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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Branson’s Finance Department Wins Award for 2019 Budget

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The City of Branson’s Finance Department has been awarded the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the fifth consecutive year for the 2019 budget document.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Community gearing up for National Night Out October 1

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The City of Branson is preparing for Branson’s annual National Night Out (NNO) that will be held Tuesday, October 1, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. NNO is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Branson Code Enforcement Moves to Police Department

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The City of Branson’s Code Enforcement operations have moved from the Planning & Development Department to the Police Department as part of a reorganization to streamline the City’s enforcement services. This move is intended to be...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Hit a Bulls Eye with Branson Parks Archery Clinics

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The City of Branson’s Parks and Recreation Department will host two clinics to introduce youth in grades 4 and up, to the sport of archery on Wednesday evenings throughout the month of October and November. 

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Two Positions Available on Branson’s Park Board

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The City of Branson is now taking applications for two open Park Board positions. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.

ADVISORY PARK BOARD

  • One position open to fill an unexpired term until June 2020.
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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Learn How to Ballroom Dance at the Fall Frolic

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting a “Fall Frolic” Dance with the famed Branson Ballroom Dancers on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the Branson Community Center.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Branson Fire Department to Participate in Light the Night 2019

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In an effort to honor the 119 firefighters from across the country who died in the line of duty in 2018, the Branson Fire Department will light up all City fire stations with red lights from September 29-October 6, 2019 and invite community members to par...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Register Now for Branson Parks & Rec Fall Adult Basketball & Volleyball

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The City of Branson Parks and Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for Fall Adult Basketball and Adult Volleyball leagues.  Both the basketball and volleyball league are designed for teams of all skill levels and offer the oppo...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

City to Auction Surplus Property

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The City of Branson will conduct an online auction of surplus property on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. 

Items up for auction include 14 vehicles, a C7500 dump truck, a boom mower and other items that are no longer needed by the City.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

City Wide Fall Cleanup Set for Week of September 30

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The Branson Public Works Department will conduct its annual Fall Cleanup beginning Monday, September 30,  through Thursday, October 3, to help residents properly dispose of large unwanted items at no cost. This service is offered to Branson resid...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Traffic Signal Upgrades Tuesday, September 10

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The City of Branson Engineering Department will be upgrading two traffic signals Tuesday, September 10, 2019, with new equipment that will reduce traffic congestion and improve safety at two intersections that are located near Branson Public Schools.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Regular Board of Aldermen Meeting Moved

The regular Branson Board of Aldermen meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 10, 2019 has been moved to Thursday, September 12, 2019 because of a scheduling conflict. The meeting will still be held in the City Hall council chambers and will still be at ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Branson Aldermen Pass Ordinance to Encourage Electric Vehicle Use

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The City of Branson’s Board of Aldermen passed an ordinance that prohibits any person from parking a vehicle that is not an electric vehicle (EV) in an area designated for EV charging, at the last Board of Aldermen meeting, held August, 27 at Ci...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Tax Dollars at Work – Big Improvements to Branson Park

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Branson residents and guests will notice big improvements to the roads and trails at the Branson Lakeside RV Park as the Branson Public Works Department and the Parks & Recreation Department worked together to overlay the roads and make improvements t...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Police Investigate Robbery at the Branson Landing

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Branson Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery on August 18, at 9:26 p.m. at the Charleys Philly Steaks Restaurant at the Branson Landing.

The clerk reported the suspect entered the store after closing. The suspect displayed a knife and ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Andy Williams Performing Arts Center Receives August 2019 Beautification Award

August 2019 Beautification Award

The Branson Tree Board has chosen the Andy Williams Performing Arts Center, located at 1 Andy Williams Blvd., for the August 2019 City of Branson Beautification Award.  This award recognizes owners of commercial properties in Branson who take pri...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

One Way Traffic Near Downtown Next Week for Road Work

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There will be one-way traffic through the City of Branson’s campground roads as well as Cliff Drive and Box Car Willie Drive starting Monday, August 19, 2019, through Wednesday, August 21, 2019, so the City’s Contractor can complete it...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Residents Invited to Free Emergency Response Training

CERT TRAINING INVITE

Branson Fire & Rescue would like to invite area community members to a “Community Emergency Response Team” (CERT) training program, starting September 3, 2019, to learn how to be better prepared during a disaster. CERT training is ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Lane Closures on Gretna Road Next Week

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The City of Branson Public Works Department will close the inside lane in both directions on Gretna Road between Town and Country Drive and Sight and Sound Drive starting at 6 a.m. Monday, August 19, 2019, through Friday, August 23, 2019, for road improve...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Water Service Interruption Thursday for Murphy Addition Subdivision

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The City of Branson Utilities Water Distribution Crew will need to shut off water to approximately 35 homes in the Murphy Addition Subdivision on Thursday, August 15, 2019, from 1-4 p.m. while they replace a fire hydrant on Rose O’Neill Drive.

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Branson Police Urge Back to School Traffic Safety

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The Branson Police Department is reminding all Branson drivers that officers will be stepping up patrols and enforcement of area school zone speed limits and school bus safety violations starting next week as many area schools start back up.

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

FREE Movie in the Park Rescheduled for August 16

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The Branson Parks and Recreation Department has rescheduled the “Movie in the Park” that was scheduled for tonight, for Friday, August 16 because of pending weather.

