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    Blue Surf Bay Announced as Name for the New Blue Springs Waterpark

    Blue Springs Parks & Recreation announced "Blue Surf Bay" as the name and logo for its new waterpark yesterday at a groundbreaking ceremony. Blue Surf Bay is set to begin construction in mid-November next to the Blue Springs Fieldhouse. Read on...
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    Mayor Carson Ross Elected as Chair of the Mid-America Regional Council Board of Directors

    The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Board of Directors has elected new leadership. Carson Ross, Mayor of Blue Springs, Missouri, was elected chair at the Jan. 24 Board meeting. Read on...
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    City Implements Changes to Planning Commission Meeting Dates, Development Review Timeline

    Starting March 14 the City of Blue Springs Planning Commission will meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. The meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. at the Howard L. Brown Public Safety Building, 1100 SW Smith Street, in the Council Chambers. Read on...
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    Blue Springs Announces New Public Works Director Kati Horner

    City Administrator Mike Ekey announced today that Kati Horner will serve as the City’s new Director of Public Works. As Director, Horner will lead a team of 60 public works engineers and maintenance professionals and oversee a $16 million annual budget. Read on...
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    S&P Affirms the City of Blue Springs’ AA Bond Rating

    Once again S&P Global Ratings recognized the City of Blue Springs and its staff’s strong financial management and budget planning. series 2022 special obligation bonds for the City’s aquatic facility. Read on...
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    Blue Springs Police, Eastern Jackson County agencies form joint Police Involved Investigations Team

    The Blue Springs Police Department announced a joint agency Police Involved Investigations Team with the Lee’s Summit Police Department, Grandview Police Department, and Independence Police Department. Read on...
  7. Rendering of the new Blue Springs Aquatics Center

    City to Break Ground for New Indoor/Outdoor Waterpark

    Blue Springs Parks and Recreation, along with the City of Blue Springs, is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Blue Springs waterpark at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3 on the field just to the west of the Fieldhouse at 425 N.E. Mock Ave. Read on...
  8. Crews repairing a water main in a yard. Three men working in a large hole with equipment.

    Water Main Repair Yard Restoration Commences

    The Blue Springs Public Works Department is beginning a City-wide yard restoration project for properties disrupted by water main repairs.
  9. Photo of Jason Norbury, man with brown hair, beard in grey suit jacket and blue shirt

    Norbury named next Economic Development Director

    City Administrator Mike Ekey announced this week that Jason Norbury will serve as the City’s next Economic Development Director. This critical leadership role will lead the City’s evolving efforts to attract and retain quality businesses in Blue Springs. Read on...
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    Blue Springs City Council Adopts $109.8M City Budget

    On Monday, Sept. 19, the Blue Springs City Council voted to adopt the Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget of $109,834,284. The new budget will go into effect on Oct. 1, 2022. Read on...
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