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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.
The City of Branson's next 'Responsible Alcohol Selling' class is Thursday March 31. This is required of all businesses that sell liquor or are in the process of obtaining a liquor license including restaurant managers, servers, cashiers and bartenders.
Branson, MO – The City of Branson Police Department is currently tracking a series of armed robberies that have occurred over the last two weeks primarily targeting independently-owned motel properties. While no injuries or damage to personal property hav...Read on...
At approximately 5:28 PM on Sunday, March 20, 2016, Branson Police Department along with Branson Fire and Rescue responded to a 3-car accident on Gretna Road near Deer Valley Road that claimed the life of 3-year old Danielle Bolin of Springfield.
In response to a release from the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri earlier this week, the City of Branson would like to clarify information provided in that release.
The Branson Fire Department held their annual awards banquet on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the Branson Convention Center. The evening started with a dinner followed by the state of the fire department provided by Fire Chief Ted Martin.
Emergency Management agencies in Taney County, including the Cities of Branson and Forsyth will join the National Weather Service...Tuesday, March 15, for the annual Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill at 1:30 p.m.
The City of Branson has been awarded “Glass Recycling Program of the Year” by Ripple Glass in Kansas City. The city competed for the award in a four-state area including Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Iowa.
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 Missouri Division of Fire...
The City of Branson is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Langford as its new Communications Manager effective March 7, 2016.
The City of Branson will be holding a public information meeting on Monday, February 22, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Municipal Court Room on second floor of City Hall. This meeting will provide a status update from city personnel...
A hearing was held by the Board to consider action on a complaint filed by the City’s Liquor Control Specialist.
Public Hearing for the 76 Entertainment CID is scheduled to be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at City Hall in the Council Chambers. Attached is Notice of Public Hearing, CID Map and 76 Entertainment Petition.Read on...
Emergency Managers from Taney County including the Cities of Branson and Forsyth will be hosting a Severe Weather training seminar on Thursday, February 4 in the Performing Arts Center at the Forsyth Schools.
The board approved the final reading of a bill for a Planned Development and Land Use Regulations for “Bigfoot on the Strip” located at 3608 West Highway 76.
The Branson Finance Department will be hosting a “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, February 4, 2016, for restaurant managers, servers, cashiers and bartenders.
The City of Branson is now accepting applications for the annual Green Initiative Awards. This is the eighth year for the awards program, which recognizes community members for their efforts in recycling and conservation.
Discussion on Historic Downtown StreetscapeThe board, at the request of the Historic Downtown Streetscape Mini Steering Committee, held a discussion regarding the Historic Downtown Streetscape Project.
"On Thursday, January 6 at 3:25 p.m., Branson Police officers responded to the 300 block of Scott Boulevard, for a reported residential robbery."
“Dump No Waste, Drains to Stream” metal markers were installed by Cub Scout Pack 226 to help protect water quality.
As flood waters recede across the area Emergency Managers in Taney County including the Cities of Branson and Hollister are working together to coordinate volunteer resources to assist area residents with flood clean-up.
The Corp of Engineers has notified the City they expect to lower the gates at 5:00 p.m. today reducing flows from an estimated 72,645 cubic feet per second to 47,000.
The Branson Recycle Center is now open again, after being temporarily closed due to flooding. Floodwaters have receded to the point that citizens can safely drop off all recycling 24/7 at the Compton Drive Recycle Center.
Resources have been allocated through the City’s Emergency Operations center for barricading flooded streets and establishing a shelter for residents displaced from their home.
Branson Recycle Center at the downtown location is closed until flooding recedes. Water is over the street on Compton Road and is unsafe for citizens to drive through.
Flooding conditions have stabilized in the residential and commercial areas along Lake Taneycomo in Branson late Monday afternoon.
Police Officer Caleb Tieg has been named the City of Branson Employee of the Year for 2015. The announcement was made at the city employees’ annual Christmas party held at the Branson Convention Center.
The City of Branson recently conducted random compliance checks of establishments with City of Branson liquor licenses to determine if clerks are verifying that the purchaser is of legal age to buy alcohol.
Does your trash overflow during holidays? 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 recyclable, other holiday waste can easily be recycled.
CONSENT AGENDA - SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE BILLSPlanning: Zoning for Property on Bird RoadThe board approved the second reading of a bill approving R-2 two-family dwelling district for property located at 1194 Bird Road
The City of Branson Parks Department recently awarded a contract for the construction of a new retaining wall at the John Nygard Memorial Park located on 5th Street.
This Christmas holiday season Branson residents and visitors may notice a large wreath with 31 red lights in front of Branson Fire Stations 1 and 3. The wreaths have been placed there to celebrate the Christmas season and to encourage holiday fire safety.
Is all your Christmas shopping done? Looking for good ideas for under $30? The City of Branson Fire Department has developed a Top 10 list of gift ideas that may help you and your family be better prepared for a severe weather event or other disaster.
Citizens and visitors to the Branson area will find that glass recycling just got easier: there are now ten glass recycling locations in Stone and Taney County, including the newest location: Kimberling City Area Recycling Center
The Missouri Secretary of State has set the spring local election day as April 5, 2016. 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 Alderman on the ballot.
The Branson Finance Department will be holding another “Responsible Alcohol Selling” class on Thursday, December 3rd for restaurant managers, servers, cashiers and bartenders.
The City of Branson will be conducting an auction of surplus property using the internet based Purple Wave Auction Service. This on-line auction will take place Tuesday, December 8, 2015.
The Branson Public Works Department will be conducting its annual Fall Cleanup beginning Monday, November 2nd through Thursday, November 5th, to help residents properly dispose of large unwanted items at no cost.
As the fall time change approaches this weekend with daylight savings time ending, the City of Branson Fire Department would like to remind residents to make another change that could save their lives by simply changing the batteries in their smoke alarms
These are the stories playing this week on City News Briefs. City-Wide Cleanup, Business Recycling Seminar, Arbor Day event.
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