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Posted on: May 17, 2022

City rolls out new Document Center website feature

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BRANSON, Mo – The City of Branson has created a new section of its website, the Document Center, designed to help residents and community members more easily find important information regarding City Ordinances and Resolutions.

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Board of Aldermen approve contract for new fire station design services

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BRANSON, Mo – In a double read, the Branson Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a contract with Hoeffer Wekler, LLC for the professional design services for new Fire Station #4 that will be built at Champagne Boulevard at the regular Board of...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Utility pole removal on W. 76 Country Blvd Thursday and Friday

BRANSON, Mo – Drivers will see temporary lane closures in the eastbound lane of W. 76 Country Blvd from the Branson Ferris Wheel to the Presley’s Country Jubilee on Thursday, May 12, 2022, through Friday, May 13, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. t...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

City releases former City Administrator’s separation agreement

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BRANSON, Mo – The City of Branson is releasing former City Administrator Stan Dobbins' separation agreement.

It can be found in the “Document Center” under the Government tab on the city’s website, BransonMo...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Branson AquaPlex opens May 28 – season passes now available

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will open the Branson AquaPlex, a 12,250 sq. ft. aquatic park featuring a pool with water slides, play structures, a climbing wall and a diving well on May 28, 2022.

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Free responsible alcohol selling class May 12

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BRANSON, Mo – The City of Branson, with help from the Community Partnership of the Ozarks, will host a Responsible Alcohol Selling class on Thursday, May 12, 2022, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. 

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

All May city meetings posted to website

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BRANSON, Mo – All City Board of Aldermen, as well as City Board and Committee meetings for the month of May are on the front page of the City’s website, BransonMo.Gov under the “All Meetings” calendar feature.

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Posted on: April 30, 2022

Gretna Road closed at Wildwood due to water main leak

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BRANSON, Mo – Gretna Road at Wildwood closed Friday night, April 29, 2022, and remains closed Saturday, April 30 as City Utilities and Public Works make repairs to a water line break and a portion of the roadway that was damaged due to the break...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

UPDATED: City releases minutes of April 22 closed executive session

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BRANSON, Mo – Under the direction of Branson Mayor Larry Milton and the Board of Aldermen, the City of Branson is releasing the minutes of the April 22, 2022, closed executive session that was closed pursuant to 610.021.2 RSMO for real estate an...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Outdoor Warning Siren replacement April 25 & 26

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BRANSON, Mo – The City of Branson's Fire Rescue Department will replace two Outdoor Warning Sirens on April 25 & 26 in the 600 block of Parnell Drive and the 300 block of Dr. Good Dr which may cause siren testing, lane closures and ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Mobile paint striping on W. 76 Country Blvd. next week

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BRANSON, Mo – Mobile paint striping on W. 76 Country Blvd. between Sunshine Street and Shepherd of the Hills Expressway will begin on Monday, April 25, 2022, and will continue through Friday, April 29, 2022.

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

City workers to start dye testing sewer lines in Hiawatha Heights area Monday

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BRANSON, Mo – The City of Branson’s Utilities Department personnel will visit each property in the Hiawatha Heights area starting on Monday, April 25, 2022, for routine sewer line dye testing.

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Branson Police Department releases 2021 Crime Report

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BRANSON, Mo – According to the 2021 National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS), crime in Branson is down for the fifth consecutive year. Between 2017 and 2020 the city experienced a 32% decrease in crime.    

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Board of Aldermen to hold special meeting Friday

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The Branson Board of Aldermen is holding a special meeting on Friday, April 22, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at Branson City Hall that will immediately adjourn into a closed executive session pursuant to 610.021.2 RSMO for real estate and 610.021.3 RSMO for personn...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Board of Aldermen put City Administrator on Administrative Leave

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In a closed executive session on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, pursuant to 610.021.3 RSMO for personnel, the Branson Board of Aldermen voted to place City Administrator Stanley Dobbins on administrative leave effective April 20, 2022, at 12:01 a.m.

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Registration open for Parks & Recreation Branson Waves Swim Team

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for the 2022 Branson Waves Swim Team, a program designed to offer instruction on stroke development and improvement through daily practices and competitions for kids ages four through ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

City of Branson receives Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA ‘Growth Award’

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BRANSON, Mo – In addition to earning the title of a Tree City USA for 27 years, the Arbor Day Foundation has given the City of Branson the Tree City USA Growth Award to honor its commitment to effective urban forest management.

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Board of Aldermen to hold special meeting Tuesday night April 19

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The Branson Board of Aldermen is holding a special meeting on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. at Branson City Hall that will immediately adjourn into a closed executive session pursuant to 610.021.3 RSMO for personnel.

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Branson Police Chief to present 2021 Annual Report at April 21 Study Session

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Branson Police Chief, Jeff Matthews will present the Department’s Annual Report to the Branson Board of Aldermen at the regularly scheduled Study Session on April 21, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. which can be watched live or replayed anytime at BransonMo....

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Reel in the big one at the Rotary Youth Fishing Tournament April 24

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The Branson Daybreakers Rotary Club will host its popular Kid’s Fishing Derby at the fishing ponds at Eiserman Park on Sunday, April 24, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Fishers will be divided into three age groups, 3-6 years, 7-10 years a...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Three new Branson Aldermen sworn into office

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Three new Branson Aldermen were sworn into office at Branson City Hall on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.

During the first of two regular Board of Aldermen meetings, Mayor Larry Milton thanked and honored the outgoing members of the board for their time and servi...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

W. 76 Country Blvd lane closure between Gretna and Francis St April 12

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BRANSON, Mo – The City of Branson’s Public Works Department will close the eastbound lane of W. 76 Country Blvd between Gretna Rd and Francis St on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to install communication lines as ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Branson Community Center announces spring 2022 activities

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department has just released a full slate of great activities and events for the spring of 2022 at the Branson Community Center, a place designed to provide activities and opportunities for people of all ages who have a ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Free responsible alcohol selling class April 14

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The City of Branson, with help from the Community Partnership of the Ozarks, will host a Responsible Alcohol Selling class on Thursday, April 14, 2022, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. 

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Spring Community Garage Sale at Branson RecPlex April 30

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its eighth semi-annual Community Garage Sale at the Branson RecPlex parking lot on Saturday, April 30, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with vendor set-up beginning at 6:00 a.m.

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

City taking applications for board & committee vacancies

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The City of Branson is looking to fill several board and committee vacancies which provide opportunities for citizens to engage in local government, help make important decisions for the community and give their input regarding important city issues.

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Free tree seedlings to be given away at community Arbor Day Celebration April 22

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Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department will host an Arbor Day Celebration on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. at Eiserman Park located at 201 Compton Drive. 

As part of the Arbor Day celebration, Mayor Larry Milton wi...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

All April city meetings posted to website

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All City Board of Aldermen, as well as City Board and Committee meetings for the month of April, are on the front page of the City’s website, BransonMo.Gov under the “All Meetings” calendar feature.

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Major improvements and repairs starting at Cantwell Park

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department has started much needed repairs to the basketball courts at Cantwell Park located at N Sunshine and Mockingbird Ln.