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Police Warn Residents about Tragedy-Related Scams

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The Branson Police Department is warning residents of potential scams and malware campaigns in the wake of the recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

While the Police Department hasn’t had any reports of this happening locally, Pol...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

City of Branson Departmental Updates

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CITY CLERK/MUNICIPAL COURT:

  • Branson City Clerk, Lisa Westfall attended the Kimberling City Council meeting. She presented the Kimberling City City Clerk with her Missouri Registered City Clerk Certification earned through the Missouri State Association.
  • R&a...
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Posted on: August 7, 2019

You're Invited! Fire Dpt to host celebration for Division Chief Mike Novak

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The Branson Fire Department would like to invite the public and media to a celebratory reception for Division Chief Mike Novak, who recently completed the Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program, an intense 4-year program designed to provide fi...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Branson Police Investigating Restaurant Robbery

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The Branson Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect in an armed robbery that happened on July 29 at 7:35 p.m. at the Subway Restaurant at the Branson Landing.

The clerk reported the suspect entered the store, ord...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

New Interactive Trail Maps Right on Your Phone

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Hikers on the City of Branson’s trails will soon have a new tool to make sure they don’t lose their way, as the Branson Parks & Recreation Department rolls out new, convenient, interactive GPS maps of trails that can be pulled up o...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Maintenance on Outdoor Warning Sirens Tuesday

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Residents and visitors should not be alarmed if they hear the City’s Outdoor Warning Sirens on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, while the Branson Fire Department helps provide routine maintenance and repair services to several sirens. As part of this mai...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

One Injured in Commercial Structure Fire

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The Branson Fire Department was dispatched to a commercial structure fire at the Hong Kong Buffet restaurant, located at 1206 West State Highway 76, around 11:30 Tuesday Morning.

The first arriving fire units were on scene within two minutes of being dispa...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

City Hires Assistant City Administrator

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John Manning joined the City of Branson as the Assistant City Administrator on July 15, 2019, working under City Administrator, Stan Dobbins.

Manning came to Branson after a successful career in the Army culminating at the rank of Colonel. His early career...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Branson Fire Department Receives Donation for AEDs

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The Branson Fire Department would like to thank the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 913 for donating $4,750 to purchase three new Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs), protective cases for the AEDs and additional AED replacement pads to help firef...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Water Disruption Scheduled for Thursday Afternoon

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The City of Branson Utilities Department will need to shut off the water at one water well for a short time that may disrupt water service to about 16 customers this afternoon, Thursday, July 18, 2019, to replace an isolation valve.

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Veterans Blvd Lane Reduction Wednesday

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Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes as lane widths will be reduced on Veterans Blvd, south of the downtown Veterans roundabout, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, for repairs to a section of damaged guardrail.

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Annual Branson Street Paving Starts Wednesday

BRANSON, Mo — The City of Branson’s asphalt contractor will begin its annual mill and overlay pavement preservation at several different locations this week. The project will begin on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, and will continue until a...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Branson-Hollister Lions Club Presents Gift to Branson Recycle Center

Mayor Akers accepts Lions Club donation to Branson Recycle Center

The City of Branson would like to thank the Branson-Hollister Lions Club for donating much-needed equipment to the Branson Recycle Center, in a project that has now come full circle. On behalf of the City, Mayor Edd Akers accepted three large carts this w...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Applications Open for 2019 Citizens Police Academy

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The Branson Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2019 Citizen Police Academy, where community members are given a hands-on opportunity to learn about police procedures and investigation techniques.

The behind-the-scenes look will offer e...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Branson Hosting USSSA Girls World Softball Series Championship

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The City of Branson is hosting 63 girls softball teams from 12 different states for the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) girls fastpitch softball World Series that starts today and goes through July 13, 2019. Opening ceremony festivities...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

New Youth Fishing Program Starts Today

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The Branson Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce a new summer youth catch and release fishing program to encourage younger generations to participate in a lifelong hobby and sport, even if they don’t have access to fishing equi...

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

City of Branson Departmental Updates

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June 2019

CITY CLERK/MUNICIPAL COURT:

  • Applications were opened for positions on the Board of Appeal and Human Resources Committee.
  • A two-hour training was presented to the Mayor and Aldermen over general procedures for the Board.
  • A lot of behind the scenes ac...
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Posted on: June 28, 2019

City Awards $9,000+ to Local Neighborhood Organizations

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The City of Branson awarded more than $9,000 through its Neighborhood Grant Program to local neighborhood organizations at Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting for several different projects that will strengthen the community and benefit residents.

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

City Administrator Honors Employees' Dedication to City

Employee Anniversaries June 2019

City Administrator, Stan Dobbins recognized several City employees for their hard work and dedication to serving Branson residents and visitors by presenting them a plaque this week at City Hall.

“Our employees are the face of the City. Their wor...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Annual Water Quality Report Finds No Issues

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The City of Branson’s Annual Water Quality Report for the 2018 calendar year has found that the drinking water in Branson meets or exceeds all of the Missouri Department of Natural Resource requirements and standards for safe public drinking wat...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Panera Bread Branson Receives June 2019 Beautification Award

June Beautification Award 2019

The City of Branson Tree Board has chosen Panera Bread Branson, located at 2407 Green Mountain Drive, for the June 2019 Beautification Award, an award that recognizes owners of commercial properties in Branson who take pride in and showcase their landscap...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Firefighters Encourage Fireworks Safety Ahead of Holiday Weekend

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The Branson Fire Department urges all residents and visitors to celebrate safely and legally when purchasing and discharging fireworks. Fireworks may be purchased in the City of Branson from June 20 through July 10, however, they can only be discharged fr...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

City Monitoring Table Rock Corps Spillway Release

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The City of Branson expects little to no impact from the Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District’s announced spillway release from Table Rock Dam beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, June 25 as part of the ongoing effort to evacuate water captured duri...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

City Taking Applications for Board and Committee Vacancies

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The City of Branson would like to encourage anyone interested in volunteering or who wants to become more involved with the City’s issues and processes to apply to the open Board and Committee vacancies. Applications are now open for the followi...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Temporary Commercial Street Lane Closure Today

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Due to a delivery of Roofing insulation at the SW corner of Main Street and Commercial, the south bound lane of Commercial Street and the west side of commercial’s sidewalk will be closed beginning at 2:00 p.m. today, June 11, 2019. This should ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

City of Branson Departmental Updates

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May 2019

CITY CLERK/MUNICIPAL COURT:

  • Kim Tuley, Deputy Court Administrator attended the Missouri Association for Court Administration professional development conference. The conference had sessions covering court updates, procedures, legislation and person...
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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Branson’s Stockstill Park Reopens

Stockstill Park Reopens June 2019

The City of Branson’s Stockstill Park reopened to the public on Wednesday June 5, 2019 after being closed since May 1, 2019, due to damaged sustained by flash flood waters from nearby Roark Creek.

The park has been affected by flooding many times...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

You’re Invited to Coffee with the Chief

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Please join Branson Police Chief, Jeff Matthews, for “Coffee with the Chief” Wednesday, June 19, 2019, from 9-10 a.m. at Branson Café, located at 102 W. Main Street in Downtown Branson.

The purpose of this gathering is to enc...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Branson to Host Free Responsible Alcohol Selling Class

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The City of Branson Finance Department will host a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers that will now be offered at no cost.

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Lane Closures in Branson Landing Blvd Roundabout Next Week

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The Public Works Department will close some lanes and divert traffic in the Branson Landing Blvd roundabout next week, starting Monday, June 3, 2019, to repair the crosswalk pavement markings.

This project is expected to start Monday morning and continue t...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Branson Activated City Outdoor Warning Sirens for Wed Storm

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Strong thunderstorms passed through Branson early Wednesday afternoon.  The City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was opened for emergency personnel to monitor storm development as the system approached the area.

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Wednesday Storm Downs Trees and Downs Traffic Signals

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The City of Branson is urging all drivers to be cautious after the severe thunderstorm that passed through Wednesday afternoon May 29, 2019.

The storm has knocked out power in some areas affecting traffic signals and has downed some trees and limbs. Please...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Shorty Small’s Restaurant Receives May 2019 Beautification Award

May 2019 Beautification Award

The City of Branson Tree Board has chosen Shorty Small’s restaurant located at 2600 West Hwy 76 for the May 2019 Beautification Award, an award that recognizes owners of commercial properties in Branson who take pride in and showcase their lands...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Branson Fire Department Investigating Structure Fire on Hwy 76

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The Branson Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 3 p.m. in the 3000 block of West 76 County Blvd at the Hall of Fame motel office building and All Access Branson, closing Highway 76 for a short time. Firefighters were able to put the fire out ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

City to Honor Employees During National Public Works Week

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The City of Branson invites the community to honor our Public Works, Engineering and Utilities Department by showing them your appreciation during National Public Works Week, May 19-25, 2019, a week to energize and educate the public on the importance of ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Branson Police Officers to Participate in Cop on a Rooftop Friday

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The Branson Police Department, along with other area law enforcement agencies invite you to stop by the Branson Dunkin’ Donuts, located at 1305 West Missouri Hwy 76 to get a free donut coupon and chat with officers as they participate in &ld...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Know Where Your Drains Go

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The City of Branson is encouraging all residents and business owners to double check gutters, drains and pumps to make sure they are connected to the right place and is now offering help to anyone who doesn’t know where they are routed.

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Sewer Work Scheduled on Sycamore Street Monday

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Branson’s sewer collection crew will be repairing a sewer main starting at 8:00 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2019, on Sycamore Street in the center lane. While working in the center lane should keep traffic flowing in the normal driving lanes, drivers c...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Water Disruption Scheduled for Thursday

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A Water distribution crew will shut-off water for a short time in an area in the west-central part of Branson on Thursday, May 9, 2019, for water main maintenance.

