NEXT WEEK'S CITY COUNCIL MEETS WEDNESDAY
The City Council will hold its first meeting in November on
Wednesday, November 7 at 5:30 p.m.
in the City Council Chambers. This date change is due to Tuesday's election.
2018 WARD MEETINGS
The 2018 Ward Meetings are underway. Residents are encouraged to come out and share their thoughts, ideas and concerns with Mayor Langfelder and City Alderpersons. City of Springfield department representatives will also be present at these meetings. Following are the remaining Ward meetings. Residents are invited to attend any Ward meeting they wish. If you are not sure which ward you live in, please check the
Ward 4 - Alderman Fulgenzi
Saturday, November 3 at 10:00 a.m.
Fulgenzi's Pizza & Pasta - 1168 E. Sangamon Avenue
Ward 8 - Alderman Theilen
Monday, November 5 at 5:30 p.m.
LRS - 2401 W. Monroe
Ward 2 - Alderman Senor
Thursday, November 8 at 5:30 p.m.
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church - 908 S. Martin Luther King Drive
Ward 1 - Alderman Redpath
Monday, November 12 at 5:30 p.m.
Elks Club #158 - 409 E. Lake Shore Drive
Joint Ward Meetings
Ward 5 - Alderman Proctor and Ward 6 - Alderwoman DiCenso
Wednesday, November 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Inn at 835 - 835 2
Ward 9 - Alderman Donelan and Ward 10 - Alderman Hanauer
Thursday, December 6 at 5:30 p.m.
St. John’s Lutheran Church - 2477 W. Washington
VOTE FOR SPRINGFIELD!
Springfield was selected to be in a national contest to receive the Levitt AMP [Your City] matching grant, which would bring
10 FREE CONCERTS
to the Y-block in 2019. To make this happen
WE NEED YOUR VOTE!
and register. Then vote for Springfield!
It only takes 1 minute to vote to bring free music to our community next summer. Voting ends November 20.
MAYOR’S VETERANS RECEPTION
Veterans and their families are invited to the Mayor’s Veterans Reception on Friday, November 9 hosted by the Veteran’s Advisory Council. The reception will take place from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post 809, 1800 E. Capitol Avenue. This gathering is to say thank you for your service to our country. Brief remarks will be given at 6:00 p.m. For more information call the Mayor’s Office at 217.789.2200.
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A SPRINGFIELD FIREFIGHTER?
The City of Springfield is actively recruiting new firefighters for the Springfield Fire Department.
Interested applicants are encouraged to
attend one of the four information
offered by the City of Springfield’s Office of Human Resources. Each of these sessions will take place in the City of Springfield Council Chambers located at 300 S. 7
Street on the 3
Floor. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to each session.
- Saturday, November 3 at 9:00 a.m.
- Wednesday, November 14 at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
- Thursday, November 29 at 5:30 p.m.
To sign-up for one of the orientations,
or call 217.789.2446 with the attendee’s name and the date and time of the session the individual plans to attend. For complete information including qualifications and the testing process, please visit
CHARITY HOCKEY GAME SATURDAY
The Springfield Police invite you to join them tomorrow, Saturday, November 3, for the 4
annual Troops & Cops for Kids Charity Hockey Game, at the Nelson Center - 1601 N. 5
Street. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and puck drops at 6:00 p.m. Cost is $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Kids 8 and under are free. Advance tickets sold at all Qik-n-EZ Springfield locations. Proceeds will benefit the Child Life Program at HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital.
2018 CITY ORNAMENT NOW AVAILABLE
St. Joseph’s Home, together with the City of Springfield and the Illinois Governor’s Mansion, unveiled the 2018 city ornament depicting the recently renovated Illinois Governor’s Mansion and the Illinois Bicentennial. It is the 26
ornament in the City of Springfield series celebrating hometown landmarks and events. This year’s ornament is the result of a partnership between St. Joseph’s Home and the Illinois Governor’s Mansion Association. Proceeds from the sale of the ornament will benefit both non-profit organizations. Ornaments will be available for purchase ($29) at St. Joseph’s Home and selected Springfield area businesses.