While the repairs are expected to take up to one month to complete, the park, including the pl...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Long St. between Sycamore and Branson Landing Blvd. Closed March 29 to April 19 for road repairs

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A section of Long St. between Sycamore St. and Branson Landing Blvd. will be closed to through traffic beginning Tuesday, March 29, 2022, through Tuesday, April 19, 2022, for needed road repairs.  

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Registration open for April 16 Kid’s Garage Sale

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will hold its Kid’s Community Garage Sale, an opportunity for children to learn important life skills, on Saturday, April 16, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Branson RecPlex gymnasium, loca...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Branson Doggie Easter Egg Hunt April 16

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its second annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Stockstill Park, located at 524 Stockstill Lane

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Free Parks & Rec Community Easter Egg Hunt April 16

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce it will host the sixth annual Branson Community Easter Egg Hunt on April 16, 2022, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Branson RecPlex ball fields for all children up to 10-years old.  ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Parks Department receives new, larger, trash truck

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department has received a new trash truck which was budgeted for and approved by the Board of Aldermen in January of this year that will be used by the park maintenance staff to pick up trash from Cit...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Media invited to major milestone in undergrounding utilities project Tuesday morning

Please join the City of Branson and partners to watch a major milestone in the ongoing undergrounding utilities on W. 76 Country Blvd on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, as the overhead power lines will start to come down at 9:00 a.m. in front of Ripley&rsquo...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Feb. 22-25 winter weather event cost the City $29,684

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The winter weather event that hit Branson February 22 through the 25 cost the City of Branson’s Public Works Department $29,684 in labor and material to clear.

Combined with the February 2 winter weather event, the City has spent $71,992 on the t...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

W. 76 Country Blvd lane closure extended through March 25 for utility undergrounding

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The City of Branson Public Works Department is extending the closure of the eastbound lane of W. 76 Country Blvd. at the intersection of St. Hwy. 165 and W. 76 Country Blvd. through Friday, March 25, 2022, as part of the W. 76 Country Blvd. Utility Underg...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Eastbound W. 76 Country Blvd at St. Hwy 165 closed March 14-16 for Utility Undergrounding project

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In a continuation of the March 9, 2022, project, the City of Branson Public Works Department will close the eastbound lane of W. 76 Country Blvd. at the intersection of St. Hwy. 165 and W. 76 Country Blvd. on Monday, March 14, 2022, through Wednesday, Mar...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Branson Mayor Larry Milton sends condolences to Joplin Police Department

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Branson Mayor Larry Milton would like to send his sincere condolences on behalf of himself, his colleagues on the Board of Aldermen and the City of Branson, to the family, friends and colleagues of the Joplin Police Officer killed in the line of duty and ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

North Beach Park closed March 10-14 for tree management

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BRANSON, Mo – The City of Branson’s North Beach Park, located at 401 Eastlake St., will be closed to the public from March 10 through March 14 for the removal of hazardous trees that will help maintain the park for years to come.

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Branson Landing Blvd lane closure at roundabout Wed. March 9 for street sign replacement

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BRANSON, Mo – The City of Branson Public Works Department will close the right-hand lane of northbound Branson Landing Blvd. at the roundabout and the right-hand lane of southbound Branson Landing Blvd from Cox Hospital to the roundabout on Wedn...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Eastbound W. 76 Country Blvd at St. Hwy 165 closed Wed. March 9

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BRANSON, Mo – The City of Branson Public Works Department will close the eastbound lane of W. 76 Country Blvd. at the intersection of St. Hwy. 165 and W. 76 Country Blvd. on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to assist the utility compa...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Registration open for April 2 Father-Daughter Dance

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its twelfth annual Father-Daughter Dance, designed to provide a fun opportunity for dads and daughters to make special memories, on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 6:30 to 9:00 ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Registration open for April 2 Mother-Son Event

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its fourth annual Mother-Son Event, designed to provide an opportunity for mothers, grandmothers, aunts, stepmothers and other guardians to spend an afternoon or evening doing...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Branson Police arrest two people for soliciting minors online

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As the result of information provided by the Alliance Against Childhood Exploitation (ACE), an online group focused on exposing child predators, Branson Police have arrested two people for two separate incidents of trying to solicit minors online.

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Planned water interruption on S Wildwood Dr. March 8

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BRANSON, Mo – Water to residents who live on South Wildwood Dr., Golf View Dr. and the Thousand Hills condominiums located at 2600 Green Mountain Dr. will be interrupted for approximately eight hours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

City wide Spring Cleanup set for week of April 4

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The City of Branson Public Works Department will conduct its annual Spring Cleanup beginning Monday, April 4, 2022, a service the City offers at no cost to help residents properly dispose of large unwanted items that are not typically picked up by trash h...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Branson Mayor sends condolences to friends, family of renowned singer Nedgra Culp

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Mayor Larry Milton wishes to express his sincere condolences on behalf of himself, his colleagues on the Board of Aldermen and the City of Branson, to the family of ‘Branson’s Voice of Soul,’ Nedgra Culp who passed away this ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Registration open for Spring Adult Basketball & Volleyball

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for Spring Adult Basketball and Adult Volleyball leagues which are designed for teams of all skill levels and offer the opportunity to play in a recreational, intermediate or ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Main St. between Sycamore and the railroad track closed March 7-28 for road repairs

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A section of Main St. between Sycamore St. and the railroad tracks will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, March 7, 2022, through Monday, March 28, 2022, for road repairs.  

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

All March city meetings posted to website

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All City Board of Aldermen, as well as City Board and Committee meetings for the month of March, are on the front page of the City’s website, BransonMo.Gov under the “All Meetings” calendar feature.

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Registration open for Youth Baseball and Softball leagues

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Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s Youth Baseball, Softball and Tiny Tot T-Ball leagues.

Youth baseball leagues are available for boys 5 to 12-years old and youth softball leagues are available for girls ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Branson city offices closed Thursday Feb. 24 due to inclement weather

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To ensure the safety of all Branson employees, Branson city offices, including City Hall will be closed on Thursday, February 24, 2022, due to inclement weather and hazardous road conditions.

All emergency personnel will be on duty and respond as normal. C...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Branson city offices closing early Feb. 23 due to inclement weather

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To ensure the safety of all Branson employees, Branson city offices, including City Hall will close at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, due to the inclement weather and potentially hazardous road conditions.

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Registration open for school-age Spring Break Camp March 14-18

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its Spring Break Camp which runs March 14-18 for area children in kindergarten through eighth grade.

Participants can sign up for the entire week program or choose the days th...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

First large snowstorm of the year cost the City $42,308

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The first large snowstorm of the year hit Branson on February 2, 2022, costing the City of Branson’s Public Works Department $42,308 in labor and material to clear.

While the February 2 winter weather event lasted three days, road crews were pret...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Registration open for Spring Youth Volleyball

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Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s 2022 Spring Youth Volleyball season, which is available for girls in first through eighth grades.

