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    Mayor Carson Ross Hosts Annual Christmas Lighting Tree Ceremony on Dec. 6

    Join Mayor Carson Ross and the City of Blue Springs as we kick off the holiday season with the 2022 Annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m. Read on...
  2. Mayor and City Council in hard hats with shovels breaking dirt at waterpark ground-breaking ceremony

    Blue Surf Bay Announced as Name for the New Blue Springs Waterpark

    Blue Springs Parks & Recreation announced "Blue Surf Bay" as the name and logo for its new waterpark yesterday at a groundbreaking ceremony. Blue Surf Bay is set to begin construction in mid-November next to the Blue Springs Fieldhouse. Read on...
  3. Reducing the use of fentanyl and opioid use among young people in Blue Springs

    One Life, One Community: Blue Springs Hosts Community Forum on Fentanyl Use Among Youth Dec. 15

    The Blue Springs Police Department is partnering with the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District and other community agencies on “One Life, One Community,” to reduce the prevalence of, fentanyl and opioid use among young people in Blue Springs. Read on...
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    City Council Election Filing for April 4, 2023, Election Begins Dec. 6

    The City of Blue Springs will hold its regular Municipal Election on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, to select three Councilmembers – one from each district. Starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, candidates may file to run for office in the City Clerk’s office . Read on...
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    S&P Affirms the City of Blue Springs’ AA Bond Rating

    Once again S&P Global Ratings recognized the City of Blue Springs and its staff’s strong financial management and budget planning. series 2022 special obligation bonds for the City’s aquatic facility. Read on...
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    Blue Springs Police, Eastern Jackson County agencies form joint Police Involved Investigations Team

    The Blue Springs Police Department announced a joint agency Police Involved Investigations Team with the Lee’s Summit Police Department, Grandview Police Department, and Independence Police Department. Read on...
  7. Rendering of the new Blue Springs Aquatics Center

    City to Break Ground for New Indoor/Outdoor Waterpark

    Blue Springs Parks and Recreation, along with the City of Blue Springs, is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Blue Springs waterpark at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3 on the field just to the west of the Fieldhouse at 425 N.E. Mock Ave. Read on...
  8. Crews repairing a water main in a yard. Three men working in a large hole with equipment.

    Water Main Repair Yard Restoration Commences

    The Blue Springs Public Works Department is beginning a City-wide yard restoration project for properties disrupted by water main repairs.
  9. Photo of Jason Norbury, man with brown hair, beard in grey suit jacket and blue shirt

    Norbury named next Economic Development Director

    City Administrator Mike Ekey announced this week that Jason Norbury will serve as the City’s next Economic Development Director. This critical leadership role will lead the City’s evolving efforts to attract and retain quality businesses in Blue Springs. Read on...
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    Blue Springs City Council Adopts $109.8M City Budget

    On Monday, Sept. 19, the Blue Springs City Council voted to adopt the Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget of $109,834,284. The new budget will go into effect on Oct. 1, 2022. Read on...
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    City Improves 15.19 Miles of Streets in 2022

    Blue Springs Public Works completed pavement improvements on more than 15 miles of streets this summer as part of the 2022 Street Improvement Program. Read on...
  12. Sarah Carnes, City Attorney a woman with glasses and dark hair

    Sarah E. Carnes Appointed Blue Springs City Attorney

    Mayor Carson Ross and City Council members on Tuesday unanimously appointed Sarah E. Carnes as Blue Springs’ next City Attorney. Read on...
  13. Police Chief Bob Muenz with CALEA reaccreditation certificate

    Blue Springs Police Department Awarded Re-Accreditation

    Police Chief Bob Muenz on Tuesday announced that the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) awarded the Blue Springs Police Department reaccreditation. Read on...
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