February 6, 2016

Springfield Mayor resigns

The Mayor of Springfield has resigned. Jim O’Neal made the announcement at a council meeting Monday night, saying it was related to personal and business issues that took away from the time he needed to devote to being the Mayor. O’Neal was elected to the Council in 2009 and again in 2011. The Mayor Pro Tem Bob Stephens takes the oath as Mayor today, then the City Council will look to fill his position.