This spring league offers an opportunity for individual and team entrie...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Branson Mayor applauds Herschend’s new GROW U. higher education program

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Branson Mayor, Larry Milton, is applauding Herschend Enterprises’ GROW U. program that will cover 100% of tuition, fees and books for its 11,000 employees, including all seasonal, part-time and full-time employees across its 25 US attractions in...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Parks Department Summer Job Fair March 12

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host a job fair on Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Branson RecPlex, located at 1501 Branson Hills Pkwy, for anyone interested in working on the Parks & Recreation team th...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

W. 76 Country Blvd. lane closure Feb. 11 for fire hydrant repairs

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The eastbound lane of W. 76 Country Blvd. from the Clay Cooper Theater to the Waffle House will be closed on Friday, February 11, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for fire hydrant repairs.

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

W. 76 Country Blvd lane closure rescheduled to Thursday, Feb. 10

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Due to inclement weather, the closure of the westbound lane of W. 76 Country Blvd in front of the Titanic Museum, which was originally scheduled for February 3, to assist the Branson Christmas Coalition with the removal of a Christmas tree, has been resch...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Free responsible alcohol selling class Feb. 10

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The City of Branson, with help from the Community Partnership of the Ozarks, will host a Responsible Alcohol Selling class on Thursday, February 10, 2022, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. 

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Mayor Milton expresses well wishes after Branson Fire Marshal injured in off duty incident

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Branson Mayor, Larry Milton would like to express his well wishes and a speedy recovery after Branson Fire Rescue Fire Marshal Dennis Brunner was hit by a car and seriously injured while changing a tire near Springfield.

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Registration open for Spring Youth Soccer

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now registering for its popular spring co-ed Youth and PeeWee Soccer programs.

Youth leagues are available for boys and girls who are between five and 15-years old. Practices begin on March 7, 2022. Teams wi...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

Branson city offices closed Friday due to inclement weather

To ensure the safety of all Branson employees, Branson city offices, including City Hall will be closed Friday, February 4, 2022, due to the inclement weather and icy road conditions.

All emergency personnel will be on duty and respond as normal. City crew...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Branson city offices closed Thursday Feb. 3 due to inclement weather

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To ensure the safety of all Branson employees, Branson city offices, including City Hall will be closed Thursday, February 3, 2022, due to the expected inclement weather and icy road conditions.

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Grant funds removal of invasive and dangerous trees at Branson Parks

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department has received a grant from the Missouri Department of Conservation to remove invasive tree species, hazardous trees and other nuisance plants at six parks that will help grow and maintain th...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Branson city offices closed Wednesday due to expected inclement weather

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To ensure the safety of all Branson employees, Branson city offices, including City Hall will be closed Wednesday, February 2, 2022, due to the expected inclement weather and icy road conditions.

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

All February city meetings posted to website

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All City Board of Aldermen, as well as City Board and Committee meetings for the month of February are on the front page of the City’s website, BransonMo.Gov under the “All Meetings” calendar feature.

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

W. 76 Country Blvd Lane Closure Thursday, Feb. 3

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The City of Branson Public Works Department will close the westbound lane of W. 76 Country Blvd in front of the Titanic Museum on Thursday, February 3, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. to assist the Branson Christmas Coalition with the disassembly and r...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

City prepared and ready for any winter weather event

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As the National Weather Service predicts winter weather this week, the City of Branson is prepared and ready for any winter weather that may impact the 250 lane miles of roadway inside city limits.

The City of Branson reminds residents to limit travel if p...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Main St. between Sycamore and the railroad tracks Closed Jan. 27 - Feb. 17

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A section of Main St., between Sycamore St. and the railroad tracks, will be closed to through traffic beginning Thursday, January 27, 2022, through Thursday, February 17, 2022, for road repairs.

Drivers are asked to use alternate routes to access this sec...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

City Attorney resigns for prosecution position

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After more than three years with the City of Branson, City Attorney Chris Lebeck has announced his resignation in order to pursue an exciting opportunity to return to prosecution at the Greene County Prosecuting Attorney’s office in Springfield....

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Parks & Recreation Receives grant for Youth Scholarship Program

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department has received a $4,900 grant from the Skaggs Legacy Endowment to fund its Youth Scholarship Program which allows children to participate in its programs at a greatly reduced cost.

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Branson Outdoor Warning Siren testing January 12 at 10:00 a.m.

Branson Fire Rescue will perform a regularly scheduled monthly test of the Outdoor Warning Siren System at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. As part of this test, the sirens will sound several times over a 20 minute time period for additional ser...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

City seeking public feedback on Stormwater Program changes

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The City of Branson’s Public Works/Engineering Stormwater Division is conducting a public comment period concerning proposed changes to the City’s Stormwater Program and Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) within the City’s Mun...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

City rolls out new citizen recognition program

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The City of Branson is rolling out a new feature called “You’ve Been Caught Doing Something Great” to positively recognize Branson citizens and community members whose actions exemplify the City of Branson values and who make...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

All January city meetings posted to website

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All City of Branson Board of Aldermen, as well as City Board and Committee meetings for the month of January, are on the front page of the City’s website, BransonMo.Gov under the “All Meetings” calendar feature.

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Posted on: January 1, 2022

Branson Police investigating fatal crash on Hwy 376

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The Branson Police Department responded to calls of a serious crash on Highway 376 near the Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area overlook just before 6:00 p.m. on December 31, 2021.

Responding officers located a two vehicle head-on crash with both vehic...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Liberty Utilities relicensing Ozark Beach Hydroelectric Project

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Liberty Utilities is in the process of relicensing the Ozark Beach Hydroelectric Project (Project) with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). As part of the relicensing process, Liberty is proposing to increase the height of the Project&rsq...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Charges filed against suspect in May double homicide, also tied to armed robbery

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Due to the tireless work of Branson Police investigators and multiple state and federal agencies, the Branson Police Department has identified a suspect in the double homicide that occurred on May 29, 2021, that left two people dead in the 1800 block of W...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Police Chief to hold 3pm news conference on May double homicide update

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December 30, 2021

Contact:  Melody Pettit, Communications Manager

Office (417) 337-8589 Cell (417) 213-0041 

mpettit@bransonmo.gov

 

Police Chief to hold 3 pm news conference on May double homicide update

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

Human Remains Found in Branson Identified

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On Monday, December 27, 2021, a forensic odonatologist was able to confirm that the human remains discovered in the woods near the 3700 block of Fall Creek Rd. on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, are those of David Koenig, the subject of a missing person inv...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Branson Police investigate human skeletal remains discovery

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On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at approximately 12:00 pm, the Branson Police Department received a 911 call regarding a person locating skeletal remains off Fall Creek Road.

Responding units located several skeletal remains in a heavily wooded area. The ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

City to begin undergrounding utilities on W. 76 Country Blvd Jan. 5

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The City of Branson will begin the undergrounding of utilities from Presley’s Country Jubilee to the Branson Ferris Wheel starting on January 5, 2022, to enhance the visual aesthetics of W. 76 Country Blvd.

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Proposed new animal ordinance update - final reading scheduled for Jan. 11

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At the November 9, 2021, Board of Aldermen meeting, the Board postponed the final reading of the proposed new animal ordinance to January 11, 2021.

