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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Branson Mayor Hosts Free “Meet the Chiefs” Event to Launch Community’s 1st Annual ‘Na

Branson Mayor Hosts Free “Meet the Chiefs” Event to Launch Community’s 1st Annual ‘National Night Out’ Celebration Tuesday Oct 4, 4PM at RecPlex http://www.bransonmo.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6118

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

“Responsible Alcohol Selling” Class Hosted by City of Branson

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Next 'Responsible Alcohol Selling' Class Required of all Branson businesses selling or serving alcohol - October 6, 9:30AM at Branson City Hall http://www.bransonmo.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6117

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

City of Branson Partners with Master Naturalists to Bring Back Monarch Butterflies

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Monarch butterfly populations have declined by 90% in the past two decades, and what used to be an annual migration of millions of butterflies through Branson has dwindled to nearly nothing in 2016. To promote awareness of this issue and provide the a nat...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Branson Multifamily Community 1st in SW MO, 3rd in State to Earn EPA ENERGY STAR® Certification

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The multifamily community known as Turtle Creek Apartments in Branson, Missouri is the first of its kind to earn the prestigious ENERGY STAR certification in Southwest Missouri, and only the third in the state of Missouri. The EPA ENERGY STAR certificatio...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Branson Hwy 76 Construction Update for Monday 9/19

On Tuesday, September 20, the City of Branson will begin setting up barricades in the eastbound lane of Highway 76 in front of Ozarkland, continuing east to 'Shoot for the Stars' Mini-Golf between Francis and Ellen Streets.

All eastbound traffic will ...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Branson Performer Kirsten Hart Fills City of Branson Ward II Board Vacancy

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Branson Performer Kirsten Hart Fills City of Branson Ward II Board Vacancy

On Tuesday September 13, the vacant City of Branson Ward II Board position was filled by Mrs. Kirsten Hart. After a 4-1 vote by the sitting Board of Aldermen, Hart was sworn in...Read on...

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

76 Renovation Project Update for Friday, Sept 16

Weather permitting, the City is expected to complete the waterline replacement and burying of utility conduits on Friday, September 16 across from Presleys’ Theater at 2920 Highway 76.

Starting next week, construction will begin in front of the Waffle...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Brookwood Inn Receives City of Branson’s September Beautification Award

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The City of Branson Tree Board is proud to present the September Beautification Award to Brookwood Inn, one of five of Skoglund Properties in Branson. http://www.bransonmo.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6088

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Posted on: September 13, 2016

City of Branson Names New Chief of Police, Branson Police Department

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After nationwide search by the Missouri Police Chiefs Association offers up four finalists, City of Branson names Stanley Dobbins as the new Chief of Branson of the Branson Police Department.

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

NEW!! Draft of Revised Zoning Code & Temporary Sign Code for Branson!

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The City of Branson has been working over the past year to produce an updated version of zoning and temporary sign code that is more user-friendly and better meets the needs of both residents and developers.

Together with the input of nearly 200 commun...Read on...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

MEDIA ALERT: Branson Fire Dept reports natural gas leak at Gretna Rd has been secured

Branson Fire Chief Ted Martin reports that the natural gas leak at Gretna Road has been secured. Firefighters currently walking buildings to confirm no gas build up. Gretna Road has reopened between Wildwood and Rosalee.

Posted on: August 30, 2016

Taney County Coroner Autopsy Results Indicate Wayne Gilley Death Caused by Homicide

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Taney County Coroner Autopsy Results Indicate Wayne Gilley Death Caused by Homicide

Branson, MO – Taney County Coroner Kevin Tweedy released the results of the autopsy performed on Wayne Gilley this morning, August 30, revealing the dea...Read on...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Investigation of Suspicious Death in Branson Continues, Awaiting Coroner’s Report

Investigation of Suspicious Death in Branson Continues, Awaiting Coroner’s Report. https://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/6054

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

City Clerk Announces Vacancy on City of Branson Board of Aldermen, Seeking Applicants

The City Clerk announces the City of Branson Board of Aldermen vacancy for Ward II, term expiring April 2017. Application deadline is September 6, 2016 at 4:30PM. http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/6015

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Posted on: August 20, 2016

Branson Ward II Alderman Patrick Parnell Announces Retirement Leaving Vacancy on Board

City of Branson Ward II Alderman Patrick Parnell Announces Retirement Leaving Vacancy on Board of Aldermen

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Actions Taken by Branson Board of Aldermen at August 23, 2016 Meeting

Actions of the Branson Board of Aldermen, August 23, 2016 - http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/6043

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

City of Branson Responds to Families Impacted by the Closing of Historic Branson Lodge

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City of Branson Responds to Families Impacted by the Closing of Historic Branson Lodge

Branson, MO – The City of Branson is on site to assist families affected by the pending closing of Historic Branson Lodge at 2456 S State Hwy 165 in Branson. City of...Read on...

