It’s a call that was made across the country in 2020 protests: Communities need policing that is responsive to the needs of people.
For many with home-based businesses, it’s a no-brainer: Working out of the home is economical and convenient. For some on Springfield City Council, it’s a slippery slope toward changing the character of residential neighborhoods.
A Texas company is looking to build a mammoth gas station in northeast Springfield at the intersection of Interstate 44 and Mulroy Road, across the interstate to the north from TLG Peterbilt’s local operation.
Springfield’s historic city flag will be lowered and its new design raised on March 1, following City Council action on Jan. 10.
Updates set for Glenstone and Kansas Expressway.
Developer would have cleaned up blighted annexation.
Council also mulls change to SPD crash response policy.
Ordinance sponsored by Councilperson Craig Hosmer would require police to respond to all motor vehicle accidents.
Historically low interest rates lead to big savings on Springfield government’s callable bonds.
American Rescue Plan Act funds could soon be used to provide retention pay for all full-time employees of Springfield’s police, fire and health departments.
A backwards process makes one councilperson reluctant to accept it.
Revolving loan for environmental cleanup due for updates to its terms.
Biz leader says development can be public safety catalyst.
An uptick in online buying necessitates an expansion to the Springfield airport’s cargo ramp.
City Utilities of Springfield presents annual budget.
Facility will supplement Parks Department offerings.
Council considers purchase of south-side sports facility.
Foundations and donor-advised funds are tools to meet charitable goals.