The proposed animal ordinance in its entirety, including amendments made at the last meeting, can be found o...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Mayor Congratulates Silver Dollar City for winning “Best Theme Park Holiday Event in America”

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Mayor Larry Milton would like to congratulate Silver Dollar City for its ‘An Old Time Christmas’ being chosen as the #1 Best Theme Park Holiday Event in America from readers of USA Today and 10Best.

Silver Dollar City made the announcem...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Rosalee Street at W. 76 Country Blvd closed Friday, Dec. 17

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Rosalee Street at W. 76 Country Blvd will be closed to through traffic on Friday, December 17, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for a restaurant power supply installation. 

Drivers should expect delays if traveling in this area during this time a...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Police Respond to Non-Credible Threat at Branson High School

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On Friday morning at approximately 7:00 a.m., the Branson Police Department responded to a 911 call regarding a threat at Branson High School.

The on-duty School Resource Officer, along with additional Branson Police Officers who responded, quickly identif...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

N. Third St. between Atlantic and Oklahoma closed December 7 - 8

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N. Third Street between Atlantic and Oklahoma will be closed to through traffic Tuesday, December 7, 2021, through Wednesday, December 8, 2021, to install a new water line. 

Drivers are asked to use alternate routes to access N. Third St. during t...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

All December city meetings posted to website

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All City Board of Aldermen, as well as City Board and Committee meetings for the month of December are on the front page of the City’s website, BransonMo.Gov under the “All Meetings” calendar feature.

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Southbound lane of Roark Valley Road closed Wednesday Dec. 1

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The southbound lane of Roark Valley Road between Shepherd of the Hills Expressway and Gretna Road will be closed starting at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, to repair a damaged sidewalk.

Drivers traveling southbound will be redirected into the ce...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

For the People - A city update from Branson Mayor, Larry Milton

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As we welcome another Ozark Mountain Christmas season in the Branson region, I want to thank everyone in our city for contributing to the "most wonderful time of the year." It is my hope that every Christmas season our celebrations...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Water line repair on Main Street Monday, Nov. 22

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City of Branson crews will be working on the sidewalk and parking lot area in the 100 block of West Main Street, near Dick’s 5 & 10 on Monday, November 22, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. to repair a water line.

While water service is expected to remain o...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Christmas ‘Adopt-A-Senior’ begins Nov. 22

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Christmas wish lists from local senior citizens are available at the Branson Community Center and the Branson RecPlex beginning Monday, November 22, 2021, for those who would like to participate in the Parks & Recreation Adopt-A-Senior program that sp...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Aldermen Candidacy Declarations open Dec 7 for April election

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The City of Branson Clerk’s office will accept Declarations of Candidacy for three Aldermen seats for the spring local election starting December 7, 2021, through December 28, 2021.

Each of the City’s three Wards will have an Alderman p...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Snow plows to deploy Wednesday for annual winter weather training

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Drivers may see snow plows and salt spreaders on city roads Wednesday, November 17, 2021, and are reminded to give them plenty of space to operate, as the City of Branson’s Public Works Department holds its annual winter weather training for dri...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Tickets now on sale for Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt December 10

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is hosting its second annual Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt on Friday night, December 10, 2021, at the Branson Community Center for children who are three to 12-years old.

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Mayor proclaims Nov 19 as Glenn Robinson Grand Country Day

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Mayor Larry Milton read a proclamation declaring November 19, 2021, as Glenn Robinson Grand Country Day at the November 9 regular Board of Aldermen meeting and presented the proclamation to his family.

In the proclamation, Mayor Milton recognizes how impor...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Two arrested after car fire at Branson Landing parking garage

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On November 7, 2021, at 8:15 p.m., Branson Police Officers responded to an initial report of an explosion at the Branson Landing parking garage located at 3 Branson Landing.

Two vehicles, as well as the parking structure, were damaged in this fire. Branson...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

S&P Global issues an improved credit rating outlook for the City of Branson

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In a new credit report that reviews the financial planning and performance of the City, credit rating agency S&P Global Ratings improved and affirmed Branson’s stable long-term credit rating due to the proactive, cost-cutting measures the ci...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Breakfast with Santa December 11 at Branson RecPlex

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Santa will make a special visit to the Branson RecPlex for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s annual Breakfast with Santa presented by McDonald’s on Saturday morning, December 11, 2021.

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Planning & Development Director resigns for private sector

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After 12 years with the City of Branson, Planning & Development Director, Joel Hornickel, has announced his resignation in order to pursue an exciting opportunity in the private sector.

Hornickel started with the City in 2009 as Senior Planner where he...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

All November city meetings posted to website

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All City Board of Aldermen, as well as City Board and Committee meetings for the month of November, are on the front page of the City’s website, BransonMo.Gov under the “all meetings” calendar feature.

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

City offers new tool to see new businesses and projects in Branson

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The City of Branson is rolling out a new online tool for residents and community members called Building Branson – Commercial and Residential Growth, an interactive application to show what new businesses and multi-family projects are being work...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Aldermen postpone first reading of proposed 2022 budget

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At their regular October 26 meeting, the Branson Board of Aldermen postponed the scheduled first reading of Bill No. 6064, the proposed and balanced 2022 budget, to a special meeting on November 18, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. in order to receive additional inform...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Board of Aldermen pass 2022 legislative priorities

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The Branson Board of Aldermen passed a resolution outlining the city’s legislative priorities for 2022 at their regular October 26 Board of Aldermen meeting, in an effort to state the city’s stance on a number of issues that will be heard on a State level...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Mayor proclaims Nov. 1 through Jan. 7 Ozark Mountain Christmas, Board passes resolution

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Mayor Larry Milton read a proclamation declaring November 1 through January 7 as Ozark Mountain Christmas at the regular Board of Aldermen meeting on October 26, 2021. In addition, the Board of Aldermen passed a similarly worded resolution supporting the ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Mayor proclaims Oct. 28 Lights on Afterschool Day to celebrate local afterschool programs

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Mayor Larry Milton read a proclamation declaring October 28, 2021, as Lights on Afterschool Day in celebrating local afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of Branson area children at the October, 26 regular Board of Aldermen meeting a...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

New eco-friendly walking path opens Nov. 1 at Eiserman Park

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department invites the public and media to a ribbon cutting celebration for a new eco-friendly walking trail, specifically designed to keep tires out of the landfill and improve water quality in nearb...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Parks & Recreation now registering for Youth Basketball

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for boys and girls youth basketball which is available for children who are in kindergarten through eighth grade. The deadline to register is Tuesday, November 16, 2021.

Practices begin...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Thursday’s Aldermen Study Session includes discussion on proposed animal ordinance

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The Branson Board of Aldermen will discuss changes to the proposed animal ordinance at their regularly scheduled Study Session on Thursday, October 21, 2021, ahead of the final reading of the bill, scheduled for the regular November 9, 2021, Board of Alde...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Registration open for November 2 youth Archery Clinic

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Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s fall archery clinic for children in fourth grade and up to introduce youth to archery, one of the fastest growing sports in the country.