Crews will be performing maintenance on the water main located in the area of Green Mountain...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

City Monitoring Potential Flooding Conditions

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The City of Branson urges all residents and visitors to be water aware. The Corps of Engineers started a spillway release Monday morning May 6, 2019, at 9:00 which means they will release about 20,000 cubic feet per second, total, from Table Rock Lake. Th...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Second Street Near City Hall to Close Tuesday

2nd Street Sewer Point Repair Location

Branson’s sewer collection crew will close the east side of 2nd Street at the entrance to the upper City Hall parking lot and will partially block the entrance to the City Hall parking lot starting at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, May 7, 2019, for ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

City of Branson Departmental Updates

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April 2019

CITY CLERK/MUNICIPAL COURT:

  • The municipal elections were held and staff welcomes those who were elected to the Board. We’ve been busy onboarding the newly elected Officials and immersing them into the City’s processes.
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Posted on: April 26, 2019

City Encourages Native Gardens by Planting them at City Hall

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The next time you visit Branson’s City Hall, make sure to look at the flower beds just outside the main doors. The City of Branson has partnered with the Missouri Prairie Foundation (MPF) to design and install Missouri native plants in flower be...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Lane Closures in Branson Landing Blvd Roundabout Next Week

Branson Landing Blvd Roundabout

The Public Works Department will close lanes and divert traffic in the Branson Landing Blvd roundabout next week, starting Monday, to repair the pavement markings.

This project is expected to start Monday, April 29, 2019, and will continue to the end of da...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Fire Department to Hold Ceremony for New Ladder Truck

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The Branson Fire Department would like to invite the public and media to attend a special “Wet Down Ceremony” to celebrate its new ladder truck on Friday, May 3 at 6 p.m. at Fire Station #2, located at 251 Branson Meadows Drive. The We...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Alcohol Compliance Checks Expanding to County

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For the first time, the Branson Police Department and the Taney County Sheriff’s Office have partnered together, to conduct county-wide alcohol compliance checks.

The Branson Police Department has conducted these compliance checks every quarter since 2009 ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Public Invited to City’s Annual Arbor Day Celebration

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The City of Branson would like to invite area residents and businesses to the City’s annual Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, April 26 at 4:30 p.m. at the Branson Community Center located at 201 Compton Drive, Branson, Missouri.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

New Region-wide Team Offers Hope to Opioid Overdose Victims

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In an effort to reduce the number of opioid overdoses and related deaths in Branson, several area agencies have come together to form a regional Overdose Response Team that is now assisting those impacted by substance use and misuse. This partnership was ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Lane Closure on Business 65 Tuesday

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The Public Works Department will close the northbound lane of Business 65 in front of the Shepheard of the Hills Humane Society Thrift store on April 16, 2019, at 10 a.m. to remove and replace a section of damaged guardrail.

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Branson Police Investigate Kidnapping and Assault

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Branson Police Officers responded to the Stratford House Inn, located in the 3500 block of W 76 Country Blvd on a report of a stabbing victim around 8 a.m. on April 13, 2019. When they arrived, officers learned an adult male had been held in a room agains...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Branson Police to Increase Seat Belt Enforcement on Thursday

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The Branson Police Department will increase seatbelt enforcement on April 11 as they join efforts with statewide law enforcement for a focused “Click it or Ticket” mobilization to get more motorists to buckle-up and to save more lives....

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

New Branson Mayor, Edd Akers, and Aldermen Take Office

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New Branson Mayor, Edd Akers, and new incoming Aldermen, Larry Milton were sworn into office along with incumbent Aldermen Bob Simmons, Kevin McConnell, and Brian Clonts at City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the regularly scheduled Board of Aldermen ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

City Honors Outgoing Mayor and Alderwoman

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Former Branson Mayor, Karen Best, and outgoing Alderwoman, Cris Bohinc were both honored for their dedication and service to the City at the regularly scheduled Board of Aldermen meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, and will each have a tree pl...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Temporary Lane Closures on Gretna Bridge Monday

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The City of Branson would like to let drivers know that one of the westbound lanes on Gretna Bridge will be closed to traffic on Monday, April 8, 2019, starting at 7:30 a.m. for street light repairs.

Bills Electric will be working on the street light repai...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

New Mayor, Aldermen to take Office Tuesday

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Branson voters elected a new Mayor and a new alderman who will be sworn in at the next Board of Aldermen meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

Edd Akers will replace two-term Mayor, Karen Best, and Larry Milton was elected to a two-year term as Wa...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

City of Branson Monthly Departmental Updates

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City of Branson Departmental Updates

March 2019

CITY CLERK/MUNICIPAL COURT:

  • Lisa Westfall was sworn in as President of Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association. Thanks to those who were able to attend.
  • Applications were opened for 14 Board and Co...
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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Branson to Host Free Responsible Alcohol Selling Class

Responsible alcohol selling class

The City of Branson Finance Department will host a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, April 4, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers that will now be offered at no cost.

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

City Saves Resources with New Online Faxing System

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As part of ongoing efforts to find new ways to save taxpayers’ money and to be more environmentally sustainable, the City of Branson has implemented a new online faxing system that will reduce City costs $6,350 annually.

