FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 24, 2017
Public Works/Engineering Dept: 417.337.8559
Highway 76 Traffic Reduces to One Lane to Underground Utilities March 27-31
Branson, MO (March 24, 2017) – Beginning Monday, March 27, the City of Branson wil...
Branson, MO (March 22, 2017) – Branson’s Annual Spring Cleanup week is just around the corner and residents are gearing up for spring cleaning throughout Branson neighborhoods. In its continued commitment to maintain the Branson’s beauty, the City of Bran...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Branson Utilities Aims to Reduce Potential Water Loss with Leak Detection Study
Branson, MO (March 21, 2017) – During the past seven years, Branson Utilities has worked to reduce water loss from the City’s ...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Branson Police reminds motorists that the center lane of Hwy 76 is to be used ONLY as a turn lane.
A number of safety risks to pedestrians and construction workers are present, especially with construction crews working alo...
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Ellen Street to Close One Lane of Traffic Beginning Monday March 20, 2017
Branson, MO (March 18, 2017) – Ellen Street between Highway 76 and Sheryl Street will be...
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Summary of March 14, 2017 Meeting of Branson Board of Aldermen
MARCH EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH: Dennis Pritchard & Johnny Graves, City of Branson Public Works
Congratulations to Dennis Pritchard and John...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Francis Street to Remain Closed at Highway 76 Wednesday on March 8, 2017
Branson, MO (March 7, 2017) – The City of Branson will keep Francis Street closed at the in...
Saturday, March 7, 2017
Carl Garrett, Supervisor of Licensing & Tax Compliance: 417.337.8575
“Responsible Alcohol Selling” Class Required for Branson Businesses Selling Liquor
Branson, MO (March 7, 2017) – The City of Branson...
Monday, March 06, 2017
Keith Francis, Asst. Director, City of Branson Public Works
Tanger Blvd Reopens After Completing Street Maintenance Two Days Ahead of Schedule
Branson, MO (Mon...
Thursday, March 07, 2017
Branson Fire Chief, Ted Martin
ELEVATED RISK for Severe Weather in Branson and Surrounding Areas This Evening
Branson, MO (Thursday, March 7, 2017) – The National Weather Service – ...
This is a non-emergency message from the City of Branson:
To honor Chisai Childs-Ringler, businesses along the West Highway 76 corridor, especially the theaters, are encouraged to darken their lights at 6:30pm Sunday for ONE minute to honor her impact on t...
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Branson to Close Francis Street at Highway 76 March 6-7, 2017
Branson, MO (March 4, 2017) – The City of Branson is closing Francis Street at Hig...
Friday, March 3, 2017
Branson Main Street Reopens as Construction Completes Ahead of Schedule
Branson, MO (March 3, 2017) – The City of Branson is pleased to announce that as...
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Emergency Management Agencies Prepare for Annual Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill Scheduled on Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Branson, MO (Thursday, March 2, 2017) –...
Monday, February 27, 2017
Branson Public Works to Perform Street Maintenance on Tanger Blvd Prior to NAIA
Branson, MO (Fri...
Friday, February 24, 2017
Mike Ray, Director, City of Branson Utilities
Branson Utilities Department to Interrupt Water Service Interruption Tuesday February 28
Branson, MO (Friday, Febr...
Media Contact: Tara Norback, Planning & Development Dept.
417.337.8854 or Mona Menezes 417.337.8566
City of Branson Accepting 201...
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Media Contact: Jennifer Langford, Communications Manager
417.337.0017 cell or JLangford@BransonMO.gov &...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
BRANSON POLICE DEPT
On February 18th multiple businesses reported falling victim to a quick change artist. The below pictured heavy-set Hispanic
male with a mustache/goatee asked for change for several $100 d...
According to City of Branson Police Chief Stan Dobbins regarding the gun threat today at Branson Schools:
“At approximately 3:30PM today, Branson Police were notified by a Wal-Mart supervisor reporting an undocumented phone call that had been received stat...