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Scheduled street maintenance on city streets October 12 to February 3

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The Branson Public Works Streets Department has contracted with Blevins Asphalt Construction Company to perform routine maintenance on city streets beginning Tuesday, October 12, 2021, through February 3, 2022, on the following streets:

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

For the People - A city update from Branson Mayor, Larry Milton

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Hello Friends,

I want to thank our citizens across the city for another successful National Night Out. This year we had 12 neighborhoods participate in this program designed to make communities safer and more caring places to live.  This is truly ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

City taking applications for board & committee vacancies

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The City of Branson is looking to fill several board and committee vacancies which provide opportunities for citizens to engage in local government to help make important decisions and give their input regarding important city issues. The City has the fol...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

All October city meetings posted to website

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All City of Branson Board of Aldermen, as well as City Board and Committee meetings, can be found on the front page of the City’s website, BransonMo.Gov under the “all meetings” calendar feature.

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Registration open for Oct. 22 FREE School’s Out Camp

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for a FREE School’s Out Camp on Friday, October 22, 2021, for children in kindergarten through eighth grades while area schools are out of session for fall break.

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

‘Sounds of Fire Safety’ focus of Fire Prevention Week 2021

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Branson Fire Rescue will focus on the sounds of fire safety during this year’s Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9, to educate the Branson community on simple but important actions that will keep themselves and those around them safe.

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Branson’s BOOnanza returns October 29

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is hosting its annual Halloween BOOnanza celebration on Friday, October 29, 2021, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. along the walking path at the Branson RecPlex ball field complex.

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Board of Aldermen move Study Session meeting times

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The Branson Board of Aldermen voted to move all future start times of the Board of Aldermen Study Sessions from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the regular Board of Aldermen meeting on September 28, 2021.

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Mayor Proclaims October 5, 2021 as Branson’s 6th Annual National Night Out

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Mayor Larry Milton read a proclamation declaring October 5, as the City’s 6th Annual National Night at the regular September 28 Board of Aldermen and presented the proclamation to Branson Police Chief, Jeff Matthews.

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Parks & Recreation now registering for PeeWee Youth Basketball

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for the PeeWee Youth Basketball league that is offered to children who are three and four years old. The registration deadline is Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Maddux St. between 3rd and 4th St. closed Sept 23 & 24 for sewer repairs

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A portion of Maddux Street between 3rd and 4th Street will be closed starting from 7:00 a.m. Thursday, September 23, 2021, to 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 24, 2021, for sewer repairs.

While this repair will not affect any sewer or water service in the area,...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

City wide Fall Cleanup set for week of October 4

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The City of Branson Public Works Department will conduct its annual Fall?Cleanup beginning Monday, October 4, 2021, a service the City offers at no cost to help residents properly dispose of large unwanted items that are not typically picked up by trash h...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Business and resident surveys being sent out this week

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The City of Branson is sending out surveys this week, through the ETC Institute out of Olathe, Kansas, to a number of residents and businesses to ensure the city’s priorities continue to match the needs and desires of the community.

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Mayor proclaims Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week

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Mayor Larry Milton read a proclamation declaring September 17 through the 23 as “Constitution Week” in Branson at the regular September 14 Board of Aldermen meeting and presented the proclamation to the Taneycomo Chapter of the Daughte...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

For the People - A city update from Branson Mayor Larry Milton

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Hello Friends,

At the last Board of Aldermen meeting on August 14, 2021, your Board of Aldermen voted to postpone the final reading of the Animal Ordinance, Bill 5872, with the intent of holding another Study Session on this topic in October. We have had t...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

4th St. to close from Pacific to Main St. September 9-13 for duct bank work

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Fourth Street will be closed from Pacific Street to Main Street beginning at 7:00 a.m., Thursday, September 9, 2021, through 6:00 p.m., Monday, September 13, 2021, for fiber duct bank installation.  

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training starts Sept 17

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Branson Fire Rescue would like to invite area residents to a “Community Emergency Response Team” (CERT) training program that starts on Friday, September 17, 2021, to learn how to be better prepared during a disaster.

CERT is a three we...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Registration now open for September 18 “Kid’s Garage Sale”

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now taking registrations for its second semi-annual Kid’s Garage Sale, specifically designed as a learning opportunity for kids, that will take place on Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 9:00 a.m...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

All September City Board and Committee meetings posted to website

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All City Board of Aldermen, as well as City Board and Committee meetings, can be found on the front page of the City’s website, BransonMo.Gov under the “all meetings” calendar feature.

Agendas for each of these meetings can also be found on the City’s webs...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Intersection of College and Third St. closed Sept. 1-3 for duct bank work

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The intersection of College St. and 3rd Street will be closed beginning at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 1, 2021, through 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 3, 2021, for fiber duct bank installation.

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Police give update on May 29 double homicide

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During its continuous and ongoing investigation, the Branson Police Department has uncovered video of who they believe is the suspect in the May 29, 2021, double shooting behind the Famous Dave’s restaurant on 76 Country Blvd.  

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Mayor sends condolences to friends, family of entertainer Cedric Benoit

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Mayor Larry Milton wishes to express his sincere condolences on behalf of himself, his colleagues on the Board of Aldermen and the City of Branson, to the family of Branson entertainer, Cedric Benoit who died on Thursday.

“I am saddened to hear o...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Third Street to close between College and Pacific Aug. 30 through Sept. 1 for duct bank work

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Third Street will close between College Street and Pacific Street beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 30, 2021, through 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, for fiber duct bank installation.

During this closure, business parking access will be o...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Fall Community Garage Sale September 11 in RecPlex parking lot

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will hold its eighth semi-annual Community Garage Sale in the Branson RecPlex Parking lot on Saturday, September 11, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with vendor set-up beginning at 6:00 a.m.

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

For the People - A city update from Branson Mayor, Larry Milton

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Hello Friends,

First and foremost, I want to make you aware of an item coming up for a vote at the next Board of Alderman meeting, on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. The Animal (PET) Ordinance is on the agenda for a final approval. We have appreciated your input...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

City to auction off surplus property

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The City of Branson will conduct an online auction of surplus property that ends on Monday, August 30, 2021.

Items up for auction include golf course maintenance equipment that is no longer needed by the City.

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Registration open for fall adult basketball & volleyball

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for fall adult basketball and adult volleyball leagues designed for teams of all skill levels and offers the opportunity to play in a recreational, intermediate or open league...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Northbound Lane of Branson Landing Blvd Closed at Compton Dr. Friday morning

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The northbound lane of Branson Landing Boulevard will close at Compton Drive on Friday, August 20, 2021, for about two hours from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. to repair a street light. This is a continuation of the work at the same location earlier this month.

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

City taking applications for representation on TCED

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The City of Branson is looking to fill two vacancies on the Tourism Community Enhancement District (TCED) which promotes tourism to the area by collecting and administering a sales tax used for destination marketing efforts that attract visitors to the re...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Mayor Milton congratulates Cal Ripken World Series Champs – Team Branson

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Branson Mayor, Larry Milton, and the Branson Board of Aldermen wish to congratulate Team Branson for becoming the 2021 Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series (CRWS) Baseball Champions during the Championship game against Puerto Rico on Saturday, August 14, 2021...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Doggie Swim Night at Branson AquaPlex September 6

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Furry four-legged friends are invited to the Branson AquaPlex on Monday, September 6, 2021, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. for the Branson Parks & Recreation’s annual Doggie Swim night, an end-of-season event for dogs to play fetch, paddle around in the shall...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Dakota Rd Closed between State Hwy 165 and Falls Parkway Mon. and Tues.