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

93% Liquor Compliance Results Shows Continued Improvement in Branson

City of Branson recently conducted random liquor compliance checks at businesses holding liquor licenses. 93% of 75 businesses were in compliance, only 5 failed vs 89% compliance in 2015. http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5987

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

8th Annual Branson Fire & Rescue Auxiliary Charity Fishing Tournament on Saturday August 20, 8AM-2PM

8th Annual Branson Fire & Rescue Auxiliary Charity Fishing Tournament on Saturday August 20, 8AM-2PM at Lilleys' Landing in Branson! $75 Entry Fee for each 2-person team.

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Congrats to The Rose House for receiving the City of Branson August Beautification Award!

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Congrats to The Rose House for receiving the City of Branson August Beautification Award! http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5986

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Actions Taken by Branson Board of Aldermen At August 9, 2016 Meeting

MEDIA RELEASE: Actions Taken by Branson Board of Aldermen
At August 9, 2016 Meeting; PLUS James Cartright of Branson Parks & Recreation named City of Branson Employee of the Month

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Posted on: August 4, 2016

Pointe Royale Golf Village Pond Water Meets Expectations Following Sewer Line Break at On-Site Lift

Pointe Royale Golf Village Pond Water Meets Expectations Following Sewer Line Break at On-Site Lift Station
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Posted on: August 4, 2016

Utility Crews on Scene to Mitigate Sewer Line Impact to Small Ponds at Pointe Royale Golf Village

Utility Crews on Scene to Mitigate Sewer Line Impact to Small Ponds at Pointe Royale Golf Village
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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Branson Fire Department Receives Prestigious “Edward M. Vineyard” Award from Fire Marshals Assoc.

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Branson Fire Department Receives Prestigious “Edward M. Vineyard” Award from Fire Marshals Association of Missouri. http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5946

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

August "Responsible Alcohol Selling” Class Hosted by City of Branson

The next “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class scheduled for Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 9:30AM, required of all businesses selling liquor in the city of Branson for restaurant managers, servers, cashiers and bartenders.
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Posted on: July 26, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE: Fire At Brick House Hotel Early Tuesday Morning Determined Accidental

At 6:56AM, Branson Fire Department responded to Brick House Hotel on Shepherd of the Hills Expressway where an active fire was discovered in a commercial dryer in the hotel laundry room. https://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5929

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

UPDATED: Actions Taken by Board of Aldermen at July 12, 2016 Meeting

Resolution of horse-drawn carriage long route plus renewal of fitness center at Branson RecPlex and plan of finance for Highway 76 Renovation and more... http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5892

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Posted on: July 8, 2016

TRAFFIC UPDATE: All traffic delays have been cleared between Hwy 248/65 & Branson Landing Blvd

TRAFFIC UPDATE: All traffic delays have been cleared between Hwy 248/65 & Branson Landing Blvd, and roads are now passable

Posted on: July 8, 2016

NOTICE: Traffic being rerouted at Hwy 65 & 248 due to blockage extending to Branson Landing Blvd

NOTICE: The City of Branson wishes to notify travelers that traffic is being rerouted to Hwy 65 at 248 due to a doublewide being stuck on 248 extending to Branson Landing Blvd. We are on scene diverting traffic, and MoDOT is rerouting traffic to 65 Hwy. P...Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2016

UPDATE: Branson Landing 9th Annual Liberty Light Up Festival Changes

Branson Landing’s 9th Annual Liberty Light Up Event Update as of 4:40 PM…EVENT SCHEDULE CHANGE:
Tonight’s Resurrection - A Journey Tribute Concert will still begin at 8 PM, but due to a late evening forecast of rain, we will be moving the Fireworks UP t...Read on...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

As of noon today, water line repair is complete on Hwy 376 near Steak 'N Shake in Branson

As of noon today, water line repair is complete on Hwy 376 near Steak 'N Shake in Branson and water service restored to the area.

