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Springfield Town Offices are CLOSED to the PUBLIC, Monday, November 16, 2020 and until further notice due to the many COVID19 cases in Baca County. Please continue to use the night drop to the north of the front door. If paying with cash, round up to the next dollar and we will post it to your account. We will continue to answer the phone if you need our assistance. Thank you.

Merry Christmas! Thursday December 24, 2020 offices are closed.

HAPPY NEW YEAR! May it be a great beginning!  Thursday December 31, 2020 offices are closed.

CDPHE said 1 in 49 Coloradoans is infected and contagious with COVID19 (Nov 24, 2020). Please, DON'T gather with people that don't live in your home. Wear a MASK. Keep 6 feet of distance between you and others if you must be outside. Protect your family and friends this Holiday Season. see CDPHE:  COVID Dial - COVID-19 Information

The Landfill Survey you received with your utility bill must be returned to Town Hall by December 15, 2020.

Shop Small Season - brought to you by: Baca County Economic Development, Capitol Theater, Community State Bank, Peoples Credit Union, SECO Small Business Development Center, Springfield Mainstreet Committee.

Resources

LEAP Energy Outreach Programs

Funding for Assisted Living and Senior Care

Guide To Paying For Senior Care in Colorado

Criminal Justice Degrees

Caring.Com

Springfield Schools

Google

Southeast Colorado Hospital District/ Medical Clinic

Southeast Colorado Enterprise Development

Small Business Development Center

Senior Guidance Assisted Living

Colorado Municipal League

Arkansas River Power Authority

COVID-19 news

TOWN HALL is closed to the public November 16,2020. Due to an increase in COVID-19 in Baca County.We are available by phone, and using the drop box at the front door. visit CDPHE: COVID-19 Information

Many people are struggling with economic hardships as a result of COVID-19. If you have been impacted by the pandemic and have fallen behind on the payment of your home energy bills, help is available to qualifying households. Please apply to the Colorado State LEAP Program or Energy Outreach Colorado's Bill Payment Assistance Program. Learn more at https://www.energyoutreach.org/programs or call 1-866-432-8435. We are here to help.

Local Emergency Ratification Resolution 20-09

Declaration of Local Emergency for the Town of Springfield

Utilities and COVID19 Emergency Resolution 20-10

 

Ordinances, Resolutions, Financial Statements, Budget, Municode

Ordinances
DATE 00/00/00 Ordinance Number Ordinance (attached here)
8/13/20 349 Recreational Vehicles
8/13/20 348 Golf Carts/ATV/UTV
8/13/20 347 Municipal Code
3/23/20 346 Emergency Meetings
7/11/19 345 Tiny Homes
7/11/19 344 Construction Trailer
9/13/18 343 Rezone Blk 9 Original Springfield
2/13/18 341 Publish ORD by Title Only
2/13/18 340 Occupational License Tax - Lodging
1/11/18 339 Recovery of Cost - Collection Fees
9/7/17 338 Mobile Home/Manufactured Home
Resolutions

 

DATE 00/00/00 Resolution Number Resolution (attached here)
6/11/20 20-15 Ordinance 330 scrivener's error
6/11/20 20-14 SB 217 Law Enforcement
6/11/20 20-13 Ratifying Emergency Ordinances
6/11/20 20-12 Elections Judges
5/28/20 20-11 CORA Requests
3/23/20 20-10 Utilities and COVID-19 Emergency Resolution 
3/23/20 20-09 Local Emergency Ratification Resolution
3/20/20   Declaration of Local Emergency for the Town of Springfield

 

MUNICODE

MUNICODE is a compilation of the Springfield Municipal Code. We are pleased to have this available to the public online for easy viewing. New ordinances will be added as they are adopted to keep the code current. click here MUNICODE

 

2018 Budget

2018 Town of Springfield Budget

2017 Financial Statement

Town of Springfield 2017 Audit

Permits

Building Permit, Conditional Use Permit, Variance Permit, Itinerant Merchant Permit (Business License), Burn Permit

Licenses

Itinerant Merchant License (business license)

Liquor License

CORA Request Form and Policies

CORA Request Form and Policies

 

Request to put Utilities under your name.