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A section of Dakota Road will be closed between State Hwy 165 and Falls Parkway to through traffic beginning Monday, August 16, 2021, through Tuesday, August 17, 2021, for road repairs.

Drivers are asked to use alternates routes during the road closure. Si...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

City Hall receives Distinguished Budget Award 7th year in a row

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For the seventh consecutive year, the City of Branson, municipal government, has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. The award reflects the commitment of the Finan...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Mayor Proclaims August 31 as Shoji, Dorothy, and Christina Tabuchi Day

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Mayor Larry Milton has proclaimed August 31, 2021, as Shoji, Dorothy and Christina Tabuchi Day in honor of the iconic family’s contribution to the city and Shoji’s induction into the 2020 National Fiddler Hall of Fame.

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Branson Community Center announces fall 2021 activities

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department has just released a full slate of great activities and events for the fall of 2021 at the Branson Community Center, a place designed to provide activities and opportunities for people of all ages who have a va...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

For the People - A city update from Branson Mayor, Larry Milton

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Hello Friends,

First, I want to thank Alderman Bill Skains from Ward 2 for filling in for me during the Board of Aldermen Meeting on July 27 while I was out of town. He kept the trains running on time and I appreciate his willingness to serve. 

I w...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Parks & Recreation now Registering for Youth Volleyball

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Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s 2021 Fall Youth Volleyball season, which is available for youth in first through sixth grades.

This league offers a great opportunity to improve team and individual skil...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Northbound lane of Branson Landing Blvd closed at Compton Dr. Wednesday morning

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The northbound lane of Branson Landing Boulevard will close at Compton Dr. on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, for about two hours from 5:30 to 7:30 a.m. to repair a street light.

While the northbound exit lane to State Hwy. 65 will be closed around the Compton...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Eastbound lane of Gretna Rd. to close between Deer Valley Dr. and Roark Valley Rd. August 3

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The City of Branson Public Works Department will close a portion of the eastbound lane of Gretna Road between Deer Valley Dr and Roark Valley Rd on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, beginning at 5:30 a.m. to repair a street light.

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Registration now open for Parks & Recreation Youth Flag Football

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for Youth Flag Football for children who are in kindergarten through third grade.

This 7-v-7 instructional league is designed to introduce youth to the fundamentals of football in a saf...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Special Sensory Swim session offered August 9 at Branson AquaPlex

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its third Sensory Swim session at the Branson AquaPlex, located at 1501 Branson Hills Pkwy, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on August 9 for individuals with Sensory Processing Disorders and differing ab...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Registration open for Fall Youth Soccer

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for fall co-ed Youth and PeeWee Soccer.

Youth leagues are available for boys and girls who are between five and 15-years old. Practices begin on August 30, 2021. Teams will pra...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Dakota Road lane closure on July 26

The City of Branson Water Distribution crew will close a portion of Dakota Road just off State Hwy 165 on Monday, July 26, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for a water main repair. 

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Mayor, Board send condolences to friends, family of Randy McConnell

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Mayor Larry Milton wishes to express his sincere condolences on behalf of himself, his colleagues on the Board of Aldermen and the City of Branson, to the family of former longtime Branson musician, Randy McConnell who has recently passed away.

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

For the People - A city update from Branson Mayor, Larry Milton

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Hello Friends,

In the past two weeks, members of the Finance and Capital Committee met to work through the city’s Priority Based Budgeting Process. Priority Based Budgeting helps us answer the three basic questions in city budgeting:  wh...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

FREE Water Safety and Survival Skills class August 5

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host a free Water Safety and Survival Skills Class on August 5 at the Branson AquaPlex, located at 1501 Branson Hills Pkwy, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to instruct attendees on in-water survival skills, r...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Section of Little Petes Rd to close July 26 - August 6

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The Branson Public Works/Engineering Department will close Little Petes Rd from Shepherd of the Hills Expy to where Little Petes Rd curves, to through traffic on Monday, July 26, 2021, through Friday, August 6, 2021, for storm drain repairs.

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Hillcrest Place street closure & water interruption July 22

Hillcrest Place Water Interruption and Street Closure July 22

The City of Branson Utilities Department will close a portion of Hillcrest Place, located off Berry Dr., on Thursday, July 22, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for a fire hydrant repair.

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Free Swim Day August 2 at Branson AquaPlex

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will offer a Free Swim Day on Monday, August 2, 2021, presented in partnership with State Park Marina.

Due to a maximum person capacity at the pool, this is a first come, first served event. In lieu of admissio...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

City begins FY2022 priority-based budgeting process

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The City of Branson’s Finance Committee kicked off the months-long priority-based budgeting process for the fiscal year 2022 at a special, public, Finance Committee meeting on July 9, 2021, at City Hall. As usual, this meeting was streamed live ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

For the People - A city update from Branson Mayor, Larry Milton

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Hello Friends,

I hope everyone had a safe and fun-filled Independence Day celebration. I was amazed at how busy the city and region were the past few weeks. The traffic camera report shows that Friday, July 2, was our high vehicle count for the year so far...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Registration now open for Parks & Recreation adult softball leagues

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for adult softball. Designated leagues are offered on different evenings and designed for different skill levels to offer an opportunity for all interested players.

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Branson Mayor proclaims July 9 “Ben Kinel Day” in honor of Veterans Memorial Garden founder

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Mayor Larry Milton has proclaimed Friday, July 9, 2021, as “Ben Kinel Day” in honor of the founder of Branson’s Veterans Memorial Garden, Ben Kinel, who recently passed away and who will be honored at a memorial ceremony on J...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Mayor sends condolences to family and friends of Annette Ray

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Branson Mayor Larry Milton sends his condolences to the family and friends of the late Annette Ray, the wife of former City of Branson Utilities Director, Mike Ray.

Mike dedicated 33 years to the City of Branson before retiring in May 2021, to spend more t...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

W Oklahoma St between N Third and N Fourth to close July 7

July 7th Street Closure for Water Connection

The City of Branson Water Distribution crew will close a portion of West Oklahoma Street between N. Third Street and N. Fourth Street on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for a water service installation.

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Parnell Drive to close between Eiserman & Malone July 6 - 8

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A section of Parnell Drive between Eiserman Avenue and Malone Drive will be closed to through traffic beginning Tuesday, July 6, 2021, through Thursday, July 8, 2021, for sewer repairs.

Drivers are asked to use alternates routes during the road closure. Si...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Branson Police investigating motorcycle fatality

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The Branson Police Department is investigating a fatal crash involving a single motorcycle and its single occupant that happened near State Hwy 165 and Van Buren Rd at approximately 3:45 a.m. on July 2, 2021.