Seventeen city fax lines have now b...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

City of Branson Looking to Fill Board and Committee Vacancies

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The City Clerk announces the City of Branson has the following Board and Committee vacancies. The deadline for applications is April 19, 2019, at 4:30 pm:

  • ADVISORY PARK BOARD - Two positions open. (to fill terms until June 2022)
  • BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT - Two po...
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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Flower Bed Maintenance Along Highway 76 Starts Monday

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The Public Works Department will use work zones to divert traffic around crews that will be placing new mulch to existing flower beds located on Highway 76 between the Presley’s Theater and the Branson Ferris Wheel starting Monday, April 1, 2019...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Temporary Lane Closures Along Hwy 76 Starting Today

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The Public Works Department will temporarily close lanes along Highway 76 starting Thursday, March 28, 2019, for routine maintenance to the City’s storm drain system. This work is expected to take about eight days and will likely conclude on Apr...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Eiserman Avenue to Close This Week

The City of Branson would like to inform all residents and guests that Kimberling City Plumbing will close Eiserman Avenue between Compton Drive and Malone Drive starting Tuesday, March 26, 2019, through Thursday, March 28, 2019, to repair a damaged later...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Branson City Clerk Elected President of MoCCFOA

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The City of Branson is proud to announce City Clerk, Lisa Westfall has been elected the President of the Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association (MoCCFOA), a professional organization made up of over 550 members from across the State of Miss...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Branson Finance Director to Speak to International Audience on City’s Success

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The City of Branson is proud to announce Finance Director, Jamie Rouch, has been asked to speak to city managers, finance directors and finance officers from all over the World at the 113th Annual Government Financial Officers Association (GFOA) Conferenc...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

City-Wide Annual Spring Cleanup Set for Week of April 8

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The Branson Public Works Department will conduct its annual Spring Cleanup beginning Monday, April 8 through Thursday, April 11, to help residents properly dispose of large unwanted items at no cost. This is a semi-annual event which is part of a...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Change Your Clock – Change your Batteries This Weekend!

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The City of Branson Fire Department would like to remind residents during the upcoming Daylight Saving weekend, to not only set your clocks ahead an hour but to also change the batteries in all smoke alarms. It is estimated that over 96% of American homes...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

City of Branson Departmental Updates

February 2019

CITY CLERK/MUNICIPAL COURT:

  • The City Clerk verified the petition to expand the boundaries of The Historic Downtown Branson Community Improvement District that was filed on December 5, 2018, and the Public Hearing on the expansion will be held ...
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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Sidewalk Repairs to Close Lane on Highway 76 This Week

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The Branson Public Works Department will close the eastbound turn lane at the intersection of Glory Road and Highway 76 In front to of the Grand Village Shopping center to replace damaged sidewalks along Highway 76 beginning March 6, 2019, and continuing ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Tree Work to Close Portions of North Beach Park Next Week

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will close portions of North Beach Park all next week, starting Monday, March 4 and lasting until Friday, March 8 to trim and properly care for the trees. The walking path will remain open for the entirety of ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Free and Low-Cost Rabies Immunization Clinic Scheduled

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The City of Branson Animal Control is partnering with the Shepherd of the Hills Veterinary Clinic, Shepherd of the Hills Humane Society and Paws and Hands United Animal Rescue to hold a low-cost rabies immunization clinic on Saturday, March 23, 2019, for ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Branson & Forsyth to Participate in Statewide Tornado Drill Tuesday

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As part upcoming National Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 4-8, emergency management agencies across Taney County, including the Cities of Branson and Forsyth, will participate in the annual Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill at 10 am, Tuesday, Ma...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Board of Aldermen Approve Aquarium at the Boardwalk TIF

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The Branson Board of Aldermen unanimously voted to approve a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for the proposed Aquarium at the Boardwalk at their regular Board meeting on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. This means the company behind the project, Kuvera Partners,...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

MAPP to hold Spring Conference and Reverse Vendor Fair in Branson

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The City of Branson is pleased to announce the Missouri Association of Public Purchasing (MAPP) will be hosting its biyearly Reverse Vendor Fair event in Branson, MO at Chateau on the Lake on April 18, 2019. MAPP is a Chapter of the Institute for Public P...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Branson’s Finance Department Receives National Award

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For the 14th consecutive year, the City of Branson’s Finance Department has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting.

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Downtown Commercial Street to Close Beginning Feb. 25

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The Public Works Department will close south-bound Commercial Street, south of Main Street starting Monday, February 25, 2019, for storm drain repairs. It will remain closed until the repairs at the southwest corner of Main and Commercial are complete, wh...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Fire Department to Present Class on Indoor Pyrotechnics

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Branson Fire Rescue will present a course on the safe use of indoor pyrotechnics on Wednesday, March 6, from 1-5 pm to prepare theater owners, operators and pyrotechnic technicians for testing to receive a license through the Missouri Division of Fire Saf...

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Branson Fire Department Names 2018 Firefighter of the Year

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The Branson Fire Department honored the Department’s hard work throughout 2018 and named Firefighter of the Year at its annual banquet on January 12, 2019.

In 2018, the Branson Fire Department responded to 4,868 fire-rescue incidents, an increase...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Gretna Road Lane Closure Tuesday

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Weather permitting, the City of Branson along with Bills Electric will shut down one lane of traffic in the southbound lane of Gretna Road at approximately 8 a.m., Tuesday, February 12, 2019, to replace a damaged light pole base and pedestrian guardrail. ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

City of Branson Departmental Updates - January 2019

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CITY CLERK/MUNICIPAL COURT:

  • The Board of Aldermen candidate filings for the April elections were certified to the Taney County Clerk.
  • The Council Chamber’s audio upgrade has been completed.