Branson, MO – City of Branson Fire & Rescue will be presenting a course on the safe use of indoor pyrotechnics used before a live audience to prepare theater owners, operators and pyrotechnic technicians for testing to receive a license through the Mi...
Branson, MO (Thursday, February 16, 2017) – Branson Police have arrested two individuals wanted in connection with more than 50 thefts from vehicles and numerous stolen automobiles in Springfield and Branson, breaking up a large identify theft and stolen ...
Gretna Road to close north of Highway 76 for utility construction
On Monday, February 13, Gretna Road will be closed from the Highway 76 intersection north to Francis Street for the construction of underground utilities across Gretna as part of the Highway...
Branson Utility dept repairing waterline at Gretna & 76. A few businesses are without water including: Youngblood Construction, Track 4, the gas station at corner of 76 & Gretna, as well a church and campground on Gretna. Estimated repair time 2 hours.
Contractors struck an 8" water line at Gretna & Hwy 76. Utility workers onsite to assess situation. Stay tuned for updates that are forthcoming.
As of approximately 11:00 AM, City of Branson Utility Department reports water lines in downtown Branson have been repaired and water service restored.
Branson of Branson Utility Dept reports water main break downtown affecting svc from Commercial to Sycamore & Atlantic. 2-4 hour estimated repair time. Crews are onsite troubleshooting to report a more detailed repair time. Stay tuned for updates.
BRANSON FIRE RESCUE TO HOLD BADGE PINNING CEREMONY
Branson Fire-Rescue will hold an official Badge Pinning Ceremony on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 11:00AM-12:00PM in the Court Chambers of Branson City Hall.
Family, friends and community members are invite...
February “Responsible Alcohol Selling” Class Hosted by City of Branson
Branson, MO (January 26, 2017) – The City of Branson Finance Department will be hosting a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 9:30AM for restauran...
The City of Branson will close Francis Street between Sheryl St. & Hwy 76 from 7:00AM-4:30PM on Monday, January 30 while a water connection is performed on Francis Street.
Traffic will be detoured from Francis to Ellen St, and water service will be i...
Highway 76 reduced to one lane at Rosalee Jan 23
Weather permitting, the City of Branson will reduce West Highway 76 to one lane in the just west of Rosalee Street near Presleys’ Theater on Monday, January 23 for the installation of new waterline and under...
City of Branson street crews are preparing for freezing precipitation and plan to begin treating city streets at midnight. Further information will be posted in the "Alerts" bar at www.bransonmo.gov as morning approaches.
The City of Branson will begin underground utility work at the Titanic Museum on Tuesday, January 10, moving west towards Gretna Road.
The WB lane of Hwy 76 in this area will be closed, and motorists traveling westbound will use the center lane from ...
Sidewalk Installation Underway at Presleys’ Theater on Hwy 76!
Another milestone is underway in front of Presleys' Theater on Hwy 76 where the installation of a new sidewalk, curb and gutter began today, January 9! As a result, the EB lane in closed at thi...
Phase 3 Construction Begins on Commercial Street from Atlantic to Pacific in the Historic Downtown Branson Streetscape Project – Businesses Remain Open
Branson, MO (January 6, 2017) – City of Branson Public Works is pleased to announce that con...
MEDIA RELEASE: PUBLIC INVITATION
Mayor Karen Best and Branson Fire Department Invite Citizens to Participate in ‘Wet Down Ceremony’ to Commission the New $595K KME Engine
Branson, MO (Tuesday, January 3, 2017) – The ‘Wet-Down’ tradition dates bac...
The first 2017 study session of the City of Branson Planning Commission has been set for January 3, 2017 at 6:30PM at Branson City Hall. Download agenda at: http://ow.ly/qDvO307wcjI #BransonForward
Does your trash overflow during holidays? What about that live Christmas tree?
Americans typically generate 25% more waste during the holidays, and most of that is recyclable. While bows, ribbons and shiny or foil papers are NOT recyc...
City of Branson Utilities department is in the process of repairing a water main break at the intersection of Truman and Todd Streets in the Murphy Addition. Residents along Todd St and East Miller St will notice a water outage. The repair is estimated to...
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Media Contact: Jennifer Langford
Communications Manager, City of Branson
Branson Police Respond to Armed Robbery at 1300 block of West Highw...
Monday, December 5, 2016
Branson City Clerk Lisa Westfall: 417.337.8522
Special Branson Board of Aldermen Meeting to Replace December 8 Study Session
Branson, MO (December 5, 2016) – The City of Branson announces the c...
Branson, MO (November 29, 2016) – The City of Branson Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded the Tree Resource, Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) Grant from the Missouri Conservation Department. The TRIM Grant is a cost-share program ...
The Branson 68th Annual Adoration Parade begins today, Sunday, December 4th at 5:00PM in historic downtown Branson near corner of Commercial and Main!
MAP IT HERE!
This is Branson's way to share and reflect on the beauty of the Christmas story that still in...
Branson, MO (Sunday, December 4, 2016) – The Branson Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire this morning at 400 Watermill Drive, part of the Welk Resort property. The call came in at 5:39AM, and first arriving units discovered the roofli...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, November 29, 2016Branson City Clerk Lisa Westfall: 417.337.8522
MEDIA RELEASE: Dates Announced for Branson City Election
The Missouri Secretary of State has set the Spring local election day as April 4, 2017. Reg...MORE >>
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, November 29, 2016City of Branson Public Works: 417.243.2727
MEDIA ALERT: Temporary Closure of Atlantic Street November 29-30 for Construction
Branson, MO (November 29, 2016) – City of Branson Public Works is closi...MORE >>
As the City of Branson has picked up the pace of construction along Hwy 76, we are proud to announce that the first new sidewalk is complete on the south side between Ozarkland and Shoot for the Stars Mini-Golf!
Barricades have been removed to better accom...
Branson, MO (November 21, 2016) – The City of Branson Finance Department will be hosting a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, December 1, 2016, for restaurant managers, servers, cashiers and bartenders. This training is required of all busi...MORE >>
To better accommodate Thanksgiving holiday travelers and the busiest shopping season of the year, the City of Branson will remove all construction barriers in the 3000-3100 blocks of W Hwy 76 on Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Since September, barriers have been ...MORE >>
The Branson Public Works Department is working with Journagan Construction to perform maintenance on Branson Hills Parkway this week. Mill and overlay work will begin this evening at 8:00 p.m. and end Friday, November 18 at 8:00 a.m. Crews will begin m...Read on...
The National Weather Service, State and Local Emergency Management Agencies including the City of Branson Fire Department have proclaimed Wednesday, November 16, 2016 as Winter Awareness Day.
“Since we are fast approaching the winter season, this is th...MORE >>
Summary of November 8, 2016 Meeting of Branson Board of Aldermen
NOVEMBER EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: Congratulations to Jonathan Thomason of the Public Works Department for receiving the City of Branson November Employee of the Month award presented by A...http://ow.ly/a1r03063avP
The City of Branson and Branson Convention Center invites the public to a special dedication ceremony on Friday, November 11 at 1:15PM.
In collaboration with the Branson Arts Council, a press conference will be held in the south lobby of the Branson ...MORE >>
Branson firefighters responded to a residential structure fire in the 1500 block of Todd Drive at 11:00am Friday morning. The home was occupied by two adults (1 male / 1 female) and two small children (both male – approximately 2 and 4 years old). The o...MORE >>
Branson, MO (October 31, 2016) – The Branson Fire Department responded to an active gas pump fire at Casey’s General Store this morning located at the 600 block of South Business Highway 65 in Branson.
Firefighters were able to put out the fire in a s...MORE >>
As part of the Hwy 76 Revitalization Project Phase 1A, the City of Branson will close the westbound lane of Highway 76 in front of Chopper Charters from Rosalee Street west to the Hall of Fame Hotel – a distance of about 100 feet - on Wednesday, October 2...MORE >>
The City of Branson recently conducted random compliance checks on Branson businesses holding liquor licenses to confirm that clerks are properly verifying the legal age of alcohol purchasers in compliance with the City of Branson’s liquor ordinance. On O...MORE >>
Beginning today, Monday October 24, Ellen Street has been reduced to one lane of traffic between Hwy 76 & Sheryl Street as the City of Branson moves forward with installation of underground waterlines and utility conduit in Phase 1A of the Hwy 76 Revi...MORE >>
The City of Branson and Branson Convention Center are pleased to announce its collaborative ‘Warm the Ozarks’ event, a community effort to help those in need of items to prepare for the upcoming cold, winter months. On November 4, 2016 between the hours o...MORE >>
City of Branson Mayor Karen Best will be hosting the 2016 Southwest Missouri Regional ‘Lights On Afterschool Summit’ on Friday, October 21 at Ballparks of America in Branson.
Mayor Best invites the public to join elected officials from across the State...MORE >>
The City of Branson Tree Board is proud to present the October Beautification Award, the final award for 2016. This month’s recipient is The Branson House located at 120 North Fourth Street. The house was originally constructed in 1923 by the Parnell fami...MORE >>
City of Branson Mayor Karen Best invites the community to join her along with city officials, staff and a variety of partners to participate in “Monarch Mingle,” a networking event to learn more about bringing Monarch butterflies back to the Ozarks area. ...MORE >>
Branson, MO – The City of Branson Public Works Department will be conducting its annual Fall Cleanup beginning Monday, October 24th through Thursday, October 27th, helping Branson residents to properly dispose of large unwanted items at no cost in an ongo...MORE >>
Branson, MO – North Pole Productions, the contractor for the City of Branson, will be installing an 80 foot Christmas tree at the Skaggs Roundabout on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. The city will be closing one lane of traffic on Branson Landing Boulevard, c...MORE >>
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The City of Branson Public Works Department will be conducting its annual Fall Cleanup beginning Monday, October 24th through Thursday, October 27th, helping Branson residents to properly dispose of large unwanted items at no cost in an ongoing effort to ...MORE >>
MEET THE CHIEFS!! Join City of Branson Mayor Karen Best as she hosts Branson's 1st Annual National Night Out at Branson RecPlex, TODAY 4-7:00PM!
Meet Branson's new Police Chief Stan Dobbins, Fire Chief Ted Martin, Taney County Sheriff, get your photo...MORE>>
The City of Branson invites the public to a Monarch butterfly educational program on Saturday, October 8 at the Taneyhills Library. The program begins at 10:00 AM and will include a special movie for all ages, stories and gifts for children.
Monarch b...Read on...
Branson, MO – City of Branson Fire & Rescue will present a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program starting October 11, 2016. This training will be held every Tuesday for eight weeks from 6:00-9:00PM at the fire department’s training...Read on...
The City of Branson will not only be completing the waterline installation and underground utility work on the south side of Highway 76 between Ellen and Francis streets in two weeks, but also constructing the permanent above ground construction that incl...Read on...
Branson Mayor Hosts Free “Meet the Chiefs” Event to Launch Community’s 1st Annual ‘National Night Out’ Celebration Tuesday Oct 4, 4PM at RecPlex http://www.bransonmo.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6118
Next 'Responsible Alcohol Selling' Class Required of all Branson businesses selling or serving alcohol - October 6, 9:30AM at Branson City Hall http://www.bransonmo.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6117
Monarch butterfly populations have declined by 90% in the past two decades, and what used to be an annual migration of millions of butterflies through Branson has dwindled to nearly nothing in 2016. To promote awareness of this issue and provide the a nat...Read on...
The multifamily community known as Turtle Creek Apartments in Branson, Missouri is the first of its kind to earn the prestigious ENERGY STAR certification in Southwest Missouri, and only the third in the state of Missouri. The EPA ENERGY STAR certificatio...Read on...
On Tuesday, September 20, the City of Branson will begin setting up barricades in the eastbound lane of Highway 76 in front of Ozarkland, continuing east to 'Shoot for the Stars' Mini-Golf between Francis and Ellen Streets.
All eastbound traffic will ...Read on...
Branson Performer Kirsten Hart Fills City of Branson Ward II Board Vacancy
On Tuesday September 13, the vacant City of Branson Ward II Board position was filled by Mrs. Kirsten Hart. After a 4-1 vote by the sitting Board of Aldermen, Hart was sworn in...Read on...
Weather permitting, the City is expected to complete the waterline replacement and burying of utility conduits on Friday, September 16 across from Presleys’ Theater at 2920 Highway 76.
Starting next week, construction will begin in front of the Waffle...Read on...
The City of Branson Tree Board is proud to present the September Beautification Award to Brookwood Inn, one of five of Skoglund Properties in Branson. http://www.bransonmo.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6088
After nationwide search by the Missouri Police Chiefs Association offers up four finalists, City of Branson names Stanley Dobbins as the new Chief of Branson of the Branson Police Department.
The City of Branson has been working over the past year to produce an updated version of zoning and temporary sign code that is more user-friendly and better meets the needs of both residents and developers.
Together with the input of nearly 200 commun...Read on...
Branson Fire Chief Ted Martin reports that the natural gas leak at Gretna Road has been secured. Firefighters currently walking buildings to confirm no gas build up. Gretna Road has reopened between Wildwood and Rosalee.
Taney County Coroner Autopsy Results Indicate Wayne Gilley Death Caused by Homicide
Branson, MO – Taney County Coroner Kevin Tweedy released the results of the autopsy performed on Wayne Gilley this morning, August 30, revealing the dea...Read on...
Investigation of Suspicious Death in Branson Continues, Awaiting Coroner’s Report. https://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/6054
The City Clerk announces the City of Branson Board of Aldermen vacancy for Ward II, term expiring April 2017. Application deadline is September 6, 2016 at 4:30PM. http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/6015
City of Branson Ward II Alderman Patrick Parnell Announces Retirement Leaving Vacancy on Board of Aldermen
Actions of the Branson Board of Aldermen, August 23, 2016 - http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/6043
City of Branson Responds to Families Impacted by the Closing of Historic Branson Lodge
Branson, MO – The City of Branson is on site to assist families affected by the pending closing of Historic Branson Lodge at 2456 S State Hwy 165 in Branson. City of...Read on...
City of Branson recently conducted random liquor compliance checks at businesses holding liquor licenses. 93% of 75 businesses were in compliance, only 5 failed vs 89% compliance in 2015. http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5987
8th Annual Branson Fire & Rescue Auxiliary Charity Fishing Tournament on Saturday August 20, 8AM-2PM at Lilleys' Landing in Branson! $75 Entry Fee for each 2-person team.
Congrats to The Rose House for receiving the City of Branson August Beautification Award! http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5986
MEDIA RELEASE: Actions Taken by Branson Board of AldermenAt August 9, 2016 Meeting; PLUS James Cartright of Branson Parks & Recreation named City of Branson Employee of the Month
Pointe Royale Golf Village Pond Water Meets Expectations Following Sewer Line Break at On-Site Lift Stationhttps://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5950
Utility Crews on Scene to Mitigate Sewer Line Impact to Small Ponds at Pointe Royale Golf Village https://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5949
Branson Fire Department Receives Prestigious “Edward M. Vineyard” Award from Fire Marshals Association of Missouri. http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5946
The next “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class scheduled for Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 9:30AM, required of all businesses selling liquor in the city of Branson for restaurant managers, servers, cashiers and bartenders. http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/...Read on...
At 6:56AM, Branson Fire Department responded to Brick House Hotel on Shepherd of the Hills Expressway where an active fire was discovered in a commercial dryer in the hotel laundry room. https://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5929
Resolution of horse-drawn carriage long route plus renewal of fitness center at Branson RecPlex and plan of finance for Highway 76 Renovation and more... http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5892
TRAFFIC UPDATE: All traffic delays have been cleared between Hwy 248/65 & Branson Landing Blvd, and roads are now passable
NOTICE: The City of Branson wishes to notify travelers that traffic is being rerouted to Hwy 65 at 248 due to a doublewide being stuck on 248 extending to Branson Landing Blvd. We are on scene diverting traffic, and MoDOT is rerouting traffic to 65 Hwy. P...Read on...
