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Springfield's Mayor Recipient Of The MSU 2020 Government Excellence Award

City of Springfield

Springfield’s mayor, Ken McClure has been awarded the 2020 Government Excellence Award by the Missouri State University Board of Governors.

McClure has advocated for and continues to advocate for the university and the city, according to MSU officials in a news release.

They said he has provided leadership during the pandemic to protect Springfield residents.  City Council passed a masking ordinance as well as facility occupancy and gathering restrictions.

MSU’s president and administrative council recommend recipients for the award.