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Posted on: July 2, 2020

City Offices Closed Friday, July 3, 2020

City Closed Independence Day 2020

In observance of Independence Day, city offices, including City Hall will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020. Police and Fire dispatchers and officers will still be working and ready to serve as always.

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Mayor's Moment: A weekly message from Branson Mayor Edd Akers

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Dear Branson Community,

I hope you have a meaningful and patriotic Independence Day. Our community cherishes our freedom and knows it comes with a price. I encourage all to reflect on this most precious privilege that comes with accountability and responsi...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Annual Water Quality Report Finds No Issues with City Water

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The City of Branson’s Annual Water Quality Report for the 2019 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 29, 2020

Branson Firefighters Encourage Fireworks Safety Ahead of Holiday Weekend

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The Branson Fire Department urges all residents and visitors to celebrate safely and legally when purchasing and discharging fireworks. Fireworks may be purchased in the City of Branson from June 20 through July 10, however, they can only be discharged fr...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Mayor to Issue Proclamation Promoting Unity

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Mayor Edd Akers will issue a proclamation at tonight’s regular Board of Aldermen meeting at 6 p.m. at Branson City Hall promoting unity and condemning hate speech.

The proclamation in part, reiterates the City of Branson’s commitment to...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Planned Water Disruption Scheduled for Wednesday

Water disruption 6.24.20

The City of Branson Utilities Department will need to shut off water to the West Branson Heights area on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 1:00 p.m. to replace a broken water main valve at the Crosby water tower site.

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Mayor's Moment: A weekly message from Branson Mayor Edd Akers

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Dear Branson Community,

While all Missouri statewide COVID-19 health orders are now lifted, the health recommendations that we all have been following remain in place. Please don’t stop following the recommendations from the Taney County Health D...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

FREE Responsible Alcohol Selling Class Moving Online

Responsible alcohol selling class June 2020

In light of COVID-19, the monthly “Responsible Alcohol Selling” classes are now being moved to an online webinar. The next webinar class will be on Friday, June 19, 2020, from 9:20 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. You can register for the webinar at...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Mayor's Moment: A weekly message from Branson Mayor Edd Akers

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Dear Branson Community,

Missouri Governor Mike Parson is lifting all statewide restrictions on June 16, 2020. While this is great news for our local economy, please remain vigilant and practice what we know will keep it at bay. This is a real disease and i...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Two New Aldermen Take Office

Branson Alderman Jeff Seay

Incoming new Aldermen Jeff Seay (Ward II) and Jamie Whiteis (Ward III) were sworn into office along with incumbent Aldermen Bill Skains at City Hall on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at the regularly scheduled Board of Aldermen meeting.

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Mayor's Moment: A weekly message from Branson Mayor Edd Akers

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Dear Branson Community,

Thankfully, our COVID-19 numbers remain relatively low. This is due, in part, to your efforts to follow social distancing and other recommendations and guidelines from the CDC, the State, and the Taney County Health Department. Than...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Mayor's Moment: A weekly message from Mayor Edd Akers

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Dear Branson Community,

Despite the many hardships our community is facing during these troubling times, I am encouraged by the many stories of support and neighbors helping neighbors. That is what we need.

Governor Mike Parson has announced that Phase 1 of...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Improve Your Skills Through Tennis and Pickleball Clinics

Improve Your Skills Through Tennis and Pickleball Clinics

The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Tennis and Pickleball Clinics for the summer of 2020.  Clinics are available for players of all skill levels and will be hosted at Stockstill Park Tennis Courts.

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Parks & Rec Youth Sports Clinics to Begin on June 15

Parks and Rec Youth Sports Clinics to Begin on June 15

The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for a variety of Youth Sports Clinics offered throughout June and July.

Youth Sports Clinics are designed to assist youth who have completed kindergarten through sixth grade in de...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Mayor's Moment: A weekly message from Branson Mayor Edd Akers

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Dear Branson Community,

While the COVID-19 issue may impact some traditional Memorial Day activities, I hope we all take a few moments to observe this holiday to honor the men and women who have died while serving our great nation as members of our armed f...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

City Taking Applications for Board and Committee Vacancies

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The City of Branson would like to encourage anyone interested in getting involved with local government or anyone who would like to have influence in government issues and processes, to apply to the open Board and Committee vacancies. Applications open Ma...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Branson Parks to Offer “One Day Fun Days” Camps This Summer

Branson Parks to Offer One Day Fun Days This Summer

The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for a variety of themed "One Day Fun Days” camps that will be offered each Wednesday in June and July.

“One Day Fun Days” are designed to provid...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Branson AquaPlex to Open June 2, 2020

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce the opening of the Branson AquaPlex on June 2, 2020.  The AquaPlex is a 12,250 sq. ft. aquatic park featuring water slides, play structures, a climbing wall, lap lanes, and a di...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Mayor's Moment: A weekly message from Branson Mayor, Edd Akers

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As Governor Mike Parson stated, the reopening of our communities from the COVID-19 shutdown will be more like the turning of a dial and not like a flip of a switch. This gradual process can be seen in Branson as many businesses are working on their own ti...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

New Outdoor Warning Sirens Installation & Testing Next Week

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The City of Branson Fire Department will help install four new outdoor warning sirens around the community next week that will replace units that are more than 30 years old and are no longer serviceable.

