Act NOW!

Are you asking yourself, what can I do, where do I start? Well, everyone and every neighborhood is in a different stage, but here are some suggestions…

Get to know your “Municipal Trifecta”

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“Municipal Trifecta”

Take More Action!

  • Join us – ICON membership is an easy & inexpensive way to show your support for Springfield’s core.
  • Attend a monthly ICON meeting. meeting notices…
  • Get informed about inner city issues, candidates for local elections and then vote smart!
  • Research and submit policies, ordinances, practices and laws in other like cities supporting the direction of ICON for our older neighborhoods. Reference the city and detail the ordinance, provide a contact in the respective city if available for follow-up research.
  • Volunteer with ICON: help compile statistics, research, write policy, attend city council meetings and much much more.
  • Nominate cheers – kudos to people doing great work on inner city / older neighborhoods!
  • Nominate jeers – raspberries to absent property owners, fly dumpers, boarded up buildings, politicians who fail to support our core city!
  • Email photos that illustrate the charm, history, diversity & character of your neighborhood. Email photos representative of your neighborhood. Before and after photos are especially welcome.
  • Find your Neighborhood Association and get involved!