Mission Statement: The City of Springfield provides its citizens and businesses with an efficient and effective government that is oriented toward customer service and works cooperatively with other governments. Vision Statement: The City of Springfield shall become Ohio's premier City in which to live and work by: Retaining and attracting business and employment opportunities to the Springfield Area. Providing safe and secure neighborhoods in which to live and raise families. Fostering civic pride and community involvement. Continually beautifying and improving the appearance of our city and its neighborhoods, Working cooperatively with neighboring communities and townships on regional initiatives. Working jointly with our community schools and educational institutions. Increasing opportunities for the development of our youth and our citizens.