City Government

Springfield City Council considers police tax renewal

CHRONICLE PHOTO - An illuminated Springfield Police sign inside the department.

SPRINGFIELD – A key mechanism for funding police and jail services, the Springfield City Council this week provided input for renewing the Police Services Special Operating Levy. 

Sam Kelly-Quattrocchi, legislative and economic development analyst for the City, provided council with the nuts and bolts of the proposed renewal, which will be up for a public hearing and subsequent adoption on June 20. The special operating levy for police services expires in June 2023 and would need to be placed on the November . . .