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Branson hospital staff’s quick actions foil attempted parental kidnapping

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On June 28, 2021, Branson police officers responded to the Labor and Delivery floor at Cox Medical Center Branson for a report of a male attempting to kidnap an infant. Officers quickly arrived and were able to arrest the suspect, who is also the baby&...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Annual water quality report finds no issues with City of Branson water

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The City of Branson’s annual Water Quality Report for the 2020 calendar year indicates 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 28, 2021

Night Swim at Branson AquaPlex with Prince Ivan July 23

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce a family friendly Night Swim at the AquaPlex with DJ Prince Ivan on July 23, 2021, from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

The evening will include fun games, concessions specials and live music per...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Branson firefighters encourage firework safety

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Branson Fire Rescue urges all residents and visitors to celebrate safely and legally when discharging fireworks.

Fires and injuries are two common results when fireworks are not used properly. As a reminder, fireworks may be discharged in the City of Brans...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

W. Hensley St. closure & water interruption June 25

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The City of Branson Water Distribution crew will close a portion of West Hensley Street between S. Third Street and S. Second Street on Friday, June 25, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a water main repair.

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Branson Landing Boulevard Lane Closure June 28 & 30

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The City of Branson Public Works Sign Division will close the outer southbound lane of Branson Landing Boulevard between CoxHealth Medical Center and the roundabout, beginning Monday, June 28, 2021, through Wednesday, June 30, 2021, for sign replacement.

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

For the People - A City update from Branson Mayor, Larry Milton

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Hello Friends,

I want to thank you, our Branson residents, for beginning the process of taking back YOUR City Hall. Your voices will be heard regarding the proposed changes to the animal ordinance that will be voted on by the Board of Alderman. These types...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

N. Fourth St. closure & planned water interruption June 22

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The City of Branson Utilities Department’s Water Distribution crew will close a portion of N. Fourth Street between N. Atlantic Street and W. Oklahoma Street on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a valve repair.

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Police & Fire Departments remind community of Branson fireworks ordinance

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With the Fourth of July celebrations quickly approaching, the Branson Police Department and Branson Fire Rescue would like to remind residents and visitors of the Branson ordinance regarding fireworks within the city limits and other important reminders w...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Branson Fire Chief to present annual report June 17

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Branson Fire Chief, Ted Martin’s presentation of the Department’s annual report to the Branson Board of Aldermen will take place at the regularly scheduled Study Session on June 17, 2021, at 12:30 p.m. which can be watched live or repl...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

For the People - A city update from Branson Mayor, Larry Milton

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For the People

A City update from Branson Mayor, Larry Milton

June 4, 2021

This is the Mayor’s 8 week report card, “For the People”.

Promises Made, Promises Kept

An Ordinance repealing the Mask Mandate was the 1st Agenda item, during our 1st Board of Alderman ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2021

Branson Police Update, Double Homicide

The Branson Police Department has been advised by the Taney County Coroner that the second person shot on May 29th, 2021, has passed away.  The Coroner has been in contact with the families of both deceased victims.  They have been ident...

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Posted on: May 30, 2021

Branson Police Investigating Double Shooting

In the late evening hours of May 29th, 2021, the Branson Police Department responded to the rear parking lot of a restaurant in the 1800 block of W 76 Country Blvd on a report of two people suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers found the victims, quickl...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Branson Police Investigating May 26 Robbery

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Branson Police are investigating a robbery that happened in the evening hours of May 26, 2021, near a parking garage in downtown Branson.

According to the victims who called police, a male suspect approached their parked car, displayed a handgun and deman...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

W. Oklahoma St Closure & Planned Water Interruption on June 2

Oklahoma Street Closing Water Shut Off planned for June 2nd

The City of Branson Water Distribution crew will close a section of W. Oklahoma Street between N. Third Street and N. Fourth Street on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to make water connections.

In conjunction with this project the wat...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Third town hall on proposed animal ordinance changes June 9

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The third, and final, town hall regarding the proposed new animal ordinance is set for June 9, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at the Branson Community Center, located at 201 Compton Dr, and is open to all residents and community members.

Branson Mayor, Larry Milton, a...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

For the People - A city update from Branson Mayor, Larry Milton

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For the People

A City update from Branson Mayor, Larry Milton

May 21, 2021

Hello Friends,

As promised, we are holding informal town hall meetings to really listen to the residents of Branson.

We held our first town hall meeting last week with citizens from Cou...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

City of Branson Public Safety Sales Tax Update

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Branson residents passed a half-cent sales tax in 2017 to make the City of Branson a safer place by spending the money on public safety measures like updating and replacing old equipment and growing the police and fire departments. The City of Branson has...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Branson AquaPlex opens May 28 – season passes now available

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will open the Branson AquaPlex, a 12,250 sq. ft. aquatic park featuring a pool with water slides, play structures, a climbing wall and a diving well on May 28, 2022.

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Registration open for Parks & Recreation Branson Waves Swim Team

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for the 2022 Branson Waves Swim Team, a program designed to offer instruction on stroke development and improvement through daily practices and competitions for kids ages four through ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

City of Branson receives Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA ‘Growth Award’

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BRANSON, Mo – In addition to earning the title of a Tree City USA for 27 years, the Arbor Day Foundation has given the City of Branson the Tree City USA Growth Award to honor its commitment to effective urban forest management.

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Reel in the big one at the Rotary Youth Fishing Tournament April 24

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The Branson Daybreakers Rotary Club will host its popular Kid’s Fishing Derby at the fishing ponds at Eiserman Park on Sunday, April 24, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Fishers will be divided into three age groups, 3-6 years, 7-10 years and 11-14 y...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Branson Community Center announces spring 2022 activities

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department has just released a full slate of great activities and events for the spring of 2022 at the Branson Community Center, a place designed to provide activities and opportunities for people of all ages who have a ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Spring Community Garage Sale at Branson RecPlex April 30

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its eighth semi-annual Community Garage Sale at the Branson RecPlex parking lot on Saturday, April 30, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with vendor set-up beginning at 6:00 a.m.

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Free tree seedlings to be given away at community Arbor Day Celebration April 22

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Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department will host an Arbor Day Celebration on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. at Eiserman Park located at 201 Compton Drive. 

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Major improvements and repairs starting at Cantwell Park

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department has started much needed repairs to the basketball courts at Cantwell Park located at N Sunshine and Mockingbird Ln.

While the repairs are expected to take up to one month to complete, the park, including the pl...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Registration open for April 16 Kid’s Garage Sale

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will hold its Kid’s Community Garage Sale, an opportunity for children to learn important life skills, on Saturday, April 16, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Branson RecPlex gymnasium, located at 151...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Branson Doggie Easter Egg Hunt April 16

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its second annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Stockstill Park, located at 524 Stockstill Lane.

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Free Parks & Rec Community Easter Egg Hunt April 16

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce it will host the sixth annual Branson Community Easter Egg Hunt on April 16, 2022, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Branson RecPlex ball fields for all children up to 10-years old.  ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Parks Department receives new, larger, trash truck

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department has received a new trash truck which was budgeted for and approved by the Board of Aldermen in January of this year that will be used by the park maintenance staff to pick up trash from City parks, t...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

North Beach Park closed March 10-14 for tree management

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BRANSON, Mo – The City of Branson’s North Beach Park, located at 401 Eastlake St., will be closed to the public from March 10 through March 14 for the removal of hazardous trees that will help maintain the park for years to come.

