City Council Meetings

Team Springfield will meet for the Joint Elected Officials’ Fall Work Session on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 5:00pm.

Please note this is a Work Sessions and is not open for public comment.

Click here to view the amended meeting agenda and virtual meeting information.

The Springfield City Council will meet on Monday, October 2, 2023, starting with a Work Session at 6:30 pm followed by a regular session at 7:00pm.

Please note that the Council Does not accept public comment at Work Session meetings.

If you would like to submit public comment during the Business from the Audience or a Public Hearing listed on the agenda in advance, you may send an email to no later than 3:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting.

Click here to view the full agenda packet and virtual meeting information

Meeting Minutes and Agenda information

In 2020 due to COVID 19 Precautions the City Council began meeting virtually.   Early in 2021 the City began uploading recordings from those meeting to YouTube for ease of use/viewing Click here to be redirected to our YouTube Channel Please note that video’s are uploaded generally by the Friday after each meeting.

City Council Agenda Packets (from March 5, 2007 to present) and Minutes (from January 1993 to present) are available and can be accessed using Online Public Documents. The use of Adobe Acrobat Reader X is recommended for viewing these documents.  Archived Agenda cover sheets can be viewed below by clicking on the appropriate month and date.

From the Online Public Documents page, click on the following folders:
* City Manager’s Office
* Public Information
* City Council
* Agendas (or Minutes)
* Year
* Date of Meeting

For questions, please contact AJ Nytes, City Recorder, at 541.726.3700.

The complete Agendas and Minutes are in Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF). Before viewing, please download the free Acrobat Reader.

The Springfield City Council meets regularly in both work sessions and regular meetings. These meetings are open to the public and in conformance with Chapter 192, Oregon Revised Statutes, Public Meetings. 

During work sessions, the Council receives information from staff and discusses topics of interest. The work sessions normally are held on the second and fourth Mondays of the month beginning at 5:30 p.m. and may also occur on the first and third Mondays of the month at 6 p.m. These meetings are generally held in the Jesse Maine Room, Springfield City Hall, 225 5th Street in Springfield. The community is invited to attend the work sessions, but public comment is not allowed. 

During their regular meetings, Council conducts the business of the City and makes policy decisions. The regular meetings are normally held on the first and third Mondays of the month, starting at 7 p.m., and are held in the Council Chambers, Springfield City Hall, 225 5th Street in Springfield. If that day falls on a legal holiday, the Council will meet on the next regular business day at the same time and location. During the regular meetings, residents may address the Council either during a Public Hearing on a specific subject, or under Business from the Audience on any subject of interest to the community member. Request to speak cards are available at both entrances of the Council Chambers and should be completed prior to the start of the meeting.  

If advised by the City Manager or when approved by the Mayor or three members of the Council, special meetings may be scheduled. 

Council normally takes a recess during the months of August and December of each year.