Springfield Mayor Sean VanGordon’s 2022 State of the City Address is now available online at https://youtu.be/7OCWVN-rVjs.

In his Address, Mayor VanGordon takes us through the milestones of 2021 and shares our path ahead as a “Community of Opportunity.” A community of opportunity is open, it’s welcoming, and a community of choice. A community of opportunity is both who we are and who we strive to be.

In addition to the Mayor’s Address, the video features a year in review, and messages from each member of the Springfield City Council. Notable Highlights in the video Address:

  • 1:48 – Year In Review
  • 8:06 – 2021 Distinctively Springfield Leadership Award – Mariela German Hernandez, Chair of Escudo Latino
  • 9:20 – Economic Development
  • 13:30 – Public Safety
  • 17:14 – 2021 Distinctively Springfield Employees of the Year Award – City of Springfield Development and Public Works Operations Division
  • 18:32 – 2021 Distinctively Springfield Healthcare Workers of the Year Award – Nurses at both PeaceHealth Sacred Heart at Riverbend and McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center
  • 19:30 – Housing
  • 21:12 – Infrastructure
  • 24:45 – Team Springfield
  • 25:30 – 2021 Distinctively Springfield Teacher of the Year Award – Pauline Pham, Springfield High School English and Special Education Teacher
  • 26:46 – Address Conclusion
  • 27:54 – City Councilor Messages


Learn more about the City’s 2021 accomplishments, as well as some highlights from our Team Springfield partners, at https://springfield-or.gov/2022-state-of-the-city-address/