Work will begin on Monday, May 18, 2020, and is expe...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

City of Branson 2020 Fiscal Health Update

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The City of Branson’s Finance Department has reviewed and adjusted all budgets to come up with a solid financial plan that will sustain all ongoing operations of the community in light of any financial impacts of COVID-19. Overall, the City is i...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Message from Branson Mayor Edd Akers Regarding COVID-19

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Dear Branson Community,

Our swift efforts against COVID-19 early on worked! We have few issues compared to other areas. It is great to have 342 folks tested with no positives for the virus! It could have been far worse had we not acted when and how we did....

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Branson Parks, Trails and Recreation Facilities to Reopen May 5

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will reopen all city parks, trails, and facilities on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.  Please see below for detailed information:

  • The Branson RecPlex will be open to the public with social distancing measures in...
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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Board of Aldermen Vote to Reopen Branson

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The Branson Board of Aldermen unanimously voted to remove all local restrictions that were outlined in Chapter 58 of the Branson Municipal Code pertaining to social distancing, essential businesses, and the spread of communicable diseases on a double read...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

A message from Branson Mayor Edd Akers

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Dear Branson Community,

Monday, May 4, 2020, at noon the Aldermen will be asked to work with our legal team to amend Chapter 58 of the Branson Municipal Code that will hopefully start the process of reopening our City. We have had lots of pro and con input...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Planned Water Disruption Monday

Re  Water Service Interruption - May 4th 800 am to Noon

The City of Branson Utilities Department will need to shut off water to the Palace View Resorts and Spring Creek North residents on Monday, May 4, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to connect a newly relocated water main.

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Adams Street Closed on Saturday

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The City of Branson’s Public Works Department will close Adams Street from Veterans’ Blvd to 2nd Street, Saturday, May 2, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for a crane to set up and install an air conditioning unit at Branson City Hall...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Board of Aldermen to Hold Special Meeting May 4

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The Branson Board of Aldermen will hold a special, public, Board of Aldermen meeting on Monday, May 4, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. in the Branson City Hall council chambers, located at 110 W. Maddux St. to discuss Chapter 58 of the Branson Municipal Code pertaini...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

City Working on Plan to Safely Reopen

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The City of Branson is currently developing plans to safely reopen the City under the framework of Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s newly announced “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan.

On March 23, 2020, the City of Branson passed a...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Message from Branson Mayor Edd Akers Regarding COVID-19

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Dear Branson Community,

You may have heard about a new sign that sits in front of Branson’s Cox Medical Center. It says “Believe in Branson.” It was donated to our community specifically to help encourage us during the COVID-1...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Shoulder Maintenance on W. 76 Country Blvd. to Start Monday

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The City of Branson Public works department will work along W.76 Country Blvd. over the next few weeks to make necessary repairs to the road’s shoulders.

The work will begin on Monday, April 27, 2020, and continue until the work is complete. Crew...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Branson Hills Parkway Lane Closure on Friday

Branson Hills Pkwy Lane Closure

The City of Branson Public Works Department will close one westbound lane of traffic on Branson Hills Pkwy between Lake Hills Dr. and Stone Valley Dr. to replace a damaged speed limit sign.

Work will begin on Friday, April 24, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. and is exp...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Public Gathering Ordinance Remains in Effect until May 15, 2020

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The Governor’s announcement, that the DHSS order encouraging people to stay home will be extended to May 3, does not apply to the City of Branson’s current, more restrictive ordinance.

By amending Chapter 58 of the Branson Municipal Cod...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Branson Fire & Rescue Releases 2019 Performance Report

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Branson Fire & Rescue has released its annual performance report for 2019 documenting another successful year of relatively low fire losses and no civilian fire-related injuries or deaths.

The most noted items for 2019 included the purchase of a new 10...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Mayor Edd Akers: "We will get through this and will be back stronger for our trials"

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2020 started well, with a focus on getting a strong 2020 Census count. Our population count is important, on a local level, in so many ways. Please, in all this turmoil, don’t forget to complete the census. You can do it online at my2020census.g...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Mayor's Moment: City of Branson 2019 Review

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The first week of March, I began work on a State of Branson communication. How quickly my focus changed because of the current health pandemic. I will address and update the community on the current, fast-changing information from the COVID-19 situation, ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Police Department Now Offers Online Records Request

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In order to be more efficient and to eliminate the need to physically go to the Police Department, the Branson Police Department is now offering an easy and convenient way to request police records online. In most cases, a trip to the Police Department wi...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Branson Police Investigate Shooting on Judy Street

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Branson Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Judy Street at about 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2020, on a report that a person had been shot.

When officers arrived, they found a 37-year old victim who was transported by Taney County Ambulance to ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Branson Parks & Recreation to Offer Pick-Up and Delivery for At-Risk Population

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department, in coordination with the City of Branson, would like to offer assistance to those in high-risk demographics in need throughout the Branson community during this difficult time as we continue to deal with the ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Branson Police Department Now Offers On-Line Reporting

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The Branson Police Department has established a new online reporting system, available immediately, that now allows citizens to report certain incidents conveniently online.

In-progress incidents, incidents with suspects on-scene or known to the victim, an...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Essential Business & Gathering F.A.Q.