 

Latest News

Town Offices are CLOSED to the Public, Monday, November 16, 2020 and until further notice due to the many COVID19 cases in Baca County. Please continue to use the night drop to the north of the front door. If paying with cash, round up to the nearest dollar and we will post that amount to your account. Thank you for taking care of your neighbors. visit CDPHE: COVID Dial

The Landfill Survey you received with your utility bill must be returned to Town Hall by December 15, 2020.

Town Offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24, 2020. Merry Christmas!

Town Offices will be closed on Thursday, December 31, 2020. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

TIPS for Winter Vehicle Safety Kits! Pack your vehicle with 1) Flashlight, cell phone charger, extra batteries, and jumper cables 2) blankets, gloves, boots, first aid kit, signal whistle, nonperishable food/snacks and water 3) Ice scraper/snowbrush, a prperly inflated spare  tire, wheel wrench and jack, flares/warning triangle, kitty litter/sand for traction 4) If stranded, stay in your vehicle, call for help, and wait for assistance.

SHOP SMALL SEASON - Springfield and Baca County. November 28 - December 18, 2020  Minimum Purchase of $10 required. One purchase per day per person. Collect 3 tokens from participating businesses during the promotion and return them to Springfield City Hall for $20 in Baca Bucks that can be spent at local participating businesses (last day to use the coupons TBD).  see: Blackthorne Rose, Campo Cafe, Capitol Theatre, Everitt Moore, Katelyn's Flower Barn, Kirk's Kitchen, Longhorn Steakhouse, Main Street Bistro, NAPA-Springfield Auto Supply, Rustic Rose, The Crazy iguana, Trails End, WALSH - Miller Specialties & More.

The fall burn permit is active for November and December 2020. Residents must call the Baca County Sheriff's Office 719/523-6677. Burning is for the clearing of leaves, grass, weeds or other plant material during daytime hours. Fires MUST BE attended at all times. Please prevent fire hazards and extinguish the fire and EMBERS prior to sunset. NO BURNING on RED FLAG WARNING DAYS.

We are pleased to have The Springfield Municipal Code available at a link under the MUNICODE tab above. You can view the code from your home or wherever you have internet service. click here 

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MUNICIPAL COURT TIME CHANGE from 7:30 PM to 2:00 PM beginning in AUGUST!

August 4, 2020 Special Election Official Results: Marijuana Licensing Authority is Vote No: 491 and Vote Yes: 34

Donations are appreciated to "Baca County Fireworks Fund" and mail to PO Box 4, Springfield CO 81073

The Springfield Town Hall has recycling bins for paper, glass and aluminum. Cardboard can be taken to recycling by the Peoples Credit Union on Second Avenue.

 

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New Resident Contacts

Landlords - contact Town Hall  for assistance.

Water/Sewer/Electrical - Springfield Town Hall 719-523-4528

Gas Company/ Atmos Energy - 1-888-268-6700

Arkansas River Power Authority

Southeast Colorado Power Association

Trash Hauling - Plains Disposal 719-353-2114

                         Harmon Town and Country  719-529-0737

Dog License - required for all dogs, see the Springfield website page for information

Grocery Store: Baca Thriftway, 165 W 11th St, Springfield CO  81073  719-523-4222 

Dollar General Store, 27540 US Hwy 287, Springfield CO  81073  719/733-3449 

Springfield Clinic, SECHD, 900 Church St, Springfield CO  81073  719-523-6628

R & R Family Pharmacy, 909 Main St, Springfield CO   719-523-6201

Phone and Internet Services:

SECOM 719-384-8583

Century Link 1-800-201-4099

Viaero/Southeast Wireless, 681 Main St, Springfield CO 81073   719-523-6236 or 719/523-3127

Energy Assistance

Many people are struggling with economic hardships as a result of COVID-19. If you have been impacted by the pandemic and have fallen behind on the payment of your home energy bills, help is available to qualifying households. Please apply to the Colorado State LEAP Program or Energy Outreach Colorado's Bill Payment Assistance Program. Learn more at https://www.energyoutreach.org/programs or call 1-866-432-8435. We are here to help.

Cares Act Funding

The CARES ACT provides funding for Baca County Residents. The Baca County Public Health Agency has funding available to assist people with rent, mortgage and utility payments. This is a one-time use. To be eligible for benefits, you must be at or meet 200% of the federal poverty line as determined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget. Proof of income, identification and residency is required.

Call the Baca County Public Health Agency at 719/523-6621 and ask for Maria for information or for an appointment.