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Mayor Sarno Responds to City Council’s Edict to Become a Sanctuary City and Not Enforce Laws

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “First of all, like many others, I fully believe in and support legal immigration. Again, our city’s stance is based on the law and local, state and federal regulations and statutes on public...

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CRRC MA Hosts Supplier Diversity & Procurement Fair

Thursday, March 29, 2018

CRRC MA, the world’s largest railcar builder and partner of MassDOT’s Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), today, kicked-off a successful Supplier Diversity and Procurement Fair with over 40 Minority and Women...

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Mayor Sarno's Statement on National Vietnam Veteran’s Day

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “As we mark Vietnam Veteran’s Day and though unfortunately, you all were not properly welcomed home – today and every day we honor and respect you, all veterans and our Armed Forces for your...

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Mayor Sarno Orders Re-Inspection and Review of Stripping Tax Exempt Status of South Congregational Church

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Please see the email below from Mayor Sarno sent today to Building Commissioner Steve Desilets, Code Enforcement - Housing Director Deputy Dave Cotter, Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi, Health &  Human Services Commissioner Helen...

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Cease and Desist Issued to ‘Youthful Expressions’ at the Eastfield Mall

Monday, March 26, 2018

Upon request of the Mayor, Licensing Director Attorney Alesia Days has issued a cease and desist to ‘Youthful Expressions’ at the Eastfield Mall. Mayor Sarno requests an entertainment hearing be held for this establishment....

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Mayor Sarno Issues Update on 49 Belmont Ave.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Last Friday, March 23rd, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and the City of Springfield hosted a Recovery Resource Center at the South End Citizens Council, Inc. to bring together...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on South Congregational Church Defiance in Recruitment of a Sanctuary Family

Monday, March 26, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Well their recruitment efforts have paid off for them in defiance of the edict that we are not a sanctuary city. As stated prior in June 2017, our city’s code enforcement inspection and public...

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Forest Park Concert Series Accepting Applications for Musical Talent

Monday, March 26, 2018

Concerts will be at Forest Park on June 7, 14, 21 and 28

The Springfield Parks Department will again host a Forest Park Concert Series during the month of June.  The concerts are scheduled the first four Thursdays in June...

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FY 19 Budget Hearings - Police and Fire

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Police Commissioner John Barbieri and Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi and their budget teams present their budget requestst to Mayor Sarno, Chief Administrative and Financial Officer TJ Plante and Chief of Staff Denise Jordan....

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FY 19 Budget Hearings - Board of Assessors

Monday, March 19, 2018

Mayor Sarno’s Chief of Staff Denise Jordan and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer TJ Plante held the final FY 19 budget hearings with Chairman of the Board of Assessor’s Richie Allen and his staff, who presented their...

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FY 19 Budget Hearings – Planning and Centralized Dispatch, Followed by Health and Human Services, Veterans Services, Elder Affairs and Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption

 Tuesday, March 6, 2018

FY 19 budget hearings continue this morning. Mayor Sarno and CAFO TJ Plante hear from the Planning and Centralized Dispatch Departments on their needs for the coming year. Attendees included Chief Development Officer Kevin...

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Mayor Sarno and Congressman Neal Welcome Toireasa Ferris, Kerry County Councilor for Tralee, Ireland

Friday, March 16, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and William Tranghese, Chief of Staff to Congressman Richard E. Neal, along with Springfield Parks, Buildings and Recreation Executive Director Patrick Sullivan, and Caroline Murray, Associate Professor...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on the Relief Efforts of the Belmont Ave. Fire

Monday, March 19, 2018

Mayor Sarno states, “I am heartened, but not surprised by the outpouring of support that continues to come in the aftermath of the tragic fire at 49 Belmont Ave. – we’ve always been a very caring city. Special thanks goes out...

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Springfield City Hall Closed Tuesday, March 13, 2018/Trash and Recycling Services Also Cancelled

Monday, March 12, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Due to another nor’easter, timing of the storm, a now increased snowfall total and upon recommendation of emergency preparedness officials, Springfield City Hall will be closed tomorrow,...

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FY19 Budget Hearings - Parks & Facilities

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Mayor Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer TJ Plante held today’s budget hearing with the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management. Executive Director Pat Sullivan, Assistant Director Paula...

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Winter Storm Quinn: Trash/Recycling Collection

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Due to the impending snowstorm, please be advised that Trash and Recycling Services scheduled for Thursday, March 8, 2018 have been cancelled. Trash and Recycling service scheduled for Thursday will be picked up on...

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Springfield City Hall Closing at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Due to the weather and upon recommendation of emergency preparedness officials, Springfield City Hall will close at 2:00 p.m. today. This pertains to all non-emergency employees. All city...

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Winter Storm Quinn: Parking Ban and Trash/Recycling Collection

Tuesday, March 7, 2018

Due to the impending weather, the City of Springfield will be enforcing a citywide parking ban as of 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 until further notice.  The parking ban regulations are as follows:

No parking on the...

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FY19 Budget Hearings – Internal Audit, Mayor’s Office, Elections, Law, City Council, City Clerk

Monday, March 5, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno held the second round of FY19 budget hearings this afternoon with Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante at City Hall. The Departments of Internal Audit, Mayor’s Office, Board of...

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FY19 Budget Hearings – Finance, 311, Comptroller, Capital Asset, Treasurer/Collector, Human Resources/Labor Relations, Procurement, Information Technology

Monday, March 5, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno the first round of FY19 budget hearings this morning with Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante at City Hall. The Departments of Finance, 311, Comptroller, Capital Asset and...

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