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On March 23, 2020, the City of Branson passed an essential business and social gathering ordinance to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. That law is now in effect. The goal of the ordinance is to make sure that only essential businesses in the city are...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Board of Aldermen Vote to Restrict All Non-Essential Business

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In an emergency special meeting held Monday, March 23, 2020, at Branson City Hall, the Board of Aldermen voted 5 to 1 on the first reading and 5 to 1 on the second and final reading with Alderman Kevin McConnell voting no both times, to amend Chapter 58 o...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Branson Parks to Close Until Further Notice

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Effective immediately, all Branson Parks and Recreation parks and trails will be closed until further notice to assist in preventing the spread of COVID-19.  This difficult decision was made as the City of Branson continues to try to do their par...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: City of Branson Public Gathering Restrictions - FAQ

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On March 19, 2020, the City of Branson passed a public gathering ordinance to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The goal of the ordinance is to make sure that people are not gathering in groups of ten or more and enclosed areas that are open to the pu...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Board of Aldermen Pass Resolution with Community Guidelines

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The Branson Board of Aldermen unanimously passed a resolution at tonight’s Board of Aldermen meeting, encouraging the citizens of the City of Branson to implement the COVID-19 mitigation strategies laid out by the Centers for Disease Control (CD...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Branson Board of Aldermen Vote to Restrict Public Gathering & Limit Business Occupancy

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On a double read, both with unanimous votes, the Branson Board of Aldermen passed Bill No. 5806 at tonight’s Board of Aldermen meeting, amending Chapter 58 of the Branson Municipal Code pertaining to public gatherings, designed to limit the spre...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Branson City Hall & Recycle Center Closed to Public Starting Friday

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In light of the recent COVID-19 health concerns, the City of Branson is closing City Hall and its Recycle Center to the public, starting Friday, March 20, 2020.

Work will continue in City Hall as normal, but with reduced staff levels. Residents, community ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

City of Branson Alternative Payment/License Renewal Instructions

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In light of the recent COVID-19 health concerns, the City of Branson is working to eliminate the need for our citizens to have to come into City Hall to pay water bills, taxes, or to renew licenses.

Utility Payments and Billing

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Branson RecPlex to Close Until Further Notice

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will close the Branson RecPlex at the end of business on Friday, March 20, 2020, until further notice, to assist in the efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  The building closure will include al...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Regular Board of Aldermen Meeting Moved to Thursday Night

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The regular Branson Board of Aldermen meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, 2020, has now been moved to Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in the Branson City Hall council chambers, located at 110 W. Maddux St.     &n...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mayor Issues Emergency Proclamation for City of Branson

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After Missouri Governor Mike Parson declared a State of Emergency for the State of Missouri and under the request of the City’s Emergency Management Director, Branson Mayor Edd Akers has issued an Emergency Proclamation for the City of Branson.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City of Branson Taking Action in Response to COVID-19

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The health and safety of our residents, community members, and visitors is our number one priority. The City of Branson is taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community and minimize its impact.

The following are changes t...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Free Community Easter Egg Hunt, April 11, 2020

Free Community Easter Egg Hunt

The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host the Branson United Methodist Church for the 5th annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on April 11, 2020, at the Branson RecPlex ball field complex.

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Architectural Contract Finalized for New Police & Fire Buildings

The Branson Board of Aldermen approved Bill No. 5792 at their February 25, 2020 regular meeting, finalizing the phase two contract for the architectural and engineering services with Architect Design Group for both the new Fire Station and Police Headquar...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Pedestrian Safety Improvements Continue at Gretna Rd & W 76 Country Blvd

Pedestrian Safety improvements Gretna and 76

The City of Branson’s Public Works Department will continue upgrading the pedestrian signals at the Gretna Rd. and W. 76 Country Blvd intersection at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 6, 2020, and will continue the work through the end of the week to...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Temporary W. 76 Country Blvd Lane Closure Extended

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Recent weather conditions have forced the extension of the temporary westbound lane closure on W. 76 Country Blvd. in front of WonderWorks, located at 2835 W. 76 Country Blvd. through March 31, 2020, to complete the right of way improvements.

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

City Encourages Community to Email State to help Protect Wastewater Treatment Plant

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The City of Branson is encouraging residents, community members, and stakeholders to email the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED), at mocdbg-mit@ded.mo.gov, to express support for spending federal grant money towards a flood protection syst...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Lane Closure on W. 76 Country Blvd Friday

W. 76 Cntry Blvd Lane Closrue Feb 27 2020

The east-bound lane of W. 76 Country Blvd will be temporarily closed in front of Outback Steak & Oyster Bar, 1914 W. 76 Country Blvd, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2020, for sign installation.

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Pedestrian Safety Improvements at Gretna Rd & W 76 Country Blvd

Gretna and 76 Intersection pedestrian signal upgrades

The City of Branson’s Public Works Department will begin upgrading the pedestrian signals at the Gretna Rd. and W. 76 Country Blvd intersection at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 27, 2020, and will continue the work through the end of the week t...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Register Now for Branson Parks & Rec Youth Baseball and Softball

Youth Baseball and Softball

Registration is now open for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s youth baseball, softball and Tiny Tot T-Ball.

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

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Branson to Host FREE Responsible Alcohol Selling Class

Responsible alcohol selling class March 2020

The City of Branson Finance Department will host a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, March 5, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers which is now offered at no cost.