Posted on: July 1, 2016

MEDIA UPDATE: Fire Destroys Home Under Renovation Overnight in Branson’s Pointe Royale Subdivision

MEDIA UPDATE: Fire Destroys Home Under Renovation Overnight in Branson’s Pointe Royale Subdivision

Branson, MO – The Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in Pointe Royale last night at 11:02 pm. A neighbor called Pointe Royale se...More info >>

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Water Line Break at Highway 376 Near Steak ‘N Shake in Branson, Estimated Repair Time 4-6 hours

Water Line Break at Highway 376 Near Steak ‘N Shake in Branson

Branson, MO – The City of Branson reports a break in a major water line that occurred over night near the entrance of Celebration City on Highway 376, directly across from Steak ‘N Shake. ...More info >>

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

NEWS RELEASE: Action Taken by Branson Board of Aldermen At June 28, 2016 Meeting

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Actions of Branson Board of Aldermen @ June 28, 2016 meeting; "Employee of the Month” Award to Sergeant Jennifer Bunting & Officer Michael Sheehan for Excellence, Teamwork & Integrity while in the line of duty; Econ Dev Annual Report; Successful '15 Audit

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE: FIREFIGHTERS PROMOTE FIREWORKS SAFETY AND ANNOUNCE LOCAL JULY 4TH CELEBRATION FIREWO

CITY OF BRANSON FIREFIGHTERS PROMOTE FIREWORKS SAFETY AND ANNOUNCE LOCAL JULY 4TH FIREWORKS DISPLAYS: http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5853

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE: City Of Branson Utilities Department Reports No Water Quality Violations in 2015

City Of Branson Utilities Department Reports No Water Quality Violations in 2015. 2015 Water Quality Annual Report is now available online at: http://www.bransonmo.gov/406/Water-Quality

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

MEDIA ALERT: STABBING AT FALL CREEK RESORT IN BRANSON, FRIDAY MORNING

Branson Police were dispatched this morning to Fall Creek Resort in response to reports of a stabbing. Upon arrival, a male victim was found with several stab wounds and transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries. A male suspect was located on sc...Read on...

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Posted on: June 19, 2016

REMINDER! Join the Discussion on Phase III of the Historic Downtown Streetscape Project on Tuesday!

You Are Invited! Join the City of Branson, Great River Engineering, downtown businesses and other community stakeholders to an open discussion about the options, recommendations and plans for Phase III of the Historic Downtown Streetscape construction pro...Read on...

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Posted on: June 16, 2016

NEWS RELEASE: Action Taken by Branson Board of Aldermen At June 14, 2016 Meeting

Action Taken by Branson Board of Aldermen At June 14, 2016 Meeting

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Posted on: May 26, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE: "Responsible Alcohol Selling” Class Hosted by City of Branson

The City of Branson will host a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class Thurs. June 2 for restaurant managers, servers, cashiers and bartenders. Businesses selling liquor or obtaining a liquor license are required to participate in this training.

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Posted on: May 25, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE: 76 CID VICTORY WITH APPROVAL OF 1% SALES TAX TO SUPPORT 76 REVITALIZATION

76 ENTERTAINMENT CID PROPERTY OWNERS VOTE TO FUND HIGHWAY 76 REVITALIZATION WITH 1% SALES TAX INSIDE THE DISTRICT: Success Marks Second of Three Steps in the $80 Million Finance Plan

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Posted on: May 25, 2016

Action Taken by Branson Board of Aldermen at May 24, 2016 Meeting

Actions taken by the Branson Board of Aldermen at the May 24, 2016 meeting

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Posted on: May 23, 2016

You're Invited! Branson Community Rezoning Open House on June 7!

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The City of Branson invites Branson residents, business owners, investors, developers and other stakeholders to participate in this interactive discussion to hear YOUR thoughts and ideas on possible zoning code updates you'd like for the City to consider.

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Posted on: May 23, 2016

Branson Board and Committee Vacancy: Call for Applicants

Individuals with an interest in serving as a City Board and Committee volunteer are encouraged to apply for a vacancy on the Human Resources Committee through April 2017. Applications must be received by 4:30pm on Friday June 3, 2016 by City Clerk.

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

NEW! Branson RecPlex Adopt-A-Trail and Flower Bed Program

The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is looking for volunteers who want to make a difference throughout the Branson community by adopting a trail or flower bed.

