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Proclamation honoring the 60th anniversary of Howell’s Western Cafe.

Howell’s Western Café Day May 18, 2022 WHEREAS, the great story of Howell’s Western Café began on May 18, 1962, in Springtown, when the restaurant was founded by Dorothy Howell and her husband, Claude, and; WHEREAS, Howell’s Western Café has become intertwined with the identity of Springtown, and; WHEREAS, Howell’s Western Café has remained a …

May 15, 2022 as Peace Officer Memorial Day and May 15-21, 2022 as National Police Week

On May 12, 2022, Mayor Greg Hood proclaimed Sunday, May 15, 2022 Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week of May 15-21, 2022 as National Police Week in the City of Springtown. Accepting the proclamation on behalf of all of our officers were Lt. Jason Cobb and Sgt. Katy Wacasey. —- WHEREAS: in 1962, by …

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Proclamation Sexual Assault Awareness Month WHEREAS, Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a time to draw attention to the prevalence of the widespread devastating abuse of power- one that affects people of every age, race, sex, gender identity, national origin, socioeconomic background, and religion; and WHEREAS, rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment are harmful within our community with one …

City of Springtown accepting applications for its Planning and Zoning Commission

The City of Springtown is accepting applications for its Planning and Zoning Commission.   Commissioners are appointed to two-year terms by the City Council. The Commission consists of the chairperson, five commissioners and two alternates.   The Planning and Zoning Commission is responsible for holding public hearings on all zoning ordinance amendments and property zoning …

Order Free At-Home Tests

The federal government has now released free COVID-19 tests, one day earlier than expected. You can access the order form at: COVID Home Tests | USPS.   Do I need to pay for anything? No. You will not need to enter your credit card information or pay for any shipping costs.   What if I …

Optimist Road Closure — August 27, 2021

Weather permitting, Optimist Road west of FM 51 and the intersection of FM 51 and Optimist Road will be closed for intersection paving beginning Friday, Aug. 27 for approximately 3 weeks. Traffic will use First Street during this closure.

Cres Salazar named Chief of Police

Today, Friday, February 12, 2021, City Administrator David Miller announced that Cres Salazar, who has been serving as Springtown Police Department’s Interim Chief of Police since October 1, 2020 following the resignation of Tony Motley, would be named the agency’s next police chief. Chief Salazar brings more than 20 years of law enforcement experience to …