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Guardrail Repairs Moved to this Week

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Guardrail repairs that were scheduled throughout the City, last week have been rescheduled for this week. The City of Branson Public Works Department will work with Highway Safety Solutions, a guardrail company, to repair damaged sections of guardrail on ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

City of Branson looking to Fill Human Resources Committee Vacancy

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The City of Branson has the following Board and Committee vacancies. The deadline for applications is February 28, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.:

  • HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE – One position open to fill an unexpired term until April 2020

The Human Resources Com...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Guardrail Repairs Throughout Branson This Week

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The City of Branson Public Works Department will work with Highway Safety Solutions, a guardrail company, to repair damaged sections of guardrail on area roadways starting Wednesday, February 18, 2020, and will continue through the end of the week.

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Branson Parks & Rec Hiring for Summer Jobs

Job Fair 2020

The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host a Job Fair on March 14, 2020, 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 this summer....

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Branson Police Chief to Present Biannual Report February 20

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Branson Police Chief, Jeff Matthews will present the Department’s biannual report to the Branson Board of Aldermen at the regularly scheduled study session on February 20, 2020, at 12:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers in Branson City Hall located ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Registration Open for School-Age Spring Break Camp

Spring Break Camp 2020

The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its Spring Break Camp to ensure your children have a safe, fun time while on break from the classroom.

The Spring Break Camp will correspond with the Branson School calendar a...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

Branson Police to Participate in Valentine's Day Speed Enforcement Campaign

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The Branson Police Department is urging all drivers in Branson to slow down to keep their loved ones safe this Valentine’s Day. There will be extra police officers on the roads this Friday looking for speeders as the Branson Police Department jo...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

City Initiates Dangerous Building Process for 102 N. Fifth St

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On January 15, 2020, the Director of Planning & Development issued a Findings of Fact and a Written Order of Abatement declaring the apartments at 102 N. Fifth Street as dangerous.

The formal order provided the property owner with 30 days to address th...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

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: February 5, 2020

Register Now for Spring Youth Soccer

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently registering for spring co-ed and PeeWee soccer.

Youth leagues are available for boys and girls who are 5-15 years old. Practices begin on March 9, 2020. Teams will practice once a week, with all ga...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Branson to Host FREE Responsible Alcohol Selling Class in February

Responsible alcohol selling class Feb 2020

The City of Branson Finance Department will host a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers which is now offered at no cost.

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Branson Planning & Development Report Shows Consistent Growth in City

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The City of Branson’s Planning & Development Department’s 4th Quarter Report for 2019 shows a steady increase in building permits and a significant increase in construction value for the City.

Some of the highlights from the 2019 4t...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Branson Police Investigate Burglary at Best Buy

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The Branson Police Department is actively investigating a burglary that occurred at the Best Buy located at 977 Branson Hills Pkwy on January 20, 2020.

The Branson burglary involved over $50,000 of stolen merchandise. Investigators have identified and have...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Temporary Lane Closures at Gretna & Roark Valley Road Monday

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White River Valley Electric will temporarily close lanes at the intersection of Roark Valley Road and Gretna Road on Monday, February 3, 2020, from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to replace utility poles.

Drivers will still be able to get through this intersection...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Branson Traffic Signals Getting an Upgrade to Improve Traffic Flow

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Drivers in Branson should expect to see a crew of Public Works and Engineering Department employees as well as Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) employees upgrading traffic signals, starting today, at 26 intersections throughout Branson that w...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Annual RecPlex Activity Guide Available Now

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce the release of the 2020 Activity Guide which provides information including times, dates and fees for all of the programs and special events offered through the Parks Department, as well...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Temporary W. 76 Country Blvd Lane Closure Extended

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Recent weather conditions have forced the extension of the temporary westbound lane closure on W. 76 Country Blvd in front of WonderWorks, located at 2835 W 76 Country Blvd through March 1, 2020, to complete the right of way improvements.

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Branson Police Respond to Shooting Incident

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At approximately 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 23, 2020, the Branson Police Department responded to a shooting incident in the 100 block of Champagne Drive. Arriving officers identified a 25-year old male with a gunshot wound to his arm and administered ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Register Now for Adult Co-Ed Trampoline Dodgeball

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce a new partnership with Big Air Trampoline Park to offer an Adult Co-Ed Dodgeball Tournament and League.

All games will be played at Big Air Trampoline Park, located at 3300 Gretna Rd., in...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Parks Department to Offer New TreeKeepers Program

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is proud to announce a new program known as TreeKeepers for citizens who are interested in becoming more knowledgeable about urban tree planting and tree care and to help beautify the Branson community.

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Downtown Awberry Restroom Closed for Repairs starting Jan 27

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will close the Awberry bathroom, a public restroom located at 111 North Commercial St, behind Dick’s 5 & 10, downtown, starting January 27, 2020, for needed sewer upgrades. This project is expect...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Branson Fire Rescue to Present Class on Indoor Pyrotechnics

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Branson Fire Rescue will present a course on the safe use of indoor pyrotechnics on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, from 1-5 p.m. at the Branson Fire Rescue training center located on the Ball Parks of America campus in building 13, suite 6. This course aims...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Community Center Offers New Exercise Classes for 2020

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce a full slate of great exercise classes at the Branson Community Center for the start of 2020, including a brand-new chair yoga class. The Branson Community Center is designed to provide ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

E Long St. Closed Wednesday and Thursday

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The Branson Public Works Department will close E Long St. to traffic starting Wednesday, January 15, 2020, through Thursday, January 16, 2020, for repairs to the railroad crossing at E Long St and Branson Landing Blvd.