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Posted on: May 14, 2016

MEDIA ALERT: APPARENT ACCIDENTAL FATAL SHOOTING UNDER INVESTIGATION IN BRANSON

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MEDIA ALERT: APPARENT ACCIDENTAL FATAL SHOOTING UNDER INVESTIGATION IN BRANSON

Branson, MO – At approximately 8:30 PM this evening, City of Branson police officers were dispatched to the 500 block of College Street to investig...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

HAPPENING NOW: Branson Downtown Main Street Reopened Following Morning Gas Leak on 2nd Street

Main Street has reopened in Downtown Branson after temporary evacuation by Branson Fire Dept following a strike to gas line by city backhoe in line of work on 2nd St. Summit Gas was able to clamp lines, and gas has dissipated. Main St. reopened 10:41AM

Posted on: May 11, 2016

CITY AND HIGHWAY 76 STAKEHOLDERS COLLABORATE TO ENABLE 76 RENOVATION

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The City of Branson and 76 Entertainment CID are set to begin revitalization of Branson's famous Highway 76, transforming it into a state-of-the-art entertainment district pending the passage of a 1% tax by CID members and annexation of 300+ properties.

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

EVENT REMINDER! Public Ribbon-Cutting Event Thursday, May 12 1:30-3pm

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REMINDER! Ribbon-cutting event open to public at Cooper Creek's New Water Distribution & Sewer Collection Maintenance Facility, Thursday May 12, 1:30-3:00pm. Refreshments served with Water Master Plan Fact Sheets and presentations by Branson city leaders!

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

REMINDER: Branson Board & Committee Application Deadline is Friday, May 13, 4:30pm!

The Branson City Clerk reminds Branson residents that applications to fill Board and Committee vacancies are due Friday May 13, 2016 at 4:30 pm for the following:
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT & HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEES
PARK BOARD
PLANNING COMMISSION
TREE BOARD

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

ROAD WORK REMINDER! Repaving Streets in Branson North, Cahill and Cantwell Subdivisions

ROAD WORK REMINDER! Streets are being repaved this week following water line upgrades in Branson neighborhoods of Cahill, Branson North and Cantwell behind Bob Evans Restaurant.

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE: NATIONWIDE AIR SERVICE CONNECTING BRANSON TO 100+ CITIES VIA UNITED.COM

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NEW NATIONWIDE AIR SERVICE COMING TO BRANSON! Book flights NOW choosing from 100+ connections on United.com or use Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, and Elite Airways for travel beginning July 15!

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

City of Branson Hosts Downtown Streetscape Meeting for Phase III Construction Project

Downtown business proprietors and property owners are invited to city hall to meet with engineers at 5:30 Monday, May 9 regarding Downtown Streetscape Phase III construction. Discussionon improvements along Commercial St from Atlantic to Pacific

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Posted on: May 3, 2016

Water going off in Murphy Addition behind Rib Crib this morning

Water will be going off shortly in a large portion the Murphy Addition behind Rib Crib due to a contractor hitting a 4" water line while extending sewer service line to a new home under construction. Expect approx 4 hours to repair.Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Branson City Clerk Announces Board and Committee Vacancies

The City Clerk of Branson announces Board and Committee vacancies. The application deadline is May 13, 2016 at 4:30 pm for the following:

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Celebrate with City of Branson at Community Event/Open House on Tuesday, May 3, 4-6PM!

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Branson Mayor Karen Best and the @ invite EVERYONE to bring their families and friends to an OPEN HOUSE on Tuesday, May 3, 4-6PM at Branson City Hall!

Events begin at the flagpole with the Branson High School Color Guard and AYO (Voices of Glory) perfo...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

4-26-16 Action Taken by Branson Board of Aldermen

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Branson and Taney County receive "Glass Recycling of the Year" Award from Ripple Glass; Branson businesses receive 'Green Initiatives Award'; Branson awards grants to three neighborhoods; board appointments

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

City Announces 2016 Green Initiative Award Recipients

The City of Branson honored the recipients of 2016 ‘Green Initiative Awards’ at the Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday, April 26, 2016. These Branson businesses are recognized for efforts in recycling, conservation and sustainability.

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Posted on: April 26, 2016

City of Branson and Empire Electric Host Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Seedling Giveaway

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The City of Branson will be co-hosting an Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Giveaway with Empire District Electric Company on Friday, April 29 at 11:00 am at Lakeside Forest. Open to the public!