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  • We had our initial meeting with the auditors for t...
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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Branson Police Release Names in Fatal Auto Pedestrian Crash

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The Branson Police Department along with Branson Fire Department and Taney County Ambulance District responded to an auto pedestrian crash at Branson Landing Blvd and Main Street at approximately 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2019.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Branson Police Investigate Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Crash

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Branson Police responded to a vehicle crash involving three pedestrians at Main and Branson Landing Boulevard at about 8:00 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019.

There were three victims and it was first reported they had non-life threatening injuries. However,...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Traffic Signal Upgrades to help Decrease Branson Traffic Congestion

The City of Branson along with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has just received a $334,800 grant that will enable the agencies to upgrade all 25 traffic signals across Branson that will help decrease traffic congestion, improve citizen ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Branson Receives Federal Reimbursements for 2015 Flood

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The City of Branson has received a reimbursement check from the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for 66% of what the City of Branson paid for Dredging the Meadows Water Treatment Plant from the De...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Branson to Host Free February Responsible Alcohol Selling Class

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The City of Branson Finance Department will host a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, February 7, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers that will now be offered at no cost.

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Branson Police Thank Lowe’s for K9 Officer’s New Kennel

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The Branson Police Department provided the Hollister Lowe’s with a Certificate of Appreciation today for its assistance to the Police K9 program.

Lowe’s generously donated the materials needed to construct K9 Officer Tygo an outdoor ken...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

New Statistics Show Branson Crime Rate Down in 2018

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The 2018 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) for the City of Branson shows an overall 14% decrease in crime compared to 2017.

The UCR is a National Crime Reporting system that standardizes crime reporting across state lines. It is a report card to the community and...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Lane Closures in Downtown Roundabout Monday

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The Public Works Department will close the outside southbound lane entering the Branson Landing Boulevard roundabout on Monday, January 28, 2019, starting at 9:00 a.m. to replace a damaged sign.

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Branson Police Announce Additional School Resource Officers

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The Public Safety Sales Tax that Branson residents passed in 2017 has allowed the Branson Police Department to hire an additional School Resource Officer (SRO) for Branson’s Cedar Ridge Campus. Another SRO will be hired in February, for the Buch...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Security Protocols Updated at City Hall

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As part of its continued commitment to the safety and security of its residents, guests and employees, the City of Branson routinely reviews the security measures at City Hall and updates protocols when necessary.

Effective Tuesday, January 22, all persons...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

West Hensley Closed to Traffic Wednesday & Thursday

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The City of Branson will close West Hensley Street to traffic starting at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, through Thursday, January 17, 2019, so contractors can make repairs to a sanitary service line at the intersection of West Hensley and South F...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

TIF Commission Likely to Continue January 17 Meeting

BRANSON, Mo — The Branson Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Commission would like to update residents, stakeholders and media on an approaching TIF Commission hearing, that is currently scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019, in the Board of Al...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Branson Police Investigate Shooting Incident

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Branson Police were dispatched to Peach Tree Inn located at 2450 Green Mountain Drive around 11:00 a.m. on January 8, 2019, after a caller reported someone had been shot. When officers arrived, they found a male victim with a bullet wound to the leg area....

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Branson Highway 76 Lane Closure on Wednesday

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The Public Works Department will close the Eastbound lane of Highway 76 in front of the Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, while the Utilities Department installs a new water meter in that area.

The lane closure will s...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

City of Branson Upgrading Sewer Services

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The City of Branson Utilities Department is currently in the process of a budgeted $1.3 million project to improve and upgrade the City’s sewer services that will ultimately save ratepayer dollars. This scheduled replacement of old equipment at ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Lane Closures in Downtown Roundabout on Tuesday

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The Public Works Department will close the outside southbound lane entering the Branson Landing Boulevard roundabout on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, starting at 9:00 a.m. to replace a damaged sign.

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

Branson City Administrator Reflects on the Past Year

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After almost a full year as the official Branson City Administrator, Stan Dobbins wanted to update the community on what has happened this past year and the progress the City has made on several issues. He wrote the following letter to the community:

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Don’t Forget to Recycle this Holiday Weekend & Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

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The City of Branson would like to remind residents and guests of its 24/7 recycling service and encourages everyone to recycle during the holidays.

Wrapping paper, cardboard boxes, cans, plastic and glass containers used for food or beverages, like bottles...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Looking for Feedback on Proposed New Sign Code

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The City of Branson Planning & Development Department is asking for public feedback on a proposed new sign code for the City, which would affect the rules and regulations pertaining to all signs and billboards in the community, including height, size,...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Help Keep Branson Streets Clean

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The City of Branson Public Works Department asks that residents refrain from placing leaves in City streets, right of ways and along ditches or sidewalks. Leaves blown or raked into these areas can cause safety hazards for motorists, clogs storm drains, m...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Branson Police See Improvement in Alcohol Compliance Check Success Rate

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The Branson Police Department conducted random alcohol compliance spot checks on December 8, 2018, throughout the city with the assistance of minors. These spot checks are conducted on Branson businesses holding liquor licenses to confirm that clerks are ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Fire Department Receives Donation for Technical Rescue Program

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The Branson Fire Department was presented with a donation in the amount of $1,500 from Branson business owners, Dr. Joy Watson and her husband Tom, that will go to its Technical Rescue Program, on Friday, December 14.

