The City has published its Street Repair Bond Measure 2019 Annual Report describing the first year’s activities and results.
The 2020 Springfield Elections Information is posted and available from the City of Springfield website and can be viewed at https://bit.ly/2020SpfldVotersInformation.
We are VERY excited to welcome Springfield’s new City Manager Nancy Newton! Please read Newton’s message to the community and join us in welcoming her back to Oregon! https://bit.ly/NewCityManagerMessage. You can also sign up to directly receive future newsletters where you'll hear from the City Manager about our efforts. Sign up at https://bit.ly/SpringfieldConnectionSignUp.
The City of Springfield is a committed to your health and well-being. We’re working collaboratively with local and state public health officials to help raise awareness and limit the spread of illness. Our Springfield Alerts page will be updated to reflect current information about changes or impacts at the City. You will also find links [...]
The City of Springfield's 32nd Annual Spring Clean Up has been postponed to fall 2020 with the new date to be selected.
Storm Drain Murals Brighten Up Downtown Springfield Downtown Springfield is home to sixteen unique storm drain murals, painted since 2015. Most recently five new murals were installed August 23 and 24, 2019 at the Booth-Kelly trailhead of the Mill Race path. Local artists create designs with a visual message about keeping our waterways clean, and [...]
Do you know what an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is? It’s a fancy name for a house on a piece of land that also has a main, larger house. An ADU is a great way to live close to older family members, so they may age in an independent home near loved ones. ADUs can [...]
Walking through Downtown Springfield, you’ll notice it has become a lot more colorful in the last five years. It’s due in part to the City Manager’s Office Community Art Program which spearheaded a 5-year public art plan that includes notable downtown pieces like The Official Simpsons Mural (a two-time winner of the Certificate of Excellence [...]
Did you know Springfield is a Bicycle Friendly Community? We sure are. The League of American Bicyclists recognized the Springfield community for its improvements and support of bicycle transportation. Springfield City Hall was also recognized by Travel Oregon as a Bike Friendly Business. Springfield’s road and path system, including the Mill Race Path and Thurston [...]
Lined throughout Downtown Springfield are about 100 street lights that harken back to a time gone by. While they have a retro feel, they’re actually using advanced technologies. We purchased the decorative light fixtures from the City of San Diego for $85 each then renovated them for LED lighting. The LED light source allows for lower [...]