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Posted on: April 20, 2016

Working Together To Keep Branson Beautiful in Celebration of Earth Day

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As Earth Day draws near, the City of Branson honors those citizens, businesses and employees who help to maintain the beauty of Branson through efforts that enhance and sustain the environment and community landscape.

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Posted on: April 18, 2016

April 30th Deadline for City of Branson Business and Liquor License Renewal

Notices were mailed to city businesses in early March informing them of the upcoming license renewals. Business operators can renew licenses in person at City Hall, or by mail if post-marked on or before April 30th. More information is available here:

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Posted on: April 17, 2016

Action Taken by City of Branson Board of Aldermen 4-12-2016

Branson Board of Aldermen recognize Kimberly Cooper as April Employee of the Month, Recognize service of outgoing Aldermen Bohinc and Davis, Newly elected Aldermen Booth, Castillon and Seay take oaths of office.

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Body Discovered in the Rubble of Hillbilly Inn Restaurant Following Early Morning Fire

At approximately 11:45 a.m., the City of Branson Fire Department was on site conducting the post fire investigation with the State of Missouri Fire Marshal when a body was discovered under heavy fire debris.

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

HAPPENING NOW: Branson Fire Department On Scene of Heavy Fire at the Vacant Hillbilly Inn on Hwy 76

Hwy 76 is closed between Fall Creek Road and Roark Valley Road and traffic is being rerouted via Roark Valley Road until further notice.

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Posted on: April 6, 2016

Branson RecPlex Earns Prestigious 2015 Gold International Aquatic Safety Award

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The Branson RecPlex is awarded the “2015 Gold International Aquatic Safety Award” by Jeff Ellis & Associates...the lifeguarding staff scored in top 30% of more than 600 organizations worldwide to earn the award!

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Posted on: April 5, 2016

REMINDER! Spring Clean Up Event Starts Next Week! April 11-14, 2016

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Dispose of large unwanted items like old appliances, furniture, mattresses, brush/limbs:
• Ward I Monday, April 11th
• Ward II Tuesday, April 12st
• Ward III Wednesday, April 13nd
• Brush/limbs picked up in all wards on Thursday, April 14th

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Posted on: March 29, 2016

City Provides Annual Spring Cleanup Week of April 11th

The Branson Public Works Department will be conducting its annual Spring Cleanup beginning Monday, April 11th through Thursday, April 14th, to help residents properly dispose of large unwanted items at no cost.

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

“Responsible Alcohol Selling” Class Hosted by City of Branson

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The City of Branson's next 'Responsible Alcohol Selling' class is Thursday March 31. This is required of all businesses that sell liquor or are in the process of obtaining a liquor license including restaurant managers, servers, cashiers and bartenders.

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Posted on: March 23, 2016

Branson Police Department Tracking Series of Recent Armed Robberies

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Branson, MO – The City of Branson Police Department is currently tracking a series of armed robberies that have occurred over the last two weeks primarily targeting independently-owned motel properties. While no injuries or damage to personal property hav...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2016

3-Car Accident on Gretna Road in Branson Results in Child Fatality

At approximately 5:28 PM on Sunday, March 20, 2016, Branson Police Department along with Branson Fire and Rescue responded to a 3-car accident on Gretna Road near Deer Valley Road that claimed the life of 3-year old Danielle Bolin of Springfield.

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Posted on: March 18, 2016

Sentencing of Southwest Missouri Volunteer Firefighter

In response to a release from the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri earlier this week, the City of Branson would like to clarify information provided in that release.

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

Fire Department Annual Awards Banquet

The Branson Fire Department held their annual awards banquet on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the Branson Convention Center. The evening started with a dinner followed by the state of the fire department provided by Fire Chief Ted Martin.

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill

Emergency Management agencies in Taney County, including the Cities of Branson and Forsyth will join the National Weather Service...Tuesday, March 15, for the annual Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill at 1:30 p.m.

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Posted on: February 26, 2016

Branson Wins Midwest “Glass Recycling Program of the Year” Award

The City of Branson has been awarded “Glass Recycling Program of the Year” by Ripple Glass in Kansas City. The city competed for the award in a four-state area including Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Iowa.

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Posted on: February 17, 2016

Fire Department to Present Class on Indoor Pyrotechnics

Branson Fire Rescue will be presenting a course on the safe use of indoor pyrotechnics used before a live audience to prepare theater owners, operators and pyrotechnic technicians for testing to receive a license through the Missouri Division of Fire...