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Quarterly City Employee Recognition

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The City of Branson recognized employees celebrating a big work anniversary this quarter. At an employee meeting held this week, City Administrator, Stan Dobbins thanked them for their hard work and dedication to keeping the City running smoothly, keeping...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Branson Landing Boulevard Lane Closure on Tuesday

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The City of Branson’s Public Works Department is encouraging motorists to be aware of a temporary lane closure on Branson Landing Boulevard Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Veterans Boulevard Roundabout Lane Closed Thursday Afternoon

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The inside lane of the Veterans Boulevard roundabout will be closed to traffic starting around noon on Thursday, December 6, 2018, to remove the tallest of three flagpoles in the roundabout that was damaged in the storms earlier this week. This is the fla...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Branson Police Arrest Student for Threat toward High School

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On December 4, 2018, the Branson Police Department received a report of threats of future violence toward the Branson High School. Officers immediately launched an investigation and quickly located, identified and interviewed the suspect.

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Branson Public Safety Sales Tax Update

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The City of Branson has collected $2,956,939 since it started collecting a Public Safety Sales Tax in May of 2018. Branson residents passed the half-cent sales tax in 2017 to make the City of Branson a safer place by spending the money on public safety me...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Branson to Host Free December Responsible Alcohol Selling Class

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The City of Branson Finance Department will host a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, December 6, 2018, from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm in City Hall Council Chambers that will now be offered at no cost.

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Storm Destroys Iconic Downtown Roundabout Tree of Light

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During the early morning storm that occurred Saturday, December 1, the Christmas tree and the supporting pole at the roundabout, near downtown Branson, were damaged beyond repair.

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Branson Parks & Rec Unveils New Look, Easier Registration

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The Branson Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the launch of a new recreation management software and a new look to their website. The new software now provides the department with an integrated, web-based system that allows for event ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

City Expecting Heavy Traffic for Annual Adoration Parade

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The City of Branson, along with the Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau, is preparing for Branson’s 70th annual Adoration Parade, Sunday, December 2 at 5:30 p.m. It starts with the annual lighting of the largest area nativity ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Branson Fire Department to Present Class on Indoor Pyrotechnics

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Branson Fire Rescue will present 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 Safety.

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Applications Open! City Looking for People to get Involved

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The City of Branson encourages anyone interested in volunteering or becoming more involved with the city to apply for the following Board and Committee vacancies:

  • BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT -  (Alternate)One position open. (to fill unexpired term until A...
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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Public Safety Sales Tax Helps Fill Firefighter Positions

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The Branson Fire Department will host a Firefighter Badge Pinning Ceremony, celebrating the promotions of several firefighters, on Friday, December 14 at 5:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall at the Branson First Baptist Church on South Sunshine Street.

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Branson Landing Blvd Lane Closures Wednesday Morning

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The Branson Public Works Department is encouraging motorists to be aware of a temporary lane closure on Branson Landing Boulevard starting Wednesday, November 28, 2018.

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Branson Police Department Honors Graduates of 2018 Citizens Police Academy

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The Branson Police Department held a ceremony on November 15, 2018, to honor 23 graduates of the 2018 Citizens Police Academy. In order to graduate, participants were required to complete 30 hours of instruction over 11 weeks. The course covered a variety...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Firefighters Battle Early Morning Structure Fire at Lilly’s Landing

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Branson Firefighters responded to a report of a commercial structure fire at Lilly’s Landing on River Lane just after 6 a.m. on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.  The fire was contained to the building that housed the resort laundry facilit...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Dates Set for Spring, 2019 Branson City Election

The Missouri Secretary of State has set the spring local election day as April 2, 2019. Registered voters in Branson will be able to vote for the Mayor and Alderman representing their Ward. Each of the City’s three Wards will have an Alderman on...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Branson Board Approves Purchase of Land for New Fire Station

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The Branson Board of Aldermen has approved a contract to purchase nine acres in southwest Branson from Wyndham Vacation Resorts Inc. for $350,000 that will be the site of a new fire station. The City will purchase this land using the money generated by a ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Branson Board Discussing Special Liquor Laws for Entertainment Districts, Including Landing

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The Branson Board of Aldermen is considering asking the State of Missouri special permission for allowing open alcoholic drinks in designated outdoor areas in specified entertainment districts which include the downtown Landing.

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Branson Convention Center Receives State-Wide Sustainability Award

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The Branson Convention Center was recently recognized as being one of the best organizations in the State of Missouri for sustainability and recycling. The Convention Center won the “Outstanding Achievement” award, from the Missouri Re...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Branson 911 Back Online

The City of Branson has been notified by state officials the problem that caused the 911 system to go down in Branson and Taney County Thursday morning has been identified and that the 911 system is now working and operational.

Anytime you have an emergenc...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Taney County 911 System Down

The 911 operating system that serves Branson, Taney and Stone Counties is currently down. City Officials have people working on the issue and are trying to get it back up and running as soon as possible.

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Public Works Crews Pretreat Roads for Predicted Precipitation

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Branson Public Works crews are pre-treating bridges and some problem hills early Wednesday evening with salt and rock chips ahead of predicted frozen precipitation expected Wednesday night.

 

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Adams Street Closed Thursday

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A Public Works crew will temporarily close Adams Street to remove a tree Thursday morning, November 15, 2018.

