Letter from City Administrator Cathy Stepp

Thank you for signing up for our monthly newsletter! I wanted to start the year off strong by creating yet another way to connect with you, our residents and community members. This newsletter is a great way to stay up to date on the many positive things we have going on at Branson City Hall. We value your involvement and feedback and want to make it as easy as possible for you to engage with your local government and to make your voice heard.

Besides this newsletter, I want to encourage you to take a few minutes to check out our website, WWW.BRANSONMO.GOV. It has a plethora of great information about your local government and has many ways to connect with us as well. This includes a “Feedback & Questions” section where you can report things like potholes, trash in the streets, or even a streetlight that has gone out. You can even report a code violation to the Police Department or report any water or sewer issues from this section as well.

However you find us, I want you to know we are here to serve you and want to hear from you. Feel free to reach out anytime.

Happy New Year!

Administrator Cathy Stepp

City of Branson

Click here for a list of all City of Branson Boards and Committees, a description of each, and when they meet.

City of Branson Boards & Committees

Introducing our new Planning & Development


The City of Branson (municipal government) wants to be as business-friendly as possible, so we are focusing on reducing barriers and headaches for contractors and business owners.If you are trying to build, expand, and GROW, (commercial OR residential) make sure to keep Cody's contact information! He will help you out!

More on our Customer Service Liaison here!

We are prepared for winter weather, are you?

The City monitors all incoming weather. At the sign of any freezing precipitation, our team will immediately begin pretreating the roads. Every city-owned street will get treated and/or cleared!

Click the picture or information bar below for more information on our winter weather road crew and what materials they use.

More information here!

City rolls out new Winter Weather Road Conditions Map for main arterial roads

Click here to read more!

During winter weather events, the City will update the application to inform the public about the progress the Public Works Department has made in clearing or treating the major snow routes that it maintains. 

Roads will be color coded to indicate if the roads are either closed, covered, partly covered, mostly clear or clear. You can find the map by clicking on the blue bar titled “City of Branson Winter Weather Road Conditions Map” on the City’s website.

Congrats to our December 2022 Employees of the Month!

Congrats to our 2022 Employees of the YEAR!

Branson Police Officer Abraham Jones and Branson Fire Chief Randy Fogle

The employees of the year are chosen by a committee from all the past year’s employees of the month for going above and beyond and for exemplifying the City of Branson values.

We are now hiring for several open positions!

Click below to see all open positions, why Branson is a great place to work, and how to apply.

City of Branson Job Postings

Want to know what big projects the City has in the works? Click below for descriptions and updates on:


City of Branson Projects


Welcome Chief Schmitt and new Police employees!

On Monday, December 19, 2022 the Branson Police Department held a Badge Pinning Ceremony celebrating four new officers, a new dispatcher, and two promotions at BPD, including Chief Schmitt

A special welcome to new officers Austin Simmons, Johnathan Sigmin, Jordan Harder and Will Huber as well as new dispatcher, Taeler Martin. Assistant Chief Schmitt was promoted to Police Chief and Officer Greg Yartz was promoted to Police Sgt. Officers Huber, Sigmin, and Simmons just graduated from Drury University 's law enforcement academy and are ready to transition from Trainees to Police Officers in their Field Training program.

Beware of Porch Pirates!

'Tis the Season'...for porch pirates, those people you keep seeing doorbell videos of that steal your packages off your porch! 

The Branson Police Department strongly encourages you to report any package or mail theft to the carrier and to the local law enforcement agency as soon as you realize it was stolen. The sooner we get the information, the sooner we can look into it to try to stop porch pirates from additional thefts and can increase patrol in your neighborhood to minimize the issues.

Report a Crime online here!


Check those fire sprinkler systems!

The Branson Fire Department would like to remind all Branson area businesses to prepare now for the expected drop in temperatures to reduce the chance of major fire sprinkler damage and malfunction. This is a big problem it sees every winter.

More information on fire sprinklers, here!

Holiday Fire Safety Tips!

Don't let your holiday fun turn into a holiday fire! Remember these important holiday safety tips over the next few weeks.

Follow us on Facebook for more holiday safety tips!


New Year, New You!

Start 2023 with a membership to the Branson RecPlex or the CoxHealth Fitness Center, located inside the Branson RecPlex.

Free weights, classes, personal training, cardio equipment, and more will help you meet your personal health goals!

Click here for more information!

Excuse our mess!

Due to flooding caused by a frozen water line, the Branson RecPlex gymnasiums and community rooms will be closed until further notice. All practices and facility rentals will be notified with cancellation information.

The CoxHealth Fitness Center and the RecPlex walking track will remain open.

Watch our Facebook page for updates

Looking Forward

Mother-Son Event at Fritz's Adventure

Date: Saturday, February 4, 2023

Ages: 5 and older

Time: TBA

Cost: $15 per person

Location: Fritz's Adventure Branson

Register Here

City Contact Numbers

City Hall: (417) 334-3345

Parks & Rec: (417) 335-2368

Police: (417) 334-3300

Public Works/Engineering: (417) 337-8559

Utilities: (417) 243-2731


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