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Posted on: February 16, 2016

Jennifer Langford Named City of Branson Communications Manager

The City of Branson is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Langford as its new Communications Manager effective March 7, 2016.

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Posted on: February 11, 2016

City of Branson to Host Public Meeting

The City of Branson will be holding a public information meeting on Monday, February 22, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Municipal Court Room on second floor of City Hall. This meeting will provide a status update from city personnel...

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

Action Taken by Board of Aldermen on February 9, 2016

A hearing was held by the Board to consider action on a complaint filed by the City’s Liquor Control Specialist.

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Posted on: February 5, 2016

76 ENTERTAINMENT CID INFORMATION

Public Hearing for the 76 Entertainment CID is scheduled to be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at City Hall in the Council Chambers. Attached is Notice of Public Hearing, CID Map and 76 Entertainment Petition.Read on...

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Posted on: February 1, 2016

Storm Spotter Class

Emergency Managers from Taney County including the Cities of Branson and Forsyth will be hosting a Severe Weather training seminar on Thursday, February 4 in the Performing Arts Center at the Forsyth Schools.

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Posted on: January 27, 2016

Action Taken by Branson Board of Aldermen at the January 26, 2016 Meeting

The board approved the final reading of a bill for a Planned Development and Land Use Regulations for “Bigfoot on the Strip” located at 3608 West Highway 76.

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Posted on: January 26, 2016

City of Branson Finance Department to Host “Responsible Alcohol Selling” Class

The Branson Finance Department will be hosting a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, February 4, 2016, for restaurant managers, servers, cashiers and bartenders.

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Posted on: January 26, 2016

City of Branson Seeks “Green Initiative Award” Applications

The City of Branson is now accepting applications for the annual Green Initiative Awards. This is the eighth year for the awards program, which recognizes community members for their efforts in recycling and conservation.

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Posted on: January 13, 2016

Action taken by Branson Board of Aldermen at the January 12, 2016 Meeting

Discussion on Historic Downtown Streetscape
The board, at the request of the Historic Downtown Streetscape Mini Steering Committee, held a discussion regarding the Historic Downtown Streetscape Project.

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Posted on: January 7, 2016

Armed Residential Robbery

"On Thursday, January 6 at 3:25 p.m., Branson Police officers responded to the 300 block of Scott Boulevard, for a reported residential robbery."

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Posted on: January 7, 2016

Cub Scouts Protect Water Quality

“Dump No Waste, Drains to Stream” metal markers were installed by Cub Scout Pack 226 to help protect water quality.

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Posted on: December 31, 2015

Taney County Flood Clean-Up Resources

As flood waters recede across the area Emergency Managers in Taney County including the Cities of Branson and Hollister are working together to coordinate volunteer resources to assist area residents with flood clean-up.

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

Branson Flooding Update

The Corp of Engineers has notified the City they expect to lower the gates at 5:00 p.m. today reducing flows from an estimated 72,645 cubic feet per second to 47,000.

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

Recycle Center Open Again

The Branson Recycle Center is now open again, after being temporarily closed due to flooding. Floodwaters have receded to the point that citizens can safely drop off all recycling 24/7 at the Compton Drive Recycle Center.

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Posted on: December 29, 2015

Branson Flooding Update

Resources have been allocated through the City’s Emergency Operations center for barricading flooded streets and establishing a shelter for residents displaced from their home.

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Posted on: December 29, 2015

Recycle Center Closed Temporarily Due to Flooding

Branson Recycle Center at the downtown location is closed until flooding recedes. Water is over the street on Compton Road and is unsafe for citizens to drive through.

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Posted on: December 29, 2015

Branson Flooding Update

Flooding conditions have stabilized in the residential and commercial areas along Lake Taneycomo in Branson late Monday afternoon.

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Posted on: December 21, 2015

Caleb Tieg named City Employee of the Year

Police Officer Caleb Tieg has been named the City of Branson Employee of the Year for 2015. The announcement was made at the city employees’ annual Christmas party held at the Branson Convention Center.

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Posted on: December 21, 2015

Liquor Compliance Checks 12-12-2015

The City of Branson recently conducted random compliance checks of establishments with City of Branson liquor licenses to determine if clerks are verifying that the purchaser is of legal age to buy alcohol.

