City Council Meetings

The Springfield City Council will meet Monday, September 28, 2020 starting with a Work Session at 5:30 p.m.

Please note that the Council does not accept public comment at Work Session Meetings.


Due to COVID-19 Precautions you are encouraged to attend virtually if possible.   If you do need to attend in person, the doors at the South Entrance to City Hall will be open at 5:20 p.m.

The public may attend virtually, via phone or internet, by following the instructions below.

Attend from your computer, tablet or smartphone:
Meeting ID: 421-669-059
To dial in using your phone in Listen Only Mode:
Dial 1 (914) 614-3429 or Toll Free 1 (877) 568-4108

Meeting ID: 756-523-203
Oregon Relay/TTY: 711 or 800-735-1232

Council Digital Highlights

“Click here to view Council Digital Highlights - a brief video summarizing Council action for each regular meeting”

Meeting Minutes and Agenda information

City Council Agenda Packets (from March 5, 2007 to present) and Minutes (from January 1993 to present) are available and can be accessed using Online Public Documents. The use of Adobe Acrobat Reader X is recommended for viewing these documents.  Archived Agenda cover sheets can be viewed below by clicking on the appropriate month and date.

From the Online Public Documents page, click on the following folders:
* City Manager’s Office
* Public Information
* City Council
* Agendas (or Minutes)
* Year
* Date of Meeting

For questions, please contact AJ Ripka, City Recorder, at 541.726.3700.

The complete Agendas and Minutes are in Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF). Before viewing, please download the free Acrobat Reader.

The Springfield City Council meets regularly in both work sessions and regular meetings. These meetings are open to the public and in conformance with Chapter 192, Oregon Revised Statutes, Public Meetings. 

During work sessions, the Council receives information from staff and discusses topics of interest. The work sessions normally are held on the second and fourth Mondays of the month beginning at 5:30 p.m. and may also occur on the first and third Mondays of the month at 6 p.m. These meetings are generally held in the Jesse Maine Room, Springfield City Hall, 225 5th Street in Springfield. The community is invited to attend the work sessions, but public comment is not allowed. 

During their regular meetings, Council conducts the business of the City and makes policy decisions. The regular meetings are normally held on the first and third Mondays of the month, starting at 7 p.m., and are held in the Council Chambers, Springfield City Hall, 225 5th Street in Springfield. If that day falls on a legal holiday, the Council will meet on the next regular business day at the same time and location. During the regular meetings, residents may address the Council either during a Public Hearing on a specific subject, or under Business from the Audience on any subject of interest to the community member. Request to speak cards are available at both entrances of the Council Chambers and should be completed prior to the start of the meeting.  

If advised by the City Manager or when approved by the Mayor or three members of the Council, special meetings may be scheduled. 

Council normally takes a recess during the months of August and December of each year.