City crews will work with Hansen’s tree service to remove the tree that is located just to the South of City Hall. Adams Street will be ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

City of Branson Looking to Fill Committee Vacancies

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The City of Branson encourages anyone interested in volunteering or becoming more involved with the city to apply for the following Board and Committee vacancies:

  • INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (IDA) Two positions open. (terms expire December 2024)
  • TREE B...
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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Branson Landing Boulevard Lane Closure Today

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The Branson Public Works Department is encouraging motorists to be aware of a temporary lane closure on Branson Landing Boulevard starting Wednesday, November 7, 2018, through Thursday, November 8, 2018.

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

City of Branson Unveils “My Branson Address” Tool

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The City of Branson is excited to announce the release of My Branson Address, a new tool for residents and guests that allows them to search for targeted area information by plugging in a physical address.

This interactive mapping application allows reside...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Change Your Clock – Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries!

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Branson Firefighters would like to remind residents to not only change the clocks this weekend but to participate in the ‘Change Your Clock – Change Your Battery’ campaign by changing the batteries in all smoke alarms. The official time change occurs at 2...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center Receives October 2018 Beautification Award

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The City of Branson Tree Board has chosen Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center, located at 3030 West Hwy 76, for October’s Beautification Award. This is the last Beautification Award for 2018.

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Roundabout Lane Closure for Christmas tree Installation on Tuesday

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Public Works crews will close a lane in the Veterans Boulevard roundabout, Tuesday, October 16, 2018, while they help to install the iconic 80-foot Christmas tree that greets residents and visitors near downtown Branson.

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Dr. Brian Clonts Fills Branson’s Vacant Board of Aldermen Seat

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The Branson Board of Aldermen voted unanimously at last night’s meeting, to approve CoxHealth Physician, Dr. Brian Clonts, to fill the open Ward 3 Alderman position.

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Shepherd of the Hills Expy Lane Closures Thursday & Friday

The Branson Public Works Department will temporarily close a lane on Shepherd of the Hills Expressway, starting Thursday, October 11, 2018, to fix a retaining wall that was damaged in a vehicle accident.

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Lodging Business License Deadline, November 1

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In an effort to better inform the public and to assist lodging owners through the business licensing process, the City of Branson is reminding all lodging facilities and owners of those facilities of the approaching licensing deadline on November 1, 2018....

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Branson Fire Department to Educate Public During National Fire Prevention Week

The Branson Fire Department, along with firefighters from across the nation, will be educating and teaching residents, children and visitors the importance of fire safety during National Fire Prevention Week, starting this Sunday, October 7 through Saturd...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Branson Board of Aldermen Study Sessions to Move Location

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The Branson Board of Aldermen study sessions will be moved from the City Hall courtroom to the council chambers to allow for more room.

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Branson to Host Free October “Responsible Alcohol Selling” Class

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The City of Branson Finance Department will be hosting a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, October 4, 2018, from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm in City Hall Council Chambers that will now be offered at no cost.

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Join Branson Police Officers for National “Coffee with a Cop” Day

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The Branson Police Department would like to invite all Branson residents to the McDonalds at 515 W Main St. from 9-10 am on Wednesday, October 3, for National “Coffee with a Cop” Day.

You can stop by, have a cup of coffee and get to kno...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

City Gearing up for National Night Out

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The City of Branson is preparing for Branson’s annual National Night Out (NNO) that will be held Tuesday, October 2, 2018, from 5 to 8 pm. NNO is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood ...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Downtown Paint Striping Starts Tonight

The City of Branson would like to let drivers in downtown Branson know about a paint striping project that will begin tonight, Monday, September 24, 2018, and continue through Friday, September 28 that could impact traffic and travel in the area....

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Hit a Bulls Eye with Branson Parks Archery Clinics

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The City of Branson’s Parks and Recreation Department will host two clinics to introduce youth in grades 4 and up, to the sport of archery on Wednesday evenings throughout the month of October and November. 

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Two Positions Available on Branson’s Park Board

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The City of Branson is now taking applications for two open Park Board positions. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.

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  • One position open to fill an unexpired term until June 2020.
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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Learn How to Ballroom Dance at the Fall Frolic

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting a “Fall Frolic” Dance with the famed Branson Ballroom Dancers on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the Branson Community Center.

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Register Now for Branson Parks & Rec Fall Adult Basketball & Volleyball

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The City of Branson Parks and Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for Fall Adult Basketball and Adult Volleyball leagues.  Both the basketball and volleyball league are designed for teams of all skill levels and offer the oppo...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Fishing Derby set for Oct. 6

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Attend the annual Rotary Fishing Derby at Eiserman Park.

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Goosebumps to Show at Liberty Plaza

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Enjoy fall themed games and a showing of "Goosebumps" at Liberty Plaza on Friday, Oct. 11.

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Indoor Pickleball is Back at the RecPlex

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Pickleball is back at the Branson RecPlex on Tuesday and Thursdays from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

RecPlex Walking Paths Improved

RecPlex walking path

The popular walking path at the Branson RecPlex was repaired and resealed.

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

New Youth Fishing Program

Fishing pic

A new catch and release fishing program is available at Eiserman Park for youth ages 15 and under.

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

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Young boy throwing a baseball

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