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Mayor's Office to Pay Lobbyist Company

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Agenda Item: 2021-420 - Mayor's Office to Pay Lobbyist Company

An Ordinance authorizing the execution of an agreement between the City of Springfield and GR Consulting LLC for professional lobbying in the amount not to exceed $75,000.000 for the office of the Mayor. It is not clear what the company will be lobbying for. The Mayor has requested this ordinance.

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Your property Taxes may increase this year.

Agenda Item: 2021-410 - More Funds to Police and Fire Pensions

In addition to the tax increase that was passed last week for the Fire and Police pensions, this ordinance authorizes a supplemental appropriation of $547,242.00 for payments to the Fire and Police pensions.

Agenda Item: 2021-414 - Appointing Brenda Jo Jacobs to Economic & Community Dev. Commission

An ordinance appointing Brenda Jo Jacobs to Springfield Economic and Community Development Commission. Contact your alderman for more information.

Agenda Item: 2021-415 - Appointing Thomas Osborne to Economic & Community Dev. Commission

An ordinance appointing Thomas Osborne to the Springfield Economic and Community Development Commission. Contact your alderman for more information.

Agenda Item: 2021-419 - Appointing Justine Macklin to Civil Service

An ordinance approving the appointment of Justine Macklin to the Civil Service Commission. Contact your alderman for more information.

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