After a year of firsts, Springfield Mayor Sean VanGordon is delivering his 2021 State of the City Address via video online – a first in the history of Springfield. Watch the full State of the City Address at and hear how resilience, resourcefulness, and renewing our commitments to each other offers hope amid challenges and provides the foundation for Springfield’s future.

In addition to the Mayor’s Address, the video features a compilation of perspectives from community leaders living in and working for the Springfield community, and messages from each member of the Springfield City Council.

The last year was significant not only for the local response to the pandemic and wildfires, but also for the many accomplishments that were still achieved in a year unlike any other. Watch Springfield Mayor Sean VanGordon’s Address and go to for even more of the City’s accomplishments in 2020 and a transcript of the Mayor’s Address.

A link to the video Address is available on the following City social media sites: