Springfield has a new city manager. Jason Gage will take the reins August 1, replacing outgoing City Manager Greg Burris, who resigned.
Springfield City Council made the announcement Friday afternoon.
Gage was offered a one-year contract with a base salary of $220,000, according to city officials.
Gage has been the City Manager of Salina, Kansas for 13 years. Before that, he held the same position in Stillwater, Oklahoma.