sidewalk outside of Cafe Cusco. This cost-share project is the collaboration of a cafe owner, a local artist and the City of Springfield.

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  • Citizen Crash Reports

    Beginning Aug. 1, regardless of the weather and road conditions, the SPD will respond to motor vehicle crashes in a similar manner as when it is in emergency status. Citizens involved in motor vehicle crashes are instructed to exchange information with other drivers involved and make a Citizen crash report as long as all involved vehicles are operable, there are no injuries present, and none of the involved drivers are alcohol or drug-impaired. The time saved will additionally allow the […]

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Recent Videos

  • Know Your Parks – Fall Fest

    Know Your Parks – Fall Fest

    It’s the season for pumpkin patches and corn mazes! Fall Fest at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park runs for six weekends in September and October. Come check out the corn cannon, cow train, hay rides and more.

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  • Know Your Parks – Turkey Trot 5K

    Know Your Parks – Turkey Trot 5K

    2014 year marks a milestone for one of the Park Board’s signature events. The 20th Annual Turkey Trot 5K returns to downtown Springfield on Thanksgiving Day, and we’ll learn more about how you can run or walk in this Thanksgiving tradition.

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  • Know Your Parks – Archery Program

    Know Your Parks – Archery Program

    The Park Board’s Archery program has a new home: the Archery Range at the Davis Property. We try our hand at shooting an arrow and talk about how you may get involved in this growing sport.

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  • Know Your Parks – Fall 2014

    Know Your Parks – Fall 2014

    The Fall 2014 episode of Know Your parks come from the Indoor Archery Range at the Davis Property, the new location for the Park Board’s Archery Program. We try our hand at shooting an arrow and talk about how you may get involved in this growing sport. 2014 year marks a milestone for one of the Park Board’s signature events. The 20th Annual Turkey Trot 5K returns to downtown Springfield on Thanksgiving Day, and we’ll learn more about how you […]

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  • Park Board Meeting – September 12, 2014

    Park Board Meeting – September 12, 2014

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Springfield‐Greene County Park Board will meet in regular session on Friday, September 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m., Park Board Administrative Offices, 1923 N. Weller, Springfield, Missouri. Roll Call Approval of Minutes August 8, 2014 Park Board Meeting August 8, 2014 Closed Park Board Meeting Invitation to Japanese Fall Festival 2014 City of Springfield’s Citizen Survey – Parks Results Committee Reports Director’s Report Chair’s Report Unfinished Business New Business Calendara. Park Board Meeting: Friday, October 10, 2014, […]

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  • Girls on Fire PSA

    Girls on Fire PSA

    On Saturday, October 18, the Springfield Fire Department will host “Girls on Fire”. This is a recruitment event aimed at encouraging women to explore firefighting as a career option. The event will be held at Springfield Regional Police/Fire Training Center 2620 W. Battlefield. Keynote speaker at 11 a.m. Guests can participate in a variety of hands-on activities to get a taste of what it’s like to be a firefighter, get interview and resume advice, and learn techniques to pass the […]

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  • Girls on Fire – Promo

    Girls on Fire – Promo

    On Saturday, October 18, the Springfield Fire Department will host “Girls on Fire”. This is a recruitment event aimed at encouraging women to explore firefighting as a career option. The event will be held at Springfield Regional Police/Fire Training Center 2620 W. Battlefield. Keynote speaker at 11 a.m. Guests can participate in a variety of hands-on activities to get a taste of what it’s like to be a firefighter, get interview and resume advice, and learn techniques to pass the […]

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  • City Council Meeting – September 8, 2014

    City Council Meeting – September 8, 2014

    Agenda City Council Meeting City Council Chambers Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville Council Meeting Agenda September 8, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. Link to Closed Captioning of the Meeting   Note: Sponsorship does not denote Council member approval or support.   Roll Call APPROVAL OF MINUTES. August 18, 2014 And August 26, 2014 Documents: 08-18-2014.PDF, 08-26-2014SPECIAL.PDF FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST DO SO AT THIS TIME. CEREMONIAL MATTERS. Council […]

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  • Planning & Zoning Meeting – September 4, 2014

    Planning & Zoning Meeting – September 4, 2014

    AGENDA SPRINGFIELD PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION City Council Chambers (830 Boonville) Date:  September 4, 2014 Time:  6:30 p.m. MEMBERS:     Matt Edwards (Chairman), Tom Baird IV (Vice-Chairman), Jim Hansen, Jason Ray, Phil Young, Shelby Lawhon, Gabrielle White, Melissa Cox, David Shuler. I.     ROLL CALL: II.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  July 31, 2014. III.   COMMUNICATIONS:  Review of City Council Meetings (August 4 and August 18, 2014) IV.   FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT ITEMS: (These consent cases will be approved by Commission unless a […]

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