Branson Landing’s 9th Annual Liberty Light Up Event Update as of 4:40 PM…EVENT SCHEDULE CHANGE: Tonight’s Resurrection - A Journey Tribute Concert will still begin at 8 PM, but due to a late evening forecast of rain, we will be moving the Fireworks UP t...Read on...
As of noon today, water line repair is complete on Hwy 376 near Steak 'N Shake in Branson and water service restored to the area.
MEDIA UPDATE: Fire Destroys Home Under Renovation Overnight in Branson’s Pointe Royale Subdivision
Branson, MO – The Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in Pointe Royale last night at 11:02 pm. A neighbor called Pointe Royale se...More info >>
Water Line Break at Highway 376 Near Steak ‘N Shake in Branson
Branson, MO – The City of Branson reports a break in a major water line that occurred over night near the entrance of Celebration City on Highway 376, directly across from Steak ‘N Shake. ...More info >>
Actions of Branson Board of Aldermen @ June 28, 2016 meeting; "Employee of the Month” Award to Sergeant Jennifer Bunting & Officer Michael Sheehan for Excellence, Teamwork & Integrity while in the line of duty; Econ Dev Annual Report; Successful '15 Audit
CITY OF BRANSON FIREFIGHTERS PROMOTE FIREWORKS SAFETY AND ANNOUNCE LOCAL JULY 4TH FIREWORKS DISPLAYS: http://mo-branson.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5853
City Of Branson Utilities Department Reports No Water Quality Violations in 2015. 2015 Water Quality Annual Report is now available online at: http://www.bransonmo.gov/406/Water-Quality
Branson Police were dispatched this morning to Fall Creek Resort in response to reports of a stabbing. Upon arrival, a male victim was found with several stab wounds and transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries. A male suspect was located on sc...Read on...
You Are Invited! Join the City of Branson, Great River Engineering, downtown businesses and other community stakeholders to an open discussion about the options, recommendations and plans for Phase III of the Historic Downtown Streetscape construction pro...Read on...
Action Taken by Branson Board of Aldermen At June 14, 2016 Meeting
The City of Branson will host a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class Thurs. June 2 for restaurant managers, servers, cashiers and bartenders. Businesses selling liquor or obtaining a liquor license are required to participate in this training.
76 ENTERTAINMENT CID PROPERTY OWNERS VOTE TO FUND HIGHWAY 76 REVITALIZATION WITH 1% SALES TAX INSIDE THE DISTRICT: Success Marks Second of Three Steps in the $80 Million Finance Plan
Actions taken by the Branson Board of Aldermen at the May 24, 2016 meeting
The City of Branson invites Branson residents, business owners, investors, developers and other stakeholders to participate in this interactive discussion to hear YOUR thoughts and ideas on possible zoning code updates you'd like for the City to consider.
Individuals with an interest in serving as a City Board and Committee volunteer are encouraged to apply for a vacancy on the Human Resources Committee through April 2017. Applications must be received by 4:30pm on Friday June 3, 2016 by City Clerk.
The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is looking for volunteers who want to make a difference throughout the Branson community by adopting a trail or flower bed.
MEDIA ALERT: APPARENT ACCIDENTAL FATAL SHOOTING UNDER INVESTIGATION IN BRANSON
Branson, MO – At approximately 8:30 PM this evening, City of Branson police officers were dispatched to the 500 block of College Street to investig...Read on...
Main Street has reopened in Downtown Branson after temporary evacuation by Branson Fire Dept following a strike to gas line by city backhoe in line of work on 2nd St. Summit Gas was able to clamp lines, and gas has dissipated. Main St. reopened 10:41AM
The City of Branson and 76 Entertainment CID are set to begin revitalization of Branson's famous Highway 76, transforming it into a state-of-the-art entertainment district pending the passage of a 1% tax by CID members and annexation of 300+ properties.
