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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Blue Springs Adds 'Juneteenth' as Official Holiday, City Facilities Closed Monday June 20

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As part of the City of Blue Springs broader diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, Mayor Carson Ross has approved Juneteenth as an official paid holiday for City employees. Because Juneteenth falls on the weekend, City facilities will be closed to the p...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Blue Springs Whataburger Location Scheduled to Open May 9

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The much-anticipated opening of the Blue Springs Whataburger, 905 Missouri 7 Hwy, is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Monday, May 9. With the opening, the City and Whataburger anticipate more traffic than usual in the area and will have detours set up for those w...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

City Council Approves City Administrator, City Prosecutor Appointments

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The Blue Springs City Council unanimously confirmed the appointment of the City’s new City Administrator and City Prosecutor at the Monday, April 18, City Council meeting. 

After a lengthy and diligent nationwide search, Mayor Carson Ros...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Mayor Delivers 2021 State of the City Address

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Mayor Carson Ross delivered his 14th consecutive State of the City Address at the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon Thursday March 17 at Adams Pointe Conference Center. 

The theme of the 2021 State of the City Address is &ldquo...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

2021 Citizen’s Survey Results Presented to City Council

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The findings of the 2021 Blue Springs Citizen’s Satisfaction Survey, conducted in the fall of 2021, were presented to the Blue Springs City Council on March 7, 2022. 

The survey was conducted by ETC Institute, headquartered in Olathe, Ka...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Blue Springs Police Department Partners with Pawportunities for Animal Control Services

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The City of Blue Springs and the Blue Springs Police Department are partnering with a local animal rescue groupPawportunities, Inc., to provide Animal Control Services for the City. &nbs...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2021

City's Severe Weather Siren System Upgraded

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The Central Jackson County Emergency Management Agency (CJCEMA) has upgraded the storm siren system for the cities of Blue Springs, Grain Valley, Lake Tapawingo and unincorporated portions of Jackson County within the Central Jackson County Fire Protectio...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Blue Springs City Council Adopts $83.5M City Budget

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On Monday, September 20, the Blue Springs City Council voted to adopt the Fiscal Year 2021-22 annual budget of $83,531,171. The new budget will go into effect October 1, 2021.

The 2021-22 budget focuses on delivering and enhancing important City services, ...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

BLUE SPRINGS REJOINS HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM

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Blue Springs, Mo. – The City of Blue Springs has rejoined the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Solid Waste Management District (SWMD) Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program for the 2021 calendar year. As a participating member, Blue Springs resid...

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