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Public Works Crew on W. 76 Country Blvd this Week and Next

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Drivers along W. 76 Country Blvd should expect to see a crew of Public Works employees collecting data and maintaining the Storm Drain System starting Wednesday, January 15, 2020, through January 22, 2020. This work is expected to have little to no traffi...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Temporary Lane Closure on 76 Country Blvd Today

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The City of Branson Public Works Department will close the westbound lane of 76 Country Blvd in front of the Titanic Museum starting today, Tuesday, January 14, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to help remove the thirty-foot Christmas tree at the Titani...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Aldermen Candidacy Declarations Deadline Approaching

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There is one week remaining for anyone who would like to run for a Branson Alderman seat in the upcoming spring local election. The deadline to declare candidacy for the position of a Branson Alderman is Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Registration Now Open for Mother Son Event

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its second annual Mother Son Event at Big Cedar’s Fun Mountain, located at Devil’s Pool Rd, Ridgedale, Missouri, on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The event is designed to provide an...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Registration Now Open for Father Daughter Dance

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its ninth annual Father Daughter Dance, sponsored by the Fogle Family Foundation, on Saturday, February 8, 2020, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at the Branson RecPlex, located at 1501 Branson Hills Pkwy, Branso...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Donations to Branson Fire Rescue Enable New Water Rescue Initiative

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Recent donations from local business owners will allow Branson Fire Rescue to create an official water rescue initiative that Fire officials are aiming to have operational by mid-2020.

Healing Tree Health Club owners, Dr. Joy and Tom Watson, donated $1,500...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Temporary Lane Closure on Gretna Road Wednesday

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The Branson Public Works Department would like to make drivers aware of a temporary lane closure on the outside northbound lane of Gretna road between Branson Meadows and Violin Drive starting at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. The inside lane wi...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

City Issues Forced Closure Notices to Three Lodging Establishments

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The City of Branson is issuing forced closure notices, January 7, 2020, for the following lodging establishments for failure to have a current business license:

  • Polar Bear Inn (Lowden Street Properties) 3545 Arlene Dr
  • Travel Inns (Travel Inn Apartments) 251...
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Posted on: January 2, 2020

Temporary Lane Closure on W Hwy 76 throughout January

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The Branson Public Works Department would like to make drivers aware of a temporary westbound lane closure on W. Hwy 76, from LongHorn Steak House to Gettin' Basted, throughout the month of January to accommodate large construction equipment for Wonder Wo...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Holiday (Tree) Recycling in Branson

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The City of Branson would like to remind residents and guests of its 24/7 recycle services and encourages everyone to recycle the cardboard boxes, plastic bottles, and cans that tend to pile up during the holidays.

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Branson Community Unites to Deliver Christmas to area Seniors

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department, in coordination with SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging, brightened the day of 250 local seniors during the fourth annual Adopt-A-Senior program, a program designed to remember local seniors who are on fixed inco...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Branson Police to Participate in DWI Enforcement Campaign Starting This Weekend

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The Branson Police Department will participate in the nationwide DWI campaign, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” starting December 20, 2019, to crack down on substance-impaired driving. This crackdown will include high-visibility enfor...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Dates Set for April Branson City Election

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The Missouri Secretary of State has set the spring local election day as April 7, 2020.  Registered voters in Branson will be able to vote for the Alderman representing their Ward.  Each of the City’s three Wards will have an A...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

City to Roll Out New Permitting Software in January

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The City of Branson’s Planning & Development Department will launch “Citizenserve,” a new digital land management software system that will make the development and building permit process in Branson more efficient and tr...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Registration Open for School-Age Winter Break Camp

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its Winter Break Camp to ensure your children have a safe, fun time while on break from the classroom.

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

New Parks & Rec Youth Cheer Program to Start in January

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for a new youth cheerleading program that will begin in early January.

This program is designed to allow girls’ grades 2nd-6th an opportunity to learn cheerleading...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Branson to Host FREE Responsible Alcohol Selling Class Dec. 5, 2019

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The City of Branson Finance Department will host a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, December 5, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers which is now offered at no cost.

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Branson Parks to Host Annual Breakfast with Santa

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Bring the kids to see Santa as he makes a special visit to the Branson RecPlex for the Branson Parks & Recreation Department’s annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14, 2019.

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

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Branson Home Depot Donates Materials to Fire Rescue Team

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The Branson Home Depot has teamed up with Branson Fire Rescue as a community service partner by donating nearly $600 in lumber and materials for the use in technical rescue incidents.

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Lane Closure on Branson Landing Blvd Sunday

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The City of Branson’s Public Works Department will close one lane on Branson landing Blvd near the roundabout on Sunday, November 24, 2019, for sign replacement.

This lane closure is expected to have minimal impact on traffic in the roundabout. C...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Branson Fire Department Urges Winter Weather Preparedness

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As winter weather season approaches, the Branson Fire Department wants to remind residents and community members to prepare for snow, ice, freezing temperatures, freezing rain, and even blizzard conditions.