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Registration open for April 2 Father-Daughter Dance

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its twelfth annual Father-Daughter Dance, designed to provide a fun opportunity for dads and daughters to make special memories, on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at th...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Registration open for April 2 Mother-Son Event

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BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its fourth annual Mother-Son Event, designed to provide an opportunity for mothers, grandmothers, aunts, stepmothers and other guardians to spend an afternoon or evening doing all sorts...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Registration open for Spring Adult Basketball & Volleyball

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for Spring Adult Basketball and Adult Volleyball leagues which are designed for teams of all skill levels and offer the opportunity to play in a recreational, intermediate or ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Registration open for Youth Baseball and Softball leagues

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Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s Youth Baseball, Softball and Tiny Tot T-Ball leagues.

Youth baseball leagues are available for boys 5 to 12-years old and youth softball leagues are available for girls 5 to 12-ye...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Registration open for school-age Spring Break Camp March 14-18

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its Spring Break Camp which runs March 14-18 for area children in kindergarten through eighth grade.

Participants can sign up for the entire week program or choose the days th...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Registration open for Spring Youth Volleyball

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Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s 2022 Spring Youth Volleyball season, which is available for girls in first through eighth grades.

This spring league offers an opportunity for individual and team entries to focus...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Parks Department Summer Job Fair March 12

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host a job fair on Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Branson RecPlex, located at 1501 Branson Hills Pkwy, for anyone interested in working on the Parks & Recreation team th...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Registration open for Spring Youth Soccer

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now registering for its popular spring co-ed Youth and PeeWee Soccer programs.

Youth leagues are available for boys and girls who are between five and 15-years old. Practices begin on March 7, 2022. Teams wi...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Grant funds removal of invasive and dangerous trees at Branson Parks

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department has received a grant from the Missouri Department of Conservation to remove invasive tree species, hazardous trees and other nuisance plants at six parks that will help grow and maintain the parks fo...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Parks & Recreation Receives grant for Youth Scholarship Program

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department has received a $4,900 grant from the Skaggs Legacy Endowment to fund its Youth Scholarship Program which allows children to participate in its programs at a greatly reduced cost.

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Christmas ‘Adopt-A-Senior’ begins Nov. 22

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Christmas wish lists from local senior citizens are available at the Branson Community Center and the Branson RecPlex beginning Monday, November 22, 2021, for those who would like to participate in the Parks & Recreation Adopt-A-Senior program that sp...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Tickets now on sale for Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt December 10

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is hosting its second annual Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt on Friday night, December 10, 2021, at the Branson Community Center for children who are three to 12-years old.

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Breakfast with Santa December 11 at Branson RecPlex

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Santa will make a special visit to the Branson RecPlex for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s annual Breakfast with Santa presented by McDonald’s on Saturday morning, December 11, 2021.

Three sessions are available at 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

New eco-friendly walking path opens Nov. 1 at Eiserman Park

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department invites the public and media to a ribbon cutting celebration for a new eco-friendly walking trail, specifically designed to keep tires out of the landfill and improve water quality in nearby Lake Tan...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Parks & Recreation now registering for Youth Basketball

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for boys and girls youth basketball which is available for children who are in kindergarten through eighth grade. The deadline to register is Tuesday, November 16, 2021.

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Registration open for November 2 youth Archery Clinic

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Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s fall archery clinic for children in fourth grade and up to introduce youth to archery, one of the fastest growing sports in the country.

This clinic takes place on three consecuti...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Registration open for Oct. 22 FREE School’s Out Camp

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for a FREE School’s Out Camp on Friday, October 22, 2021, for children in kindergarten through eighth grades while area schools are out of session for fall break.

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Branson’s BOOnanza returns October 29

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is hosting its annual Halloween BOOnanza celebration on Friday, October 29, 2021, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. along the walking path at the Branson RecPlex ball field complex.

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Parks & Recreation now registering for PeeWee Youth Basketball

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for the PeeWee Youth Basketball league that is offered to children who are three and four years old. The registration deadline is Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Registration now open for September 18 “Kid’s Garage Sale”

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now taking registrations for its second semi-annual Kid’s Garage Sale, specifically designed as a learning opportunity for kids, that will take place on Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Fall Community Garage Sale September 11 in RecPlex parking lot

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will hold its eighth semi-annual Community Garage Sale in the Branson RecPlex Parking lot on Saturday, September 11, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with vendor set-up beginning at 6:00 a.m.

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Registration open for fall adult basketball & volleyball

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for fall adult basketball and adult volleyball leagues designed for teams of all skill levels and offers the opportunity to play in a recreational, intermediate or open league...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Doggie Swim Night at Branson AquaPlex September 6

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Furry four-legged friends are invited to the Branson AquaPlex on Monday, September 6, 2021, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. for the Branson Parks & Recreation’s annual Doggie Swim night, an end-of-season event for dogs to play fetch, paddle around in the shall...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Branson Community Center announces fall 2021 activities

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department has just released a full slate of great activities and events for the fall of 2021 at the Branson Community Center, a place designed to provide activities and opportunities for people of all ages who have a va...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Parks & Recreation now Registering for Youth Volleyball

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Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s 2021 Fall Youth Volleyball season, which is available for youth in first through sixth grades.

This league offers a great opportunity to improve team and individual skills and wil...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Registration now open for Parks & Recreation Youth Flag Football

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for Youth Flag Football for children who are in kindergarten through third grade.

This 7-v-7 instructional league is designed to introduce youth to the fundamentals of football in a saf...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Special Sensory Swim session offered August 9 at Branson AquaPlex

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its third Sensory Swim session at the Branson AquaPlex, located at 1501 Branson Hills Pkwy, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on August 9 for individuals with Sensory Processing Disorders and differing ab...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Registration open for Fall Youth Soccer

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for fall co-ed Youth and PeeWee Soccer.

Youth leagues are available for boys and girls who are between five and 15-years old. Practices begin on August 30, 2021. Teams will pra...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

FREE Water Safety and Survival Skills class August 5

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host a free Water Safety and Survival Skills Class on August 5 at the Branson AquaPlex, located at 1501 Branson Hills Pkwy, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to instruct attendees on in-water survival skills, r...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Free Swim Day August 2 at Branson AquaPlex

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will offer a Free Swim Day on Monday, August 2, 2021, presented in partnership with State Park Marina.

Due to a maximum person capacity at the pool, this is a first come, first served event. In lieu of admissio...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Registration now open for Parks & Recreation adult softball leagues

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for adult softball. Designated leagues are offered on different evenings and designed for different skill levels to offer an opportunity for all interested players.

The followi...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Night Swim at Branson AquaPlex with Prince Ivan July 23

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce a family friendly Night Swim at the AquaPlex with DJ Prince Ivan on July 23, 2021, from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

The evening will include fun games, concessions specials and live music per...

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