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Posted on: December 14, 2015

Christmas Recycling Resources

Does your trash overflow during holidays? Americans typically generate 25% more waste during the holidays, and most of that is recyclable. While bows, ribbons and shiny or foil papers are NOT recyclable, other holiday waste can easily be recycled.

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Posted on: December 9, 2015

Action taken by Branson Board of Aldermen at the December 08, 2015 meeting

CONSENT AGENDA - SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE BILLS
Planning: Zoning for Property on Bird Road
The board approved the second reading of a bill approving R-2 two-family dwelling district for property located at 1194 Bird Road

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

Branson’s 5th Street to Close for Retaining Wall Construction at City Park

The City of Branson Parks Department recently awarded a contract for the construction of a new retaining wall at the John Nygard Memorial Park located on 5th Street.

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

"Operation Red Wreath" Promotes Holiday Fire Safety in Branson

This Christmas holiday season Branson residents and visitors may notice a large wreath with 31 red lights in front of Branson Fire Stations 1 and 3. The wreaths have been placed there to celebrate the Christmas season and to encourage holiday fire safety.

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Branson Fire Department Top 10 Chirstmas Gift Ideas

Is all your Christmas shopping done? Looking for good ideas for under $30? The City of Branson Fire Department has developed a Top 10 list of gift ideas that may help you and your family be better prepared for a severe weather event or other disaster.

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Glass Recycling Now Available at Ten Area Locations

Citizens and visitors to the Branson area will find that glass recycling just got easier: there are now ten glass recycling locations in Stone and Taney County, including the newest location: Kimberling City Area Recycling Center

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Posted on: November 23, 2015

Dates Set for Branson City Election

The Missouri Secretary of State has set the spring local election day as April 5, 2016. Registered voters in Branson will be able to vote for the Alderman representing their Ward. Each of the City’s three Wards will have an Alderman on the ballot.

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Posted on: November 23, 2015

City of Branson Finance Department to Host “Responsible Alcohol Selling” Class

The Branson Finance Department will be holding another “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, December 3rd for restaurant managers, servers, cashiers and bartenders.

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Posted on: November 18, 2015

City to Auction Surplus Property on the Internet

The City of Branson will be conducting an auction of surplus property using the internet based Purple Wave Auction Service. This on-line auction will take place Tuesday, December 8, 2015.

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Posted on: November 16, 2015

Winter Weather Awareness Day

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

Fall Cleanup 2015

The Branson Public Works Department will be conducting its annual Fall Cleanup beginning Monday, November 2nd through Thursday, November 5th, to help residents properly dispose of large unwanted items at no cost.

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Posted on: October 26, 2015

Change the Clock, Change the Battery

As the fall time change approaches this weekend with daylight savings time ending, the City of Branson Fire Department would like to remind residents to make another change that could save their lives by simply changing the batteries in their smoke alarms

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Posted on: October 23, 2015

PD Liquor Compliance Checks 10-21-2015

The City of Branson recently conducted random compliance checks of establishments with City of Branson liquor licenses to determine if clerks are verifying that the purchaser is of legal age to buy alcohol.

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Posted on: October 16, 2015

Beautification Award - October 2015

The final recipient of the 2015 Branson Tree Board Beautification Award is Foxborough Inn and Suites located at 235 Expressway Lane.

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Posted on: October 16, 2015

Street Maintenance on Various City Streets

The Branson Public Works Department are continuing to work with Journagan Construction to perform maintenance on city streets throughout the month of October, 2015.

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Posted on: October 13, 2015

Sixth Annual Branson ArborFest

The Branson Tree Board hosted the sixth annual Branson Arborfest on October 8th. This year, the Tree Board planted an evergreen buffer behind the recycle center.

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Posted on: October 6, 2015

2015 Fire Prevention Week

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Fires can strike anywhere – in structures, automobiles, and the outdoors – but fires that affect our homes are often the most tragic and the most preventable.

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Posted on: April 5, 2015

City News Briefs

These are the stories playing this week on City News Briefs. City-Wide Cleanup, Business Recycling Seminar, Arbor Day event.

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Posted on: October 9, 2013

Branson names Bill Malinen as Administrator

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Please see the PDF via the Link below for full details.

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Posted on: October 9, 2013

Action taken by Branson Board of Aldermen at October 8th, 2013 meeting

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Please see the PDF via the Link below for full details of the actions taken by the Branson Board of Aldermen.

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

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