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Register Now for Winter Adult Basketball & Volleyball

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for Winter Adult Basketball and Adult Volleyball leagues.  Both the basketball and volleyball league are designed for teams of all skill levels and offer the opportun...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Adopt-A-Senior This Christmas Season

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The Branson Parks and Recreation Department, in coordination with Senior Age Area on Aging, is excited to offer an Adopt-A-Senior program for area senior citizens. This program started three years ago to provide gifts and well-wishes to Branson area senio...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

MoDOT to Reduce White River Bridge to One-Lane Tuesday

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Drivers should expect delays next week when the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) reduces the Missouri Route 76/Business 65 White River Bridge to one-lane Tuesday, November 19, 2019, for a routine safety inspection.

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Branson Fire Department Urges Thanksgiving Cooking Safety

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As the Holidays approach, the Branson Fire Department would like to remind everyone of some Thanksgiving safety tips to keep in mind as you think about cooking a big meal or preparing a turkey.

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

City of Branson ‘At the Ready’ for Winter Weather

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As winter weather makes its way to the Ozarks, the Branson Public Works Department is prepped and ready to go for any weather that may impact local roads.

Winter weather preparation actually starts months in advance. That’s when employees make su...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

City Monitoring Table Rock Corps Spillway Release

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The City of Branson expects minor flooding along the banks of Lake Taneycomo from the Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District’s announced increase spillway release from Table Rock Dam. The Corps started the spillway Thursday, November 7, 2019, ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Branson Police Start Holiday Crime Prevention Campaign

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As the Holiday season approaches, the Branson Police Department wants to help prevent residents, visitors and businesses from being victims of crimes that tend to happen more frequently, nation-wide, during the winter months. Starting this Friday on its F...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Branson Firefighters Respond to Restaurant Fire

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The Branson Fire Department responded to a fire at the Fall Creek Steak & Catfish House, located at 997 State Highway 165, at about 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

Firefighters discovered a working fire in an HVAC unit with smoke traveling th...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

City of Branson Encourages Proper Leaf Disposal

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With autumn in full swing, many Branson residents are wondering what to do with their growing piles of leaves. While there are several options for residents, the City recommends mowing over the leaves as they accumulate, allowing the leaf litter to enrich...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Change Your Clock & Smoke Alarm Batteries This Weekend!

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Branson Firefighters would like to remind residents to not only change the clocks this weekend as Daylight saving time comes to an end but to also change the batteries in all smoke alarms. The official time change occurs at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 3...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Lane Closure on W. 76 Country Blvd on Wednesday

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The westbound lane of W. 76 Country Boulevard will be closed to traffic at the northeast corner of Hwy 165 and W. 76 County Boulevard (see map) on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, while city crews work with the Branson Christmas Coalition to assemble and inst...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Water Main Break on Eiserman Ave Thursday Morning

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The City of Branson Utilities Department has had to shut off the water to approximately 48 properties while crews work on a water main break near the intersection of Eiserman Ave and Malone Dr on Thursday, October 24, 2019.

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Branson Firefighters Respond to Non-Injury House Fire

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The Branson Fire Department was notified of a possible house fire about 3:45 a.m. on Monday, October 21, 2019, in the 900 block of Oak Grove Street in downtown Branson.

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Lane Closures on W. 76 Country Blvd Rescheduled for Tuesday

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Lane Closures that were expected in the 1900 block of W. 76 Country Blvd near Outback Steakhouse and Grand Country Music Hall on Monday, October 21, 2019, for sign work, have now been rescheduled for Tuesday, October 22, 2019, due to the overnight storms....

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Branson Police & Fire Officials Urge Safety for Upcoming Halloween Activities

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The Branson Fire and Police Departments are reminding area residents to keep safety in mind during upcoming Halloween celebrations for the well-being of the children in area neighborhoods.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Road Name Change Announced for Part of Highway 76

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Effective immediately, the 911 physical address or “road name,” has changed along the route previously addressed as W. State Hwy 76. The new road name is “W. 76 Country Blvd.”

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Board to Discuss Water and Sewer Rates at Upcoming Meeting

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The City of Branson Utilities Department will hold a public hearing and discussion on increasing water and sewer rates at the next regularly scheduled Board of Aldermen meeting, Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall.

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Missouri Pickleball Champion Coming to Branson RecPlex

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host a series of Pickleball events in the coming weeks with Kasandra Marie, the #1 ranked women’s Pickleball Player in Missouri.

On Sunday, November 10, 2019, Marie will instruct two clinics at t...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

City of Branson Police Department to give Biannual Report

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The Branson Police Department will give its biannual report to the Branson Board of Aldermen at the regularly scheduled study session on October 17, 2019, at 12:30 p.m. in the council chambers at Branson City Hall located at 110 W. Maddux St.

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Branson Police Conduct Random Alcohol Compliance Checks

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The Branson Police Department conducted random alcohol compliance checks on October 8 and 9, 2019, at 79 licensed businesses throughout the City. These alcohol compliance checks are conducted quarterly at local businesses who are issued City of Branson li...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Branson’s Stockstill Park Closed to Due Flash Flooding Damage

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The City of Branson’s Stockstill Park, located at 524 Stockstill Lane is closed until further notice, due to damage it sustained by flash flood waters from nearby Roark Creek.

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Tonight’s Movie in the Park Moved Indoors

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Tonight’s regularly scheduled Movie in the Park has been moved indoors to the Branson RecPlex due to the expected low temperatures.

