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Jackson County announces Phase 1 of Recovery Plan Jackson County announces Phase 1 of Recovery Plan
Jackson County, Missouri has announced Phase 1 of its Recovery Plan to begin opening businesses in Eastern Jackson County on May 11. The City of Blue Springs falls under the jurisdiction of Jackson County during the Stay-At-Home Order for the COVID-19 crisis.
All City Facilities Will Close to Public Effective March 17 All City Facilities Will Close to Public Effective March 17
Effective Tuesday, March 17, all city facilities including City Hall and the Public Safety Building will be closed to the public until April 6. This is a precaution to protect our residents and employees and in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control recommendations to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
City of Blue Springs closes Fieldhouse in effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 City of Blue Springs closes Fieldhouse in effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19
In an effort to continue to protect our residents and staff and reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), City of Blue Springs officials have made the decision to close the Fieldhouse effective Monday March 16 and temporarily discontinue all recreation programs.
City urges residents to take heightened health precautions on COVID-19 City urges residents to take heightened health precautions on COVID-19
The City of Blue Springs is urging residents to be on a heightened level of awareness when gathering in public places in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and other germs.
Blue Springs City Council adopts changes to City’s Sign Code Blue Springs City Council adopts changes to City’s Sign Code
The Blue Springs City Council recently adopted a new sign code with numerous changes. Over the last year, a Sign Code Task Force made up of business and community members, met to review the City’s Code of Ordinances regarding signage in the City of Blue Springs.
City Offices Closed February 17 for Presidents’ Day City Offices Closed February 17 for Presidents’ Day
City of Blue Springs, Mo., offices, Municipal Court and Vesper Hall will be closed in observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday, February 17. The Blue Springs Fieldhouse will operate normal business hours, 5 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Blue Springs City Council adopts changes to City’s Sign Code Blue Springs City Council adopts changes to City’s Sign Code
On February 3, 2020, the Blue Springs City Council adopted a new sign code with numerous changes. Over the last year, a Sign Code Task Force made up of business and community members, met to review the City’s Code of Ordinances regarding signage in the City of Blue Springs. The task force was charged with updating the sign code to balance the current interests of businesses and residents of Blue Springs and to align the code with recent changes to sign law due to state and federal court decisions.
Candidate filing closes for April 7 Blue Springs City Council/Mayoral Election Candidate filing closes for April 7 Blue Springs City Council/Mayoral Election
Candidate filing has closed for the April 7 City of Blue Springs Municipal Election. The election will be for the Mayoral seat – 4-year term and for District 1 City Council, District 2 City Council and District 3 City Council – 3-year terms.
City Offices Closed Monday, January 20 in Observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day City Offices Closed Monday, January 20 in Observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
City of Blue Springs, Mo. offices, Municipal Court and Vesper Hall will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Blue Springs Fieldhouse will be open during their regular hours of operation from 5 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.