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Message from New City Manager

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.

Message from New City Manager2020-04-23T17:36:33-07:00

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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 [...]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information2020-05-11T12:45:39-07:00

Storm Drain Murals Brighten Up Downtown Springfield

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 [...]

Storm Drain Murals Brighten Up Downtown Springfield2020-03-10T11:24:11-07:00

Public Art in Springfield

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 [...]

Public Art in Springfield2018-12-11T08:51:23-08:00

Bicycle Friendly City

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 [...]

Bicycle Friendly City2018-12-11T09:00:44-08:00

Downtown Lighting

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 [...]

Downtown Lighting2018-12-11T08:32:29-08:00