The event, originally scheduled to be held at Liberty Plaza, will now be held in the Community Rooms at the Branso...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Parks Department Partners with Local Artists for Park Mural

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department has partnered with the local art group, Southern Missouri Arts Connection (SMAC) to paint a mural along a 200-foot long wall at Murphy Park, located at 499 Neihardt Avenue in Branson.

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Branson Parks & Rec to Host Annual Halloween BOOnanza

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is gearing up for its annual Halloween BOOnanza celebration that will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 5-8 p.m. along the walking path at the Branson RecPlex ball field complex.

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

City of Branson Receives Clean Audit for 2018

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The City of Branson has achieved a clean financial audit rating for the 7th consecutive year for Fiscal Year 2018. The independent auditing firm of Allen, Gibbs, & Houlik, L.C. was engaged to audit the City’s financial statements and present...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Branson to Host FREE Responsible Alcohol Selling Class

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The City of Branson Finance Department will host a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers which is now offered at no cost.

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Free Movie in the Park at Liberty Plaza in October

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The Branson Parks and Recreation Department will host a “Movie in the Park” at Liberty Plaza on Friday, October 11, 2019.

In the spirit of the fall season, the popular movie “Goosebumps” will be taking center-stage a...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Reel in the Big One at the Annual Rotary Kids Fishing Derby

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The Branson Parks and Recreation Department is once again partnering with the Branson Daybreakers Rotary Club to invite area youth to enjoy a catch and release fishing tournament at its annual Kid’s Fishing Derby. The Derby will be at the new fi...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Branson’s Finance Department Wins Award for 2019 Budget

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The City of Branson’s Finance Department has been awarded the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the fifth consecutive year for the 2019 budget document.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Community gearing up for National Night Out October 1

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The City of Branson is preparing for Branson’s annual National Night Out (NNO) that will be held Tuesday, October 1, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. NNO is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Branson Code Enforcement Moves to Police Department

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The City of Branson’s Code Enforcement operations have moved from the Planning & Development Department to the Police Department as part of a reorganization to streamline the City’s enforcement services. This move is intended to be...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Hit a Bulls Eye with Branson Parks Archery Clinics

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The City of Branson’s Parks and Recreation Department will host two clinics to introduce youth in grades 4 and up, to the sport of archery on Wednesday evenings throughout the month of October and November. 

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Two Positions Available on Branson’s Park Board

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The City of Branson is now taking applications for two open Park Board positions. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.

ADVISORY PARK BOARD

  • One position open to fill an unexpired term until June 2020.
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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Learn How to Ballroom Dance at the Fall Frolic

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting a “Fall Frolic” Dance with the famed Branson Ballroom Dancers on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the Branson Community Center.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Branson Fire Department to Participate in Light the Night 2019

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In an effort to honor the 119 firefighters from across the country who died in the line of duty in 2018, the Branson Fire Department will light up all City fire stations with red lights from September 29-October 6, 2019 and invite community members to par...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Register Now for Branson Parks & Rec Fall Adult Basketball & Volleyball

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The City of Branson Parks and Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for Fall Adult Basketball and Adult Volleyball leagues.  Both the basketball and volleyball league are designed for teams of all skill levels and offer the oppo...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

City to Auction Surplus Property

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The City of Branson will conduct an online auction of surplus property on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. 

Items up for auction include 14 vehicles, a C7500 dump truck, a boom mower and other items that are no longer needed by the City.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

City Wide Fall Cleanup Set for Week of September 30

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The Branson Public Works Department will conduct its annual Fall Cleanup beginning Monday, September 30,  through Thursday, October 3, to help residents properly dispose of large unwanted items at no cost. This service is offered to Branson resid...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Traffic Signal Upgrades Tuesday, September 10

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The City of Branson Engineering Department will be upgrading two traffic signals Tuesday, September 10, 2019, with new equipment that will reduce traffic congestion and improve safety at two intersections that are located near Branson Public Schools.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Regular Board of Aldermen Meeting Moved

The regular Branson Board of Aldermen meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 10, 2019 has been moved to Thursday, September 12, 2019 because of a scheduling conflict. The meeting will still be held in the City Hall council chambers and will still be at ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Branson Aldermen Pass Ordinance to Encourage Electric Vehicle Use

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The City of Branson’s Board of Aldermen passed an ordinance that prohibits any person from parking a vehicle that is not an electric vehicle (EV) in an area designated for EV charging, at the last Board of Aldermen meeting, held August, 27 at Ci...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Tax Dollars at Work – Big Improvements to Branson Park

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Branson residents and guests will notice big improvements to the roads and trails at the Branson Lakeside RV Park as the Branson Public Works Department and the Parks & Recreation Department worked together to overlay the roads and make improvements t...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Police Investigate Robbery at the Branson Landing

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Branson Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery on August 18, at 9:26 p.m. at the Charleys Philly Steaks Restaurant at the Branson Landing.