REMINDER! Ribbon-cutting event open to public at Cooper Creek's New Water Distribution & Sewer Collection Maintenance Facility, Thursday May 12, 1:30-3:00pm. Refreshments served with Water Master Plan Fact Sheets and presentations by Branson city leaders!
The Branson City Clerk reminds Branson residents that applications to fill Board and Committee vacancies are due Friday May 13, 2016 at 4:30 pm for the following:CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT & HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEESPARK BOARDPLANNING COMMISSIONTREE BOARD
ROAD WORK REMINDER! Streets are being repaved this week following water line upgrades in Branson neighborhoods of Cahill, Branson North and Cantwell behind Bob Evans Restaurant.
NEW NATIONWIDE AIR SERVICE COMING TO BRANSON! Book flights NOW choosing from 100+ connections on United.com or use Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, and Elite Airways for travel beginning July 15!
Downtown business proprietors and property owners are invited to city hall to meet with engineers at 5:30 Monday, May 9 regarding Downtown Streetscape Phase III construction. Discussionon improvements along Commercial St from Atlantic to Pacific
Water will be going off shortly in a large portion the Murphy Addition behind Rib Crib due to a contractor hitting a 4" water line while extending sewer service line to a new home under construction. Expect approx 4 hours to repair.Read on...
The City Clerk of Branson announces Board and Committee vacancies. The application deadline is May 13, 2016 at 4:30 pm for the following:
Branson Mayor Karen Best and the @ invite EVERYONE to bring their families and friends to an OPEN HOUSE on Tuesday, May 3, 4-6PM at Branson City Hall!
Events begin at the flagpole with the Branson High School Color Guard and AYO (Voices of Glory) perfo...Read on...
Branson and Taney County receive "Glass Recycling of the Year" Award from Ripple Glass; Branson businesses receive 'Green Initiatives Award'; Branson awards grants to three neighborhoods; board appointments
The City of Branson honored the recipients of 2016 ‘Green Initiative Awards’ at the Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday, April 26, 2016. These Branson businesses are recognized for efforts in recycling, conservation and sustainability.
The City of Branson will be co-hosting an Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Giveaway with Empire District Electric Company on Friday, April 29 at 11:00 am at Lakeside Forest. Open to the public!
As Earth Day draws near, the City of Branson honors those citizens, businesses and employees who help to maintain the beauty of Branson through efforts that enhance and sustain the environment and community landscape.
Notices were mailed to city businesses in early March informing them of the upcoming license renewals. Business operators can renew licenses in person at City Hall, or by mail if post-marked on or before April 30th. More information is available here:
Branson Board of Aldermen recognize Kimberly Cooper as April Employee of the Month, Recognize service of outgoing Aldermen Bohinc and Davis, Newly elected Aldermen Booth, Castillon and Seay take oaths of office.
At approximately 11:45 a.m., the City of Branson Fire Department was on site conducting the post fire investigation with the State of Missouri Fire Marshal when a body was discovered under heavy fire debris.
Hwy 76 is closed between Fall Creek Road and Roark Valley Road and traffic is being rerouted via Roark Valley Road until further notice.
The Branson RecPlex is awarded the “2015 Gold International Aquatic Safety Award” by Jeff Ellis & Associates...the lifeguarding staff scored in top 30% of more than 600 organizations worldwide to earn the award!
Dispose of large unwanted items like old appliances, furniture, mattresses, brush/limbs:• Ward I Monday, April 11th• Ward II Tuesday, April 12st• Ward III Wednesday, April 13nd• Brush/limbs picked up in all wards on Thursday, April 14th
The Branson Public Works Department will be conducting its annual Spring Cleanup beginning Monday, April 11th through Thursday, April 14th, to help residents properly dispose of large unwanted items at no cost.
These are the stories playing this week on City News Briefs. City-Wide Cleanup, Business Recycling Seminar, Arbor Day event.