Dan Smith

Claire Kidwell / KSMU

Intersection and roadway improvements in south Springfield are among the first projects the city will tackle with funds from recently renewed sales taxes.

More than 85 percent of Springfield voters said yes Tuesday to the continuation of the city’s ¼-cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax and the 1/8-cent Transportation Sales Tax.

City of Springfield

Greene County Highway Administrator Dan Smith will take over as Public Works director for the City of Springfield on Dec. 1.

The city announced Smith’s hire on Monday. He was among three finalists for the position to replace former director Phil Broyles, who passed away earlier this year. Kirk Juranas and Jonathan Gano have served as interim co-directors of the department.

Springfield Names Public Works Director Finalists

Oct 15, 2014
City of Springfield

The three finalists for Springfield’s new Public Works director will meet with the public tonight inside the Busch Municipal Building.

The city has conducted a nationwide search to replace former director Phil Broyles, who passed away earlier this year.