The clerk reported the suspect entered the store after closing. The suspect displayed a knife and ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Andy Williams Performing Arts Center Receives August 2019 Beautification Award

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The Branson Tree Board has chosen the Andy Williams Performing Arts Center, located at 1 Andy Williams Blvd., for the August 2019 City of Branson Beautification Award.  This award recognizes owners of commercial properties in Branson who take pri...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

One Way Traffic Near Downtown Next Week for Road Work

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There will be one-way traffic through the City of Branson’s campground roads as well as Cliff Drive and Box Car Willie Drive starting Monday, August 19, 2019, through Wednesday, August 21, 2019, so the City’s Contractor can complete it...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Residents Invited to Free Emergency Response Training

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Branson Fire & Rescue would like to invite area community members to a “Community Emergency Response Team” (CERT) training program, starting September 3, 2019, to learn how to be better prepared during a disaster. CERT training is ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Lane Closures on Gretna Road Next Week

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The City of Branson Public Works Department will close the inside lane in both directions on Gretna Road between Town and Country Drive and Sight and Sound Drive starting at 6 a.m. Monday, August 19, 2019, through Friday, August 23, 2019, for road improve...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Water Service Interruption Thursday for Murphy Addition Subdivision

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The City of Branson Utilities Water Distribution Crew will need to shut off water to approximately 35 homes in the Murphy Addition Subdivision on Thursday, August 15, 2019, from 1-4 p.m. while they replace a fire hydrant on Rose O’Neill Drive.

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Branson Police Urge Back to School Traffic Safety

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The Branson Police Department is reminding all Branson drivers that officers will be stepping up patrols and enforcement of area school zone speed limits and school bus safety violations starting next week as many area schools start back up.

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

FREE Movie in the Park Rescheduled for August 16

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The Branson Parks and Recreation Department has rescheduled the “Movie in the Park” that was scheduled for tonight, for Friday, August 16 because of pending weather.

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Police Warn Residents about Tragedy-Related Scams

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The Branson Police Department is warning residents of potential scams and malware campaigns in the wake of the recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

While the Police Department hasn’t had any reports of this happening locally, Pol...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

City of Branson Departmental Updates

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CITY CLERK/MUNICIPAL COURT:

  • Branson City Clerk, Lisa Westfall attended the Kimberling City Council meeting. She presented the Kimberling City City Clerk with her Missouri Registered City Clerk Certification earned through the Missouri State Association.
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Posted on: August 7, 2019

You're Invited! Fire Dpt to host celebration for Division Chief Mike Novak

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The Branson Fire Department would like to invite the public and media to a celebratory reception for Division Chief Mike Novak, who recently completed the Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program, an intense 4-year program designed to provide fi...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Branson Police Investigating Restaurant Robbery

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The Branson Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect in an armed robbery that happened on July 29 at 7:35 p.m. at the Subway Restaurant at the Branson Landing.

The clerk reported the suspect entered the store, ord...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

New Interactive Trail Maps Right on Your Phone

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Hikers on the City of Branson’s trails will soon have a new tool to make sure they don’t lose their way, as the Branson Parks & Recreation Department rolls out new, convenient, interactive GPS maps of trails that can be pulled up o...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Maintenance on Outdoor Warning Sirens Tuesday

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Residents and visitors should not be alarmed if they hear the City’s Outdoor Warning Sirens on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, while the Branson Fire Department helps provide routine maintenance and repair services to several sirens. As part of this mai...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

One Injured in Commercial Structure Fire

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The Branson Fire Department was dispatched to a commercial structure fire at the Hong Kong Buffet restaurant, located at 1206 West State Highway 76, around 11:30 Tuesday Morning.

The first arriving fire units were on scene within two minutes of being dispa...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

City Hires Assistant City Administrator

John Manning

John Manning joined the City of Branson as the Assistant City Administrator on July 15, 2019, working under City Administrator, Stan Dobbins.

Manning came to Branson after a successful career in the Army culminating at the rank of Colonel. His early career...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Branson Fire Department Receives Donation for AEDs

BFD AED Donation

The Branson Fire Department would like to thank the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 913 for donating $4,750 to purchase three new Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs), protective cases for the AEDs and additional AED replacement pads to help firef...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Water Disruption Scheduled for Thursday Afternoon

Well Number Five Water Tower Disruption

The City of Branson Utilities Department will need to shut off the water at one water well for a short time that may disrupt water service to about 16 customers this afternoon, Thursday, July 18, 2019, to replace an isolation valve.

Branson Utility crews h...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Veterans Blvd Lane Reduction Wednesday

Veterans Blvd guardrail work

Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes as lane widths will be reduced on Veterans Blvd, south of the downtown Veterans roundabout, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, for repairs to a section of damaged guardrail.

Work is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. and ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Annual Branson Street Paving Starts Wednesday

BRANSON, Mo — The City of Branson’s asphalt contractor will begin its annual mill and overlay pavement preservation at several different locations this week. The project will begin on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, and will continue until a...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Branson-Hollister Lions Club Presents Gift to Branson Recycle Center

Mayor Akers accepts Lions Club donation to Branson Recycle Center

The City of Branson would like to thank the Branson-Hollister Lions Club for donating much-needed equipment to the Branson Recycle Center, in a project that has now come full circle. On behalf of the City, Mayor Edd Akers accepted three large carts this w...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Applications Open for 2019 Citizens Police Academy

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The Branson Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2019 Citizen Police Academy, where community members are given a hands-on opportunity to learn about police procedures and investigation techniques.

The behind-the-scenes look will offer e...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Branson Hosting USSSA Girls World Softball Series Championship

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The City of Branson is hosting 63 girls softball teams from 12 different states for the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) girls fastpitch softball World Series that starts today and goes through July 13, 2019. Opening ceremony festivities...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

New Youth Fishing Program Starts Today

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The Branson Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce a new summer youth catch and release fishing program to encourage younger generations to participate in a lifelong hobby and sport, even if they don’t have access to fishing equi...

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