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Mayor Sarno Accepts Commissioner Barbieri’s Retirement and Appoints Deputy Chief Cheryl Clapprood as Acting Police Commissioner

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “I have accepted Police Commissioner John Barbieri’s retirement today. I want to take the opportunity to commend Commissioner Barbieri on his 31 years of dedicated service and the many innovative programs that he has...

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Mayor Sarno Notified on Arbitration Overturning Police Officer Dismissal

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has been notified by Attorney Bill Mahoney, Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations, that an arbitration under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association has overturned the dismissal of Officer Anthony...

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Mayor Sarno Suspends Negotiations with Police Supervisors Union

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “In the name of and in respect to our taxpayers and our City’s continued fiscal stability, I have suspended negotiations with the Police Supervisors Union.”

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Police Supervisors

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “What’s wrong with this picture? The majority of Springfield Police Supervisors live outside of our Springfield. Their tax dollars do not go to our Springfield. But our tax dollars go to paying out lawsuits for their...

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Mayor Sarno: Police Supervisors Being Unreasonable to our Taxpayers on Contract Negotiations

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “My administration has been very supportive of our ‘men and women in blue’. We have put a very fair and reasonable contract offer on the table for both our Police Supervisors and our taxpayers. Unfortunately, due to...

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Mayor Sarno Sends Thank You Letter to New Owners of Valentine Mansion

February 14, 2019

Ms. Prewitt & Family,

Just in case you missed it. Proud photo shots and article that caught my eye - "great way to celebrate Valentine's Day and welcome to Springfield!" Thank you for your belief and investment in our Springfield....

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Nathan Bill’s Case

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “As soon as this was brought to my attention, I immediately ordered an outside independent Judge (retired Justice Bertha Josephson) and an outside independent Attorney (Atty. Tom Kokonowski) be brought in to work with...

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“Fabulous February” Winter Fun Activities Kicks off Next Monday

Springfield Department of Parks, Buildings & Recreation Management is having a party and everyone is invited.  On Monday, February 18, 2019, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Springfield Board of Park Commissioners invite you to kick off “Fabulous...

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Springfield Police Department Awards Contract to Consultant for Body Worn Cameras

Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri announced on Monday February 11th, Winbourne Consulting has been awarded the contract to oversee the implementation of body-worn cameras for the Springfield Police Department.  

Commissioner Barbieri...

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Mayor Sarno Directs Schematic Design for Birnie Avenue Overpass

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick, School Committee Member Maria Perez, Public Works Director Chris Cignoli and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan are pleased to announce...

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City of Springfield Advances Process to Plan for the Implementation of Adult Use Marijuana Law and Regulations

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced that the process to implement adult use marijuana laws in the City of Springfield will include a Request for Qualifications/Proposals and application, expected to be issued in early March. The City is inviting...

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Mayor Sarno Sends Letter to Massachusetts Democratic Party Chairman Gus Bickford

Chairman Bickford and Democratic Party Committee,

First of all, thank you for selecting Springfield for your/our Issues Convention. If I or my city team can be of any assistance to you for a successful event, please do not hesitate to contact me....

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on State Democratic Party Convention Decision to Come to Springfield – But Not Invite Him to Speak

“First of all, I am pleased that the Party selected Springfield and we will do everything in our power to aid in a successful convention. My endorsement for Governor Baker was based on the fact that he has worked very effectively with our Democratic...

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City, SRA Open New Conference Room at Union Station

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, and Armando Feliciano, Chair of the Springfield Redevelopment Authority (SRA), announce the opening of a Conference Center in Historic Union Station. This state-of-the-art room is available for rent to the public and is...

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Mayor Sarno Shares Springfield’s Progress on Going Green

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was  represented by Patrick J.  Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks Buildings and Recreation, speaking today at a press conference at the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission at 10:30 a.m. The Mayor has been requested to share...

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City of Springfield Awarded PARC Grant to Redevelop Emily Bill Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Park Commission Chairman Brian Santaniello, and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management are announcing the City has been awarded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Parkland...

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal, Parks Department Announce Major Grant for Ruth Elizabeth Park

Congressman Richard E. Neal, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Building and Recreation Management and the Springfield Park Commission announce major funding to renovate Ruth Elizabeth Park, located between...

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Last Day to File FY19 Overvalue Applications is this Friday

The City of Springfield Board of Assessors reminds residents that the final day to file Fiscal Year 2019 Overvalue Applications for Abatements on both real and personal property is this Friday, February 1, 2019. 

Residents who may choose to file an...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Executive Director of PBRM, Patrick Sullivan, Issue Ice Safety Warning to Stay Off of Lakes and Ponds

Due to the recent snow, the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management (PBRM) is issuing a warning that ice on Springfield lakes and ponds is not safe. The recent blanket of snow on our lakes and ponds and the unseasonably cold weather...

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City of Springfield Cold Weather Emergency Response Taskforce Meets

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno instructed his cold weather response team be convened by Commissioner Helen Caulton Harris to discuss the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) document for cold weather activation.  The taskforce held a meeting this morning. The...

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Expanded Tax Payment Lookups - now including Trash Fee, Motor Vehicle Excise, and property taxes back to 2004.

Real Estate property cards - parcel descriptions, photos and values

Public Records - find records available on the City of Springfield website, and learn how to request additional records

CDBG-Disaster Recovery - Get information on Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief funds (CDBG-DR)

Casino Information - Documents, news and information about the casino project. 

Public Meetings - Schedule, agendas and meeting notes for the City Council, Boards and Commissions

Single Stream Recycling Program - FAQ, Dos and Don'ts 

Important Information About Open Meetings

In the State of Massachusetts, M.G.L. Chapter 39, Section 23B states all governmental bodies must have meetings that are open to the public and readily available to anyone who wishes to attend.  The City of Springfield provides access to meetings online in a variety of ways. More info >>

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